The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 140 144 141
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2142 1930 2222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.98% 1.91% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.33% 7.10% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1705 1513 1920
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,850 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
ISEB
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29230 27193 31458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.97% 26.98% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22866 22323 26868
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISEB
Salary Trend in England

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

ISEB Salary Trend in England

ISEB
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in England

ISEB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 750 £49,750 +4.73% 68
South East +42 534 £40,000 +9.58% 61
East of England +10 176 £37,500 +4.16% 9
Yorkshire -41 167 £35,000 -9.09% 18
North West +13 157 £34,700 +6.76% 25
South West +3 157 £37,500 - 18
West Midlands -3 123 £37,500 +7.14% 16
East Midlands -2 109 £32,500 +3.17% 10
Midlands +22 14 £40,000 -36.00% 2
North East -14 8 £38,750 +40.90% 6
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1459 (34.50%) Finance
2 1307 (30.91%) QA
3 1306 (30.88%) ISTQB
4 1220 (28.85%) Software Testing
5 994 (23.50%) SQL
6 893 (21.12%) Degree
7 853 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
8 851 (20.12%) Business Analysis
9 838 (19.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 822 (19.44%) Test Scripting
11 782 (18.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 716 (16.93%) Selenium
13 628 (14.85%) Scrum
14 622 (14.71%) PRINCE2
14 622 (14.71%) Project Management
15 568 (13.43%) HP Quality Center
16 566 (13.38%) Microsoft
17 561 (13.27%) Automated Testing
18 522 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
19 517 (12.23%) Test Automation
20 473 (11.18%) Retail
21 459 (10.85%) QuickTest Pro
22 448 (10.59%) HP
23 439 (10.38%) Manual Testing
24 429 (10.14%) Test Management
25 427 (10.10%) Regression Testing
26 397 (9.39%) Java
27 394 (9.32%) Windows
28 393 (9.29%) Waterfall
29 382 (9.03%) C#

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 93 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 39 (0.92%) IIS
3 23 (0.54%) WebSphere
4 22 (0.52%) CMS
5 17 (0.40%) MS Project Server
6 15 (0.35%) Confluence
6 15 (0.35%) Apache
7 14 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
7 14 (0.33%) WorkSite
8 12 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.21%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.21%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.17%) Drupal
14 5 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 335 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 258 (6.10%) MS Office
3 132 (3.12%) MS Visio
4 105 (2.48%) MS Project
5 53 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.095%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.047%) GIMP
9 1 (0.024%) FastStats
9 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (1.16%) JDE OneWorld
2 25 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.24%) Magento
5 9 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 9 (0.21%) MFGPRO
6 6 (0.14%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.095%) Maximo
8 4 (0.095%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.095%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.095%) SimCorp Dimension
9 3 (0.071%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.071%) arcHouse
9 3 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.071%) AWD
9 3 (0.071%) Servitor
9 3 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.11%) SaaS
2 7 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.071%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.024%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (1.51%) Internet
2 38 (0.90%) HTTP
3 29 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 28 (0.66%) LAN
5 26 (0.61%) WAN
6 25 (0.59%) Intranet
7 21 (0.50%) 4G
8 18 (0.43%) MPLS
9 17 (0.40%) LTE
10 16 (0.38%) Wireshark
10 16 (0.38%) Firewall
10 16 (0.38%) DNS
11 14 (0.33%) LDAP
12 13 (0.31%) SMS
12 13 (0.31%) SS7
12 13 (0.31%) ISUP
12 13 (0.31%) INAP
13 11 (0.26%) Wireless
13 11 (0.26%) Network Security
14 8 (0.19%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 115 (2.72%) Relational Database
3 83 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 83 (1.96%) MySQL
4 34 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 25 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (0.50%) DB2
8 18 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (0.35%) Big Data
11 13 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
14 9 (0.21%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 716 (16.93%) Selenium
2 459 (10.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 232 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 219 (5.18%) JIRA
5 170 (4.02%) LoadRunner
6 168 (3.97%) WebDriver
7 121 (2.86%) Cucumber
8 107 (2.53%) Visual Studio
9 90 (2.13%) TestDirector
10 88 (2.08%) SoapUI
11 75 (1.77%) NUnit
12 69 (1.63%) TestComplete
13 68 (1.61%) FitNesse
14 64 (1.51%) JMeter
14 64 (1.51%) JUnit
15 51 (1.21%) Jenkins
16 47 (1.11%) Bugzilla
17 39 (0.92%) Subversion
18 37 (0.87%) SilkPerformer
18 37 (0.87%) Ranorex
General
1 1459 (34.50%) Finance
2 473 (11.18%) Retail
3 380 (8.99%) Banking
4 327 (7.73%) Telecoms
5 111 (2.62%) Legal
6 102 (2.41%) Law
7 73 (1.73%) Back Office
8 71 (1.68%) Advertising
9 64 (1.51%) Marketing
10 59 (1.40%) Investment Banking
11 48 (1.14%) Billing
12 44 (1.04%) Games
13 41 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
14 40 (0.95%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.90%) Publishing
16 36 (0.85%) Manufacturing
17 33 (0.78%) Front Office
18 32 (0.76%) Retail Banking
19 25 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
20 23 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 2232 (52.78%) Analyst
2 1059 (25.04%) Test Analyst
3 999 (23.62%) Business Analyst
4 674 (15.94%) Tester
5 390 (9.22%) Senior Analyst
6 360 (8.51%) Test Manager
7 293 (6.93%) Test Engineer
8 260 (6.15%) Consultant
9 254 (6.01%) Software Tester
10 209 (4.94%) Test Consultant
11 195 (4.61%) Senior Business Analyst
12 177 (4.19%) QA Analyst
13 154 (3.64%) Test Leader
14 151 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
15 142 (3.36%) QA Engineer
16 123 (2.91%) QA Tester
17 107 (2.53%) Project Manager
18 106 (2.51%) Junior
19 99 (2.34%) Senior Tester
20 98 (2.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (8.47%) .NET
2 295 (6.98%) XML
3 218 (5.15%) Web Services
4 173 (4.09%) HTML
5 131 (3.10%) SOAP
6 68 (1.61%) CSS
7 66 (1.56%) ASP.NET
8 60 (1.42%) XSD
9 52 (1.23%) .NET Framework
10 49 (1.16%) J2EE
11 37 (0.87%) WSDL
12 28 (0.66%) RESTful
13 26 (0.61%) WCF
14 22 (0.52%) REST
15 21 (0.50%) Middleware
15 21 (0.50%) XML Messaging
16 19 (0.45%) LINQ
16 19 (0.45%) Apache Flex
17 17 (0.40%) LAMP
18 14 (0.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 274 (6.48%) Computer Science
2 123 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 81 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 75 (1.77%) Open Source
5 71 (1.68%) Mathematics
6 58 (1.37%) FMCG
7 54 (1.28%) Life Science
7 54 (1.28%) PMI
7 54 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 44 (1.04%) Derivative
9 40 (0.95%) Equities
10 32 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 31 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (0.71%) Chemistry
13 28 (0.66%) EPoS
13 28 (0.66%) Fixed Income
14 24 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
14 24 (0.57%) Visualisation
15 22 (0.52%) AS400
16 21 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 394 (9.32%) Windows
2 236 (5.58%) UNIX
3 161 (3.81%) Linux
4 77 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 63 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 62 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 60 (1.42%) Android
8 51 (1.21%) Windows XP
9 50 (1.18%) Solaris
10 37 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.31%) Windows Vista
14 12 (0.28%) HPUX
15 11 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (0.24%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.14%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1220 (28.85%) Software Testing
2 853 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
3 851 (20.12%) Business Analysis
4 838 (19.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 822 (19.44%) Test Scripting
6 628 (14.85%) Scrum
7 622 (14.71%) PRINCE2
7 622 (14.71%) Project Management
8 561 (13.27%) Automated Testing
9 522 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 517 (12.23%) Test Automation
11 439 (10.38%) Manual Testing
12 429 (10.14%) Test Management
13 427 (10.10%) Regression Testing
14 393 (9.29%) Waterfall
15 377 (8.91%) UML
16 356 (8.42%) Test Strategy
17 347 (8.21%) Automation Testing
18 311 (7.35%) ITIL
19 294 (6.95%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 994 (23.50%) SQL
2 397 (9.39%) Java
3 382 (9.03%) C#
4 178 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 119 (2.81%) VBScript
6 117 (2.77%) VB
7 108 (2.55%) Python
8 103 (2.44%) C++
9 77 (1.82%) Perl
10 57 (1.35%) Shell Script
11 54 (1.28%) C
12 50 (1.18%) PHP
13 48 (1.14%) VBA
14 45 (1.06%) Ruby
15 39 (0.92%) PL/SQL
16 33 (0.78%) T-SQL
17 27 (0.64%) VB.NET
18 17 (0.40%) PowerHouse
19 14 (0.33%) Tcl
20 8 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1306 (30.88%) ISTQB
2 893 (21.12%) Degree
3 782 (18.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 229 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 151 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 143 (3.38%) ISEB Practitioner
7 100 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 88 (2.08%) CBAP
9 72 (1.70%) DV Cleared
10 67 (1.58%) PMI Certification
11 60 (1.42%) IIBA
12 45 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 40 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 29 (0.69%) HND
15 28 (0.66%) CISSP
15 28 (0.66%) APMP
16 25 (0.59%) PhD
17 22 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
18 19 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
19 17 (0.40%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1307 (30.91%) QA
2 60 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 53 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.92%) SLA
5 18 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.14%) GAMP
7 5 (0.12%) COBIT
8 4 (0.095%) EMIR
8 4 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.095%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.071%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.071%) HL7
10 2 (0.047%) FATCA
10 2 (0.047%) GLP
11 1 (0.024%) MiFID
11 1 (0.024%) GAAP
11 1 (0.024%) TickIT
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.024%) BS25999
System Software
1 41 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.33%) NFS
4 13 (0.31%) VMware ESX
5 10 (0.24%) XenApp
6 7 (0.17%) vSphere
7 6 (0.14%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.047%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.047%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.024%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.024%) UAG
9 1 (0.024%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.024%) vCloud
9 1 (0.024%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 568 (13.43%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.54%) SCCM
3 10 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (0.21%) Netcool
5 6 (0.14%) Control-M
6 5 (0.12%) Nessus
7 4 (0.095%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.047%) Puppet
8 2 (0.047%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.047%) nmon
8 2 (0.047%) Opsview
8 2 (0.047%) OpenView
8 2 (0.047%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.024%) WMI
Vendors
1 566 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 448 (10.59%) HP
3 245 (5.79%) Oracle
4 91 (2.15%) SAP
5 66 (1.56%) VMware
6 59 (1.40%) Citrix
7 44 (1.04%) IBM
8 22 (0.52%) Cisco
9 20 (0.47%) TIBCO
10 19 (0.45%) JD Edwards
11 18 (0.43%) Capita
12 16 (0.38%) Fujitsu
13 15 (0.35%) Red Hat
14 14 (0.33%) Interwoven
14 14 (0.33%) Business Objects
14 14 (0.33%) Google
15 13 (0.31%) Altiris
16 11 (0.26%) QAD
16 11 (0.26%) Cognos
17 10 (0.24%) JBoss
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 15 bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £34000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 15 bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Robert Half
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 12 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Somerset
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 18 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary DOE + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 18 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago