The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 67 74 95
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +21
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 17 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.17% 2.14% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.44% 8.30% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 12
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
ISEB
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
180 289 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.02% 25.80% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 156 253 285
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ISEB
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Kent

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Kent

ISEB
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham -1 6 £42,500 +25.00%
West Malling - 4 £50,000 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 35 (74.47%) Finance
2 33 (70.21%) ISTQB
3 25 (53.19%) Regression Testing
4 22 (46.81%) SDLC
5 20 (42.55%) Test Scripting
6 17 (36.17%) System Testing
7 16 (34.04%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (34.04%) HP
7 16 (34.04%) C#
7 16 (34.04%) Marketing
8 13 (27.66%) SQL
8 13 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (27.66%) Automation Testing
9 12 (25.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
10 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
10 11 (23.40%) Resource Management
11 10 (21.28%) Performance Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (21.28%) SoapUI
11 10 (21.28%) REST
11 10 (21.28%) Process Improvement
11 10 (21.28%) Degree
11 10 (21.28%) MS Office
11 10 (21.28%) SOAP
11 10 (21.28%) XML
11 10 (21.28%) ETL
12 9 (19.15%) Banking
12 9 (19.15%) Ranorex
12 9 (19.15%) Health Informatics

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) SoapUI
1 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (19.15%) Ranorex
2 9 (19.15%) Robot Framework
3 1 (2.13%) Gatling
3 1 (2.13%) JMeter
3 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) TestNG
3 1 (2.13%) Toad
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (74.47%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Marketing
3 9 (19.15%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Analyst
2 15 (31.91%) Test Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Test Manager
4 11 (23.40%) Test Engineer
5 10 (21.28%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 10 (21.28%) Senior Test Engineer
5 10 (21.28%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
7 7 (14.89%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (14.89%) Technical Business Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) Manual Test Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) AS400 Test Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Tester
11 1 (2.13%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (2.13%) Data Migration Analyst
11 1 (2.13%) Integration Manager
11 1 (2.13%) IT Manager
11 1 (2.13%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) REST
1 10 (21.28%) SOAP
1 10 (21.28%) XML
2 7 (14.89%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) Ajax
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
1 9 (19.15%) Health Informatics
1 9 (19.15%) Informatics
2 3 (6.38%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Regression Testing
2 22 (46.81%) SDLC
3 20 (42.55%) Test Scripting
4 17 (36.17%) System Testing
5 13 (27.66%) Automation Testing
5 13 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
7 11 (23.40%) Resource Management
7 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
8 10 (21.28%) ETL
8 10 (21.28%) Performance Testing
8 10 (21.28%) Process Improvement
9 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
9 7 (14.89%) Direct Marketing
9 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
9 7 (14.89%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Data Management
10 6 (12.77%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (10.64%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) C#
2 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
3 1 (2.13%) VB
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (70.21%) ISTQB
2 12 (25.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (21.28%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) HP
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Telerik