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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 146 147 142
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1966 1979 2113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.00% 2.00% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.96% 7.34% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1524 1804
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.09%
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
28262 26948 28812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.18% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22647 21408 24038
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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
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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 -34 574 £50,000 - 76
South East +4 453 £40,000 +2.56% 37
Yorkshire +25 240 £35,000 - 31
North West +8 189 £35,000 +16.66% 19
South West +2 153 £41,500 +9.21% 15
East of England +9 148 £42,500 +13.33% 15
West Midlands -29 119 £35,000 -4.10% 14
East Midlands +23 82 £37,500 +16.27% 17
North East -14 5 £42,500 -7.60% 1
Midlands -6 1 £62,000 +24.00%
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 1864 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1548 (37.28%) ISTQB
3 1520 (36.61%) Finance
4 1187 (28.59%) Software Testing
5 1139 (27.43%) QA
6 952 (22.93%) SQL
7 865 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 757 (18.23%) Scrum
9 755 (18.18%) Business Analysis
10 726 (17.49%) Test Scripting
11 710 (17.10%) Degree
12 696 (16.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 591 (14.23%) Banking
14 585 (14.09%) Selenium
15 572 (13.78%) Retail
16 538 (12.96%) Test Management
17 507 (12.21%) Test Automation
18 492 (11.85%) PRINCE2
19 489 (11.78%) HP Quality Center
20 487 (11.73%) Automated Testing
21 481 (11.58%) Microsoft
22 475 (11.44%) Waterfall
23 469 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
24 462 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
25 451 (10.86%) Manual Testing
26 431 (10.38%) Project Management
27 394 (9.49%) QuickTest Pro
28 375 (9.03%) HP
29 371 (8.94%) Regression Testing
30 361 (8.69%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 62 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 36 (0.87%) CMS
3 26 (0.63%) IIS
3 26 (0.63%) Drupal
4 25 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
5 20 (0.48%) WebSphere
6 15 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.29%) MQSeries
8 10 (0.24%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.22%) SAS
10 8 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.17%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.17%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.14%) Documentum
12 6 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.12%) Confluence
13 5 (0.12%) CICS
Applications
1 326 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 167 (4.02%) MS Office
3 142 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 66 (1.59%) MS Project
5 20 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.072%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.024%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 48 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
3 10 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
4 5 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.096%) Maximo
5 4 (0.096%) Servitor
6 3 (0.072%) Summit
6 3 (0.072%) Endur
7 2 (0.048%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.048%) BASE24
7 2 (0.048%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.048%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.048%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.048%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.024%) Magento
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 26 (0.63%) SaaS
2 5 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.096%) Office 365
4 2 (0.048%) IaaS
4 2 (0.048%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.048%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.048%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (1.32%) Internet
2 27 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 26 (0.63%) LAN
4 25 (0.60%) WAN
5 19 (0.46%) HTTP
6 17 (0.41%) MPLS
7 16 (0.39%) Intranet
8 15 (0.36%) MVNO
9 13 (0.31%) Network Security
9 13 (0.31%) SAN
10 11 (0.26%) Wireless
10 11 (0.26%) NAS
10 11 (0.26%) 4G
11 10 (0.24%) DNS
12 9 (0.22%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.22%) VoIP
13 7 (0.17%) SSL
13 7 (0.17%) TETRA
14 5 (0.12%) VPN
14 5 (0.12%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 95 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 32 (0.77%) MySQL
6 31 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 24 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
9 23 (0.55%) DB2
10 21 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
11 20 (0.48%) Data Mining
11 20 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (0.43%) Data Mart
13 16 (0.39%) Big Data
14 15 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (0.36%) MS Access
15 14 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.31%) DbVisualizer
17 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 585 (14.09%) Selenium
2 394 (9.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 234 (5.64%) JIRA
4 219 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 203 (4.89%) WebDriver
6 154 (3.71%) LoadRunner
7 150 (3.61%) Cucumber
8 100 (2.41%) Visual Studio
9 83 (2.00%) SoapUI
10 75 (1.81%) SpecFlow
11 70 (1.69%) Jenkins
12 68 (1.64%) JMeter
13 63 (1.52%) TestDirector
14 60 (1.45%) FitNesse
15 55 (1.32%) JUnit
16 48 (1.16%) Bugzilla
16 48 (1.16%) Git (software)
17 44 (1.06%) MSTest
18 43 (1.04%) NUnit
19 42 (1.01%) TestNG
General
1 1520 (36.61%) Finance
2 591 (14.23%) Banking
3 572 (13.78%) Retail
4 298 (7.18%) Telecoms
5 224 (5.39%) Aerospace
6 84 (2.02%) Advertising
7 75 (1.81%) Marketing
8 69 (1.66%) Legal
9 62 (1.49%) Law
10 48 (1.16%) Games
11 37 (0.89%) Investment Banking
12 31 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 26 (0.63%) Billing
13 26 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 21 (0.51%) Publishing
15 17 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.36%) Local Government
16 15 (0.36%) German Language
17 14 (0.34%) Automotive
18 13 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2333 (56.19%) Analyst
2 1162 (27.99%) Test Analyst
3 1020 (24.57%) Business Analyst
4 589 (14.19%) Tester
5 436 (10.50%) Test Manager
6 352 (8.48%) Senior Analyst
7 281 (6.77%) Consultant
8 246 (5.92%) Test Leader
9 242 (5.83%) Test Consultant
10 220 (5.30%) Software Tester
11 202 (4.87%) Test Engineer
12 158 (3.81%) Senior Business Analyst
12 158 (3.81%) QA Analyst
13 152 (3.66%) Senior Test Analyst
14 111 (2.67%) Senior Tester
15 109 (2.63%) Software Test Analyst
16 107 (2.58%) QA Tester
17 102 (2.46%) Team Leader
18 95 (2.29%) Test Team Leader
19 89 (2.14%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (7.44%) .NET
2 188 (4.53%) XML
3 146 (3.52%) Web Services
4 140 (3.37%) HTML
5 92 (2.22%) SOAP
6 60 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 58 (1.40%) CSS
8 45 (1.08%) .NET Framework
9 41 (0.99%) J2EE
10 36 (0.87%) Middleware
11 31 (0.75%) XSD
12 28 (0.67%) REST
13 25 (0.60%) WCF
14 24 (0.58%) WSDL
15 22 (0.53%) Gherkin
16 21 (0.51%) Flash
17 15 (0.36%) LINQ
18 14 (0.34%) LAMP
19 12 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
20 11 (0.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 462 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 146 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 103 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 78 (1.88%) Open Source
6 75 (1.81%) FMCG
7 44 (1.06%) User Experience
8 41 (0.99%) Mathematics
9 37 (0.89%) PMI
10 36 (0.87%) Life Science
11 34 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 34 (0.82%) Replication
12 33 (0.79%) AS400
13 28 (0.67%) EPoS
14 26 (0.63%) Statistics
14 26 (0.63%) iPhone
14 26 (0.63%) Data Integration
15 25 (0.60%) iSeries
16 24 (0.58%) Visualisation
17 21 (0.51%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 314 (7.56%) Windows
2 226 (5.44%) UNIX
3 138 (3.32%) Linux
4 75 (1.81%) Android
5 70 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 57 (1.37%) Windows XP
7 52 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (1.08%) Solaris
9 42 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 13 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.22%) AIX
14 7 (0.17%) HPUX
14 7 (0.17%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.12%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 2 (0.048%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1864 (44.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1187 (28.59%) Software Testing
3 757 (18.23%) Scrum
4 755 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 726 (17.49%) Test Scripting
6 696 (16.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 538 (12.96%) Test Management
8 507 (12.21%) Test Automation
9 492 (11.85%) PRINCE2
10 487 (11.73%) Automated Testing
11 475 (11.44%) Waterfall
12 469 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 451 (10.86%) Manual Testing
14 431 (10.38%) Project Management
15 371 (8.94%) Regression Testing
16 361 (8.69%) Test Strategy
17 325 (7.83%) UML
18 318 (7.66%) ITIL
19 271 (6.53%) Mentoring
20 254 (6.12%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 952 (22.93%) SQL
2 340 (8.19%) Java
3 325 (7.83%) C#
4 137 (3.30%) JavaScript
5 105 (2.53%) Python
6 101 (2.43%) C++
7 66 (1.59%) C
8 59 (1.42%) Ruby
9 54 (1.30%) VBScript
9 54 (1.30%) Perl
10 51 (1.23%) VB
11 33 (0.79%) PHP
12 29 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 26 (0.63%) PowerShell
14 25 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 24 (0.58%) VBA
16 22 (0.53%) T-SQL
17 16 (0.39%) Bash Shell
18 15 (0.36%) Objective-C
19 14 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1548 (37.28%) ISTQB
2 865 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 710 (17.10%) Degree
4 158 (3.81%) Security Cleared
5 147 (3.54%) ISEB Practitioner
6 93 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 80 (1.93%) CBAP
8 77 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 50 (1.20%) PMI Certification
10 47 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 39 (0.94%) IIBA
12 34 (0.82%) VCP4
13 30 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 24 (0.58%) DV Cleared
15 17 (0.41%) APMP
16 16 (0.39%) PMP
17 15 (0.36%) CISM
18 14 (0.34%) HND
18 14 (0.34%) CISSP
19 11 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1139 (27.43%) QA
2 19 (0.46%) ISO 9001
2 19 (0.46%) SLA
2 19 (0.46%) FATCA
3 12 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.26%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.24%) ISO 14001
5 10 (0.24%) EMIR
5 10 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.19%) GAMP
6 8 (0.19%) GLP
6 8 (0.19%) Basel II
7 6 (0.14%) PMBOK
8 5 (0.12%) GAAP
8 5 (0.12%) MiFID
8 5 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.12%) Basel III
9 4 (0.096%) HL7
10 3 (0.072%) DICOM
System Software
1 69 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.39%) vSphere
4 11 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.17%) Firmware
6 5 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.096%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.096%) Cygwin
8 3 (0.072%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.048%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.048%) UAG
9 2 (0.048%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.024%) Snort
Systems Management
1 489 (11.78%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.39%) Netcool
3 15 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (0.14%) Nessus
6 4 (0.096%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.072%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.048%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.048%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.048%) SCCM
8 2 (0.048%) SCOM
8 2 (0.048%) Control-M
8 2 (0.048%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.024%) OpenView
9 1 (0.024%) nmon
9 1 (0.024%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 481 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 375 (9.03%) HP
3 218 (5.25%) Oracle
4 105 (2.53%) VMware
5 103 (2.48%) IBM
6 96 (2.31%) SAP
7 38 (0.92%) Citrix
8 32 (0.77%) Business Objects
9 17 (0.41%) Cisco
9 17 (0.41%) Red Hat
10 16 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.36%) Veritas
11 15 (0.36%) McAfee
12 14 (0.34%) CheckPoint
12 14 (0.34%) Fujitsu
13 12 (0.29%) Capita
13 12 (0.29%) Guidewire
14 11 (0.26%) Sourcefire
14 11 (0.26%) EMC
15 10 (0.24%) Telerik
Hessle, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35k - £38k + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Burnham Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits +Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30 - 33k
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable 12%
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday