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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 134 146 133
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2073 1939 2264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.11% 2.01% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.65% 7.40% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1667 1476 1975
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
27114 26186 29400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.57% 27.08% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 21845 20820 24857
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 £66,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -18 633 £50,500 +1.00% 77
South East -1 457 £40,000 - 35
Yorkshire +22 248 £35,000 - 34
North West +7 194 £35,500 +18.33% 33
East of England +31 163 £40,000 - 20
South West +4 161 £42,500 +13.33% 30
West Midlands -7 133 £35,250 -14.02% 13
East Midlands +15 81 £37,500 +15.38% 6
North East -5 7 £42,500 +6.91% 1
Midlands -5 1 - -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1852 (43.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1578 (37.26%) Finance
3 1521 (35.91%) ISTQB
4 1225 (28.93%) Software Testing
5 1205 (28.45%) QA
6 963 (22.74%) SQL
7 918 (21.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 779 (18.39%) Business Analysis
9 777 (18.35%) Scrum
10 748 (17.66%) Test Scripting
11 717 (16.93%) Degree
12 672 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 618 (14.59%) Selenium
14 603 (14.24%) Retail
15 568 (13.41%) Test Management
16 559 (13.20%) Banking
17 548 (12.94%) HP Quality Center
18 541 (12.77%) PRINCE2
19 519 (12.26%) Microsoft
20 514 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
21 513 (12.11%) Test Automation
22 488 (11.52%) Automated Testing
23 480 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
24 475 (11.22%) Project Management
25 469 (11.07%) Waterfall
26 456 (10.77%) Manual Testing
27 425 (10.04%) QuickTest Pro
28 413 (9.75%) HP
29 381 (9.00%) Test Strategy
30 375 (8.85%) Regression Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 63 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 39 (0.92%) CMS
3 34 (0.80%) IIS
4 28 (0.66%) Drupal
5 25 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
6 20 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 20 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.28%) MQSeries
8 11 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.19%) SAS
11 7 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
12 6 (0.14%) WorkSite
12 6 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.14%) Apache
13 5 (0.12%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.12%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.12%) Documentum
Applications
1 334 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 184 (4.34%) MS Office
3 144 (3.40%) MS Visio
4 80 (1.89%) MS Project
5 19 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.071%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.024%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 50 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.33%) JDE OneWorld
2 14 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.14%) Maximo
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.12%) Servitor
7 3 (0.071%) Endur
7 3 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.071%) Summit
7 3 (0.071%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.047%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (0.047%) MFGPRO
8 2 (0.047%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.047%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.047%) AWD
8 2 (0.047%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.024%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (0.68%) SaaS
2 7 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.094%) Office 365
5 2 (0.047%) IaaS
5 2 (0.047%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (1.16%) Internet
2 36 (0.85%) LAN
3 35 (0.83%) WAN
4 27 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 24 (0.57%) HTTP
6 18 (0.43%) MVNO
7 17 (0.40%) MPLS
8 16 (0.38%) SAN
8 16 (0.38%) Intranet
9 13 (0.31%) DNS
9 13 (0.31%) 4G
9 13 (0.31%) Network Security
10 12 (0.28%) NAS
11 10 (0.24%) Firewall
11 10 (0.24%) Wireless
12 9 (0.21%) Wireshark
13 8 (0.19%) TETRA
14 7 (0.17%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.17%) SSL
15 6 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 86 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 39 (0.92%) MySQL
6 33 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 30 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (0.54%) DB2
10 22 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
11 21 (0.50%) Data Mart
12 19 (0.45%) Data Mining
13 18 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (0.40%) MS Access
15 15 (0.35%) Big Data
15 15 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.31%) DbVisualizer
17 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 618 (14.59%) Selenium
2 425 (10.04%) QuickTest Pro
3 247 (5.83%) JIRA
4 221 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 188 (4.44%) WebDriver
6 168 (3.97%) LoadRunner
7 144 (3.40%) Cucumber
8 96 (2.27%) Visual Studio
9 80 (1.89%) SoapUI
10 70 (1.65%) JMeter
11 68 (1.61%) TestDirector
11 68 (1.61%) SpecFlow
12 67 (1.58%) Jenkins
13 66 (1.56%) FitNesse
14 54 (1.28%) Bugzilla
15 50 (1.18%) JUnit
16 49 (1.16%) Git (software)
17 41 (0.97%) NUnit
18 39 (0.92%) MSTest
19 35 (0.83%) Eclipse
General
1 1578 (37.26%) Finance
2 603 (14.24%) Retail
3 559 (13.20%) Banking
4 318 (7.51%) Telecoms
5 223 (5.27%) Aerospace
6 83 (1.96%) Advertising
7 76 (1.79%) Marketing
8 71 (1.68%) Legal
9 62 (1.46%) Law
10 50 (1.18%) Games
11 43 (1.02%) Investment Banking
12 35 (0.83%) Retail Banking
13 33 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 27 (0.64%) Billing
15 23 (0.54%) Back Office
15 23 (0.54%) Publishing
16 18 (0.43%) Front Office
17 17 (0.40%) Local Government
18 16 (0.38%) Financial Institution
19 15 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2324 (54.88%) Analyst
2 1147 (27.08%) Test Analyst
3 1040 (24.56%) Business Analyst
4 592 (13.98%) Tester
5 465 (10.98%) Test Manager
6 387 (9.14%) Senior Analyst
7 315 (7.44%) Consultant
8 272 (6.42%) Test Consultant
9 225 (5.31%) Software Tester
10 223 (5.27%) Test Leader
11 219 (5.17%) Test Engineer
12 178 (4.20%) Senior Business Analyst
13 172 (4.06%) Senior Test Analyst
14 154 (3.64%) QA Analyst
15 119 (2.81%) Senior Tester
16 109 (2.57%) Team Leader
17 107 (2.53%) Software Test Analyst
18 103 (2.43%) QA Tester
19 96 (2.27%) Test Team Leader
20 95 (2.24%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (7.04%) .NET
2 207 (4.89%) XML
3 164 (3.87%) Web Services
4 146 (3.45%) HTML
5 104 (2.46%) SOAP
6 61 (1.44%) CSS
7 59 (1.39%) ASP.NET
8 48 (1.13%) .NET Framework
9 47 (1.11%) J2EE
10 37 (0.87%) XSD
10 37 (0.87%) Middleware
11 31 (0.73%) REST
12 30 (0.71%) WSDL
13 26 (0.61%) WCF
14 24 (0.57%) Flash
15 16 (0.38%) Gherkin
16 14 (0.33%) RESTful
16 14 (0.33%) LAMP
17 13 (0.31%) LINQ
18 12 (0.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 480 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 146 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 103 (2.43%) Mobile App
5 80 (1.89%) Open Source
6 74 (1.75%) FMCG
7 51 (1.20%) User Experience
8 41 (0.97%) PMI
9 38 (0.90%) Mathematics
10 35 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 34 (0.80%) Life Science
12 31 (0.73%) EPoS
13 30 (0.71%) Replication
13 30 (0.71%) Visualisation
14 29 (0.68%) AS400
15 27 (0.64%) Data Integration
16 26 (0.61%) iPhone
17 24 (0.57%) Statistics
18 23 (0.54%) Online Games
19 21 (0.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 329 (7.77%) Windows
2 246 (5.81%) UNIX
3 160 (3.78%) Linux
4 72 (1.70%) Windows XP
5 68 (1.61%) Android
6 66 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 59 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (1.28%) Solaris
9 54 (1.28%) Windows 7
10 20 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.21%) AIX
13 7 (0.17%) HPUX
14 6 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.12%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.071%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.047%) VMS
19 1 (0.024%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1852 (43.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1225 (28.93%) Software Testing
3 779 (18.39%) Business Analysis
4 777 (18.35%) Scrum
5 748 (17.66%) Test Scripting
6 672 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 568 (13.41%) Test Management
8 541 (12.77%) PRINCE2
9 514 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 513 (12.11%) Test Automation
11 488 (11.52%) Automated Testing
12 475 (11.22%) Project Management
13 469 (11.07%) Waterfall
14 456 (10.77%) Manual Testing
15 381 (9.00%) Test Strategy
16 375 (8.85%) Regression Testing
17 348 (8.22%) UML
18 322 (7.60%) ITIL
19 283 (6.68%) Mentoring
20 273 (6.45%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 963 (22.74%) SQL
2 330 (7.79%) Java
3 315 (7.44%) C#
4 142 (3.35%) JavaScript
5 109 (2.57%) Python
6 103 (2.43%) C++
7 67 (1.58%) Perl
8 65 (1.53%) Ruby
9 55 (1.30%) C
10 53 (1.25%) VB
11 52 (1.23%) VBScript
12 40 (0.94%) Shell Script
13 35 (0.83%) VBA
14 31 (0.73%) PHP
15 30 (0.71%) PL/SQL
16 25 (0.59%) T-SQL
17 23 (0.54%) PowerShell
18 15 (0.35%) Objective-C
19 14 (0.33%) Bash Shell
20 13 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1521 (35.91%) ISTQB
2 918 (21.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 717 (16.93%) Degree
4 180 (4.25%) Security Cleared
5 167 (3.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 102 (2.41%) SC Cleared
7 91 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 86 (2.03%) CBAP
9 60 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 52 (1.23%) PMI Certification
11 41 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 41 (0.97%) IIBA
12 25 (0.59%) DV Cleared
13 19 (0.45%) CISSP
13 19 (0.45%) APMP
14 18 (0.43%) CISM
15 15 (0.35%) HND
16 14 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.33%) PMP
16 14 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1205 (28.45%) QA
2 27 (0.64%) SLA
3 23 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.31%) GAMP
6 12 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 10 (0.24%) GLP
7 10 (0.24%) EMIR
7 10 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 7 (0.17%) Basel II
10 6 (0.14%) GAAP
11 5 (0.12%) Basel III
11 5 (0.12%) HL7
11 5 (0.12%) MiFID
12 4 (0.094%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.071%) COBIT
13 3 (0.071%) DICOM
14 2 (0.047%) FATCA
System Software
1 50 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.52%) VMware ESX
4 14 (0.33%) vSphere
5 11 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (0.14%) Firmware
7 5 (0.12%) Cygwin
8 4 (0.094%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.071%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.071%) XenApp
9 3 (0.071%) NFS
9 3 (0.071%) UAG
10 2 (0.047%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.024%) Snort
Systems Management
1 548 (12.94%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.43%) Netcool
3 17 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (0.21%) Nessus
5 8 (0.19%) SCCM
6 7 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (0.094%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.047%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.047%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.047%) Control-M
9 2 (0.047%) CA SiteMinder
9 2 (0.047%) SCOM
10 1 (0.024%) Puppet
10 1 (0.024%) OpenView
10 1 (0.024%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 519 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 413 (9.75%) HP
3 225 (5.31%) Oracle
4 92 (2.17%) VMware
5 79 (1.87%) SAP
6 68 (1.61%) IBM
7 43 (1.02%) Citrix
8 32 (0.76%) Business Objects
9 20 (0.47%) Fujitsu
10 18 (0.43%) Cisco
11 17 (0.40%) Veritas
11 17 (0.40%) McAfee
12 15 (0.35%) Capita
12 15 (0.35%) NetApp
12 15 (0.35%) CheckPoint
13 14 (0.33%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.28%) Guidewire
15 11 (0.26%) EMC
16 9 (0.21%) Juniper
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Sogeti
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago