The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 165 166 148
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 175 171 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.47% 1.45% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.84% 6.45% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 150 163 207
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
ISEB
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2999 2651 3134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.25% 22.41% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2347 2806
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ISEB
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the City of London region.

ISEB Salary Trend in the City of London

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in the City of London

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 147 (41.64%) Finance
2 115 (32.58%) Degree
3 111 (31.44%) SQL
4 108 (30.59%) QA
5 85 (24.08%) ISTQB
6 81 (22.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 79 (22.38%) Business Analysis
8 78 (22.10%) Test Scripting
9 77 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (19.55%) Selenium
11 64 (18.13%) Project Management
12 58 (16.43%) Software Testing
13 57 (16.15%) Test Automation
14 56 (15.86%) Test Strategy
15 52 (14.73%) HP
16 49 (13.88%) Web Services
17 47 (13.31%) PRINCE2
17 47 (13.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 47 (13.31%) HP Quality Center
18 46 (13.03%) ITIL
18 46 (13.03%) Regression Testing
19 45 (12.75%) Scrum
19 45 (12.75%) Manual Testing
20 42 (11.90%) Computer Science
21 41 (11.61%) Microsoft
22 40 (11.33%) Service Management
23 38 (10.76%) Service Delivery
23 38 (10.76%) Banking
23 38 (10.76%) Automated Testing
23 38 (10.76%) QuickTest Pro

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (6.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.85%) Confluence
4 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.57%) LiveLink
Applications
1 25 (7.08%) MS Office
2 23 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 16 (4.53%) MS Excel
4 12 (3.40%) MS Project
5 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (1.13%) Magento
2 3 (0.85%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.68%) Internet
2 2 (0.57%) HTTP
2 2 (0.57%) SSL
3 1 (0.28%) LDAP
3 1 (0.28%) LAN
3 1 (0.28%) WAN
3 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.78%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.57%) DB2
4 2 (0.57%) QlikView
5 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.28%) MySQL
5 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.28%) BODI
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 69 (19.55%) Selenium
2 38 (10.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 25 (7.08%) WebDriver
4 23 (6.52%) JIRA
5 18 (5.10%) Bugzilla
6 13 (3.68%) NUnit
6 13 (3.68%) LoadRunner
6 13 (3.68%) TestComplete
7 12 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (2.55%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.55%) WATIR
9 8 (2.27%) SoapUI
9 8 (2.27%) JMeter
10 7 (1.98%) RequisitePro
10 7 (1.98%) Axure RP
10 7 (1.98%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (1.70%) TestDirector
11 6 (1.70%) Maven
12 5 (1.42%) JUnit
12 5 (1.42%) Cucumber
General
1 147 (41.64%) Finance
2 38 (10.76%) Banking
3 27 (7.65%) Publishing
4 25 (7.08%) Retail
5 21 (5.95%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.98%) Back Office
7 7 (1.98%) Law
7 7 (1.98%) Legal
7 7 (1.98%) Billing
8 5 (1.42%) Advertising
8 5 (1.42%) Front Office
9 4 (1.13%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.85%) Games
11 2 (0.57%) Military
11 2 (0.57%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.57%) French Language
11 2 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 182 (51.56%) Analyst
2 91 (25.78%) Business Analyst
3 69 (19.55%) Test Analyst
4 40 (11.33%) Test Engineer
5 36 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
6 28 (7.93%) Service Manager
7 26 (7.37%) Services Delivery Manager
7 26 (7.37%) Delivery Manager
8 25 (7.08%) QA Analyst
8 25 (7.08%) Tester
9 23 (6.52%) Test Manager
10 22 (6.23%) Consultant
11 19 (5.38%) Senior Business Analyst
12 15 (4.25%) Technical Analyst
12 15 (4.25%) Test Leader
13 14 (3.97%) Senior Test Analyst
14 13 (3.68%) Technical Business Analyst
14 13 (3.68%) QA Engineer
15 12 (3.40%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 12 (3.40%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (13.88%) Web Services
2 34 (9.63%) .NET
3 26 (7.37%) XML
4 21 (5.95%) HTML
5 14 (3.97%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.68%) RESTful
7 9 (2.55%) CSS
8 7 (1.98%) LINQ
9 4 (1.13%) J2EE
10 3 (0.85%) JSON
11 2 (0.57%) WCF
11 2 (0.57%) Spring
11 2 (0.57%) Ajax
11 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.57%) XML Schema
11 2 (0.57%) SOAP
11 2 (0.57%) jQuery
11 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (0.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (0.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 13 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.40%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.12%) Open Source
5 10 (2.83%) Derivative
6 9 (2.55%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.55%) Equities
6 9 (2.55%) EPoS
7 7 (1.98%) AS400
7 7 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.85%) CMDB
8 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.85%) Physics
9 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.57%) iPhone
10 1 (0.28%) Statistics
10 1 (0.28%) iPad
10 1 (0.28%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.65%) UNIX
2 21 (5.95%) Linux
3 8 (2.27%) Windows
4 7 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.13%) Android
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.57%) HPUX
6 2 (0.57%) Solaris
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (22.95%) User Acceptance Testing
2 79 (22.38%) Business Analysis
3 78 (22.10%) Test Scripting
4 77 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (18.13%) Project Management
6 58 (16.43%) Software Testing
7 57 (16.15%) Test Automation
8 56 (15.86%) Test Strategy
9 47 (13.31%) PRINCE2
10 46 (13.03%) ITIL
10 46 (13.03%) Regression Testing
11 45 (12.75%) Scrum
11 45 (12.75%) Manual Testing
12 40 (11.33%) Service Management
13 38 (10.76%) Service Delivery
13 38 (10.76%) Automated Testing
14 36 (10.20%) Automation Testing
15 35 (9.92%) Performance Testing
16 33 (9.35%) Test Management
17 30 (8.50%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (31.44%) SQL
2 27 (7.65%) Java
3 21 (5.95%) JavaScript
4 19 (5.38%) C#
4 19 (5.38%) VBScript
5 18 (5.10%) Perl
6 17 (4.82%) VB
7 15 (4.25%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.40%) Tcl
9 10 (2.83%) Python
10 9 (2.55%) PHP
10 9 (2.55%) Ruby
11 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.85%) XQuery
12 3 (0.85%) C
13 2 (0.57%) C++
13 2 (0.57%) XPath
13 2 (0.57%) Groovy
14 1 (0.28%) PowerHouse
14 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 115 (32.58%) Degree
2 85 (24.08%) ISTQB
3 47 (13.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (7.93%) ISEB Practitioner
5 11 (3.12%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.27%) CISM
6 8 (2.27%) CCNP
6 8 (2.27%) CISSP
6 8 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.13%) IIBA
8 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.57%) CBAP
9 2 (0.57%) HND
9 2 (0.57%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (30.59%) QA
2 28 (7.93%) ISO 9001
3 27 (7.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.42%) SLA
5 2 (0.57%) EMIR
5 2 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.28%) BS25999
6 1 (0.28%) MiFID
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 47 (13.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (14.73%) HP
2 41 (11.61%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.10%) Oracle
4 8 (2.27%) Charles River
4 8 (2.27%) hybris
5 7 (1.98%) iRise
5 7 (1.98%) IBM
6 5 (1.42%) SAP
7 4 (1.13%) SimCorp
7 4 (1.13%) Wall Street Systems
8 3 (0.85%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.57%) Cognos
9 2 (0.57%) Siebel
9 2 (0.57%) Citrix
9 2 (0.57%) CODA
9 2 (0.57%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.57%) Demandware
10 1 (0.28%) Vermilion
10 1 (0.28%) Akamai
10 1 (0.28%) Murex
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £63000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + strong package incl. pensi
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday + more
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago