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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 63 83 63
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 24 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.78% 1.59% 3.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.02% 6.49% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 29
Median salary £47,500 £32,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.43% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
266 262 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 30.79% 24.46% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 245 235 265
Median salary £39,250 £36,009 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -19.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 - 9 £50,000 -
West Malling - 8 £47,500 -
Dover -2 1 £50,000 +81.81%
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 53 (72.60%) Finance
2 36 (49.32%) Regression Testing
2 36 (49.32%) ISTQB
3 34 (46.58%) Test Scripting
4 33 (45.21%) SDLC
5 30 (41.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (39.73%) Test Strategy
7 25 (34.25%) Marketing
8 24 (32.88%) System Integration Testing
9 22 (30.14%) Integration Testing
9 22 (30.14%) C#
10 20 (27.40%) Smoke Testing
11 19 (26.03%) Business Analysis
12 18 (24.66%) Direct Marketing
13 15 (20.55%) Automation Testing
13 15 (20.55%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (20.55%) HP
14 14 (19.18%) SQL
14 14 (19.18%) .NET
14 14 (19.18%) Translating Business Requirements
15 13 (17.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (17.81%) Software Testing
15 13 (17.81%) Degree
15 13 (17.81%) System Testing
15 13 (17.81%) AS400
16 12 (16.44%) Data Management
16 12 (16.44%) Oracle
17 10 (13.70%) MS Office
17 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
17 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server

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 2 (2.74%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Office
2 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) DNS
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
1 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.96%) Selenium
3 7 (9.59%) Ranorex
3 7 (9.59%) Robot Framework
3 7 (9.59%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.74%) Gatling
5 2 (2.74%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
5 2 (2.74%) JMeter
5 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.74%) TestNG
5 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 53 (72.60%) Finance
2 25 (34.25%) Marketing
3 5 (6.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (61.64%) Analyst
2 25 (34.25%) Test Analyst
3 19 (26.03%) Business Analyst
4 18 (24.66%) Technical Analyst
4 18 (24.66%) Technical Business Analyst
5 14 (19.18%) Test Manager
6 12 (16.44%) AS400 Test Analyst
6 12 (16.44%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (15.07%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (10.96%) Test Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (8.22%) Tester
11 5 (6.85%) Selenium Tester
12 3 (4.11%) Manual Test Analyst
13 2 (2.74%) Automation Tester
13 2 (2.74%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 1 (1.37%) Automation Test Analyst
14 1 (1.37%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) .NET
2 9 (12.33%) XML
3 7 (9.59%) HTML
3 7 (9.59%) REST
3 7 (9.59%) SOAP
4 3 (4.11%) CSS
4 3 (4.11%) DOM
4 3 (4.11%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.74%) Ajax
5 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) AS400
2 10 (13.70%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.59%) Health Informatics
3 7 (9.59%) Informatics
4 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Regression Testing
2 34 (46.58%) Test Scripting
3 33 (45.21%) SDLC
4 30 (41.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (39.73%) Test Strategy
6 24 (32.88%) System Integration Testing
7 22 (30.14%) Integration Testing
8 20 (27.40%) Smoke Testing
9 19 (26.03%) Business Analysis
10 18 (24.66%) Direct Marketing
11 15 (20.55%) Automation Testing
12 14 (19.18%) Translating Business Requirements
13 13 (17.81%) Software Testing
13 13 (17.81%) System Testing
14 12 (16.44%) Data Management
15 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (12.33%) Performance Testing
15 9 (12.33%) Resource Management
16 8 (10.96%) ETL
17 6 (8.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) C#
2 14 (19.18%) SQL
3 4 (5.48%) C
3 4 (5.48%) Java
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.74%) Perl
4 2 (2.74%) VB
4 2 (2.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (49.32%) ISTQB
2 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 13 (17.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) HP
2 12 (16.44%) Oracle
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft