The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 56 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 13 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.99% 2.09% 3.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.44% 9.84% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 20
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
ISEB
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
202 122 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 30.89% 21.29% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 170 84 137
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

ISEB
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Suffolk region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Suffolk

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Suffolk

ISEB
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -9 7 £33,500 +11.66%
Bury St Edmunds +11 4 £22,016 -37.98%
Stowmarket +6 1 £25,000 -
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
4 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Statistics
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security
6 4 (22.22%) Software Deployment
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 4 (22.22%) SCCM
6 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 4 (22.22%) NHS
6 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 4 (22.22%) Intranet
6 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
6 4 (22.22%) WSH
6 4 (22.22%) C
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) MCP
6 4 (22.22%) HND

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) WSH
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Statistics
1 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
1 4 (22.22%) NHS
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
3 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Mentoring
3 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 4 (22.22%) Software Deployment
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.56%) DSDM
8 1 (5.56%) User Stories
8 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C
3 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCP
1 4 (22.22%) HND
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle