The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 201 190 158
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -32
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1597 1880 2308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.63% 1.71% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.21% 6.24% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1342 1608 1819
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,633 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.70%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25697 30151 31845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.30% 27.48% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20848 24258 24645
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISEB
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB within the UK.

ISEB Salary Trend in the UK

ISEB
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 within the UK.

ISEB Salary Histogram in the UK

ISEB
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
England +5 1523 £40,000 -4.76% 151
South East +18 376 £41,000 +2.50% 25
London +2 363 £55,000 - 38
Yorkshire +19 179 £36,250 -9.37% 14
West Yorkshire +13 142 £37,500 -6.25% 11
West Midlands +3 134 £34,455 +6.01% 25
South West +25 131 £40,500 +10.20% 18
Leeds +37 113 £37,500 -6.25% 10
North West -27 113 £33,000 -12.00% 11
East of England -16 106 £34,500 -21.59% 10
East Midlands -6 97 £38,500 - 8
Berkshire +32 78 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Manchester -36 74 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Birmingham +1 63 £39,000 +30.00% 7
Surrey -11 63 £40,250 +0.62% 2
City of London +30 61 £57,500 +9.52% 14
Hampshire -12 58 £33,500 -19.27% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 50 £37,500 - 2
Gloucestershire +2 48 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Suffolk +36 46 £32,500 -8.45% 4
East Sussex +35 46 £35,000 - 3
Nottinghamshire -3 44 £38,750 +3.33% 4
Brighton +35 38 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Wales -41 34 £35,000 - 3
Kent +37 32 £42,500 +32.81% 4
Nottingham -12 32 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Ipswich +30 31 £35,000 -35.42% 4
Milton Keynes +20 31 £32,250 -5.14% 1
Cheshire +28 30 £33,000 +1.53%
South Wales -36 28 £35,000 - 3

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 with a requirement for ISEB.

1 1701 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1470 (45.02%) ISTQB
3 1156 (35.41%) Finance
4 969 (29.68%) QA
5 878 (26.89%) SQL
6 767 (23.49%) Software Testing
7 765 (23.43%) Degree
8 704 (21.56%) Selenium
9 692 (21.19%) Test Scripting
10 675 (20.67%) SDLC
11 658 (20.15%) Business Analysis
12 614 (18.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 596 (18.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 571 (17.49%) Scrum
15 509 (15.59%) Microsoft
16 503 (15.41%) Automated Testing
17 484 (14.82%) Test Automation
18 480 (14.70%) Java
19 474 (14.52%) Regression Testing
20 453 (13.87%) Manual Testing
21 438 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
22 437 (13.38%) C#
23 435 (13.32%) Project Management
24 418 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
25 399 (12.22%) Functional Testing
26 397 (12.16%) Waterfall
27 366 (11.21%) Test Strategy
28 361 (11.06%) JIRA
29 354 (10.84%) PRINCE2
30 329 (10.08%) ITIL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills 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 72 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 65 (1.99%) IIS
3 55 (1.68%) Confluence
4 40 (1.23%) CMS
5 34 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 19 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 15 (0.46%) Apache
8 14 (0.43%) CICS
9 12 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (0.34%) Documentum
11 9 (0.28%) JBoss
11 9 (0.28%) SAS
11 9 (0.28%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.18%) FileNet
12 6 (0.18%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.15%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.15%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.12%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.092%) Drupal
Applications
1 295 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 225 (6.89%) MS Office
3 102 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 80 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 44 (1.35%) MS Project
6 7 (0.21%) Mingle
7 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.031%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 20 (0.61%) SAP CO
1 20 (0.61%) SAP FI
1 20 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
2 18 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.31%) Sentinel
4 9 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.21%) Primavera
6 6 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.15%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.15%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.12%) Summit
9 3 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.061%) Exstream
10 2 (0.061%) Magento
10 2 (0.061%) OpenText MBPM
10 2 (0.061%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 105 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (2.08%) IaaS
2 68 (2.08%) PaaS
3 67 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 66 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
5 33 (1.01%) SaaS
6 6 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.061%) Force.com
7 2 (0.061%) GitHub
7 2 (0.061%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.061%) Office 365
8 1 (0.031%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.031%) Pure360
8 1 (0.031%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.47%) Internet
2 39 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 32 (0.98%) SMS
4 29 (0.89%) WAN
5 28 (0.86%) DNS
6 26 (0.80%) LAN
7 25 (0.77%) Firewall
8 24 (0.74%) VoIP
9 22 (0.67%) 4G
9 22 (0.67%) SSH
10 20 (0.61%) 2G
10 20 (0.61%) 3G
10 20 (0.61%) HTTP
11 18 (0.55%) GSM
11 18 (0.55%) UMTS
12 17 (0.52%) SCCP
12 17 (0.52%) SIGTRAN
13 14 (0.43%) LTE
14 13 (0.40%) SAN
15 12 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 115 (3.52%) MySQL
3 78 (2.39%) DB2
4 68 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 62 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 31 (0.95%) Oracle Database
7 29 (0.89%) QlikView
8 19 (0.58%) Big Data
9 18 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (0.46%) DataStage
13 11 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.25%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.21%) GIS
15 7 (0.21%) MS Access
16 5 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
17 4 (0.12%) NoSQL
17 4 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 704 (21.56%) Selenium
2 361 (11.06%) JIRA
3 237 (7.26%) Cucumber
4 217 (6.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 205 (6.28%) WebDriver
6 175 (5.36%) SoapUI
7 173 (5.30%) HP UFT
8 156 (4.78%) JMeter
9 112 (3.43%) SpecFlow
9 112 (3.43%) Visual Studio
10 104 (3.19%) LoadRunner
11 99 (3.03%) Jenkins
12 93 (2.85%) JUnit
13 72 (2.21%) Git (software)
14 60 (1.84%) TestNG
15 57 (1.75%) NUnit
16 53 (1.62%) Selenium IDE
17 46 (1.41%) Appium
18 44 (1.35%) Hudson
19 31 (0.95%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1156 (35.41%) Finance
2 239 (7.32%) Retail
3 209 (6.40%) Banking
4 129 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 115 (3.52%) Legal
6 94 (2.88%) Marketing
7 74 (2.27%) Publishing
8 73 (2.24%) Advertising
9 70 (2.14%) Games
10 49 (1.50%) Law
10 49 (1.50%) Manufacturing
11 47 (1.44%) Back Office
12 29 (0.89%) Electronics
13 23 (0.70%) Automotive
14 18 (0.55%) Aerospace
15 16 (0.49%) Front Office
16 14 (0.43%) Investment Banking
17 10 (0.31%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.21%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1731 (53.02%) Analyst
2 905 (27.72%) Test Analyst
3 706 (21.62%) Business Analyst
4 598 (18.32%) Tester
5 284 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 253 (7.75%) Automation Tester
7 224 (6.86%) Software Tester
8 210 (6.43%) Senior Analyst
9 205 (6.28%) Software Analyst
10 204 (6.25%) Test Manager
11 199 (6.09%) QA Tester
12 194 (5.94%) Automation Test Analyst
13 186 (5.70%) QA Analyst
14 172 (5.27%) QA Engineer
14 172 (5.27%) Test Leader
15 153 (4.69%) Software Test Analyst
16 138 (4.23%) QA Test Analyst
17 119 (3.64%) IT Analyst
18 108 (3.31%) Senior Test Analyst
19 104 (3.19%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (9.83%) .NET
2 189 (5.79%) XML
3 178 (5.45%) HTML
4 154 (4.72%) Web Services
5 140 (4.29%) SOAP
6 84 (2.57%) REST
7 65 (1.99%) .NET Framework
8 64 (1.96%) Gherkin
9 62 (1.90%) ASP.NET
10 43 (1.32%) Ajax
11 40 (1.23%) CSS
12 38 (1.16%) Spring
13 35 (1.07%) Flash
14 34 (1.04%) Hibernate
15 29 (0.89%) JMS
15 29 (0.89%) XBRL
16 25 (0.77%) Middleware
17 21 (0.64%) LAMP
18 20 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
19 19 (0.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 418 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 272 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 159 (4.87%) Data Centre
4 95 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 66 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 64 (1.96%) CMDB
7 55 (1.68%) Mathematics
8 54 (1.65%) Client/Server
9 49 (1.50%) User Experience
10 43 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 41 (1.26%) Statistics
12 34 (1.04%) iPad
13 28 (0.86%) Online Games
14 27 (0.83%) FMCG
15 25 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (0.77%) Fintech
16 24 (0.74%) PMI
17 23 (0.70%) AS400
18 22 (0.67%) Life Science
18 22 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 235 (7.20%) Windows
2 176 (5.39%) Linux
3 121 (3.71%) Unix
4 54 (1.65%) Android
5 50 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 41 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 27 (0.83%) Solaris
8 22 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 20 (0.61%) Windows 10
10 18 (0.55%) CentOS
11 15 (0.46%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.37%) AIX
14 10 (0.31%) SUSE
15 7 (0.21%) Kali Linux
16 5 (0.15%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.092%) Windows Server 2008
18 1 (0.031%) HPUX
18 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1701 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 767 (23.49%) Software Testing
3 692 (21.19%) Test Scripting
4 675 (20.67%) SDLC
5 658 (20.15%) Business Analysis
6 614 (18.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 571 (17.49%) Scrum
8 503 (15.41%) Automated Testing
9 484 (14.82%) Test Automation
10 474 (14.52%) Regression Testing
11 453 (13.87%) Manual Testing
12 438 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 435 (13.32%) Project Management
14 399 (12.22%) Functional Testing
15 397 (12.16%) Waterfall
16 366 (11.21%) Test Strategy
17 354 (10.84%) PRINCE2
18 329 (10.08%) ITIL
19 320 (9.80%) BDD
20 315 (9.65%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 878 (26.89%) SQL
2 480 (14.70%) Java
3 437 (13.38%) C#
4 151 (4.62%) JavaScript
5 140 (4.29%) Ruby
6 117 (3.58%) Python
7 95 (2.91%) C
8 84 (2.57%) VB
9 72 (2.21%) C++
10 68 (2.08%) PHP
11 65 (1.99%) VB.NET
12 63 (1.93%) T-SQL
13 61 (1.87%) Perl
14 45 (1.38%) VBScript
15 38 (1.16%) Bash Shell
16 29 (0.89%) PL/SQL
17 27 (0.83%) VBA
18 25 (0.77%) Shell Script
19 22 (0.67%) Groovy
20 21 (0.64%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1470 (45.02%) ISTQB
2 765 (23.43%) Degree
3 596 (18.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 135 (4.13%) Security Cleared
5 95 (2.91%) ISEB Practitioner
6 94 (2.88%) PMI Certification
7 91 (2.79%) PMP
8 74 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 69 (2.11%) SC Cleared
10 67 (2.05%) DV Cleared
11 57 (1.75%) IIBA
12 41 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
13 38 (1.16%) CISSP
14 31 (0.95%) CISM
15 30 (0.92%) CBAP
15 30 (0.92%) CISA
16 28 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 23 (0.70%) APMP
18 19 (0.58%) IISP
19 16 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 969 (29.68%) QA
2 66 (2.02%) SLA
3 32 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.43%) MiFID
6 7 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.18%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.15%) FATCA
8 5 (0.15%) PMBOK
8 5 (0.15%) SDET
8 5 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.092%) ISO19770
10 2 (0.061%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.061%) EMIR
10 2 (0.061%) GAMP
11 1 (0.031%) Basel II
11 1 (0.031%) COBIT
System Software
1 115 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 34 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.67%) Firmware
5 17 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.25%) XenApp
7 5 (0.15%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.12%) Docker
9 3 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.092%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.031%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 215 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
2 66 (2.02%) SCVMM
3 12 (0.37%) SCOrch
3 12 (0.37%) vRealize
4 10 (0.31%) NetBackup
4 10 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
4 10 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (0.31%) Unicenter
5 9 (0.28%) SCCM
5 9 (0.28%) SCOM
6 7 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.061%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.031%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 509 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 303 (9.28%) HP
3 265 (8.12%) Oracle
4 120 (3.68%) VMware
5 112 (3.43%) SAP
6 99 (3.03%) IBM
7 77 (2.36%) Citrix
8 65 (1.99%) Cisco
9 63 (1.93%) EMC
10 58 (1.78%) CheckPoint
10 58 (1.78%) Juniper
11 57 (1.75%) BMC
11 57 (1.75%) NetApp
12 41 (1.26%) Cadence
13 36 (1.10%) Atlassian
13 36 (1.10%) Red Hat
14 28 (0.86%) Rally
15 24 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
16 19 (0.58%) Cognos
17 15 (0.46%) Sun
Somerset
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + extensive Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £350000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + Excellent Package!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday