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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 37 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 33 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.79% 1.60% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.75% 5.38% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 14
Average salary £35,000 £23,750 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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
159 186 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.89% 29.71% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 144 137 110
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,016 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +27 30 £35,000 +4.47% 3
ISEB
East of England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 29 (60.42%) Software Testing
2 24 (50.00%) QA
3 20 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 19 (39.58%) SDLC
5 17 (35.42%) Selenium
6 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (31.25%) ISTQB
7 15 (31.25%) Finance
7 15 (31.25%) Automation Testing
8 14 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (29.17%) Regression Testing
8 14 (29.17%) Manual Testing
9 13 (27.08%) SQL
10 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 10 (20.83%) Java
11 10 (20.83%) SoapUI
11 10 (20.83%) BDD
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
13 8 (16.67%) Perl
13 8 (16.67%) Python
13 8 (16.67%) System Testing
13 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (14.58%) Online Games
14 7 (14.58%) Games
14 7 (14.58%) C#
14 7 (14.58%) Android
15 6 (12.50%) Web Testing
15 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
15 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
15 6 (12.50%) Calabash

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Selenium
2 10 (20.83%) SoapUI
3 6 (12.50%) Calabash
3 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 6 (12.50%) JUnit
4 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Games
3 4 (8.33%) iGaming
4 1 (2.08%) French Language
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Analyst
2 23 (47.92%) Tester
3 21 (43.75%) Test Analyst
4 19 (39.58%) Software Tester
5 13 (27.08%) Software Analyst
6 12 (25.00%) QA Analyst
6 12 (25.00%) QA Tester
7 9 (18.75%) Software QA Tester
8 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
8 5 (10.42%) Manual Test Analyst
8 5 (10.42%) Manual Tester
8 5 (10.42%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (8.33%) Graduate
9 4 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Graduate Tester
10 3 (6.25%) QA Automation Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) DHTML
2 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Online Games
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Android
2 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Software Testing
2 20 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 19 (39.58%) SDLC
4 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (31.25%) Automation Testing
6 14 (29.17%) Manual Testing
6 14 (29.17%) Regression Testing
7 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 10 (20.83%) BDD
9 8 (16.67%) System Testing
9 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.50%) Web Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 4 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
11 4 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (8.33%) TDD
11 4 (8.33%) Test Management
11 4 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) Perl
3 8 (16.67%) Python
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 14 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
Ipswich, Suffolk
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + training/progression
Posted: 5 days ago