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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 200 196 162
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -34
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1597 1862 2230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.63% 1.70% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.13% 6.20% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1353 1577 1765
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,793 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%

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
26043 30009 31924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.60% 27.37% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21067 23905 24972
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -1 1503 £40,000 -5.88% 144
London -24 374 £55,000 +4.76% 34
South East -9 355 £40,500 +1.25% 29
Yorkshire +11 183 £35,000 -12.50% 17
West Yorkshire +1 138 £37,500 -6.25% 12
West Midlands +17 132 £34,025 +8.88% 17
South West +34 129 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Leeds +34 113 £35,000 -12.50% 9
North West -15 104 £33,000 -12.00% 14
East of England -12 103 £35,000 -18.60% 12
East Midlands +1 101 £39,000 +2.63% 5
Berkshire +13 75 £45,000 - 4
Manchester -17 71 £32,500 -13.33% 8
City of London +25 64 £52,500 - 13
Birmingham +3 64 £39,000 +30.00% 5
Surrey -39 55 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East Sussex +43 50 £35,000 - 2
Hampshire -32 49 £33,500 -17.79% 5
Buckinghamshire +20 47 £37,500 - 5
Gloucestershire +26 45 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Nottinghamshire +7 43 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Suffolk +31 42 £35,000 +4.47% 5
Kent +47 41 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Brighton +47 41 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Scotland -18 39 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Wales -21 35 £35,000 - 3
Ipswich +31 32 £35,000 -4.76% 3
South Wales -22 32 £35,000 - 3
Nottingham -4 31 £35,000 - 2
Milton Keynes +20 30 £33,000 -0.75% 2

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1718 (51.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1508 (44.85%) ISTQB
3 1206 (35.87%) Finance
4 970 (28.85%) QA
5 886 (26.35%) SQL
6 802 (23.85%) Degree
7 784 (23.32%) Software Testing
8 697 (20.73%) Selenium
9 686 (20.40%) SDLC
10 675 (20.08%) Test Scripting
11 664 (19.75%) Business Analysis
12 657 (19.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 618 (18.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 562 (16.72%) Scrum
15 513 (15.26%) Microsoft
16 506 (15.05%) Automated Testing
17 491 (14.60%) Java
18 483 (14.37%) Test Automation
19 478 (14.22%) Regression Testing
20 458 (13.62%) Project Management
21 447 (13.30%) Manual Testing
21 447 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
22 432 (12.85%) Functional Testing
23 430 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
24 418 (12.43%) C#
25 411 (12.22%) Waterfall
26 394 (11.72%) Test Strategy
27 378 (11.24%) PRINCE2
28 361 (10.74%) JIRA
29 343 (10.20%) .NET

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 74 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 69 (2.05%) IIS
3 54 (1.61%) Confluence
4 37 (1.10%) CMS
5 27 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 19 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 18 (0.54%) Apache
8 14 (0.42%) CICS
9 12 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.27%) Documentum
10 9 (0.27%) JBoss
10 9 (0.27%) SAS
11 7 (0.21%) NServiceBus
11 7 (0.21%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.15%) Drupal
12 5 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.15%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.15%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.12%) FileNet
13 4 (0.12%) MQSeries
Applications
1 307 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 222 (6.60%) MS Office
3 113 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 77 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 48 (1.43%) MS Project
6 8 (0.24%) Mingle
7 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.45%) SAP CO
2 15 (0.45%) SAP FI
2 15 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (0.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 9 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.21%) Primavera
7 6 (0.18%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.15%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.12%) Summit
10 3 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.089%) Retail-J
11 2 (0.059%) Northgate Housing
11 2 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.059%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.059%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.059%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 105 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (2.02%) PaaS
4 67 (1.99%) IaaS
5 65 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (0.92%) SaaS
7 8 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.089%) AdWords
8 3 (0.089%) Office 365
9 2 (0.059%) Force.com
9 2 (0.059%) GitHub
9 2 (0.059%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.059%) Pure360
10 1 (0.030%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 59 (1.75%) Internet
2 35 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 34 (1.01%) SMS
4 33 (0.98%) WAN
5 32 (0.95%) VoIP
6 30 (0.89%) LAN
7 27 (0.80%) 4G
8 26 (0.77%) HTTP
9 24 (0.71%) 2G
9 24 (0.71%) 3G
10 22 (0.65%) DNS
11 19 (0.57%) Firewall
11 19 (0.57%) GSM
11 19 (0.57%) SCCP
11 19 (0.57%) SIGTRAN
11 19 (0.57%) SSH
11 19 (0.57%) UMTS
12 17 (0.51%) SAN
13 13 (0.39%) Wireshark
14 12 (0.36%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 115 (3.42%) MySQL
3 85 (2.53%) DB2
4 79 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 77 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 37 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 27 (0.80%) Big Data
8 26 (0.77%) QlikView
9 25 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (0.54%) DataStage
13 15 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (0.24%) Data Mining
17 7 (0.21%) MS Access
18 5 (0.15%) GIS
19 4 (0.12%) RDBMS
19 4 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 697 (20.73%) Selenium
2 361 (10.74%) JIRA
3 224 (6.66%) Cucumber
4 199 (5.92%) WebDriver
5 194 (5.77%) HP UFT
6 192 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 166 (4.94%) SoapUI
8 140 (4.16%) JMeter
9 107 (3.18%) Visual Studio
10 105 (3.12%) LoadRunner
11 102 (3.03%) Jenkins
12 99 (2.94%) JUnit
12 99 (2.94%) SpecFlow
13 71 (2.11%) Git (software)
14 61 (1.81%) TestNG
15 53 (1.58%) NUnit
16 45 (1.34%) Hudson
17 44 (1.31%) Selenium IDE
18 39 (1.16%) Appium
19 34 (1.01%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1206 (35.87%) Finance
2 233 (6.93%) Retail
3 221 (6.57%) Banking
4 145 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 120 (3.57%) Legal
6 105 (3.12%) Marketing
7 79 (2.35%) Advertising
8 78 (2.32%) Publishing
9 59 (1.75%) Games
10 56 (1.67%) Law
11 52 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 41 (1.22%) Back Office
13 28 (0.83%) Aerospace
14 26 (0.77%) Electronics
15 24 (0.71%) Automotive
16 20 (0.59%) Front Office
17 17 (0.51%) Investment Banking
18 11 (0.33%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.33%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1782 (53.00%) Analyst
2 934 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 727 (21.62%) Business Analyst
4 603 (17.94%) Tester
5 273 (8.12%) Test Engineer
6 253 (7.53%) Automation Tester
7 217 (6.45%) Software Tester
8 216 (6.42%) Test Manager
9 211 (6.28%) Software Analyst
10 202 (6.01%) Senior Analyst
11 200 (5.95%) Automation Test Analyst
12 198 (5.89%) QA Tester
13 195 (5.80%) QA Analyst
14 181 (5.38%) Test Leader
15 161 (4.79%) QA Engineer
16 146 (4.34%) Software Test Analyst
17 139 (4.13%) QA Test Analyst
18 120 (3.57%) IT Analyst
19 114 (3.39%) Agile Business Analyst
20 108 (3.21%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (10.20%) .NET
2 209 (6.22%) XML
3 176 (5.23%) HTML
4 170 (5.06%) Web Services
5 133 (3.96%) SOAP
6 76 (2.26%) REST
7 62 (1.84%) .NET Framework
7 62 (1.84%) Gherkin
8 60 (1.78%) ASP.NET
9 40 (1.19%) CSS
10 39 (1.16%) Ajax
11 37 (1.10%) Spring
12 35 (1.04%) Flash
13 34 (1.01%) Hibernate
14 31 (0.92%) XBRL
15 29 (0.86%) JMS
16 26 (0.77%) LAMP
17 25 (0.74%) Middleware
18 21 (0.62%) XSD
19 20 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 447 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
2 268 (7.97%) Computer Science
3 164 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 78 (2.32%) Management Information System
5 76 (2.26%) Mobile App
6 70 (2.08%) CMDB
7 59 (1.75%) Mathematics
8 50 (1.49%) User Experience
9 47 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 42 (1.25%) Statistics
11 40 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 39 (1.16%) iPad
13 28 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (0.80%) FMCG
14 27 (0.80%) Life Science
15 26 (0.77%) PMI
16 24 (0.71%) AS400
17 23 (0.68%) Online Games
17 23 (0.68%) Virtual Team
18 22 (0.65%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 235 (6.99%) Windows
2 188 (5.59%) Linux
3 135 (4.02%) Unix
4 52 (1.55%) Android
5 47 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 34 (1.01%) Solaris
8 24 (0.71%) Windows 10
9 22 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 21 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 19 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.48%) CentOS
14 15 (0.45%) AIX
15 13 (0.39%) SUSE
16 9 (0.27%) Kali Linux
17 8 (0.24%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
19 3 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
20 1 (0.030%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1718 (51.10%) Agile Software Development
2 784 (23.32%) Software Testing
3 686 (20.40%) SDLC
4 675 (20.08%) Test Scripting
5 664 (19.75%) Business Analysis
6 657 (19.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 562 (16.72%) Scrum
8 506 (15.05%) Automated Testing
9 483 (14.37%) Test Automation
10 478 (14.22%) Regression Testing
11 458 (13.62%) Project Management
12 447 (13.30%) Manual Testing
13 432 (12.85%) Functional Testing
14 430 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 411 (12.22%) Waterfall
16 394 (11.72%) Test Strategy
17 378 (11.24%) PRINCE2
18 331 (9.85%) Test Management
19 320 (9.52%) ITIL
20 311 (9.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 886 (26.35%) SQL
2 491 (14.60%) Java
3 418 (12.43%) C#
4 144 (4.28%) Ruby
5 143 (4.25%) JavaScript
6 115 (3.42%) Python
7 101 (3.00%) C
8 84 (2.50%) C++
9 74 (2.20%) VB
10 67 (1.99%) VB.NET
11 66 (1.96%) Perl
12 64 (1.90%) PHP
13 56 (1.67%) T-SQL
14 40 (1.19%) VBScript
15 37 (1.10%) Bash Shell
16 32 (0.95%) PL/SQL
17 29 (0.86%) Shell Script
18 27 (0.80%) VBA
19 24 (0.71%) Groovy
20 21 (0.62%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1508 (44.85%) ISTQB
2 802 (23.85%) Degree
3 618 (18.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 137 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 98 (2.91%) PMI Certification
6 90 (2.68%) PMP
7 84 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
8 80 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 69 (2.05%) SC Cleared
10 68 (2.02%) DV Cleared
11 58 (1.73%) IIBA
12 49 (1.46%) CBAP
13 44 (1.31%) CISSP
14 34 (1.01%) CISM
14 34 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
15 32 (0.95%) CISA
16 29 (0.86%) APMP
17 27 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 22 (0.65%) IISP
19 15 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 970 (28.85%) QA
2 67 (1.99%) SLA
3 35 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.24%) MiFID
7 7 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 7 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.18%) SDET
9 5 (0.15%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.15%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.12%) FATCA
11 3 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.089%) EMIR
12 2 (0.059%) GAMP
13 1 (0.030%) Basel II
13 1 (0.030%) COBIT
13 1 (0.030%) ISO19770
System Software
1 110 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
3 35 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 25 (0.74%) Firmware
5 15 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.30%) XenApp
7 7 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.12%) Docker
9 3 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.089%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.030%) vCloud
10 1 (0.030%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 240 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 65 (1.93%) SCVMM
3 13 (0.39%) NetBackup
3 13 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (0.39%) Oracle ZFS
3 13 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (0.39%) Unicenter
4 8 (0.24%) SCOrch
4 8 (0.24%) vRealize
5 7 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
5 7 (0.21%) SCCM
5 7 (0.21%) SCOM
6 2 (0.059%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.059%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.030%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 513 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 329 (9.79%) HP
3 290 (8.63%) Oracle
4 120 (3.57%) VMware
5 106 (3.15%) SAP
6 101 (3.00%) IBM
7 86 (2.56%) Citrix
8 68 (2.02%) Cisco
9 64 (1.90%) EMC
10 63 (1.87%) NetApp
11 62 (1.84%) Juniper
12 61 (1.81%) CheckPoint
13 58 (1.73%) BMC
14 42 (1.25%) Red Hat
15 41 (1.22%) Cadence
16 31 (0.92%) Atlassian
17 30 (0.89%) Rally
18 23 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
19 22 (0.65%) Cognos
20 16 (0.48%) Sun
Croydon, Surrey
LV
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £33800 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £33800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc...
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago