Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 142 166
Rank change year-on-year +24 +24 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 26 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.09% 0.84% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 2.49% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 23
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% -6.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,700 £35,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,100 £64,250
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.11% -1.11% -

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 624 842 1,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.09% 33.84% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 503 617 993
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,100 £23,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
Berkshire median annual salary £48,514 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.13% -5.00% +5.26%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Reading

ISEB
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Reading

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Reading over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 22 (84.62%) ISTQB
2 21 (80.77%) QA
3 17 (65.38%) Software Testing
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (53.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (53.85%) SDLC
5 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
6 9 (34.62%) Acceptance Criteria
7 8 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (30.77%) Software Deployment
7 8 (30.77%) User Stories
7 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 8 (30.77%) Degree
8 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
9 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) Project Management
9 5 (19.23%) Retail
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (19.23%) QlikView
9 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (19.23%) System Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Open Source
10 4 (15.38%) SDET

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (19.23%) QlikView
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Test Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) QA Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Software Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Test Engineer
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 5 (19.23%) Lead Test Analyst
6 5 (19.23%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (19.23%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (15.38%) Java Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) QA Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) QA Test Engineer
7 4 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Software Testing
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) SDLC
3 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 9 (34.62%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (30.77%) Software Deployment
5 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 8 (30.77%) User Stories
6 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
7 5 (19.23%) Open Source
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 5 (19.23%) System Testing
7 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) BDD
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) ISTQB
2 14 (53.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (30.77%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (80.77%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) HP