The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 79 66
Rank change year-on-year +29 -13  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 18 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.77% 1.54% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 5.78% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 14
Median salary £32,000 £45,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.88% +20.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.49%  

ISEB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 120 225 246
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 18.46% 26.69% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 86 192 198
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing ISEB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Bedfordshire

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Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for ISEB in Bedfordshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Bedfordshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Luton +13 18 £32,000 -36.00%
ISEB
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 14 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 11 (52.38%) QA
5 10 (47.62%) Retail
6 9 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (42.86%) Degree
6 9 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 8 (38.10%) Selenium
7 8 (38.10%) Functional Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Automation Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Defect Management
8 7 (33.33%) JIRA
8 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 7 (33.33%) SDLC
9 6 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (28.57%) Virtual Team
9 6 (28.57%) Contract Management
9 6 (28.57%) Scorecard
9 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (28.57%) DevOps
9 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (28.57%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (28.57%) Testopia
9 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
9 6 (28.57%) Test Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 6 (28.57%) JMeter
3 6 (28.57%) Testopia
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Robot Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (47.62%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Test Leader
3 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Automation Test Lead
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Virtual Team
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 9 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Automation Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Defect Management
4 8 (38.10%) Functional Testing
5 7 (33.33%) SDLC
5 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (28.57%) Contract Management
6 6 (28.57%) DevOps
6 6 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Resource Management
6 6 (28.57%) Scorecard
6 6 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Test Management
6 6 (28.57%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 9 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft