The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 33 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 +30  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 26 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 6.52% 5.58% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.81% 20.26% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 11
Median salary £29,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.14% +4.47%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 Suffolk.

Academic & Professional Certification
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 146 153 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 36.59% 27.52% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 138 145 172
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

ISEB
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Suffolk

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Suffolk over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Suffolk

ISEB
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Ipswich -10 12 £33,250 -5.00% 1
Stowmarket - 6 £22,250 - 2
Bury St Edmunds +10 3 £32,500 - 1
ISEB
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 20 (44.44%) QA
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) SQL
4 17 (37.78%) ISTQB
4 17 (37.78%) Test Automation
5 16 (35.56%) Degree
6 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (28.89%) Finance
8 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (22.22%) ITIL
10 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
11 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
11 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
11 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.78%) SDLC
12 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
12 7 (15.56%) Windows
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle
13 6 (13.33%) Release Management
13 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
13 6 (13.33%) APMP
13 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (13.33%) Test Management
13 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
13 6 (13.33%) CMMI
14 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
14 5 (11.11%) C#
14 5 (11.11%) Client/Server

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
2 1 (2.22%) Billing
2 1 (2.22%) Japanese Language
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Analyst
2 21 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) QA Analyst
4 11 (24.44%) QA Test Analyst
5 10 (22.22%) Graduate
6 8 (17.78%) Software Analyst
6 8 (17.78%) Tester
7 7 (15.56%) Business Analyst
7 7 (15.56%) Graduate Analyst
7 7 (15.56%) Graduate QA Analyst
7 7 (15.56%) Software Test Analyst
7 7 (15.56%) Software Tester
8 6 (13.33%) Graduate Test Analyst
8 6 (13.33%) Manual Test Analyst
8 6 (13.33%) QA Engineer
8 6 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (13.33%) QA Tester
8 6 (13.33%) Software QA Tester
8 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
9 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Silverlight
1 3 (6.67%) WPF
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Xbox
5 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Test Automation
3 11 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (22.22%) ITIL
5 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
6 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
6 8 (17.78%) SDLC
6 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
7 7 (15.56%) Test Strategy
8 6 (13.33%) CMMI
8 6 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Release Management
8 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.33%) Test Management
9 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.67%) CRM
11 3 (6.67%) DSDM
11 3 (6.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) ISTQB
2 16 (35.56%) Degree
3 6 (13.33%) APMP
3 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.44%) HND
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.22%) HP
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago