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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK
Rank 218 190 154
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -36
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1269 1802 2161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 1.76% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.11% 6.30% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1517 1721
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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
20760 28585 29025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.72% 27.91% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16426 22892 23133
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -23 1206 £42,500 +4.93% 157
London -50 333 £55,000 +10.00% 46
South East +36 226 £40,000 - 31
Yorkshire +6 171 £42,500 +21.42% 20
West Yorkshire +17 140 £42,500 +21.42% 16
South West +24 138 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Leeds +33 124 £42,500 +21.42% 14
East of England +9 106 £37,000 -7.50% 5
North West -89 105 £40,000 +11.11% 15
City of London +5 102 £55,000 - 15
West Midlands +5 86 £36,750 -2.00% 14
Manchester -31 75 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Surrey +30 48 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Hampshire +34 45 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Birmingham +11 43 £36,500 -8.75% 4
Hertfordshire +25 42 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +4 37 £35,000 -10.25% 6
Bristol -9 36 £42,500 +30.76% 8
Gloucestershire -10 36 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wiltshire +44 34 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Scotland +5 33 £40,000 +3.89% 3
West Sussex +24 30 £40,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +7 29 £45,000 +12.50%
Suffolk +25 27 £34,250 -2.14% 1
Milton Keynes +20 26 £38,500 +10.00%
Stevenage +10 23 £40,000 -
Ipswich +42 22 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Oxfordshire +16 22 £35,250 -6.00% 2
Swindon +40 21 £32,500 - 3
Wales -29 20 £40,000 +25.00% 2

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 1499 (53.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1333 (47.74%) ISTQB
3 966 (34.60%) Finance
4 757 (27.11%) SQL
5 708 (25.36%) QA
6 693 (24.82%) Selenium
7 623 (22.31%) Software Testing
8 574 (20.56%) Test Scripting
9 550 (19.70%) Business Analysis
10 490 (17.55%) Microsoft
11 480 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 466 (16.69%) Test Automation
13 453 (16.22%) Degree
14 439 (15.72%) Waterfall
15 424 (15.19%) SDLC
16 406 (14.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 405 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
18 402 (14.40%) Automated Testing
19 393 (14.08%) Scrum
20 386 (13.83%) C#
21 366 (13.11%) Java
22 339 (12.14%) BDD
23 332 (11.89%) Project Management
24 320 (11.46%) Cucumber
25 313 (11.21%) Functional Testing
26 311 (11.14%) JIRA
27 310 (11.10%) Test Strategy
27 310 (11.10%) Regression Testing
28 299 (10.71%) MS Excel
29 297 (10.64%) Test Management

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 45 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 33 (1.18%) Confluence
3 14 (0.50%) WebSphere
4 12 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (0.43%) IIS
5 10 (0.36%) CMS
6 9 (0.32%) GlassFish
6 9 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (0.18%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.14%) SAS
10 3 (0.11%) Documentum
11 2 (0.072%) Apache
12 1 (0.036%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.036%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.036%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.036%) FileNet
12 1 (0.036%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.036%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 299 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 140 (5.01%) MS Office
3 103 (3.69%) MS Visio
4 68 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 52 (1.86%) MS Project
6 4 (0.14%) Mingle
6 4 (0.14%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.57%) Postilion
3 15 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 15 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 12 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.39%) Sentinel
6 9 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 7 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.14%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.11%) Exstream
10 3 (0.11%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 107 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (2.44%) IaaS
4 67 (2.40%) PaaS
5 66 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
6 39 (1.40%) SaaS
7 7 (0.25%) Lucidchart
8 2 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.072%) GitHub
8 2 (0.072%) Slack
9 1 (0.036%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.29%) SMS
2 30 (1.07%) Internet
3 20 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.68%) ATM
5 18 (0.64%) Firewall
6 17 (0.61%) HTTPS
7 16 (0.57%) LAN
7 16 (0.57%) SSH
7 16 (0.57%) WAN
8 12 (0.43%) FTP
8 12 (0.43%) HTTP
9 11 (0.39%) IP Telephony
10 10 (0.36%) SSL
11 9 (0.32%) Intranet
11 9 (0.32%) LDAP
12 8 (0.29%) Extranet
13 7 (0.25%) DNS
14 5 (0.18%) VoIP
15 4 (0.14%) LTE
15 4 (0.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 122 (4.37%) Relational Database
3 82 (2.94%) MySQL
4 56 (2.01%) DB2
5 42 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 29 (1.04%) Big Data
8 16 (0.57%) RDBMS
8 16 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 15 (0.54%) Power BI
10 9 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.29%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.25%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.14%) GIS
13 4 (0.14%) MS Access
13 4 (0.14%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 693 (24.82%) Selenium
2 320 (11.46%) Cucumber
3 311 (11.14%) JIRA
4 249 (8.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 162 (5.80%) SoapUI
6 134 (4.80%) WebDriver
7 124 (4.44%) HP UFT
8 120 (4.30%) SpecFlow
9 118 (4.23%) LoadRunner
10 115 (4.12%) JMeter
11 102 (3.65%) Jenkins
12 78 (2.79%) Visual Studio
13 64 (2.29%) Git (software)
14 57 (2.04%) JUnit
15 45 (1.61%) Appium
16 33 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 31 (1.11%) Bugzilla
18 29 (1.04%) TestNG
19 27 (0.97%) Gatling
20 22 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 966 (34.60%) Finance
2 289 (10.35%) Retail
3 228 (8.17%) Banking
4 160 (5.73%) Legal
5 103 (3.69%) Law
6 96 (3.44%) Telecoms
7 75 (2.69%) Marketing
8 69 (2.47%) Publishing
9 54 (1.93%) Advertising
10 43 (1.54%) Games
11 37 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 30 (1.07%) Back Office
13 22 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 22 (0.79%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.72%) Electronics
15 18 (0.64%) Automotive
16 9 (0.32%) iGaming
17 8 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.21%) Front Office
19 5 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1477 (52.90%) Analyst
2 784 (28.08%) Test Analyst
3 589 (21.10%) Business Analyst
4 366 (13.11%) Tester
5 300 (10.74%) Test Engineer
6 215 (7.70%) Test Manager
7 212 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
8 196 (7.02%) Test Leader
9 158 (5.66%) Software Analyst
10 146 (5.23%) Test Automation Engineer
11 144 (5.16%) Automation Test Analyst
12 137 (4.91%) Software Test Analyst
13 130 (4.66%) QA Analyst
14 129 (4.62%) Automation Tester
14 129 (4.62%) Senior Test Analyst
15 121 (4.33%) QA Tester
16 118 (4.23%) Software Tester
17 109 (3.90%) Senior Test Engineer
18 96 (3.44%) Financial Analyst
19 93 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (10.03%) .NET
2 170 (6.09%) XML
3 139 (4.98%) SOAP
4 123 (4.41%) Web Services
5 111 (3.98%) Gherkin
6 76 (2.72%) HTML
7 50 (1.79%) REST
8 49 (1.76%) .NET Framework
9 41 (1.47%) Flash
10 29 (1.04%) CSS
11 23 (0.82%) JSON
12 17 (0.61%) XSD
13 16 (0.57%) ASP.NET
13 16 (0.57%) J2EE
13 16 (0.57%) Middleware
13 16 (0.57%) RESTful
14 12 (0.43%) WSDL
15 11 (0.39%) XML Schema
15 11 (0.39%) XSLT
16 10 (0.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 293 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 130 (4.66%) Data Centre
4 104 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 93 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 56 (2.01%) CMDB
7 34 (1.22%) User Experience
8 25 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 23 (0.82%) Driving Licence
10 22 (0.79%) Fintech
10 22 (0.79%) Online Games
11 16 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (0.57%) Virtual Team
12 15 (0.54%) iPad
13 14 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.47%) FMCG
14 13 (0.47%) NHS
15 12 (0.43%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 277 (9.92%) Windows
2 122 (4.37%) Linux
3 57 (2.04%) Unix
4 36 (1.29%) Windows Server
5 30 (1.07%) Android
6 28 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 14 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.43%) Solaris
8 12 (0.43%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.36%) AIX
10 9 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.25%) Kali Linux
12 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.14%) CentOS
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1499 (53.69%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (22.31%) Software Testing
3 574 (20.56%) Test Scripting
4 550 (19.70%) Business Analysis
5 480 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 466 (16.69%) Test Automation
7 439 (15.72%) Waterfall
8 424 (15.19%) SDLC
9 405 (14.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 402 (14.40%) Automated Testing
11 393 (14.08%) Scrum
12 339 (12.14%) BDD
13 332 (11.89%) Project Management
14 313 (11.21%) Functional Testing
15 310 (11.10%) Regression Testing
15 310 (11.10%) Test Strategy
16 297 (10.64%) Test Management
17 293 (10.49%) Manual Testing
18 282 (10.10%) TDD
19 272 (9.74%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 757 (27.11%) SQL
2 386 (13.83%) C#
3 366 (13.11%) Java
4 125 (4.48%) Python
5 93 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 86 (3.08%) C++
7 78 (2.79%) Ruby
8 40 (1.43%) C
9 25 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 25 (0.90%) VB.NET
10 17 (0.61%) PHP
11 16 (0.57%) PowerShell
11 16 (0.57%) VBA
12 15 (0.54%) XPath
13 13 (0.47%) Perl
13 13 (0.47%) VB
13 13 (0.47%) VBScript
14 12 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 11 (0.39%) R
16 10 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1333 (47.74%) ISTQB
2 453 (16.22%) Degree
3 406 (14.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 119 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 72 (2.58%) ISEB Practitioner
6 70 (2.51%) PMI Certification
6 70 (2.51%) PMP
7 60 (2.15%) DV Cleared
8 56 (2.01%) IIBA
9 49 (1.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 44 (1.58%) SC Cleared
11 39 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
12 36 (1.29%) CBAP
13 29 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 25 (0.90%) APMP
15 19 (0.68%) CISM
15 19 (0.68%) CISSP
16 16 (0.57%) CISA
17 15 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 9 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 708 (25.36%) QA
2 63 (2.26%) SLA
3 20 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.47%) ISO 14001
6 11 (0.39%) MiFID
7 10 (0.36%) GDPR
8 8 (0.29%) COBIT
9 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.14%) SDET
10 3 (0.11%) FATCA
11 2 (0.072%) Basel II
11 2 (0.072%) Basel III
11 2 (0.072%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.036%) EMIR
12 1 (0.036%) IFRS
12 1 (0.036%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
System Software
1 88 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.32%) Docker
5 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.072%) Firmware
6 2 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.072%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.072%) XenApp
7 1 (0.036%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.036%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 197 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
2 66 (2.36%) SCVMM
3 12 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.39%) SCOrch
4 11 (0.39%) vRealize
5 9 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (0.14%) SCCM
8 2 (0.072%) Puppet
9 1 (0.036%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.036%) Control-M
9 1 (0.036%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.036%) WMI
Vendors
1 490 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 284 (10.17%) HP
3 245 (8.78%) Oracle
4 108 (3.87%) IBM
5 92 (3.30%) SAP
6 88 (3.15%) VMware
7 66 (2.36%) Citrix
8 60 (2.15%) Cisco
8 60 (2.15%) EMC
9 58 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 57 (2.04%) NetApp
11 55 (1.97%) BMC
11 55 (1.97%) Juniper
12 42 (1.50%) Cadence
13 29 (1.04%) Siebel
14 27 (0.97%) Sun
15 19 (0.68%) Atlassian
16 17 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (0.54%) NCR
18 14 (0.50%) Hyperion
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ISL
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £435000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday