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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 142 144 139
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2097 1986 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.95% 1.94% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.20% 7.20% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1665 1571 1932
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 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.40%
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
29114 27568 31825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 27.00% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22770 22597 27272
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -12 759 £49,500 +4.21% 72
South East +34 505 £40,000 +6.66% 55
Yorkshire -49 163 £35,000 -9.09% 16
East of England 0 161 £37,100 +3.77% 5
North West +17 159 £34,700 +5.95% 24
South West +11 157 £37,500 +2.73% 17
West Midlands 0 121 £37,500 +7.14% 16
East Midlands +11 112 £32,500 +4.00% 8
Midlands +22 11 £40,000 -36.00% 1
North East -5 7 £40,000 +8.10% 4
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1461 (34.24%) Finance
2 1312 (30.75%) QA
3 1299 (30.44%) ISTQB
4 1215 (28.47%) Software Testing
5 1003 (23.51%) SQL
6 923 (21.63%) Degree
7 864 (20.25%) Business Analysis
8 860 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
9 850 (19.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 825 (19.33%) Test Scripting
11 778 (18.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 698 (16.36%) Selenium
13 645 (15.12%) PRINCE2
14 642 (15.05%) Project Management
15 621 (14.55%) Scrum
16 561 (13.15%) Automated Testing
17 558 (13.08%) Microsoft
18 547 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
19 530 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
20 517 (12.12%) Test Automation
21 453 (10.62%) Retail
22 446 (10.45%) HP
23 441 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
24 437 (10.24%) Manual Testing
25 430 (10.08%) Regression Testing
26 420 (9.84%) Test Management
27 395 (9.26%) C#
28 390 (9.14%) Java
28 390 (9.14%) Windows
29 378 (8.86%) Banking

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 98 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 35 (0.82%) IIS
3 23 (0.54%) CMS
4 22 (0.52%) WebSphere
5 17 (0.40%) MS Project Server
6 14 (0.33%) WorkSite
6 14 (0.33%) Confluence
6 14 (0.33%) Apache
7 13 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.21%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.16%) Drupal
13 6 (0.14%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.12%) CICS
Applications
1 334 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 260 (6.09%) MS Office
3 127 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 106 (2.48%) MS Project
5 56 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.094%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.047%) GIMP
9 1 (0.023%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.023%) FastStats
9 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 50 (1.17%) JDE OneWorld
2 27 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.23%) Magento
4 10 (0.23%) Markit EDM
5 9 (0.21%) MFGPRO
6 6 (0.14%) Maximo
6 6 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.094%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.094%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.094%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.094%) SimCorp Dimension
8 3 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.070%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.070%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.070%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.070%) arcHouse
9 2 (0.047%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.03%) SaaS
2 7 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.070%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.023%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (1.66%) Internet
2 38 (0.89%) HTTP
3 31 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.68%) LAN
5 26 (0.61%) 4G
6 25 (0.59%) Intranet
7 24 (0.56%) WAN
8 23 (0.54%) LTE
9 17 (0.40%) DNS
9 17 (0.40%) MPLS
10 16 (0.37%) Wireshark
10 16 (0.37%) Firewall
11 15 (0.35%) SMS
12 14 (0.33%) LDAP
12 14 (0.33%) Wireless
13 13 (0.30%) SS7
13 13 (0.30%) ISUP
13 13 (0.30%) INAP
14 11 (0.26%) Network Security
15 8 (0.19%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 120 (2.81%) Relational Database
3 91 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 80 (1.87%) MySQL
5 37 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 26 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (0.52%) DB2
9 21 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (0.35%) Big Data
12 13 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (0.21%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (0.21%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 698 (16.36%) Selenium
2 441 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 225 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 209 (4.90%) JIRA
5 170 (3.98%) LoadRunner
6 159 (3.73%) WebDriver
7 111 (2.60%) Cucumber
8 108 (2.53%) Visual Studio
9 89 (2.09%) SoapUI
10 87 (2.04%) TestDirector
11 83 (1.95%) NUnit
12 73 (1.71%) TestComplete
13 66 (1.55%) JUnit
14 60 (1.41%) JMeter
15 57 (1.34%) FitNesse
16 53 (1.24%) Bugzilla
17 47 (1.10%) Jenkins
18 38 (0.89%) Subversion
19 37 (0.87%) SilkPerformer
19 37 (0.87%) Toad
General
1 1461 (34.24%) Finance
2 453 (10.62%) Retail
3 378 (8.86%) Banking
4 329 (7.71%) Telecoms
5 115 (2.70%) Legal
6 112 (2.62%) Law
7 73 (1.71%) Back Office
8 70 (1.64%) Marketing
9 67 (1.57%) Advertising
10 59 (1.38%) Investment Banking
11 53 (1.24%) Billing
12 44 (1.03%) Games
13 43 (1.01%) Financial Institution
14 41 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
15 37 (0.87%) Publishing
15 37 (0.87%) Manufacturing
16 33 (0.77%) Front Office
17 30 (0.70%) Retail Banking
18 24 (0.56%) Military
19 23 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2260 (52.96%) Analyst
2 1066 (24.98%) Test Analyst
3 1005 (23.55%) Business Analyst
4 689 (16.15%) Tester
5 389 (9.12%) Senior Analyst
6 360 (8.44%) Test Manager
7 294 (6.89%) Test Engineer
8 257 (6.02%) Software Tester
9 250 (5.86%) Consultant
10 200 (4.69%) Senior Business Analyst
11 198 (4.64%) Test Consultant
12 183 (4.29%) QA Analyst
13 148 (3.47%) Test Leader
14 144 (3.37%) Senior Test Analyst
15 141 (3.30%) QA Engineer
16 129 (3.02%) QA Tester
17 114 (2.67%) Project Manager
18 111 (2.60%) Junior
19 97 (2.27%) Software Engineer
20 96 (2.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (8.76%) .NET
2 292 (6.84%) XML
3 214 (5.02%) Web Services
4 171 (4.01%) HTML
5 127 (2.98%) SOAP
6 68 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 66 (1.55%) CSS
8 56 (1.31%) XSD
9 54 (1.27%) .NET Framework
10 45 (1.05%) J2EE
11 33 (0.77%) WSDL
12 27 (0.63%) RESTful
13 25 (0.59%) Middleware
14 24 (0.56%) REST
14 24 (0.56%) WCF
15 23 (0.54%) Apache Flex
16 21 (0.49%) XML Messaging
17 19 (0.45%) LINQ
18 17 (0.40%) LAMP
19 14 (0.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 293 (6.87%) Computer Science
2 127 (2.98%) Management Information System
3 82 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 73 (1.71%) Mathematics
5 71 (1.66%) Open Source
6 64 (1.50%) Client/Server
7 57 (1.34%) PMI
8 52 (1.22%) FMCG
9 51 (1.20%) Life Science
10 45 (1.05%) Derivative
11 39 (0.91%) Equities
12 34 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 30 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (0.68%) EPoS
15 28 (0.66%) Chemistry
16 26 (0.61%) Fixed Income
17 24 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
18 23 (0.54%) N-Tier
18 23 (0.54%) AS400
19 22 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 390 (9.14%) Windows
2 226 (5.30%) UNIX
3 159 (3.73%) Linux
4 77 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 62 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 60 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (1.41%) Android
7 47 (1.10%) Solaris
8 46 (1.08%) Windows XP
9 34 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.33%) Windows Vista
12 13 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.30%) HPUX
12 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 11 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1215 (28.47%) Software Testing
2 864 (20.25%) Business Analysis
3 860 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
4 850 (19.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 825 (19.33%) Test Scripting
6 645 (15.12%) PRINCE2
7 642 (15.05%) Project Management
8 621 (14.55%) Scrum
9 561 (13.15%) Automated Testing
10 530 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 517 (12.12%) Test Automation
12 437 (10.24%) Manual Testing
13 430 (10.08%) Regression Testing
14 420 (9.84%) Test Management
15 377 (8.84%) Waterfall
16 375 (8.79%) UML
17 363 (8.51%) Test Strategy
18 351 (8.23%) Automation Testing
19 321 (7.52%) ITIL
20 297 (6.96%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1003 (23.51%) SQL
2 395 (9.26%) C#
3 390 (9.14%) Java
4 181 (4.24%) JavaScript
5 126 (2.95%) VB
6 125 (2.93%) VBScript
7 111 (2.60%) Python
8 102 (2.39%) C++
9 79 (1.85%) Perl
10 56 (1.31%) Shell Script
11 53 (1.24%) PHP
11 53 (1.24%) C
12 46 (1.08%) VBA
13 44 (1.03%) Ruby
14 36 (0.84%) T-SQL
15 34 (0.80%) PL/SQL
16 29 (0.68%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.42%) PowerHouse
18 14 (0.33%) Tcl
19 9 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1299 (30.44%) ISTQB
2 923 (21.63%) Degree
3 778 (18.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 224 (5.25%) Security Cleared
5 147 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 145 (3.40%) ISEB Practitioner
7 105 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 86 (2.02%) CBAP
9 74 (1.73%) DV Cleared
10 73 (1.71%) PMI Certification
11 60 (1.41%) IIBA
12 53 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 39 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 30 (0.70%) HND
15 28 (0.66%) CISSP
15 28 (0.66%) APMP
16 23 (0.54%) PhD
17 22 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
18 18 (0.42%) PMP
19 17 (0.40%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1312 (30.75%) QA
2 65 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 55 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.91%) SLA
5 18 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.14%) GAMP
7 5 (0.12%) COBIT
8 4 (0.094%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.094%) EMIR
8 4 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.070%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.047%) FATCA
10 2 (0.047%) HL7
10 2 (0.047%) TickIT
11 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.023%) MiFID
11 1 (0.023%) GAAP
11 1 (0.023%) BS25999
System Software
1 39 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.33%) NFS
4 11 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 9 (0.21%) XenApp
6 6 (0.14%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.14%) vSphere
6 6 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.047%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.047%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.023%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.023%) UAG
8 1 (0.023%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.023%) vCloud
8 1 (0.023%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 547 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (0.52%) SCCM
3 7 (0.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (0.14%) Netcool
4 6 (0.14%) Control-M
5 5 (0.12%) Nessus
6 3 (0.070%) OpenView
7 2 (0.047%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.047%) Puppet
7 2 (0.047%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.047%) nmon
7 2 (0.047%) Opsview
8 1 (0.023%) WMI
8 1 (0.023%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 558 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 446 (10.45%) HP
3 243 (5.69%) Oracle
4 90 (2.11%) SAP
5 64 (1.50%) VMware
6 60 (1.41%) Citrix
7 43 (1.01%) IBM
8 20 (0.47%) Cisco
8 20 (0.47%) TIBCO
9 19 (0.45%) JD Edwards
9 19 (0.45%) Capita
10 16 (0.37%) Fujitsu
11 15 (0.35%) Business Objects
12 14 (0.33%) Interwoven
12 14 (0.33%) Red Hat
12 14 (0.33%) Google
13 12 (0.28%) Altiris
14 11 (0.26%) hybris
14 11 (0.26%) Cognos
14 11 (0.26%) QAD
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fusion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + strong package incl. pensi
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 21 hours ago