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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 165 166 94
Rank change year-on-year +1 -72  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 19 57 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.57% 1.15% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.99% 3.52% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 113
Median salary £36,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.34% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £120,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.58% -5.19%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 954 1618 2001
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.70% 32.61% 37.73%
Number of salaries quoted 685 1264 1344
Median salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing ISEB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +33 9 £36,500 -8.75%
Newbury +11 5 £40,000 - 1
Wokingham - 3 £42,500 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 27 (64.29%) ISTQB
2 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (50.00%) Selenium
4 14 (33.33%) SQL
5 13 (30.95%) QA
5 13 (30.95%) Test Scripting
6 12 (28.57%) Scrum
6 12 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 12 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (26.19%) SDLC
7 11 (26.19%) Finance
7 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (23.81%) TDD
8 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
8 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
8 10 (23.81%) Functional Testing
8 10 (23.81%) SoapUI
9 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
9 9 (21.43%) HTML
9 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
10 8 (19.05%) Degree
10 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
10 8 (19.05%) C#
10 8 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
11 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 7 (16.67%) CSS
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft

ISEB
Top Related 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 (11.90%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (23.81%) SoapUI
3 6 (14.29%) JIRA
3 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.90%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.90%) TestComplete
4 5 (11.90%) WebDriver
5 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.52%) Subversion
6 3 (7.14%) JMeter
6 3 (7.14%) TestNG
7 2 (4.76%) Hudson
7 2 (4.76%) JUnit
7 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.38%) CaliberRM
8 1 (2.38%) Gradle
8 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Electronics
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.52%) Marketing
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Test Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) Business Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Developer in Test
6 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Tester
7 4 (9.52%) Software Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 3 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) QA Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) HTML
2 7 (16.67%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) XML
4 4 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (4.76%) HTML5
5 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.76%) XSLT
6 1 (2.38%) .NET
6 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Test Scripting
3 12 (28.57%) Scrum
3 12 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 11 (26.19%) SDLC
4 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Functional Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 10 (23.81%) TDD
6 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
7 8 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
8 7 (16.67%) System Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Use Case
9 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.90%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) Perl
4 5 (11.90%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) Apple Swift
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
6 2 (4.76%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (64.29%) ISTQB
2 12 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (19.05%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (9.52%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) SOASTA, Inc
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