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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 198 144 150
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1648 2148 1945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.62% 1.99% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.98% 7.38% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1709 1535
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,567 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
27547 29117 26991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.08% 26.97% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22463 22826 22187
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -96 445 £52,500 +5.00% 49
South East -60 345 £40,000 - 31
Yorkshire +12 177 £40,000 +14.28% 22
North West +8 171 £37,500 +8.06% 34
East of England +5 170 £44,500 +18.66% 15
West Midlands +7 120 £32,500 -13.33% 14
East Midlands +13 117 £38,500 +18.46% 8
South West -42 109 £36,500 -2.66% 24
North East -1 11 £32,500 -16.12%
Midlands -22 1 £60,000 +50.00%
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1478 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1346 (38.24%) ISTQB
3 1167 (33.15%) Finance
4 1042 (29.60%) QA
5 843 (23.95%) SQL
6 827 (23.49%) Software Testing
7 703 (19.97%) Business Analysis
8 690 (19.60%) Test Scripting
9 660 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 654 (18.58%) Degree
11 567 (16.11%) SDLC
12 562 (15.97%) Selenium
13 532 (15.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 491 (13.95%) Microsoft
15 472 (13.41%) Scrum
16 468 (13.30%) Automated Testing
17 464 (13.18%) PRINCE2
18 460 (13.07%) Java
19 444 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
20 437 (12.41%) Project Management
21 432 (12.27%) Manual Testing
22 425 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
23 418 (11.88%) Waterfall
24 400 (11.36%) C#
25 393 (11.16%) Test Automation
26 360 (10.23%) Test Management
27 340 (9.66%) .NET
28 334 (9.49%) Regression Testing
29 331 (9.40%) MS Excel
30 329 (9.35%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 22 (0.63%) Confluence
3 17 (0.48%) IIS
4 15 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (0.37%) Documentum
5 13 (0.37%) SAS
6 12 (0.34%) CMS
7 9 (0.26%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.26%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.26%) Node.js
8 4 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.11%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.085%) Drupal
9 3 (0.085%) JBoss
9 3 (0.085%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.085%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.057%) Apache
10 2 (0.057%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.028%) Umbraco
Applications
1 331 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 172 (4.89%) MS Office
3 136 (3.86%) MS Visio
4 43 (1.22%) MS Project
5 39 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.34%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.14%) Mingle
8 1 (0.028%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.028%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 44 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.26%) Retail-J
3 8 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.17%) thinkFolio
6 5 (0.14%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
7 4 (0.11%) BASE24
7 4 (0.11%) AWD
7 4 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.085%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.085%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.085%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 28 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.48%) SaaS
4 15 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.14%) Trello
6 4 (0.11%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.057%) Office 365
8 1 (0.028%) IaaS
8 1 (0.028%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (1.68%) Internet
2 42 (1.19%) WAN
3 23 (0.65%) Intranet
4 19 (0.54%) MPLS
4 19 (0.54%) IP Telephony
4 19 (0.54%) LAN
4 19 (0.54%) HTTP
5 18 (0.51%) VPN
6 17 (0.48%) Wireless
7 16 (0.45%) DNS
7 16 (0.45%) VoIP
7 16 (0.45%) Unified Communications
8 15 (0.43%) CTI
9 12 (0.34%) NAS
10 11 (0.31%) Network Security
10 11 (0.31%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.26%) Firewall
12 8 (0.23%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.14%) SAN
14 4 (0.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 88 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 83 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 34 (0.97%) Big Data
6 34 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
7 33 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (0.80%) MySQL
9 26 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (0.48%) NoSQL
12 17 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.37%) MongoDB
14 12 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (0.34%) Riak
15 10 (0.28%) QlikView
16 7 (0.20%) OLTP
17 6 (0.17%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 562 (15.97%) Selenium
2 294 (8.35%) JIRA
3 240 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 238 (6.76%) HP UFT
5 175 (4.97%) WebDriver
6 157 (4.46%) Cucumber
7 101 (2.87%) LoadRunner
8 97 (2.76%) Visual Studio
9 87 (2.47%) SoapUI
10 61 (1.73%) SpecFlow
11 53 (1.51%) FitNesse
12 51 (1.45%) Jenkins
13 50 (1.42%) Git (software)
13 50 (1.42%) JMeter
13 50 (1.42%) Bugzilla
14 40 (1.14%) JUnit
15 31 (0.88%) MSTest
16 29 (0.82%) JBehave
17 26 (0.74%) Hudson
17 26 (0.74%) TestDirector
General
1 1167 (33.15%) Finance
2 326 (9.26%) Banking
3 266 (7.56%) Retail
4 174 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 133 (3.78%) Law
6 116 (3.30%) Legal
7 88 (2.50%) Manufacturing
8 71 (2.02%) Marketing
9 66 (1.88%) Advertising
10 52 (1.48%) Games
11 50 (1.42%) Back Office
12 42 (1.19%) Retail Banking
13 34 (0.97%) Automotive
13 34 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 28 (0.80%) Billing
15 24 (0.68%) Investment Banking
16 21 (0.60%) Front Office
17 19 (0.54%) Aerospace
18 14 (0.40%) Electronics
19 13 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1833 (52.07%) Analyst
2 871 (24.74%) Test Analyst
3 817 (23.21%) Business Analyst
4 533 (15.14%) Tester
5 301 (8.55%) Senior Analyst
6 299 (8.49%) Test Manager
7 211 (5.99%) Test Leader
8 206 (5.85%) QA Analyst
9 204 (5.80%) Software Tester
9 204 (5.80%) Test Engineer
10 144 (4.09%) Senior Business Analyst
11 140 (3.98%) Consultant
12 139 (3.95%) Senior Test Analyst
13 131 (3.72%) QA Tester
14 124 (3.52%) QA Engineer
15 123 (3.49%) Project Manager
16 104 (2.95%) Lead Test Analyst
17 89 (2.53%) Developer
18 79 (2.24%) IT Business Analyst
19 77 (2.19%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (9.66%) .NET
2 202 (5.74%) XML
3 187 (5.31%) HTML
4 118 (3.35%) Web Services
5 97 (2.76%) ASP.NET
6 80 (2.27%) CSS
7 68 (1.93%) SOAP
8 45 (1.28%) Gherkin
9 30 (0.85%) .NET Framework
10 24 (0.68%) Apache Flex
11 23 (0.65%) Middleware
12 22 (0.63%) REST
13 18 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (0.48%) CGI
15 16 (0.45%) HTML5
16 15 (0.43%) J2EE
17 14 (0.40%) JSON
18 11 (0.31%) Ajax
18 11 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
19 10 (0.28%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 425 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (4.91%) Computer Science
3 87 (2.47%) Client/Server
4 84 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 61 (1.73%) Life Science
6 60 (1.70%) Mobile App
7 53 (1.51%) FMCG
8 44 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 43 (1.22%) PMI
9 43 (1.22%) User Experience
10 38 (1.08%) Mathematics
11 37 (1.05%) AS400
12 33 (0.94%) Replication
12 33 (0.94%) iSeries
13 31 (0.88%) SWIFT
14 29 (0.82%) Statistics
15 28 (0.80%) Equities
16 27 (0.77%) Data Integration
17 26 (0.74%) Fixed Income
18 23 (0.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 328 (9.32%) Windows
2 184 (5.23%) UNIX
3 136 (3.86%) Linux
4 68 (1.93%) Android
5 57 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 43 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 37 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (0.91%) Windows XP
9 29 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (0.82%) Windows Vista
10 28 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 24 (0.68%) Solaris
13 8 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.20%) AIX
15 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.085%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.057%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1478 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (23.49%) Software Testing
3 703 (19.97%) Business Analysis
4 690 (19.60%) Test Scripting
5 660 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 567 (16.11%) SDLC
7 472 (13.41%) Scrum
8 468 (13.30%) Automated Testing
9 464 (13.18%) PRINCE2
10 444 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 437 (12.41%) Project Management
12 432 (12.27%) Manual Testing
13 418 (11.88%) Waterfall
14 393 (11.16%) Test Automation
15 360 (10.23%) Test Management
16 334 (9.49%) Regression Testing
17 329 (9.35%) Test Strategy
18 310 (8.81%) Automation Testing
19 263 (7.47%) ITIL
20 249 (7.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 843 (23.95%) SQL
2 460 (13.07%) Java
3 400 (11.36%) C#
4 160 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 98 (2.78%) C
6 83 (2.36%) C++
7 74 (2.10%) Ruby
8 72 (2.05%) T-SQL
9 59 (1.68%) Python
10 47 (1.34%) VB.NET
11 37 (1.05%) VB
12 35 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 33 (0.94%) PHP
14 26 (0.74%) VBScript
15 24 (0.68%) Perl
16 18 (0.51%) VBA
17 13 (0.37%) Groovy
18 12 (0.34%) ActionScript
19 9 (0.26%) PowerShell
19 9 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1346 (38.24%) ISTQB
2 654 (18.58%) Degree
3 532 (15.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 145 (4.12%) ISEB Practitioner
5 99 (2.81%) Security Cleared
6 75 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 62 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 55 (1.56%) PMI Certification
9 42 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 39 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 38 (1.08%) CBAP
12 33 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 31 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 29 (0.82%) IIBA
14 29 (0.82%) MCP
15 22 (0.63%) APMP
16 15 (0.43%) HND
17 14 (0.40%) DV Cleared
18 13 (0.37%) PMP
19 12 (0.34%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1042 (29.60%) QA
2 14 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.28%) P3O
5 10 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.28%) MiFID
6 7 (0.20%) EMIR
6 7 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.20%) FATCA
7 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.085%) WAI
8 3 (0.085%) COBIT
8 3 (0.085%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.057%) SLA
9 2 (0.057%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.028%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.028%) BS7799
10 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.028%) DICOM
System Software
1 60 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.45%) vSphere
5 13 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 11 (0.31%) XenApp
6 11 (0.31%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.057%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.028%) NDS
Systems Management
1 295 (8.38%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.28%) TrustSec
3 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.11%) SCCM
4 3 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.057%) Cacti
5 2 (0.057%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.057%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.057%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.028%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.028%) Puppet
6 1 (0.028%) Netcool
6 1 (0.028%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 491 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 254 (7.22%) HP
3 234 (6.65%) Oracle
4 94 (2.67%) SAP
5 65 (1.85%) IBM
6 64 (1.82%) VMware
7 47 (1.34%) Cisco
8 46 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 29 (0.82%) Citrix
10 23 (0.65%) NetApp
11 18 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (0.45%) Cognos
12 16 (0.45%) Tableau
13 15 (0.43%) F5
13 15 (0.43%) Capita
13 15 (0.43%) Charles River
14 13 (0.37%) EMC
15 12 (0.34%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.34%) Infoblox
15 12 (0.34%) 3PAR
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Easton Haines Consultancy
Posted: 13 hours ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hudson IT
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £35k - 55k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K - 80k
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday