Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 200 236
Rank change year-on-year +18 +36 +14
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 65 68 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.16% 1.00% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.16% 3.75% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 44 53 41
Berkshire median annual salary £55,750 £43,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.65% -9.47% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,950 £35,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,750 £56,750 £53,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +4.75%

ISEB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,561 1,814 2,187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.76% 26.54% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,106 1,371 1,560
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £78,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Berkshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Berkshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Berkshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +5 24 £51,250 +4.59%
Slough +11 18 £56,500 +25.56% 1
Reading -9 17 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Wokingham +15 4 £29,000 -
Newbury +8 2 £56,500 +48.68% 1
Windsor - 2 £45,000 -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) ITIL
3 27 (41.54%) Finance
3 27 (41.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (36.92%) SDLC
6 22 (33.85%) Data Protection
6 22 (33.85%) Use Case
6 22 (33.85%) GDPR
7 20 (30.77%) Business Analysis
8 19 (29.23%) Telecoms
9 18 (27.69%) Change Management
9 18 (27.69%) Project Management
9 18 (27.69%) Scrum
9 18 (27.69%) BPMN
9 18 (27.69%) Waterfall
9 18 (27.69%) Business Process Modelling
9 18 (27.69%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (27.69%) Workshop Facilitation
10 17 (26.15%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (26.15%) FMCG
10 17 (26.15%) User Stories
10 17 (26.15%) Retail
10 17 (26.15%) ISTQB
10 17 (26.15%) Advertising
10 17 (26.15%) UML
11 16 (24.62%) PRINCE2
11 16 (24.62%) ISEB Practitioner
12 15 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 15 (23.08%) Transition Management

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (7.69%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) JIRA
2 8 (12.31%) Selenium
3 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.54%) WinRunner
General
1 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 19 (29.23%) Telecoms
3 17 (26.15%) Advertising
3 17 (26.15%) Retail
4 15 (23.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Analyst
2 20 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 17 (26.15%) Lead Business Analyst
3 17 (26.15%) Senior Analyst
3 17 (26.15%) Senior Business Analyst
4 15 (23.08%) Transition Manager
5 9 (13.85%) Test Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (10.77%) Service Manager
6 7 (10.77%) Services Delivery Manager
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) QA Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Tester
10 2 (3.08%) QA Tester
11 1 (1.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 1 (1.54%) IT Business Analyst
11 1 (1.54%) QA Analyst
11 1 (1.54%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Web Services
2 4 (6.15%) Gherkin
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
4 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (26.15%) FMCG
3 15 (23.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.54%) TM Forum
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (44.62%) ITIL
3 27 (41.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (36.92%) SDLC
6 22 (33.85%) Data Protection
6 22 (33.85%) Use Case
7 20 (30.77%) Business Analysis
8 18 (27.69%) BPMN
8 18 (27.69%) Business Process Modelling
8 18 (27.69%) Change Management
8 18 (27.69%) Project Management
8 18 (27.69%) Scrum
8 18 (27.69%) Waterfall
8 18 (27.69%) Workshop Facilitation
9 17 (26.15%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (26.15%) UML
9 17 (26.15%) User Stories
10 16 (24.62%) PRINCE2
11 15 (23.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) C#
3 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.08%) C
4 2 (3.08%) Java
4 2 (3.08%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) ISTQB
2 16 (24.62%) ISEB Practitioner
3 15 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (9.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) APMG
5 1 (1.54%) CBAP
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (33.85%) GDPR
2 14 (21.54%) QA
3 7 (10.77%) SLA
4 2 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.54%) COBIT
5 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.54%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) HP
2 5 (7.69%) Cognos
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) Remedy
2 5 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft