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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 162 153 140
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1854 2109 2076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.86% 1.92% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 7.03% 7.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1721 1729
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
27102 29981 28056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21480 24264 22837
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 £67,500 £65,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 582 £50,000 - 74
South East -46 382 £44,000 +17.33% 29
Yorkshire +33 279 £40,000 +14.28% 25
North West +14 175 £35,750 +10.00% 27
West Midlands +4 130 £35,000 - 18
East of England -7 126 £36,000 +1.40% 9
South West -31 91 £40,000 - 20
East Midlands -29 60 £38,250 +17.69% 10
North East +1 15 £26,500 -41.11% 5
Midlands +2 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1698 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1427 (37.15%) ISTQB
3 1317 (34.29%) Finance
4 1018 (26.50%) QA
5 1008 (26.24%) Software Testing
6 925 (24.08%) SQL
7 744 (19.37%) User Acceptance Testing
8 706 (18.38%) Test Scripting
9 686 (17.86%) Business Analysis
10 662 (17.24%) Degree
11 650 (16.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 627 (16.32%) Scrum
13 577 (15.02%) Selenium
14 508 (13.23%) PRINCE2
15 485 (12.63%) Banking
16 469 (12.21%) Test Automation
17 468 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
18 466 (12.13%) Project Management
19 459 (11.95%) Automated Testing
20 451 (11.74%) Waterfall
21 434 (11.30%) Retail
22 424 (11.04%) Java
23 423 (11.01%) Microsoft
24 421 (10.96%) Manual Testing
25 420 (10.93%) Test Management
26 385 (10.02%) Regression Testing
27 382 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
28 359 (9.35%) C#
29 351 (9.14%) HP Quality Center
30 350 (9.11%) Test Strategy

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 24 (0.62%) CMS
3 18 (0.47%) SAS
4 17 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 13 (0.34%) Confluence
6 12 (0.31%) IIS
6 12 (0.31%) Documentum
7 10 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (0.26%) MQSeries
8 8 (0.21%) Drupal
8 8 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.13%) JBoss
10 5 (0.13%) Node.js
11 4 (0.10%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.10%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.10%) CICS
12 3 (0.078%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.078%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 283 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 145 (3.78%) MS Office
3 119 (3.10%) MS Visio
4 38 (0.99%) MS Project
5 20 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.13%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.052%) Mingle
8 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.026%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 41 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.13%) BASE24
3 5 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
3 5 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.10%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.10%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.052%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.052%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.052%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.052%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.052%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.026%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.026%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (0.60%) SaaS
2 12 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.10%) Office 365
5 4 (0.10%) Veeva
6 2 (0.052%) Trello
7 1 (0.026%) PaaS
7 1 (0.026%) IaaS
7 1 (0.026%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 73 (1.90%) Internet
2 27 (0.70%) Intranet
3 21 (0.55%) Wireless
3 21 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 21 (0.55%) WAN
3 21 (0.55%) Network Security
4 15 (0.39%) HTTP
5 14 (0.36%) MPLS
5 14 (0.36%) DNS
5 14 (0.36%) VoIP
6 12 (0.31%) IP Telephony
6 12 (0.31%) LAN
7 10 (0.26%) Unified Communications
7 10 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.21%) Firewall
9 7 (0.18%) VPN
9 7 (0.18%) NAS
10 6 (0.16%) CTI
11 4 (0.10%) SMS
11 4 (0.10%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 91 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 45 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 21 (0.55%) Big Data
8 20 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (0.52%) DB2
9 18 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (0.47%) MySQL
9 18 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (0.42%) MongoDB
11 16 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 14 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (0.31%) EDRMS
14 10 (0.26%) DbVisualizer
15 9 (0.23%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 577 (15.02%) Selenium
2 301 (7.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 230 (5.99%) WebDriver
4 213 (5.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 212 (5.52%) JIRA
6 157 (4.09%) Cucumber
7 130 (3.38%) LoadRunner
8 111 (2.89%) Visual Studio
9 105 (2.73%) SoapUI
10 84 (2.19%) SpecFlow
11 79 (2.06%) Jenkins
12 63 (1.64%) JUnit
13 58 (1.51%) TestNG
14 51 (1.33%) FitNesse
15 47 (1.22%) MSTest
16 42 (1.09%) JMeter
17 41 (1.07%) Hudson
18 40 (1.04%) Eclipse
19 31 (0.81%) Git (software)
19 31 (0.81%) JBehave
General
1 1317 (34.29%) Finance
2 485 (12.63%) Banking
3 434 (11.30%) Retail
4 211 (5.49%) Telecoms
5 124 (3.23%) Aerospace
6 113 (2.94%) Law
7 97 (2.53%) Legal
8 85 (2.21%) Advertising
9 68 (1.77%) Marketing
10 50 (1.30%) Manufacturing
11 44 (1.15%) Games
12 38 (0.99%) Retail Banking
13 34 (0.89%) Billing
14 28 (0.73%) Investment Banking
14 28 (0.73%) Back Office
15 21 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 20 (0.52%) Automotive
17 14 (0.36%) Front Office
18 13 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2105 (54.80%) Analyst
2 1070 (27.86%) Test Analyst
3 873 (22.73%) Business Analyst
4 550 (14.32%) Tester
5 401 (10.44%) Test Manager
6 325 (8.46%) Senior Analyst
7 266 (6.93%) Test Leader
8 208 (5.42%) Software Tester
9 177 (4.61%) Test Engineer
10 173 (4.50%) QA Analyst
11 167 (4.35%) Consultant
12 151 (3.93%) Senior Business Analyst
13 139 (3.62%) Senior Test Analyst
14 120 (3.12%) Test Consultant
15 117 (3.05%) Lead Test Analyst
16 105 (2.73%) QA Tester
17 104 (2.71%) QA Engineer
18 97 (2.53%) Software Test Analyst
19 85 (2.21%) Team Leader
20 84 (2.19%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (8.85%) .NET
2 194 (5.05%) XML
3 165 (4.30%) HTML
4 95 (2.47%) Web Services
5 70 (1.82%) CSS
6 68 (1.77%) SOAP
7 65 (1.69%) ASP.NET
8 42 (1.09%) Gherkin
9 33 (0.86%) .NET Framework
10 29 (0.76%) Middleware
11 24 (0.62%) J2EE
12 19 (0.49%) XSD
13 16 (0.42%) Apache Flex
13 16 (0.42%) HTML5
14 15 (0.39%) REST
14 15 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
14 15 (0.39%) LINQ
15 14 (0.36%) Flash
16 13 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (0.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 382 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (3.46%) Computer Science
3 100 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 75 (1.95%) FMCG
5 74 (1.93%) Mobile App
6 59 (1.54%) Client/Server
7 52 (1.35%) Open Source
8 49 (1.28%) Replication
9 45 (1.17%) Life Science
10 41 (1.07%) Mathematics
10 41 (1.07%) AS400
11 38 (0.99%) User Experience
12 37 (0.96%) SWIFT
13 36 (0.94%) Data Integration
14 34 (0.89%) iSeries
15 32 (0.83%) Statistics
16 30 (0.78%) PMI
16 30 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 27 (0.70%) iPhone
18 18 (0.47%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 280 (7.29%) Windows
2 198 (5.15%) UNIX
3 112 (2.92%) Linux
4 83 (2.16%) Android
5 64 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.70%) Windows XP
7 25 (0.65%) Solaris
8 23 (0.60%) Windows 7
9 19 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.31%) Windows Vista
12 12 (0.31%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.23%) AIX
14 8 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.16%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.078%) HPUX
17 2 (0.052%) VMS
18 1 (0.026%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1698 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1008 (26.24%) Software Testing
3 744 (19.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 706 (18.38%) Test Scripting
5 686 (17.86%) Business Analysis
6 627 (16.32%) Scrum
7 508 (13.23%) PRINCE2
8 469 (12.21%) Test Automation
9 468 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 466 (12.13%) Project Management
11 459 (11.95%) Automated Testing
12 451 (11.74%) Waterfall
13 421 (10.96%) Manual Testing
14 420 (10.93%) Test Management
15 385 (10.02%) Regression Testing
16 350 (9.11%) Test Strategy
17 326 (8.49%) ITIL
18 299 (7.78%) UML
19 270 (7.03%) Mentoring
20 259 (6.74%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 925 (24.08%) SQL
2 424 (11.04%) Java
3 359 (9.35%) C#
4 137 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 97 (2.53%) C
6 96 (2.50%) C++
7 88 (2.29%) Python
8 54 (1.41%) Ruby
9 45 (1.17%) VB
10 41 (1.07%) Perl
11 36 (0.94%) T-SQL
11 36 (0.94%) VBScript
12 29 (0.76%) PHP
13 26 (0.68%) VB.NET
14 25 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 18 (0.47%) Groovy
16 17 (0.44%) PowerShell
17 15 (0.39%) VBA
18 14 (0.36%) Scala
18 14 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1427 (37.15%) ISTQB
2 662 (17.24%) Degree
3 650 (16.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 158 (4.11%) ISEB Practitioner
5 94 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 64 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 56 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 43 (1.12%) PMI Certification
9 39 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 36 (0.94%) CBAP
11 32 (0.83%) MCP
12 30 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
13 26 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 24 (0.62%) APMP
15 22 (0.57%) IIBA
16 19 (0.49%) HND
16 19 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 15 (0.39%) PMP
17 15 (0.39%) DV Cleared
18 10 (0.26%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1018 (26.50%) QA
2 25 (0.65%) FATCA
3 16 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.34%) EMIR
5 13 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.23%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.23%) MiFID
7 8 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.18%) ISO 14001
8 7 (0.18%) Basel II
8 7 (0.18%) SLA
9 5 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.13%) Basel III
10 4 (0.10%) GAAP
11 3 (0.078%) P3O
11 3 (0.078%) HL7
11 3 (0.078%) DICOM
11 3 (0.078%) WAI
12 2 (0.052%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 78 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.60%) vSphere
3 16 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.16%) XenApp
6 6 (0.16%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.078%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (0.052%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.052%) Cygwin
8 2 (0.052%) Firmware
9 1 (0.026%) Snort
9 1 (0.026%) NDS
Systems Management
1 351 (9.14%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.39%) TrustSec
3 5 (0.13%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.10%) SCCM
4 4 (0.10%) Nessus
5 3 (0.078%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.052%) Cacti
6 2 (0.052%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.052%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.026%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.026%) nmon
Vendors
1 423 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 314 (8.17%) HP
3 202 (5.26%) Oracle
4 116 (3.02%) IBM
5 94 (2.45%) SAP
6 85 (2.21%) VMware
7 35 (0.91%) Cisco
8 34 (0.89%) Business Objects
9 33 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 23 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (0.52%) Citrix
11 20 (0.52%) Sourcefire
12 17 (0.44%) Capita
13 15 (0.39%) Lancope
14 12 (0.31%) NetApp
14 12 (0.31%) Cognos
15 9 (0.23%) Bloomberg
15 9 (0.23%) F5
16 8 (0.21%) Pega
16 8 (0.21%) Sitecore
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + 10% OT Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 32.5k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £33k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £58000 - £63000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 33-38k
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday