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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 142 150 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2155 1982 2329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.05% 1.94% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.45% 7.21% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 1536 2020
Average salary £40,500 £40,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
28931 27477 30865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.54% 26.87% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23292 21935 26132
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +8 668 £52,500 +5.00% 44
South East +4 489 £40,000 -1.23% 33
Yorkshire +6 222 £35,000 - 27
North West -3 197 £37,500 +25.00% 10
South West +5 165 £45,000 +20.00% 19
East of England +19 163 £40,000 +8.10% 10
West Midlands -2 143 £37,500 -6.25% 9
East Midlands +44 97 £37,500 +7.14% 6
North East -11 13 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Midlands - 7 - -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1856 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1590 (37.09%) Finance
3 1463 (34.13%) ISTQB
4 1243 (28.99%) QA
5 1183 (27.60%) Software Testing
6 948 (22.11%) SQL
7 879 (20.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 843 (19.66%) Business Analysis
9 764 (17.82%) Test Scripting
10 762 (17.77%) Degree
11 746 (17.40%) Scrum
12 695 (16.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 660 (15.40%) Selenium
14 590 (13.76%) PRINCE2
15 586 (13.67%) Retail
16 578 (13.48%) HP Quality Center
17 567 (13.23%) Microsoft
18 558 (13.02%) Test Management
19 555 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
20 553 (12.90%) Project Management
21 528 (12.32%) Banking
22 508 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
23 502 (11.71%) Test Automation
24 492 (11.48%) Automated Testing
25 488 (11.38%) Waterfall
26 478 (11.15%) Manual Testing
27 468 (10.92%) QuickTest Pro
28 446 (10.40%) HP
29 387 (9.03%) Regression Testing
30 381 (8.89%) UML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 70 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 37 (0.86%) IIS
2 37 (0.86%) CMS
3 28 (0.65%) Drupal
4 24 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
5 22 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 20 (0.47%) WebSphere
7 14 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 12 (0.28%) WorkSite
8 12 (0.28%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.21%) Confluence
9 9 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (0.21%) MQSeries
10 8 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.16%) SAS
11 7 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 339 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 206 (4.81%) MS Office
3 147 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 93 (2.17%) MS Project
5 27 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.070%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.023%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 46 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
3 14 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
5 9 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.16%) MFGPRO
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.14%) Maximo
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.12%) Servitor
9 4 (0.093%) Sentinel
10 3 (0.070%) Summit
10 3 (0.070%) Endur
10 3 (0.070%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.047%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.047%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.047%) AWD
12 1 (0.023%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.023%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 32 (0.75%) SaaS
2 10 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.047%) Office 365
4 2 (0.047%) IaaS
4 2 (0.047%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.00%) Internet
2 41 (0.96%) LAN
3 39 (0.91%) WAN
4 30 (0.70%) HTTP
5 29 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.42%) SAN
6 18 (0.42%) MPLS
6 18 (0.42%) 4G
6 18 (0.42%) MVNO
7 15 (0.35%) NAS
8 14 (0.33%) Network Security
8 14 (0.33%) DNS
9 13 (0.30%) Intranet
9 13 (0.30%) TETRA
10 11 (0.26%) Wireshark
10 11 (0.26%) Firewall
11 9 (0.21%) Wireless
12 8 (0.19%) LTE
13 7 (0.16%) CTI
13 7 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 82 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 56 (1.31%) MySQL
5 47 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 33 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (0.56%) Data Mining
9 23 (0.54%) DB2
9 23 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
11 21 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (0.42%) Data Mart
12 18 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (0.40%) Big Data
13 17 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (0.35%) MS Access
14 15 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (0.23%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 660 (15.40%) Selenium
2 468 (10.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 248 (5.78%) JIRA
4 238 (5.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 181 (4.22%) WebDriver
6 160 (3.73%) LoadRunner
7 143 (3.34%) Cucumber
8 99 (2.31%) Visual Studio
9 80 (1.87%) TestDirector
10 77 (1.80%) SoapUI
11 74 (1.73%) FitNesse
12 72 (1.68%) JMeter
13 61 (1.42%) SpecFlow
13 61 (1.42%) Jenkins
14 54 (1.26%) Bugzilla
15 52 (1.21%) Git (software)
16 46 (1.07%) NUnit
16 46 (1.07%) JUnit
17 38 (0.89%) TestComplete
18 35 (0.82%) MSTest
General
1 1590 (37.09%) Finance
2 586 (13.67%) Retail
3 528 (12.32%) Banking
4 346 (8.07%) Telecoms
5 154 (3.59%) Aerospace
6 91 (2.12%) Advertising
7 75 (1.75%) Marketing
8 68 (1.59%) Legal
9 66 (1.54%) Law
10 53 (1.24%) Investment Banking
11 44 (1.03%) Games
12 39 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 35 (0.82%) Back Office
14 33 (0.77%) Retail Banking
15 29 (0.68%) Billing
16 28 (0.65%) Publishing
17 24 (0.56%) Manufacturing
18 21 (0.49%) Financial Institution
19 20 (0.47%) Front Office
20 19 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2264 (52.81%) Analyst
2 1072 (25.01%) Business Analyst
3 1067 (24.89%) Test Analyst
4 631 (14.72%) Tester
5 434 (10.12%) Test Manager
6 397 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
7 327 (7.63%) Consultant
8 274 (6.39%) Test Consultant
9 242 (5.64%) Test Engineer
10 227 (5.30%) Software Tester
11 214 (4.99%) Test Leader
12 193 (4.50%) Senior Business Analyst
13 171 (3.99%) Senior Test Analyst
14 154 (3.59%) QA Analyst
15 125 (2.92%) Senior Tester
16 112 (2.61%) QA Engineer
16 112 (2.61%) QA Tester
17 104 (2.43%) Software Test Analyst
18 101 (2.36%) Project Manager
19 97 (2.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (6.86%) .NET
2 256 (5.97%) XML
3 222 (5.18%) Web Services
4 145 (3.38%) HTML
5 131 (3.06%) SOAP
6 60 (1.40%) CSS
7 58 (1.35%) ASP.NET
8 57 (1.33%) J2EE
9 52 (1.21%) XSD
10 49 (1.14%) .NET Framework
11 41 (0.96%) WSDL
12 36 (0.84%) Middleware
13 33 (0.77%) REST
14 27 (0.63%) WCF
15 24 (0.56%) RESTful
16 20 (0.47%) Flash
17 18 (0.42%) LAMP
18 17 (0.40%) Gherkin
19 15 (0.35%) XML Messaging
20 14 (0.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 508 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 151 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 106 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 90 (2.10%) Open Source
6 82 (1.91%) FMCG
7 61 (1.42%) User Experience
8 51 (1.19%) Mathematics
9 50 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 48 (1.12%) PMI
10 48 (1.12%) Life Science
11 35 (0.82%) Visualisation
12 32 (0.75%) EPoS
13 29 (0.68%) iPhone
14 25 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 24 (0.56%) Data Integration
15 24 (0.56%) Derivative
16 23 (0.54%) Online Games
17 21 (0.49%) Replication
17 21 (0.49%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 377 (8.79%) Windows
2 250 (5.83%) UNIX
3 182 (4.25%) Linux
4 75 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 72 (1.68%) Windows XP
6 68 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 66 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 63 (1.47%) Android
9 61 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (1.35%) Solaris
11 26 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.16%) HPUX
14 6 (0.14%) AIX
14 6 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.12%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.070%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.070%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1856 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1183 (27.60%) Software Testing
3 843 (19.66%) Business Analysis
4 764 (17.82%) Test Scripting
5 746 (17.40%) Scrum
6 695 (16.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 590 (13.76%) PRINCE2
8 558 (13.02%) Test Management
9 555 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 553 (12.90%) Project Management
11 502 (11.71%) Test Automation
12 492 (11.48%) Automated Testing
13 488 (11.38%) Waterfall
14 478 (11.15%) Manual Testing
15 387 (9.03%) Regression Testing
16 381 (8.89%) UML
17 379 (8.84%) Test Strategy
18 315 (7.35%) ITIL
19 300 (7.00%) Mentoring
20 293 (6.83%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 948 (22.11%) SQL
2 347 (8.09%) Java
3 338 (7.88%) C#
4 144 (3.36%) JavaScript
5 108 (2.52%) Python
6 102 (2.38%) C++
7 71 (1.66%) VB
8 70 (1.63%) VBScript
9 67 (1.56%) Ruby
10 66 (1.54%) Perl
11 52 (1.21%) Shell Script
12 42 (0.98%) VBA
12 42 (0.98%) C
13 41 (0.96%) PL/SQL
14 34 (0.79%) PHP
15 22 (0.51%) T-SQL
15 22 (0.51%) PowerShell
16 16 (0.37%) Objective-C
17 14 (0.33%) Tcl
18 13 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1463 (34.13%) ISTQB
2 879 (20.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 762 (17.77%) Degree
4 218 (5.09%) Security Cleared
5 161 (3.76%) ISEB Practitioner
6 130 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 98 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 97 (2.26%) CBAP
9 69 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 62 (1.45%) PMI Certification
11 54 (1.26%) IIBA
12 50 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 50 (1.17%) DV Cleared
13 22 (0.51%) APMP
14 21 (0.49%) CISSP
15 19 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (0.44%) PMP
16 18 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
17 16 (0.37%) CISM
17 16 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1243 (28.99%) QA
2 35 (0.82%) SLA
3 34 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 25 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.33%) GAMP
6 12 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.23%) GLP
8 9 (0.21%) Solvency II
9 8 (0.19%) ISO 14001
9 8 (0.19%) EMIR
9 8 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.14%) Basel II
10 6 (0.14%) GAAP
11 5 (0.12%) HL7
12 4 (0.093%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.070%) Basel III
13 3 (0.070%) COBIT
13 3 (0.070%) MiFID
14 2 (0.047%) DICOM
14 2 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 48 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 47 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 12 (0.28%) vSphere
5 11 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (0.16%) Firmware
7 5 (0.12%) NFS
7 5 (0.12%) Cygwin
8 4 (0.093%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.070%) XenApp
9 3 (0.070%) UAG
10 2 (0.047%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.047%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 578 (13.48%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (0.44%) Netcool
3 18 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
3 18 (0.42%) SCCM
4 9 (0.21%) Nessus
5 7 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (0.070%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.070%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.047%) Control-M
7 2 (0.047%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (0.047%) OpenView
7 2 (0.047%) SCOM
7 2 (0.047%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.023%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.023%) Puppet
8 1 (0.023%) WMI
8 1 (0.023%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 567 (13.23%) Microsoft
2 446 (10.40%) HP
3 262 (6.11%) Oracle
4 90 (2.10%) VMware
5 77 (1.80%) SAP
6 58 (1.35%) IBM
7 46 (1.07%) Citrix
8 28 (0.65%) Cisco
9 27 (0.63%) Business Objects
10 21 (0.49%) Fujitsu
11 18 (0.42%) Veritas
11 18 (0.42%) McAfee
12 17 (0.40%) CheckPoint
13 15 (0.35%) NetApp
14 14 (0.33%) Capita
15 13 (0.30%) Red Hat
16 12 (0.28%) Interwoven
16 12 (0.28%) Guidewire
17 11 (0.26%) EMC
17 11 (0.26%) Telerik
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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set2recruit
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package & bonus
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
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City, London
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City, London
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City, London
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