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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 197 178 164
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1756 2086 2244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 1.86% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 6.76% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1719 1838
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%

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
28082 30871 33084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 27.56% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22647 24105 26475
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -31 1581 £40,000 -5.88% 162
London -41 472 £52,500 +5.00% 52
South East -18 326 £37,500 -11.76% 30
Yorkshire -22 186 £35,000 - 16
West Midlands +10 152 £36,500 +4.28% 14
East of England +13 140 £35,000 -12.50% 9
North West -22 133 £40,000 +14.28% 25
West Yorkshire -22 124 £35,000 -12.50% 8
South West -10 94 £41,250 +3.12% 11
Leeds -18 92 £35,000 -1.40% 6
Birmingham -4 80 £37,500 +7.14% 9
City of London -7 78 £52,500 +5.00% 23
Surrey -34 70 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East Midlands +12 69 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Wales +27 63 £35,000 - 2
Berkshire -37 63 £43,250 -7.97% 4
Manchester -25 61 £42,500 +21.42% 19
Hampshire +19 60 £35,000 -6.66% 9
South Wales +25 58 £35,000 - 2
Scotland -20 55 £40,250 +3.87% 10
Cheshire +19 54 £40,000 -3.03% 4
Nottinghamshire +15 44 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire +35 43 £40,000 -5.32% 2
North Yorkshire +15 42 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Kent +8 39 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Suffolk +30 34 £34,000 +43.15% 1
Warrington +15 33 £42,500 +3.03%
Ipswich +32 31 £35,000 +4.47% 1
York +17 31 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 31 £40,000 -11.11% 3

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 1780 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1630 (45.14%) ISTQB
3 1310 (36.28%) Finance
4 985 (27.28%) QA
5 879 (24.34%) Software Testing
6 858 (23.76%) SQL
7 825 (22.85%) Degree
8 782 (21.66%) Test Scripting
9 781 (21.63%) SDLC
10 757 (20.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 697 (19.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 695 (19.25%) Business Analysis
13 665 (18.42%) Selenium
14 545 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
15 526 (14.57%) Scrum
16 522 (14.46%) Automated Testing
17 507 (14.04%) Test Automation
18 501 (13.87%) Waterfall
19 466 (12.91%) Project Management
20 451 (12.49%) Manual Testing
21 442 (12.24%) Functional Testing
22 439 (12.16%) Test Strategy
23 437 (12.10%) Java
24 432 (11.96%) PRINCE2
24 432 (11.96%) Microsoft
25 421 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
26 412 (11.41%) Regression Testing
27 389 (10.77%) Test Management
28 383 (10.61%) JIRA
29 366 (10.14%) HP

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 54 (1.50%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.41%) IIS
3 35 (0.97%) Confluence
4 23 (0.64%) MQSeries
5 20 (0.55%) CMS
6 13 (0.36%) CICS
7 12 (0.33%) Apache
8 11 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.25%) SAS
10 8 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.22%) JBoss
11 7 (0.19%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.17%) Documentum
12 6 (0.17%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.14%) Node.js
13 5 (0.14%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.11%) Drupal
14 4 (0.11%) MS Project Server
14 4 (0.11%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.11%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 298 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 212 (5.87%) MS Office
3 125 (3.46%) MS Visio
4 110 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 45 (1.25%) MS Project
6 6 (0.17%) Mingle
7 5 (0.14%) Gliffy
8 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.028%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 17 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (0.47%) Temenos T24
2 12 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 11 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 10 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.11%) BASE24
6 4 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.11%) Primavera
7 3 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.083%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.083%) Retail-J
7 3 (0.083%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.083%) Summit
8 2 (0.055%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.055%) arcHouse
8 2 (0.055%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.055%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.055%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 68 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (1.33%) PaaS
4 41 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (1.14%) IaaS
5 16 (0.44%) SaaS
6 9 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.11%) Sage Pay
8 3 (0.083%) AdWords
9 2 (0.055%) Pure360
9 2 (0.055%) Trello
10 1 (0.028%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.028%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.028%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.028%) Office 365
10 1 (0.028%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 65 (1.80%) Internet
2 32 (0.89%) VoIP
3 31 (0.86%) SMS
4 27 (0.75%) HTTP
4 27 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 25 (0.69%) 4G
6 22 (0.61%) 2G
6 22 (0.61%) 3G
7 17 (0.47%) LAN
7 17 (0.47%) SCCP
7 17 (0.47%) SIGTRAN
8 15 (0.42%) WAN
9 14 (0.39%) HTTPS
9 14 (0.39%) INAP
9 14 (0.39%) M3UA
9 14 (0.39%) SCTP
9 14 (0.39%) SMPP
9 14 (0.39%) TCAP
10 13 (0.36%) Intranet
11 12 (0.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 106 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 96 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 80 (2.22%) MySQL
5 73 (2.02%) DB2
6 54 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 37 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
8 30 (0.83%) Big Data
9 29 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (0.66%) DataStage
11 22 (0.61%) Data Mining
12 20 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.30%) DbVisualizer
16 10 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (0.22%) OLTP
17 8 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
17 8 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 665 (18.42%) Selenium
2 383 (10.61%) JIRA
3 236 (6.54%) HP UFT
4 232 (6.42%) Cucumber
5 200 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 181 (5.01%) WebDriver
7 165 (4.57%) SoapUI
8 111 (3.07%) LoadRunner
9 109 (3.02%) JMeter
10 108 (2.99%) Visual Studio
11 105 (2.91%) Jenkins
12 76 (2.10%) Git (software)
13 63 (1.74%) JUnit
14 58 (1.61%) SpecFlow
15 41 (1.14%) Appium
16 40 (1.11%) Hudson
17 39 (1.08%) WATIR
18 35 (0.97%) NUnit
19 34 (0.94%) FitNesse
20 33 (0.91%) Selenium IDE
General
1 1310 (36.28%) Finance
2 326 (9.03%) Banking
3 257 (7.12%) Retail
4 177 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 130 (3.60%) Legal
6 110 (3.05%) Law
7 105 (2.91%) Advertising
8 90 (2.49%) Marketing
9 57 (1.58%) Games
9 57 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 56 (1.55%) Publishing
11 41 (1.14%) Investment Banking
12 26 (0.72%) Retail Banking
13 25 (0.69%) Aerospace
13 25 (0.69%) Front Office
14 22 (0.61%) Back Office
15 20 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.50%) Automotive
17 16 (0.44%) Electronics
18 10 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1999 (55.36%) Analyst
2 1107 (30.66%) Test Analyst
3 767 (21.24%) Business Analyst
4 562 (15.56%) Tester
5 270 (7.48%) Test Engineer
6 267 (7.39%) Senior Analyst
7 229 (6.34%) Test Manager
8 226 (6.26%) Automation Tester
9 216 (5.98%) Automation Test Analyst
10 197 (5.46%) Software Analyst
11 191 (5.29%) QA Analyst
11 191 (5.29%) Test Leader
12 164 (4.54%) Software Tester
13 139 (3.85%) QA Tester
14 137 (3.79%) Senior Test Analyst
15 129 (3.57%) QA Engineer
16 126 (3.49%) QA Test Analyst
17 124 (3.43%) Senior Business Analyst
18 121 (3.35%) Software Test Analyst
19 118 (3.27%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (10.00%) .NET
2 238 (6.59%) XML
3 188 (5.21%) Web Services
4 142 (3.93%) SOAP
5 141 (3.90%) HTML
6 78 (2.16%) Gherkin
7 57 (1.58%) REST
8 54 (1.50%) .NET Framework
9 49 (1.36%) CSS
10 46 (1.27%) Middleware
11 42 (1.16%) ASP.NET
12 34 (0.94%) JSON
13 32 (0.89%) Flash
14 25 (0.69%) J2EE
15 23 (0.64%) RESTful
16 21 (0.58%) XBRL
17 19 (0.53%) HTML5
18 17 (0.47%) JMS
18 17 (0.47%) LAMP
18 17 (0.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 545 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 273 (7.56%) Computer Science
3 132 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 121 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 95 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 83 (2.30%) Mathematics
7 54 (1.50%) User Experience
8 53 (1.47%) CMDB
9 49 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 45 (1.25%) Life Science
10 45 (1.25%) Statistics
11 41 (1.14%) PMI
12 37 (1.02%) AS400
13 36 (1.00%) iPad
14 31 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
15 26 (0.72%) FMCG
16 25 (0.69%) Mainframe
16 25 (0.69%) N-Tier
17 22 (0.61%) EPoS
18 20 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 238 (6.59%) Windows
2 152 (4.21%) Linux
3 137 (3.79%) Unix
4 68 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 63 (1.74%) Android
6 28 (0.78%) Windows Server
7 24 (0.66%) Solaris
8 21 (0.58%) Windows 10
9 17 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.36%) Kali Linux
12 12 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.25%) AIX
15 8 (0.22%) SUSE
15 8 (0.22%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.11%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.028%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1780 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
2 879 (24.34%) Software Testing
3 782 (21.66%) Test Scripting
4 781 (21.63%) SDLC
5 757 (20.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 695 (19.25%) Business Analysis
7 526 (14.57%) Scrum
8 522 (14.46%) Automated Testing
9 507 (14.04%) Test Automation
10 501 (13.87%) Waterfall
11 466 (12.91%) Project Management
12 451 (12.49%) Manual Testing
13 442 (12.24%) Functional Testing
14 439 (12.16%) Test Strategy
15 432 (11.96%) PRINCE2
16 421 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
17 412 (11.41%) Regression Testing
18 389 (10.77%) Test Management
19 352 (9.75%) Automation Testing
20 315 (8.72%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 858 (23.76%) SQL
2 437 (12.10%) Java
3 350 (9.69%) C#
4 132 (3.66%) Ruby
5 107 (2.96%) JavaScript
6 90 (2.49%) Python
7 86 (2.38%) C
8 73 (2.02%) C++
9 64 (1.77%) VB.NET
10 51 (1.41%) PHP
11 45 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 44 (1.22%) VB
13 43 (1.19%) VBScript
14 42 (1.16%) Perl
15 40 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 21 (0.58%) COBOL
17 18 (0.50%) Shell Script
18 15 (0.42%) VBA
19 13 (0.36%) Bash Shell
19 13 (0.36%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1630 (45.14%) ISTQB
2 825 (22.85%) Degree
3 697 (19.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 108 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 107 (2.96%) Security Cleared
6 82 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 69 (1.91%) SC Cleared
8 67 (1.86%) PMP
9 64 (1.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 57 (1.58%) CBAP
11 52 (1.44%) IIBA
12 49 (1.36%) CISSP
13 45 (1.25%) DV Cleared
14 33 (0.91%) APMP
15 32 (0.89%) CISM
16 28 (0.78%) CISA
17 27 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 24 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 20 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
20 17 (0.47%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 985 (27.28%) QA
2 64 (1.77%) SLA
3 33 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.28%) SDET
7 9 (0.25%) Solvency II
8 8 (0.22%) Basel II
8 8 (0.22%) COBIT
9 7 (0.19%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.11%) CRD IV
11 4 (0.11%) EMIR
12 3 (0.083%) FATCA
12 3 (0.083%) MiFID
13 1 (0.028%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.028%) Basel III
13 1 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.028%) WAI
System Software
1 60 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.22%) Firmware
3 8 (0.22%) vSphere
4 4 (0.11%) Docker
4 4 (0.11%) XenApp
5 3 (0.083%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.028%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.028%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.028%) vCloud
6 1 (0.028%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.028%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 337 (9.33%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (1.14%) SCVMM
3 10 (0.28%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (0.22%) NetBackup
4 8 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (0.22%) Oracle ZFS
4 8 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (0.22%) Unicenter
5 5 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
5 5 (0.14%) nmon
5 5 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.055%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.028%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.028%) vRealize
Vendors
1 432 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 366 (10.14%) HP
3 317 (8.78%) Oracle
4 89 (2.46%) IBM
5 85 (2.35%) SAP
6 77 (2.13%) Citrix
7 76 (2.10%) VMware
8 49 (1.36%) Cisco
9 45 (1.25%) Juniper
10 44 (1.22%) CheckPoint
10 44 (1.22%) NetApp
11 42 (1.16%) EMC
12 40 (1.11%) BMC
13 39 (1.08%) Cadence
14 27 (0.75%) Cognos
15 22 (0.61%) Green Hat
16 21 (0.58%) Rally
16 21 (0.58%) Red Hat
17 19 (0.53%) Atlassian
18 17 (0.47%) webMethods
Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 30% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25% BONUS and extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £47500.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £70k plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, life, h/care, childcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30309 - £34157 per annum + Flexitime, Pension & More
Posted: 3 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000 +bonus +benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Health, Generous Pension, Car
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago