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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 204 190 150
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -40
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1466 1896 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 1.79% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.34% 6.50% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 1586 1886
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
23115 29169 31678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.78% 27.47% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18260 23106 25396
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -13 1366 £42,500 +6.25% 145
London -41 354 £55,000 +10.00% 42
South East +38 259 £40,000 +6.38% 19
Yorkshire -9 170 £41,000 +17.14% 16
West Yorkshire +10 147 £42,500 +21.42% 12
East of England +17 135 £36,000 -10.00% 10
North West -71 135 £37,500 - 18
South West +13 132 £37,500 +7.14% 13
West Midlands +28 129 £39,000 +13.86% 18
Leeds +23 125 £42,500 +21.42% 8
City of London +12 82 £55,000 +10.00% 19
Manchester -52 74 £42,500 +14.86% 13
Birmingham +2 59 £39,000 +11.42% 5
Hertfordshire +23 57 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Surrey +8 57 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East Midlands -18 55 £42,500 +10.38% 9
Wales -7 52 £37,500 +10.29% 2
South Wales +5 49 £37,500 +10.29% 2
West Sussex +32 44 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 39 £40,000 +6.38%
Cheshire -9 39 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Scotland -21 36 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Hampshire -6 34 £40,000 - 6
Somerset +36 32 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Essex +11 30 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Newport +5 30 £35,000 -6.66%
Gloucestershire -44 30 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Suffolk +7 29 £31,625 -11.53% 4
Northamptonshire -1 26 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bristol -2 26 £35,250 +8.46% 2

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1623 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1331 (43.88%) ISTQB
3 1012 (33.37%) Finance
4 850 (28.03%) SQL
5 841 (27.73%) QA
6 722 (23.80%) Software Testing
7 707 (23.31%) Selenium
8 639 (21.07%) Business Analysis
9 630 (20.77%) Test Scripting
10 595 (19.62%) Degree
11 563 (18.56%) Microsoft
11 563 (18.56%) SDLC
12 519 (17.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 506 (16.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 489 (16.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 476 (15.69%) Scrum
16 461 (15.20%) Test Automation
17 450 (14.84%) Automated Testing
18 428 (14.11%) Waterfall
19 402 (13.25%) C#
20 396 (13.06%) Java
21 387 (12.76%) Regression Testing
22 367 (12.10%) Project Management
22 367 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
23 359 (11.84%) Manual Testing
24 347 (11.44%) Test Management
25 342 (11.28%) JIRA
26 330 (10.88%) MS Excel
27 323 (10.65%) Functional Testing
28 317 (10.45%) BDD

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 62 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.15%) Confluence
3 26 (0.86%) IIS
3 26 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 23 (0.76%) CMS
5 17 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (0.40%) Documentum
7 8 (0.26%) GlassFish
7 8 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.23%) SAS
9 6 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.20%) FileNet
9 6 (0.20%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.13%) Apache
10 4 (0.13%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.066%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.066%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.033%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.033%) SAP Portal
12 1 (0.033%) Tomcat
Applications
1 330 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 204 (6.73%) MS Office
3 108 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 87 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 60 (1.98%) MS Project
6 3 (0.099%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.066%) Mingle
8 1 (0.033%) HipChat
8 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.63%) Sentinel
2 16 (0.53%) SAP CO
2 16 (0.53%) SAP FI
2 16 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 15 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.43%) Postilion
5 11 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.13%) Exstream
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.13%) Primavera
7 4 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.099%) SAP hybris
9 2 (0.066%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.066%) OpenText MBPM
9 2 (0.066%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.066%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 123 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (2.41%) IaaS
3 71 (2.34%) PaaS
4 69 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (1.32%) SaaS
6 5 (0.16%) Lucidchart
7 3 (0.099%) GitHub
8 2 (0.066%) Force.com
8 2 (0.066%) Office 365
8 2 (0.066%) Slack
9 1 (0.033%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.35%) SMS
2 36 (1.19%) Internet
3 26 (0.86%) LAN
3 26 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 26 (0.86%) WAN
4 24 (0.79%) Firewall
5 19 (0.63%) SSH
6 16 (0.53%) ATM
6 16 (0.53%) DNS
7 11 (0.36%) HTTP
8 10 (0.33%) IP Telephony
9 9 (0.30%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.26%) LTE
11 6 (0.20%) GSM
11 6 (0.20%) UMTS
11 6 (0.20%) VoIP
12 5 (0.16%) SAN
12 5 (0.16%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.13%) 4G
13 4 (0.13%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 112 (3.69%) Relational Database
3 95 (3.13%) MySQL
4 57 (1.88%) DB2
5 41 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
7 26 (0.86%) Big Data
8 16 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (0.43%) QlikView
9 13 (0.43%) RDBMS
9 13 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.33%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.30%) Power BI
13 7 (0.23%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.20%) MS Access
14 6 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.16%) GIS
16 4 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
16 4 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 707 (23.31%) Selenium
2 342 (11.28%) JIRA
3 268 (8.84%) Cucumber
4 262 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 173 (5.70%) WebDriver
6 166 (5.47%) SoapUI
7 138 (4.55%) SpecFlow
8 134 (4.42%) JMeter
9 128 (4.22%) HP UFT
10 107 (3.53%) Visual Studio
11 98 (3.23%) LoadRunner
12 77 (2.54%) Jenkins
13 69 (2.27%) JUnit
14 61 (2.01%) Git (software)
15 49 (1.62%) Appium
16 40 (1.32%) Selenium IDE
17 34 (1.12%) TestNG
18 31 (1.02%) Bugzilla
19 28 (0.92%) Ranorex
20 27 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 1012 (33.37%) Finance
2 293 (9.66%) Retail
3 211 (6.96%) Banking
4 131 (4.32%) Legal
5 95 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 84 (2.77%) Marketing
7 70 (2.31%) Games
8 67 (2.21%) Law
9 66 (2.18%) Publishing
10 56 (1.85%) Advertising
11 43 (1.42%) Back Office
12 33 (1.09%) Manufacturing
13 26 (0.86%) Electronics
14 21 (0.69%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.53%) Automotive
16 13 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.30%) iGaming
17 9 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.23%) Multimedia
19 6 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1622 (53.48%) Analyst
2 831 (27.40%) Test Analyst
3 683 (22.52%) Business Analyst
4 481 (15.86%) Tester
5 289 (9.53%) Test Engineer
6 236 (7.78%) Senior Analyst
7 217 (7.15%) Test Manager
8 201 (6.63%) Test Leader
9 176 (5.80%) QA Tester
10 174 (5.74%) Automation Test Analyst
11 173 (5.70%) Software Analyst
12 167 (5.51%) Automation Tester
13 160 (5.28%) Software Tester
14 148 (4.88%) Software Test Analyst
15 142 (4.68%) QA Analyst
16 141 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
17 134 (4.42%) Test Automation Engineer
18 121 (3.99%) QA Engineer
19 111 (3.66%) IT Analyst
19 111 (3.66%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (9.79%) .NET
2 167 (5.51%) XML
3 136 (4.48%) SOAP
4 132 (4.35%) Web Services
5 118 (3.89%) HTML
6 80 (2.64%) REST
7 73 (2.41%) Gherkin
8 48 (1.58%) .NET Framework
8 48 (1.58%) Flash
9 39 (1.29%) CSS
10 32 (1.06%) ASP.NET
11 24 (0.79%) Ajax
12 17 (0.56%) Middleware
12 17 (0.56%) XBRL
13 15 (0.49%) HTML5
14 14 (0.46%) JSON
14 14 (0.46%) RESTful
15 13 (0.43%) Spring
16 12 (0.40%) Hibernate
16 12 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 367 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 198 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 141 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 109 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 102 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 52 (1.71%) CMDB
7 49 (1.62%) User Experience
8 48 (1.58%) Statistics
9 40 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 38 (1.25%) Online Games
11 32 (1.06%) Driving Licence
11 32 (1.06%) Mathematics
12 31 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 28 (0.92%) Reinsurance
14 27 (0.89%) Fintech
15 24 (0.79%) Virtual Team
16 22 (0.73%) FMCG
17 21 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
18 19 (0.63%) Public Cloud
19 14 (0.46%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 254 (8.37%) Windows
2 138 (4.55%) Linux
3 71 (2.34%) Unix
4 54 (1.78%) Android
5 53 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 48 (1.58%) Windows Server
7 21 (0.69%) Mac OS X
8 18 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 13 (0.43%) CentOS
10 10 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.26%) Solaris
12 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.099%) AIX
13 3 (0.099%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.066%) SUSE
15 1 (0.033%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1623 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 722 (23.80%) Software Testing
3 639 (21.07%) Business Analysis
4 630 (20.77%) Test Scripting
5 563 (18.56%) SDLC
6 519 (17.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 489 (16.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 476 (15.69%) Scrum
9 461 (15.20%) Test Automation
10 450 (14.84%) Automated Testing
11 428 (14.11%) Waterfall
12 387 (12.76%) Regression Testing
13 367 (12.10%) Project Management
14 359 (11.84%) Manual Testing
15 347 (11.44%) Test Management
16 323 (10.65%) Functional Testing
17 317 (10.45%) BDD
18 306 (10.09%) Test Strategy
19 300 (9.89%) TDD
20 285 (9.40%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 850 (28.03%) SQL
2 402 (13.25%) C#
3 396 (13.06%) Java
4 128 (4.22%) JavaScript
5 117 (3.86%) Python
6 81 (2.67%) Ruby
7 60 (1.98%) C
8 56 (1.85%) C++
9 41 (1.35%) VB
10 37 (1.22%) PHP
11 34 (1.12%) T-SQL
12 31 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 29 (0.96%) VB.NET
14 24 (0.79%) VBA
15 20 (0.66%) Perl
16 17 (0.56%) VBScript
17 15 (0.49%) Groovy
18 14 (0.46%) Shell Script
19 12 (0.40%) R
20 11 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1331 (43.88%) ISTQB
2 595 (19.62%) Degree
3 506 (16.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 135 (4.45%) Security Cleared
5 98 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 77 (2.54%) PMP
7 76 (2.51%) SC Cleared
8 74 (2.44%) PMI Certification
9 65 (2.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 64 (2.11%) DV Cleared
11 60 (1.98%) IIBA
12 49 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (0.96%) CBAP
14 26 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 24 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 21 (0.69%) CISSP
17 18 (0.59%) APMP
18 15 (0.49%) CISM
19 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
20 11 (0.36%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 841 (27.73%) QA
2 79 (2.60%) SLA
3 20 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.59%) MiFID
5 12 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.26%) ISO 14001
7 7 (0.23%) COBIT
8 6 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.16%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.13%) SDET
10 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.099%) FATCA
11 3 (0.099%) ISO19770
12 2 (0.066%) Basel II
12 2 (0.066%) Basel III
12 2 (0.066%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.066%) GAMP
System Software
1 114 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.43%) Firmware
5 10 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.16%) Docker
6 5 (0.16%) XenApp
7 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.033%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 218 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
2 69 (2.27%) SCVMM
3 19 (0.63%) SCOrch
3 19 (0.63%) vRealize
4 7 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.20%) SCCM
5 6 (0.20%) SCOM
6 2 (0.066%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.066%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.066%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.066%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.066%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.066%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.033%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.033%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.033%) Control-M
7 1 (0.033%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.033%) WMI
Vendors
1 563 (18.56%) Microsoft
2 313 (10.32%) HP
3 242 (7.98%) Oracle
4 115 (3.79%) VMware
5 105 (3.46%) IBM
6 92 (3.03%) SAP
7 69 (2.27%) Citrix
8 57 (1.88%) EMC
9 55 (1.81%) Cisco
10 53 (1.75%) BMC
11 52 (1.71%) CheckPoint
12 51 (1.68%) NetApp
13 50 (1.65%) Juniper
14 49 (1.62%) Cadence
15 34 (1.12%) Atlassian
16 32 (1.06%) Sun
17 27 (0.89%) Siebel
18 19 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
19 17 (0.56%) Red Hat
20 16 (0.53%) Cognizant
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 9 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 42k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% pension + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Flexi-time, 25 Hols, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £81,000 + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
ESA Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £49,000- £62,000 + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago