Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 192 241
Rank change year-on-year -29 +49 -145
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 37 109 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.58% 1.26% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 3.99% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 31 93 95
Berkshire median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,050 £32,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £62,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £38,500 £40,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -4.94% +3.85% -2.50%

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 1802 2734 3753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.36% 31.56% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1399 2012 2838
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Reading +29 16 £42,750 -10.00% 4
Bracknell 0 6 - -
Newbury -15 5 £45,000 -
Maidenhead +24 3 £45,000 -
Wokingham +1 3 £29,000 -27.50%
Slough -11 1 £45,000 -18.18%
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (72.97%) Test Automation
2 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (70.27%) ISTQB
3 22 (59.46%) Selenium
4 21 (56.76%) QA
5 19 (51.35%) Degree
5 19 (51.35%) Scrum
6 15 (40.54%) Cucumber
7 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
8 13 (35.14%) BDD
9 10 (27.03%) Java
9 10 (27.03%) HP UFT
10 9 (24.32%) C#
10 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
10 9 (24.32%) SDLC
11 8 (21.62%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (21.62%) WebDriver
11 8 (21.62%) Gherkin
11 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (18.92%) TDD
12 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
12 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
13 6 (16.22%) Transition Management
13 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
13 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
13 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
13 6 (16.22%) Service Management
13 6 (16.22%) Web Services

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 2 (5.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) Selenium
2 15 (40.54%) Cucumber
3 10 (27.03%) HP UFT
4 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
5 8 (21.62%) WebDriver
6 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
7 5 (13.51%) Codeception
7 5 (13.51%) JMeter
8 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner
9 3 (8.11%) Appium
9 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
9 3 (8.11%) Gatling
9 3 (8.11%) IntelliJ
9 3 (8.11%) Maven
9 3 (8.11%) NetBeans
9 3 (8.11%) Subversion
9 3 (8.11%) TestLink
9 3 (8.11%) WinRunner
9 3 (8.11%) Zephyr
10 2 (5.41%) Robot Framework
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Analyst
2 18 (48.65%) Test Analyst
3 13 (35.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Tester
5 8 (21.62%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (18.92%) QA Analyst
6 7 (18.92%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Automation Tester
7 6 (16.22%) Transition Manager
8 5 (13.51%) QA Automation Analyst
8 5 (13.51%) QA Engineer
8 5 (13.51%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
9 4 (10.81%) QA Automation Engineer
9 4 (10.81%) QA Test Engineer
9 4 (10.81%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (10.81%) Senior Manager
9 4 (10.81%) Senior Transition Manager
9 4 (10.81%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Gherkin
2 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 5 (13.51%) Behat
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
5 3 (8.11%) SOAP
6 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
3 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Android
2 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Test Automation
2 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) Scrum
4 14 (37.84%) Software Testing
5 13 (35.14%) BDD
6 9 (24.32%) SDLC
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.92%) TDD
8 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL
9 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
9 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
9 6 (16.22%) Service Management
9 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
9 6 (16.22%) Transition Management
10 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Open Source
11 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) ISTQB
2 19 (51.35%) Degree
3 8 (21.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (10.81%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) CBAP
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (56.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft