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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 188 178 145
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -33
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 133 156 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.28% 1.39% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 5.84% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 110 132 189
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +1.40%
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
2662 2669 2804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.59% 23.86% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2235 2258 2452
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in the City of London

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 122 (47.10%) ISTQB
2 106 (40.93%) Software Testing
3 91 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (33.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 79 (30.50%) PRINCE2
6 76 (29.34%) Finance
7 65 (25.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 62 (23.94%) Test Management
9 55 (21.24%) Business Analysis
10 49 (18.92%) SQL
11 44 (16.99%) Degree
12 42 (16.22%) ISEB Practitioner
13 40 (15.44%) QA
14 39 (15.06%) Service Management
15 38 (14.67%) Selenium
15 38 (14.67%) Banking
16 36 (13.90%) ITIL
17 32 (12.36%) Test Scripting
17 32 (12.36%) Waterfall
18 30 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (11.20%) Microsoft
20 28 (10.81%) Test Automation
21 27 (10.42%) Project Management
22 26 (10.04%) Legal
23 25 (9.65%) JIRA
23 25 (9.65%) Manual Testing
23 25 (9.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 22 (8.49%) MS Office
25 20 (7.72%) Integration Testing
25 20 (7.72%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.86%) Documentum
3 8 (3.09%) SAS
4 4 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.54%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.77%) IIS
6 2 (0.77%) CMS
6 2 (0.77%) Drupal
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.39%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.39%) CICS
Applications
1 22 (8.49%) MS Office
2 9 (3.47%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.93%) MS Project
4 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.02%) Internet
2 10 (3.86%) Intranet
3 3 (1.16%) HTTP
4 2 (0.77%) DNS
5 1 (0.39%) SMS
5 1 (0.39%) MPLS
5 1 (0.39%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.86%) EDRMS
3 10 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.32%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.77%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (0.77%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.77%) DB2
8 1 (0.39%) MySQL
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (14.67%) Selenium
2 25 (9.65%) JIRA
3 13 (5.02%) WebDriver
4 12 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.25%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (2.32%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.93%) LoadRunner
7 5 (1.93%) JMeter
8 4 (1.54%) ERwin
8 4 (1.54%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.54%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.16%) Calabash
9 3 (1.16%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.16%) Rational Functional Tester
9 3 (1.16%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.16%) JUnit
9 3 (1.16%) NUnit
10 2 (0.77%) SilkPerformer
General
1 76 (29.34%) Finance
2 38 (14.67%) Banking
3 26 (10.04%) Legal
4 16 (6.18%) Retail
5 13 (5.02%) Law
6 11 (4.25%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.32%) Marketing
9 4 (1.54%) Games
10 3 (1.16%) Back Office
10 3 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.16%) Advertising
11 2 (0.77%) Military
11 2 (0.77%) Billing
12 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 119 (45.95%) Analyst
2 64 (24.71%) Business Analyst
3 60 (23.17%) Test Manager
4 46 (17.76%) Test Analyst
5 26 (10.04%) Senior Analyst
6 23 (8.88%) Test Leader
7 21 (8.11%) Programme Test Manager
7 21 (8.11%) Programme Manager
8 16 (6.18%) Senior Manager
9 15 (5.79%) Consultant
9 15 (5.79%) Tester
9 15 (5.79%) Senior Test Analyst
9 15 (5.79%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.63%) Senior Test Manager
10 12 (4.63%) QA Analyst
11 10 (3.86%) Lead Test Analyst
12 8 (3.09%) Technical Business Analyst
12 8 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (3.09%) Senior Business Analyst
13 7 (2.70%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.79%) XML
2 14 (5.41%) .NET
3 8 (3.09%) Web Services
4 6 (2.32%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (1.93%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.54%) HTML
6 4 (1.54%) LINQ
6 4 (1.54%) Gherkin
6 4 (1.54%) JSON
7 3 (1.16%) SOAP
7 3 (1.16%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.16%) XSD
7 3 (1.16%) FpML
8 2 (0.77%) RESTful
8 2 (0.77%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.77%) WCF
9 1 (0.39%) D3.js
9 1 (0.39%) Raphaël
9 1 (0.39%) QuickFIX
9 1 (0.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.25%) Web 2.0
3 10 (3.86%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.70%) Derivative
5 7 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.70%) SWIFT
6 6 (2.32%) iPhone
6 6 (2.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.93%) Social Network
8 4 (1.54%) Statistics
9 3 (1.16%) PMI
9 3 (1.16%) NHS
9 3 (1.16%) User Experience
10 2 (0.77%) Open Source
10 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.77%) EPoS
10 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.70%) Windows
2 6 (2.32%) Linux
3 5 (1.93%) Android
4 4 (1.54%) UNIX
5 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.16%) Solaris
6 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.77%) HPUX
7 1 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (40.93%) Software Testing
2 91 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (33.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 79 (30.50%) PRINCE2
5 65 (25.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 62 (23.94%) Test Management
7 55 (21.24%) Business Analysis
8 39 (15.06%) Service Management
9 36 (13.90%) ITIL
10 32 (12.36%) Test Scripting
10 32 (12.36%) Waterfall
11 28 (10.81%) Test Automation
12 27 (10.42%) Project Management
13 25 (9.65%) Manual Testing
14 20 (7.72%) Integration Testing
14 20 (7.72%) Scrum
15 17 (6.56%) Automated Testing
15 17 (6.56%) Automation Testing
16 15 (5.79%) Functional Testing
16 15 (5.79%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.92%) SQL
2 19 (7.34%) C#
2 19 (7.34%) Java
3 10 (3.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.93%) C++
5 4 (1.54%) C
5 4 (1.54%) Python
5 4 (1.54%) Ruby
6 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.16%) Objective-C
6 3 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.16%) VBScript
7 2 (0.77%) VB
7 2 (0.77%) PHP
7 2 (0.77%) VBA
8 1 (0.39%) R
8 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.39%) COBOL
8 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 122 (47.10%) ISTQB
2 44 (16.99%) Degree
3 42 (16.22%) ISEB Practitioner
4 25 (9.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.93%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.77%) MCP
8 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.39%) IIBA
9 1 (0.39%) CBAP
9 1 (0.39%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (15.44%) QA
2 6 (2.32%) Solvency II
2 6 (2.32%) Basel II
3 1 (0.39%) WAI
3 1 (0.39%) MiFID
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) EMIR
3 1 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.56%) HP
3 11 (4.25%) SAP
4 6 (2.32%) Oracle
4 6 (2.32%) Business Objects
4 6 (2.32%) Murex
4 6 (2.32%) Calypso
5 4 (1.54%) IBM
5 4 (1.54%) Lotus
5 4 (1.54%) Facebook
5 4 (1.54%) Twitter
6 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.77%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.77%) Citrix
7 1 (0.39%) hybris
7 1 (0.39%) 29West
7 1 (0.39%) Splunk
7 1 (0.39%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.39%) Google
7 1 (0.39%) Apple
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + good benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,0000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package (healthcare, pension, e
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, healthcare.
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 26 days ago