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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 125 101
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 11 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.84% 0.57% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.52% 1.62% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 38
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £31,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 437 677 1021
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 33.38% 35.28% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 290 528 599
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £33,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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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

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Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Reading over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (63.16%) ISTQB
2 10 (52.63%) QA
3 9 (47.37%) Selenium
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
4 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (31.58%) SDLC
5 5 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (26.32%) Open Source
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
5 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
5 5 (26.32%) Use Case
5 5 (26.32%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
5 5 (26.32%) System Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) RAD
5 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (26.32%) ETL
5 5 (26.32%) IIS
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing

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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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium IDE
2 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Rational Rose
4 1 (5.26%) TestNG
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Software Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
8 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Finance Business Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) JSON
2 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
2 6 (31.58%) SDLC
2 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
2 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Compatibility Testing
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Open Source
3 5 (26.32%) RAD
3 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
3 5 (26.32%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (26.32%) System Testing
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
3 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Use Case
3 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (5.26%) SAP