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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 205 193 152
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -41
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1545 1877 2325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 1.71% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.29% 6.27% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1618 1848
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
24577 29935 31074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.05% 27.29% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19779 24168 24219
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 September 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 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
England +11 1467 £40,000 -3.61% 122
South East +39 360 £42,500 +6.25% 18
London -17 331 £55,000 +4.76% 23
Yorkshire +25 179 £37,500 -6.25% 14
West Midlands +25 149 £37,500 +15.38% 22
West Yorkshire +21 141 £37,500 -6.25% 12
South West +9 127 £37,500 +7.14% 16
North West -27 127 £33,000 -12.00% 11
East of England -19 118 £34,500 -22.90% 15
Leeds +25 104 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Manchester -29 77 £33,250 -11.33% 5
Birmingham +4 75 £39,000 +30.00% 8
Surrey +4 72 £43,000 +7.50% 6
Berkshire +37 63 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East Midlands -34 63 £39,500 +2.59% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 51 £37,500 -3.84% 2
City of London +29 50 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Hampshire +1 49 £33,500 -16.25% 3
Wales -27 49 £35,000 - 2
Suffolk +35 46 £32,500 -29.88% 6
Gloucestershire -16 42 £42,500 +21.42% 2
South Wales -23 42 £35,000 - 2
Cheshire +28 39 £33,000 -12.00% 4
West Sussex +20 35 £52,250 +39.33% 1
East Sussex +33 34 £38,576 -0.45% 2
Nottinghamshire -9 34 £36,500 -5.19%
Ipswich +30 32 £32,500 -40.03% 5
Brighton +31 30 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Nottingham -15 28 £35,000 -9.09%
Milton Keynes +18 26 £32,500 -7.14% 2

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 1650 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1379 (43.90%) ISTQB
3 1091 (34.73%) Finance
4 944 (30.05%) QA
5 826 (26.30%) SQL
6 754 (24.01%) Software Testing
7 735 (23.40%) Degree
8 673 (21.43%) Selenium
9 654 (20.82%) Test Scripting
10 649 (20.66%) Business Analysis
11 626 (19.93%) SDLC
12 570 (18.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 561 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 555 (17.67%) Scrum
15 514 (16.36%) Microsoft
16 491 (15.63%) Automated Testing
17 465 (14.80%) Test Automation
18 461 (14.68%) Regression Testing
19 445 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
20 440 (14.01%) Java
21 436 (13.88%) Manual Testing
22 406 (12.93%) Project Management
23 404 (12.86%) C#
24 396 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
25 376 (11.97%) Waterfall
26 371 (11.81%) Functional Testing
27 348 (11.08%) JIRA
28 331 (10.54%) Test Strategy
29 322 (10.25%) ITIL
29 322 (10.25%) PRINCE2

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 61 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 55 (1.75%) Confluence
2 55 (1.75%) IIS
3 37 (1.18%) CMS
4 33 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 15 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.41%) Documentum
7 11 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (0.29%) Apache
8 9 (0.29%) CICS
8 9 (0.29%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.22%) JBoss
9 7 (0.22%) SAS
10 6 (0.19%) FileNet
10 6 (0.19%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.16%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.13%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.096%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.096%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 277 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 204 (6.49%) MS Office
3 87 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 42 (1.34%) MS Project
6 5 (0.16%) Mingle
7 3 (0.096%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.032%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 23 (0.73%) SAP CO
1 23 (0.73%) SAP FI
1 23 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 18 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.48%) Sentinel
4 6 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.19%) Primavera
5 5 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.16%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.13%) Exstream
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.096%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.096%) Summit
8 2 (0.064%) Magento
8 2 (0.064%) OpenText MBPM
8 2 (0.064%) Shopify
8 2 (0.064%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 122 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (2.45%) IaaS
3 75 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (2.39%) PaaS
4 73 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
5 38 (1.21%) SaaS
6 5 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.064%) Force.com
7 2 (0.064%) GitHub
7 2 (0.064%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.064%) Office 365
7 2 (0.064%) Slack
8 1 (0.032%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.31%) Internet
1 41 (1.31%) TCP/IP
2 35 (1.11%) WAN
3 33 (1.05%) LAN
4 32 (1.02%) SMS
5 30 (0.96%) DNS
5 30 (0.96%) Firewall
6 21 (0.67%) SSH
7 15 (0.48%) LTE
8 13 (0.41%) GSM
8 13 (0.41%) UMTS
9 12 (0.38%) HTTP
10 11 (0.35%) VoIP
10 11 (0.35%) Wireshark
11 10 (0.32%) 3G
11 10 (0.32%) 4G
11 10 (0.32%) ISUP
11 10 (0.32%) SIGTRAN
11 10 (0.32%) SS7
11 10 (0.32%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 118 (3.76%) MySQL
3 70 (2.23%) DB2
4 65 (2.07%) Relational Database
5 51 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (0.83%) QlikView
7 22 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 20 (0.64%) Big Data
9 18 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (0.35%) DataStage
12 11 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.29%) Data Mining
13 9 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.22%) GIS
14 7 (0.22%) MS Access
15 4 (0.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.13%) IBM InfoSphere
15 4 (0.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 673 (21.43%) Selenium
2 348 (11.08%) JIRA
3 246 (7.83%) Cucumber
4 231 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 187 (5.95%) WebDriver
6 166 (5.28%) SoapUI
7 158 (5.03%) JMeter
8 142 (4.52%) HP UFT
9 119 (3.79%) SpecFlow
10 111 (3.53%) Visual Studio
11 100 (3.18%) LoadRunner
12 92 (2.93%) Jenkins
13 85 (2.71%) JUnit
14 72 (2.29%) Git (software)
15 57 (1.81%) TestNG
16 47 (1.50%) Appium
16 47 (1.50%) Selenium IDE
17 42 (1.34%) NUnit
18 41 (1.31%) Hudson
19 31 (0.99%) Gatling
General
1 1091 (34.73%) Finance
2 255 (8.12%) Retail
3 190 (6.05%) Banking
4 110 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 106 (3.37%) Legal
6 88 (2.80%) Marketing
7 75 (2.39%) Games
8 70 (2.23%) Publishing
9 62 (1.97%) Advertising
10 45 (1.43%) Law
11 44 (1.40%) Back Office
11 44 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.92%) Electronics
13 22 (0.70%) Automotive
14 13 (0.41%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.38%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.32%) Front Office
17 6 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1668 (53.10%) Analyst
2 861 (27.41%) Test Analyst
3 692 (22.03%) Business Analyst
4 562 (17.89%) Tester
5 281 (8.95%) Test Engineer
6 223 (7.10%) Automation Tester
7 220 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
8 209 (6.65%) QA Tester
9 207 (6.59%) Software Tester
10 183 (5.83%) Software Analyst
11 181 (5.76%) Automation Test Analyst
12 177 (5.64%) Test Manager
13 175 (5.57%) QA Analyst
14 172 (5.48%) Test Leader
15 171 (5.44%) QA Engineer
16 146 (4.65%) Software Test Analyst
17 134 (4.27%) QA Test Analyst
18 121 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
19 120 (3.82%) IT Analyst
20 110 (3.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (9.30%) .NET
2 173 (5.51%) XML
3 161 (5.13%) HTML
4 130 (4.14%) Web Services
5 123 (3.92%) SOAP
6 87 (2.77%) REST
7 67 (2.13%) Gherkin
8 62 (1.97%) .NET Framework
9 59 (1.88%) ASP.NET
10 47 (1.50%) Ajax
11 38 (1.21%) Flash
12 37 (1.18%) CSS
13 33 (1.05%) Spring
14 31 (0.99%) Hibernate
15 29 (0.92%) JMS
16 21 (0.67%) Middleware
16 21 (0.67%) XBRL
17 20 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
18 19 (0.60%) Java EE
19 18 (0.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 396 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 245 (7.80%) Computer Science
3 156 (4.97%) Data Centre
4 85 (2.71%) Mobile App
5 73 (2.32%) Management Information System
6 62 (1.97%) CMDB
7 53 (1.69%) User Experience
8 47 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 43 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 40 (1.27%) Statistics
11 39 (1.24%) Online Games
12 37 (1.18%) Mathematics
13 28 (0.89%) FMCG
14 26 (0.83%) Fintech
15 24 (0.76%) iPad
15 24 (0.76%) Reinsurance
16 23 (0.73%) Driving Licence
16 23 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (0.67%) Virtual Team
18 17 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 245 (7.80%) Windows
2 157 (5.00%) Linux
3 101 (3.22%) Unix
4 49 (1.56%) Android
5 46 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 43 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 21 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 20 (0.64%) Windows 10
9 19 (0.60%) CentOS
9 19 (0.60%) Solaris
10 18 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.22%) AIX
14 6 (0.19%) SUSE
15 5 (0.16%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.064%) Windows Server 2008
18 1 (0.032%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1650 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 754 (24.01%) Software Testing
3 654 (20.82%) Test Scripting
4 649 (20.66%) Business Analysis
5 626 (19.93%) SDLC
6 570 (18.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 555 (17.67%) Scrum
8 491 (15.63%) Automated Testing
9 465 (14.80%) Test Automation
10 461 (14.68%) Regression Testing
11 445 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 436 (13.88%) Manual Testing
13 406 (12.93%) Project Management
14 376 (11.97%) Waterfall
15 371 (11.81%) Functional Testing
16 331 (10.54%) Test Strategy
17 322 (10.25%) ITIL
17 322 (10.25%) PRINCE2
18 300 (9.55%) TDD
18 300 (9.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 826 (26.30%) SQL
2 440 (14.01%) Java
3 404 (12.86%) C#
4 151 (4.81%) JavaScript
5 115 (3.66%) Python
6 110 (3.50%) Ruby
7 87 (2.77%) C
8 80 (2.55%) VB
9 60 (1.91%) C++
10 54 (1.72%) PHP
11 51 (1.62%) Perl
12 48 (1.53%) T-SQL
13 46 (1.46%) VB.NET
14 40 (1.27%) Bash Shell
15 34 (1.08%) VBScript
16 26 (0.83%) PL/SQL
17 24 (0.76%) VBA
18 21 (0.67%) Shell Script
19 20 (0.64%) Groovy
20 15 (0.48%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1379 (43.90%) ISTQB
2 735 (23.40%) Degree
3 561 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 132 (4.20%) Security Cleared
5 97 (3.09%) ISEB Practitioner
6 93 (2.96%) PMP
7 88 (2.80%) PMI Certification
8 69 (2.20%) SC Cleared
9 64 (2.04%) DV Cleared
9 64 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 56 (1.78%) IIBA
11 49 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (0.99%) CISSP
13 27 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 25 (0.80%) CISM
15 24 (0.76%) CISA
16 19 (0.60%) CBAP
17 18 (0.57%) APMP
18 16 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (0.45%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 944 (30.05%) QA
2 65 (2.07%) SLA
3 27 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.51%) MiFID
6 6 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.16%) FATCA
7 5 (0.16%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.16%) SDET
8 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.096%) ISO19770
9 3 (0.096%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.064%) COBIT
10 2 (0.064%) GAMP
System Software
1 125 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
3 28 (0.89%) Active Directory
4 19 (0.60%) Firmware
5 17 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.22%) XenApp
7 5 (0.16%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.13%) Docker
9 2 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.064%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.032%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 204 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
2 73 (2.32%) SCVMM
3 17 (0.54%) SCOrch
3 17 (0.54%) vRealize
4 9 (0.29%) SCCM
4 9 (0.29%) SCOM
5 7 (0.22%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.19%) Oracle ZFS
6 6 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.19%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.064%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.032%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.032%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.032%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 514 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 284 (9.04%) HP
3 237 (7.55%) Oracle
4 129 (4.11%) VMware
5 108 (3.44%) SAP
6 97 (3.09%) IBM
7 77 (2.45%) Citrix
8 66 (2.10%) EMC
9 64 (2.04%) Cisco
10 59 (1.88%) BMC
11 58 (1.85%) CheckPoint
11 58 (1.85%) NetApp
12 57 (1.81%) Juniper
13 40 (1.27%) Cadence
14 39 (1.24%) Atlassian
15 33 (1.05%) Red Hat
16 25 (0.80%) Rally
16 25 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
17 14 (0.45%) Cognos
18 13 (0.41%) Sun
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wickford, Essex
X4 Group
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £30500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £27500.00 - £36000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + 10% bonus + 25 days hol
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago