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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK
Rank 209 191 146
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -45
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1307 1808 2252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.81% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.24% 6.46% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1506 1813
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%

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
20939 28002 29341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 28.05% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16560 22410 23471
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,550 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -16 1233 £42,500 +6.25% 147
London -54 333 £55,000 +10.00% 36
South East +24 221 £40,000 - 26
Yorkshire -13 155 £42,500 +21.42% 21
South West +20 144 £37,500 +11.94% 14
West Yorkshire +8 129 £42,500 +21.42% 19
East of England +9 120 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Leeds +13 119 £43,500 +24.28% 13
North West -70 119 £40,000 +7.38% 17
West Midlands +24 99 £40,000 +14.28% 14
City of London -3 92 £55,000 - 10
Manchester -39 77 £40,000 +8.10% 8
Hertfordshire +41 60 £40,000 -8.57% 5
Birmingham +10 56 £39,000 +0.64% 5
Surrey +30 55 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East Midlands -6 42 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Scotland +9 39 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Gloucestershire -15 39 £40,000 - 3
Hampshire +20 38 £40,000 +6.66% 6
West Sussex +37 35 £40,000 - 2
Bristol -18 35 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Wiltshire +45 32 £34,500 +6.15% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 30 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Wales -1 29 £37,500 +17.18% 2
Stevenage - 28 £40,000 -
South Wales +6 27 £40,000 +23.07%
Suffolk +14 24 £34,250 -2.14% 3
Milton Keynes +5 23 £34,500 +3.75% 2
Swindon +38 21 £32,500 - 3
Ipswich +30 21 £34,250 +29.24% 2

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 1518 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1290 (45.58%) ISTQB
3 970 (34.28%) Finance
4 799 (28.23%) SQL
5 734 (25.94%) QA
6 675 (23.85%) Selenium
7 662 (23.39%) Software Testing
8 609 (21.52%) Test Scripting
9 579 (20.46%) Business Analysis
10 502 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 500 (17.67%) Microsoft
12 488 (17.24%) SDLC
13 480 (16.96%) Degree
14 450 (15.90%) Test Automation
15 439 (15.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 438 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 431 (15.23%) Waterfall
18 429 (15.16%) Automated Testing
19 414 (14.63%) Scrum
20 387 (13.67%) C#
21 351 (12.40%) Java
22 343 (12.12%) BDD
23 336 (11.87%) Regression Testing
24 331 (11.70%) JIRA
25 327 (11.55%) Project Management
26 325 (11.48%) Manual Testing
27 317 (11.20%) MS Excel
28 306 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
29 302 (10.67%) Test Management
30 300 (10.60%) Cucumber

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 48 (1.70%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.06%) Confluence
3 20 (0.71%) WebSphere
4 18 (0.64%) CMS
5 12 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (0.35%) GlassFish
6 10 (0.35%) IIS
7 6 (0.21%) Documentum
7 6 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.14%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.14%) SAS
8 4 (0.14%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.11%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.071%) Apache
10 2 (0.071%) FileNet
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.035%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.035%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 317 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 168 (5.94%) MS Office
3 108 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 74 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 58 (2.05%) MS Project
6 4 (0.14%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.11%) Mingle
8 1 (0.035%) HipChat
8 1 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (0.64%) Postilion
1 18 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.53%) Sentinel
3 13 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 9 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.14%) Exstream
9 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.11%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 114 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (2.54%) IaaS
4 70 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
4 70 (2.47%) PaaS
5 36 (1.27%) SaaS
6 7 (0.25%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.071%) Slack
8 1 (0.035%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.035%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.52%) SMS
2 33 (1.17%) Internet
3 23 (0.81%) Firewall
3 23 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.74%) ATM
5 19 (0.67%) LAN
5 19 (0.67%) SSH
6 18 (0.64%) WAN
7 14 (0.49%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.39%) DNS
8 11 (0.39%) HTTP
9 10 (0.35%) IP Telephony
10 9 (0.32%) FTP
11 7 (0.25%) SSL
12 6 (0.21%) LDAP
13 5 (0.18%) Intranet
14 4 (0.14%) Extranet
14 4 (0.14%) LTE
14 4 (0.14%) Network Security
15 3 (0.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 118 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 90 (3.18%) MySQL
4 55 (1.94%) DB2
5 34 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
7 26 (0.92%) Big Data
8 14 (0.49%) Power BI
8 14 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 13 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (0.42%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.25%) GIS
14 6 (0.21%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.14%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.14%) MS Access
15 4 (0.14%) QlikView
15 4 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 675 (23.85%) Selenium
2 331 (11.70%) JIRA
3 300 (10.60%) Cucumber
4 265 (9.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 158 (5.58%) SoapUI
6 139 (4.91%) WebDriver
7 128 (4.52%) SpecFlow
8 121 (4.28%) HP UFT
9 117 (4.13%) JMeter
10 105 (3.71%) LoadRunner
11 90 (3.18%) Visual Studio
12 89 (3.14%) Jenkins
13 64 (2.26%) Git (software)
14 52 (1.84%) JUnit
15 47 (1.66%) Appium
16 35 (1.24%) Bugzilla
17 28 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 27 (0.95%) Gatling
18 27 (0.95%) Selenium IDE
18 27 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 970 (34.28%) Finance
2 287 (10.14%) Retail
3 235 (8.30%) Banking
4 140 (4.95%) Legal
5 100 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 83 (2.93%) Marketing
7 81 (2.86%) Law
8 69 (2.44%) Publishing
9 53 (1.87%) Games
10 49 (1.73%) Advertising
11 34 (1.20%) Back Office
12 32 (1.13%) Manufacturing
13 25 (0.88%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.85%) Electronics
15 22 (0.78%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.53%) Automotive
17 9 (0.32%) iGaming
17 9 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.25%) Multimedia
19 5 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1541 (54.45%) Analyst
2 834 (29.47%) Test Analyst
3 606 (21.41%) Business Analyst
4 389 (13.75%) Tester
5 279 (9.86%) Test Engineer
6 231 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
7 207 (7.31%) Test Manager
8 187 (6.61%) Test Leader
9 169 (5.97%) Software Analyst
10 164 (5.80%) Automation Test Analyst
11 148 (5.23%) Software Test Analyst
12 142 (5.02%) Senior Test Analyst
13 141 (4.98%) Test Automation Engineer
14 133 (4.70%) QA Tester
15 128 (4.52%) Automation Tester
15 128 (4.52%) Software Tester
16 127 (4.49%) QA Analyst
17 104 (3.67%) Manual Test Analyst
18 96 (3.39%) QA Test Analyst
19 91 (3.22%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (10.04%) .NET
2 168 (5.94%) XML
3 145 (5.12%) SOAP
4 119 (4.20%) Web Services
5 90 (3.18%) HTML
6 88 (3.11%) Gherkin
7 64 (2.26%) REST
8 52 (1.84%) .NET Framework
9 50 (1.77%) Flash
10 29 (1.02%) CSS
11 23 (0.81%) ASP.NET
12 20 (0.71%) JSON
13 16 (0.57%) Middleware
13 16 (0.57%) RESTful
14 12 (0.42%) J2EE
14 12 (0.42%) XBRL
15 11 (0.39%) Ajax
15 11 (0.39%) XSD
16 10 (0.35%) HTML5
17 9 (0.32%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 306 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 142 (5.02%) Data Centre
4 113 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 97 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 55 (1.94%) CMDB
7 51 (1.80%) Statistics
8 40 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 40 (1.41%) User Experience
9 31 (1.10%) Driving Licence
10 30 (1.06%) Online Games
11 26 (0.92%) Fintech
12 24 (0.85%) Mathematics
13 18 (0.64%) Reinsurance
14 17 (0.60%) FMCG
14 17 (0.60%) Virtual Team
15 15 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (0.53%) Public Cloud
16 14 (0.49%) Data Structures
17 13 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 273 (9.65%) Windows
2 125 (4.42%) Linux
3 51 (1.80%) Unix
4 41 (1.45%) Android
4 41 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 39 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 12 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.32%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.25%) Solaris
10 6 (0.21%) AIX
10 6 (0.21%) CentOS
10 6 (0.21%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.071%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.035%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.035%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.035%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1518 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 662 (23.39%) Software Testing
3 609 (21.52%) Test Scripting
4 579 (20.46%) Business Analysis
5 502 (17.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 488 (17.24%) SDLC
7 450 (15.90%) Test Automation
8 438 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 431 (15.23%) Waterfall
10 429 (15.16%) Automated Testing
11 414 (14.63%) Scrum
12 343 (12.12%) BDD
13 336 (11.87%) Regression Testing
14 327 (11.55%) Project Management
15 325 (11.48%) Manual Testing
16 302 (10.67%) Test Management
17 298 (10.53%) Test Strategy
18 292 (10.32%) Functional Testing
18 292 (10.32%) TDD
19 269 (9.51%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 799 (28.23%) SQL
2 387 (13.67%) C#
3 351 (12.40%) Java
4 119 (4.20%) Python
5 94 (3.32%) JavaScript
6 78 (2.76%) Ruby
7 64 (2.26%) C++
8 44 (1.55%) C
9 24 (0.85%) PHP
9 24 (0.85%) VB.NET
10 23 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 22 (0.78%) VB
12 17 (0.60%) VBA
13 15 (0.53%) Perl
13 15 (0.53%) PowerShell
14 13 (0.46%) Bash Shell
14 13 (0.46%) VBScript
15 11 (0.39%) R
15 11 (0.39%) XPath
16 10 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1290 (45.58%) ISTQB
2 480 (16.96%) Degree
3 439 (15.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 121 (4.28%) Security Cleared
5 83 (2.93%) ISEB Practitioner
6 76 (2.69%) PMI Certification
7 75 (2.65%) PMP
8 64 (2.26%) DV Cleared
9 57 (2.01%) IIBA
9 57 (2.01%) SC Cleared
10 54 (1.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 46 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (0.92%) CBAP
12 26 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 20 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 19 (0.67%) APMP
15 18 (0.64%) CISSP
16 17 (0.60%) CISM
17 13 (0.46%) CISA
18 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 734 (25.94%) QA
2 75 (2.65%) SLA
3 17 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.57%) MiFID
5 13 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.39%) ISO 14001
7 8 (0.28%) COBIT
8 5 (0.18%) SDET
9 4 (0.14%) FATCA
9 4 (0.14%) GDPR
10 3 (0.11%) ISO19770
11 2 (0.071%) Basel II
11 2 (0.071%) Basel III
11 2 (0.071%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.071%) GAMP
11 2 (0.071%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.071%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.035%) Solvency II
System Software
1 97 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.28%) Docker
5 6 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.071%) Firmware
6 2 (0.071%) XenApp
7 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.035%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.035%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 193 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 70 (2.47%) SCVMM
3 15 (0.53%) SCOrch
3 15 (0.53%) vRealize
4 11 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (0.18%) SCCM
7 3 (0.11%) SCOM
8 1 (0.035%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.035%) Control-M
8 1 (0.035%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.035%) Puppet
8 1 (0.035%) WMI
Vendors
1 500 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 285 (10.07%) HP
3 249 (8.80%) Oracle
4 113 (3.99%) IBM
5 97 (3.43%) VMware
6 94 (3.32%) SAP
7 67 (2.37%) Citrix
8 60 (2.12%) EMC
9 58 (2.05%) BMC
9 58 (2.05%) Cisco
10 57 (2.01%) CheckPoint
11 56 (1.98%) NetApp
12 55 (1.94%) Juniper
13 49 (1.73%) Cadence
14 30 (1.06%) Sun
15 29 (1.02%) Siebel
16 26 (0.92%) Atlassian
17 17 (0.60%) NCR
18 16 (0.57%) Cognizant
19 15 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% pension + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
The People Network
Salary: holiday discounts, flexible hours
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum + pension, health, 25 days' + BH, ch
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + good bonus (10%) + health + pensio
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago