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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 193 155 149
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1699 2079 1973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.66% 1.90% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.14% 7.00% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1441 1655 1606
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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
27683 29712 27710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.05% 27.15% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22194 23445 22580
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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 -63 486 £52,500 +5.00% 76
South East -32 382 £40,000 +3.89% 34
Yorkshire +30 225 £40,000 +14.28% 15
North West 0 143 £37,500 +10.29% 30
East of England -3 137 £43,000 +16.21% 18
West Midlands -7 114 £31,250 -16.66% 12
East Midlands -5 106 £38,000 +16.92% 11
South West -52 88 £40,000 +6.66% 18
North East -6 17 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Midlands -21 5 £45,000 +12.50%
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1523 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1376 (38.16%) ISTQB
3 1192 (33.06%) Finance
4 1032 (28.62%) QA
5 859 (23.82%) Software Testing
6 848 (23.52%) SQL
7 720 (19.97%) Business Analysis
8 698 (19.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 672 (18.64%) Test Scripting
10 657 (18.22%) Degree
11 581 (16.11%) SDLC
12 564 (15.64%) Selenium
13 531 (14.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 492 (13.64%) Scrum
15 485 (13.45%) Automated Testing
15 485 (13.45%) PRINCE2
16 483 (13.39%) Microsoft
17 467 (12.95%) Java
18 455 (12.62%) Manual Testing
19 443 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
20 440 (12.20%) Project Management
21 435 (12.06%) Waterfall
22 394 (10.93%) Test Automation
23 391 (10.84%) C#
24 383 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
25 380 (10.54%) Regression Testing
26 374 (10.37%) Banking
27 347 (9.62%) Test Management
27 347 (9.62%) Test Strategy
28 327 (9.07%) .NET

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 56 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 23 (0.64%) Confluence
3 14 (0.39%) SAS
4 13 (0.36%) Documentum
5 12 (0.33%) CMS
6 11 (0.31%) WebLogic
7 10 (0.28%) IIS
8 8 (0.22%) Node.js
9 6 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.17%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.11%) JBoss
10 4 (0.11%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.11%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.11%) Drupal
11 3 (0.083%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.055%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.055%) Apache
12 2 (0.055%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.028%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 308 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 165 (4.58%) MS Office
3 125 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.97%) MS Project
5 30 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.25%) Open Workbench
7 5 (0.14%) Mingle
8 1 (0.028%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 37 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.17%) Retail-J
5 5 (0.14%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.14%) BASE24
5 5 (0.14%) CSG Singleview
5 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.11%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (0.11%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.083%) AWD
7 3 (0.083%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.083%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.083%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.083%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.083%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (0.64%) SaaS
2 20 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.14%) Trello
5 4 (0.11%) Veeva
6 2 (0.055%) Office 365
7 1 (0.028%) IaaS
7 1 (0.028%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (1.80%) Internet
2 35 (0.97%) WAN
3 23 (0.64%) Intranet
4 19 (0.53%) MPLS
5 18 (0.50%) Wireless
5 18 (0.50%) IP Telephony
6 17 (0.47%) Network Security
6 17 (0.47%) DNS
7 16 (0.44%) VPN
7 16 (0.44%) LAN
7 16 (0.44%) VoIP
8 15 (0.42%) HTTP
8 15 (0.42%) Unified Communications
9 14 (0.39%) TCP/IP
10 12 (0.33%) CTI
10 12 (0.33%) NAS
11 11 (0.31%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.25%) Firewall
13 5 (0.14%) SAN
14 4 (0.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 87 (2.41%) Relational Database
3 79 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (0.94%) Big Data
5 29 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
6 28 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 27 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (0.67%) MySQL
9 23 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (0.44%) MongoDB
12 15 (0.42%) NoSQL
13 14 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.31%) Riak
15 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (0.22%) EDRMS
16 7 (0.19%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 564 (15.64%) Selenium
2 267 (7.40%) JIRA
3 250 (6.93%) HP UFT
4 223 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 204 (5.66%) WebDriver
6 143 (3.97%) Cucumber
7 101 (2.80%) LoadRunner
8 91 (2.52%) Visual Studio
9 90 (2.50%) SoapUI
10 70 (1.94%) SpecFlow
11 62 (1.72%) Jenkins
12 56 (1.55%) FitNesse
13 49 (1.36%) JUnit
14 44 (1.22%) JMeter
15 40 (1.11%) TestNG
16 39 (1.08%) Bugzilla
17 38 (1.05%) MSTest
18 37 (1.03%) Git (software)
19 34 (0.94%) Hudson
20 29 (0.80%) JBehave
General
1 1192 (33.06%) Finance
2 374 (10.37%) Banking
3 290 (8.04%) Retail
4 176 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 134 (3.72%) Law
6 106 (2.94%) Legal
7 80 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 67 (1.86%) Advertising
9 66 (1.83%) Marketing
10 49 (1.36%) Games
11 45 (1.25%) Back Office
12 32 (0.89%) Retail Banking
13 30 (0.83%) Automotive
13 30 (0.83%) Billing
14 29 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 28 (0.78%) Investment Banking
16 20 (0.55%) Front Office
17 18 (0.50%) Aerospace
18 15 (0.42%) Electronics
19 14 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1908 (52.91%) Analyst
2 919 (25.49%) Test Analyst
3 842 (23.35%) Business Analyst
4 532 (14.75%) Tester
5 323 (8.96%) Test Manager
6 306 (8.49%) Senior Analyst
7 230 (6.38%) Test Leader
8 206 (5.71%) Software Tester
9 190 (5.27%) QA Analyst
10 188 (5.21%) Test Engineer
11 150 (4.16%) Senior Business Analyst
12 136 (3.77%) Consultant
12 136 (3.77%) Senior Test Analyst
13 125 (3.47%) QA Tester
14 121 (3.36%) QA Engineer
15 115 (3.19%) Lead Test Analyst
16 112 (3.11%) Project Manager
17 88 (2.44%) Agile Business Analyst
18 80 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
19 79 (2.19%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (9.07%) .NET
2 184 (5.10%) XML
3 173 (4.80%) HTML
4 109 (3.02%) Web Services
5 86 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 84 (2.33%) CSS
7 61 (1.69%) SOAP
8 45 (1.25%) Gherkin
9 31 (0.86%) .NET Framework
10 26 (0.72%) Apache Flex
11 19 (0.53%) Middleware
12 18 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (0.50%) HTML5
13 16 (0.44%) REST
14 15 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
15 14 (0.39%) CGI
16 13 (0.36%) J2EE
17 10 (0.28%) XML Schema
17 10 (0.28%) Ajax
18 9 (0.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 383 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (4.24%) Computer Science
3 86 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 83 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 69 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 63 (1.75%) Life Science
7 61 (1.69%) FMCG
8 43 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 42 (1.16%) Mathematics
10 40 (1.11%) Replication
11 39 (1.08%) User Experience
12 38 (1.05%) AS400
13 36 (1.00%) SWIFT
14 35 (0.97%) iSeries
15 31 (0.86%) PMI
16 30 (0.83%) Data Integration
16 30 (0.83%) Statistics
17 26 (0.72%) Equities
18 25 (0.69%) iPhone
19 23 (0.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 311 (8.62%) Windows
2 174 (4.83%) UNIX
3 120 (3.33%) Linux
4 69 (1.91%) Android
5 55 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.11%) Windows XP
7 38 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 35 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (0.83%) Windows Vista
11 29 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 24 (0.67%) Solaris
14 8 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.19%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.14%) AIX
17 3 (0.083%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.028%) Windows NT
18 1 (0.028%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1523 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 859 (23.82%) Software Testing
3 720 (19.97%) Business Analysis
4 698 (19.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 672 (18.64%) Test Scripting
6 581 (16.11%) SDLC
7 492 (13.64%) Scrum
8 485 (13.45%) PRINCE2
8 485 (13.45%) Automated Testing
9 455 (12.62%) Manual Testing
10 443 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 440 (12.20%) Project Management
12 435 (12.06%) Waterfall
13 394 (10.93%) Test Automation
14 380 (10.54%) Regression Testing
15 347 (9.62%) Test Management
15 347 (9.62%) Test Strategy
16 304 (8.43%) ITIL
17 286 (7.93%) Automation Testing
18 263 (7.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 848 (23.52%) SQL
2 467 (12.95%) Java
3 391 (10.84%) C#
4 157 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 98 (2.72%) C
6 88 (2.44%) C++
7 64 (1.77%) Ruby
8 63 (1.75%) Python
9 53 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 46 (1.28%) VB
11 36 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 34 (0.94%) VBScript
13 33 (0.92%) PL/SQL
14 29 (0.80%) PHP
15 27 (0.75%) Perl
16 18 (0.50%) Groovy
16 18 (0.50%) VBA
17 12 (0.33%) Scala
18 11 (0.31%) PowerShell
19 8 (0.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1376 (38.16%) ISTQB
2 657 (18.22%) Degree
3 531 (14.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 148 (4.10%) ISEB Practitioner
5 100 (2.77%) Security Cleared
6 77 (2.14%) SC Cleared
7 58 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 44 (1.22%) PMI Certification
9 42 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 39 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 33 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 33 (0.92%) CBAP
12 32 (0.89%) MCP
13 26 (0.72%) IIBA
14 21 (0.58%) APMP
15 20 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 17 (0.47%) HND
17 14 (0.39%) PMP
18 12 (0.33%) DV Cleared
18 12 (0.33%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1032 (28.62%) QA
2 31 (0.86%) FATCA
3 16 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.28%) MiFID
6 7 (0.19%) EMIR
6 7 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.17%) P3O
8 4 (0.11%) WAI
8 4 (0.11%) COBIT
8 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.083%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.083%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.055%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.028%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.028%) BS7799
11 1 (0.028%) Basel II
11 1 (0.028%) DICOM
System Software
1 82 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.50%) vSphere
4 17 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 11 (0.31%) XenApp
7 11 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.083%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.055%) Firmware
11 1 (0.028%) NDS
Systems Management
1 281 (7.79%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.44%) TrustSec
3 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.11%) SCCM
4 3 (0.083%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.055%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.055%) Cacti
5 2 (0.055%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.028%) nmon
6 1 (0.028%) Puppet
6 1 (0.028%) Netcool
6 1 (0.028%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 483 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 260 (7.21%) HP
3 224 (6.21%) Oracle
4 107 (2.97%) SAP
5 96 (2.66%) IBM
6 86 (2.38%) VMware
7 51 (1.41%) Cisco
8 45 (1.25%) Red Hat
9 29 (0.80%) Citrix
10 22 (0.61%) NetApp
11 21 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (0.44%) Sourcefire
12 16 (0.44%) Lancope
13 14 (0.39%) Atlassian
13 14 (0.39%) F5
13 14 (0.39%) Capita
14 13 (0.36%) Tableau
14 13 (0.36%) Cognos
15 12 (0.33%) EMC
15 12 (0.33%) 3PAR
Central London / West End
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £44000 - £66000 per annum + 4% Flex, Car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vodafone
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lifecycle Resources Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
SCC
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + car
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday