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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 140 146 138
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2127 1959 2294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.00% 1.97% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.39% 7.35% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1696 1542 1970
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,826
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
28797 26647 31816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 26.79% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22644 21944 27111
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 £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -12 720 £50,000 +3.09% 71
South East +35 551 £40,000 +11.11% 57
Yorkshire -25 188 £35,000 -9.09% 16
North West +6 165 £35,000 +7.69% 28
East of England -9 156 £38,500 +5.47% 16
South West -9 147 £37,500 - 15
West Midlands -17 122 £36,500 +4.28% 13
East Midlands -8 108 £33,500 -2.89% 11
Midlands +21 13 £40,000 -36.00% 1
North East -17 8 £38,750 +3.33% 7
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1813 (42.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1498 (34.95%) Finance
3 1334 (31.12%) ISTQB
4 1318 (30.75%) QA
5 1225 (28.58%) Software Testing
6 985 (22.98%) SQL
7 871 (20.32%) Business Analysis
8 870 (20.30%) Degree
9 849 (19.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 833 (19.44%) Test Scripting
11 808 (18.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 715 (16.68%) Selenium
13 640 (14.93%) PRINCE2
14 631 (14.72%) Scrum
15 620 (14.47%) Project Management
16 598 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
17 591 (13.79%) Microsoft
18 570 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
19 564 (13.16%) Automated Testing
20 549 (12.81%) Manual Testing
21 531 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
22 504 (11.76%) Test Automation
23 498 (11.62%) Retail
24 469 (10.94%) QuickTest Pro
25 465 (10.85%) HP
26 463 (10.80%) Test Management
27 435 (10.15%) Regression Testing
28 413 (9.64%) Waterfall
29 400 (9.33%) Windows
30 388 (9.05%) UML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 92 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 43 (1.00%) IIS
3 24 (0.56%) CMS
4 22 (0.51%) WebSphere
5 18 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
6 17 (0.40%) Apache
6 17 (0.40%) MS Project Server
7 16 (0.37%) WorkSite
8 15 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.35%) Confluence
9 12 (0.28%) Drupal
9 12 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 11 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (0.23%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.21%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 343 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 256 (5.97%) MS Office
3 121 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 107 (2.50%) MS Project
5 51 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.047%) GIMP
7 2 (0.047%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.023%) SPSS
8 1 (0.023%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 52 (1.21%) JDE OneWorld
2 25 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.21%) MFGPRO
5 7 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.16%) Magento
6 6 (0.14%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.12%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.093%) Servitor
8 4 (0.093%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.093%) Maximo
8 4 (0.093%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.070%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.070%) SimCorp Dimension
9 3 (0.070%) arcHouse
9 3 (0.070%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.070%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.07%) SaaS
2 9 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.093%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.047%) IaaS
5 2 (0.047%) Office 365
6 1 (0.023%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (1.38%) Internet
2 39 (0.91%) HTTP
3 31 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 31 (0.72%) LAN
4 29 (0.68%) WAN
5 26 (0.61%) Intranet
6 22 (0.51%) 4G
7 21 (0.49%) MPLS
8 18 (0.42%) LTE
8 18 (0.42%) DNS
9 16 (0.37%) Wireshark
9 16 (0.37%) Firewall
10 14 (0.33%) LDAP
11 13 (0.30%) SS7
11 13 (0.30%) ISUP
11 13 (0.30%) INAP
11 13 (0.30%) SMS
12 12 (0.28%) MVNO
13 10 (0.23%) SAN
14 9 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 105 (2.45%) Relational Database
3 93 (2.17%) MySQL
4 79 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 26 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 22 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (0.47%) DB2
10 18 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (0.33%) Big Data
14 11 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (0.21%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.21%) Data Mart
16 8 (0.19%) QlikView
16 8 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 715 (16.68%) Selenium
2 469 (10.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 240 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 221 (5.16%) JIRA
5 172 (4.01%) LoadRunner
5 172 (4.01%) WebDriver
6 121 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 94 (2.19%) Visual Studio
8 93 (2.17%) TestDirector
9 84 (1.96%) SoapUI
10 71 (1.66%) FitNesse
11 69 (1.61%) JMeter
12 68 (1.59%) NUnit
13 66 (1.54%) TestComplete
14 63 (1.47%) JUnit
15 52 (1.21%) Jenkins
16 47 (1.10%) Bugzilla
17 43 (1.00%) SilkPerformer
18 42 (0.98%) SpecFlow
19 39 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 1498 (34.95%) Finance
2 498 (11.62%) Retail
3 383 (8.94%) Banking
4 328 (7.65%) Telecoms
5 112 (2.61%) Legal
6 104 (2.43%) Law
7 78 (1.82%) Advertising
8 72 (1.68%) Back Office
9 65 (1.52%) Marketing
10 61 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 46 (1.07%) Billing
12 45 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
13 44 (1.03%) Games
14 36 (0.84%) Manufacturing
15 34 (0.79%) Front Office
15 34 (0.79%) Financial Institution
16 33 (0.77%) Publishing
17 32 (0.75%) Retail Banking
18 27 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
19 22 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 2238 (52.22%) Analyst
2 1061 (24.76%) Test Analyst
3 1010 (23.57%) Business Analyst
4 675 (15.75%) Tester
5 400 (9.33%) Senior Analyst
6 379 (8.84%) Test Manager
7 293 (6.84%) Consultant
8 289 (6.74%) Test Engineer
9 258 (6.02%) Software Tester
10 235 (5.48%) Test Consultant
11 197 (4.60%) Senior Business Analyst
12 172 (4.01%) QA Analyst
13 165 (3.85%) Test Leader
14 159 (3.71%) Senior Test Analyst
15 142 (3.31%) QA Engineer
16 119 (2.78%) QA Tester
17 112 (2.61%) Project Manager
18 104 (2.43%) Senior Tester
19 103 (2.40%) Junior
20 98 (2.29%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (7.79%) .NET
2 300 (7.00%) XML
3 218 (5.09%) Web Services
4 179 (4.18%) HTML
5 137 (3.20%) SOAP
6 74 (1.73%) CSS
7 69 (1.61%) ASP.NET
8 62 (1.45%) XSD
9 58 (1.35%) J2EE
10 54 (1.26%) .NET Framework
11 39 (0.91%) WSDL
12 27 (0.63%) WCF
13 26 (0.61%) RESTful
14 25 (0.58%) REST
15 21 (0.49%) XML Messaging
16 20 (0.47%) LINQ
17 18 (0.42%) Middleware
17 18 (0.42%) LAMP
18 15 (0.35%) Apache Flex
19 14 (0.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 570 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
2 265 (6.18%) Computer Science
3 109 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 83 (1.94%) Mobile App
5 79 (1.84%) Open Source
6 71 (1.66%) Mathematics
7 65 (1.52%) Life Science
8 64 (1.49%) FMCG
9 56 (1.31%) PMI
10 53 (1.24%) User Experience
11 49 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 39 (0.91%) Derivative
13 36 (0.84%) Chemistry
14 35 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (0.82%) Equities
15 30 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 28 (0.65%) EPoS
16 28 (0.65%) Visualisation
17 27 (0.63%) Biology
17 27 (0.63%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 400 (9.33%) Windows
2 242 (5.65%) UNIX
3 173 (4.04%) Linux
4 74 (1.73%) Apple iOS
4 74 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 69 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 62 (1.45%) Solaris
7 60 (1.40%) Windows XP
8 59 (1.38%) Android
9 47 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.28%) HPUX
14 11 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.26%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
15 10 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.16%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1813 (42.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1225 (28.58%) Software Testing
3 871 (20.32%) Business Analysis
4 849 (19.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 833 (19.44%) Test Scripting
6 640 (14.93%) PRINCE2
7 631 (14.72%) Scrum
8 620 (14.47%) Project Management
9 564 (13.16%) Automated Testing
10 549 (12.81%) Manual Testing
11 531 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 504 (11.76%) Test Automation
13 463 (10.80%) Test Management
14 435 (10.15%) Regression Testing
15 413 (9.64%) Waterfall
16 388 (9.05%) UML
17 369 (8.61%) Test Strategy
18 340 (7.93%) Automation Testing
19 334 (7.79%) Test Planning
20 318 (7.42%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 985 (22.98%) SQL
2 386 (9.01%) Java
3 367 (8.56%) C#
4 177 (4.13%) JavaScript
5 107 (2.50%) Python
5 107 (2.50%) VBScript
6 105 (2.45%) VB
7 103 (2.40%) C++
8 70 (1.63%) Perl
9 61 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 56 (1.31%) C
11 51 (1.19%) VBA
12 48 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 47 (1.10%) PHP
14 46 (1.07%) Ruby
15 33 (0.77%) T-SQL
16 27 (0.63%) VB.NET
17 16 (0.37%) PowerHouse
18 14 (0.33%) Tcl
19 9 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1334 (31.12%) ISTQB
2 870 (20.30%) Degree
3 808 (18.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 240 (5.60%) Security Cleared
5 158 (3.69%) SC Cleared
6 140 (3.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 104 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 82 (1.91%) CBAP
9 71 (1.66%) DV Cleared
10 70 (1.63%) IIBA
10 70 (1.63%) PMI Certification
11 50 (1.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 39 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 30 (0.70%) PhD
14 28 (0.65%) HND
14 28 (0.65%) CISSP
15 27 (0.63%) APMP
16 22 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
17 19 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
18 17 (0.40%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1318 (30.75%) QA
2 55 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 50 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (0.86%) SLA
5 18 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.21%) GAMP
7 8 (0.19%) GLP
8 5 (0.12%) COBIT
9 4 (0.093%) HL7
9 4 (0.093%) EMIR
9 4 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.070%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.070%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.070%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.047%) GAAP
11 2 (0.047%) FATCA
12 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.023%) BS25999
12 1 (0.023%) MiFID
System Software
1 42 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 14 (0.33%) NFS
5 10 (0.23%) XenApp
6 9 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (0.16%) vSphere
8 6 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.093%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.070%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.070%) UAG
11 2 (0.047%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.047%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.023%) HDFS
12 1 (0.023%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.023%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 598 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (0.58%) SCCM
3 11 (0.26%) Netcool
3 11 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (0.12%) Nessus
5 3 (0.070%) OpenView
6 2 (0.047%) SCOM
6 2 (0.047%) Puppet
6 2 (0.047%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.047%) Opsview
6 2 (0.047%) nmon
6 2 (0.047%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.023%) Control-M
7 1 (0.023%) WMI
Vendors
1 591 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 465 (10.85%) HP
3 260 (6.07%) Oracle
4 89 (2.08%) SAP
5 72 (1.68%) VMware
6 59 (1.38%) Citrix
7 44 (1.03%) IBM
8 22 (0.51%) Cisco
9 21 (0.49%) Fujitsu
10 20 (0.47%) TIBCO
11 18 (0.42%) Capita
11 18 (0.42%) JD Edwards
12 16 (0.37%) Interwoven
13 15 (0.35%) Red Hat
14 14 (0.33%) Google
15 13 (0.30%) Altiris
15 13 (0.30%) Business Objects
15 13 (0.30%) NetApp
16 11 (0.26%) QAD
17 10 (0.23%) iRise
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,813 to £39,085 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 to £29000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + bonus + health + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + 35 days holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 14 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + health + pension + other
Posted: 16 hours ago