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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 75 84
Rank change year-on-year +20 +9  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 15 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.45% 1.57% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.38% 7.41% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 18
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% +29.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £56,625 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 179 189 310
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 29.25% 21.14% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 344 499 692
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £58,750 £60,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Bedfordshire

ISEB
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
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 28 June 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 +12 8 - - 3
Dunstable -2 6 £41,250 -2.94%
ISEB
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 17 (51.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (48.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (48.48%) Retail
4 16 (48.48%) Business Analysis
4 16 (48.48%) Degree
5 15 (45.45%) ISTQB
5 15 (45.45%) SDLC
6 13 (39.39%) QA
6 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
7 10 (30.30%) Selenium
7 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (30.30%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) Defect Management
7 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (27.27%) Prototyping
8 9 (27.27%) Functional Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Business Process Modelling
8 9 (27.27%) UML
8 9 (27.27%) DSDM
8 9 (27.27%) Use Case
8 9 (27.27%) JIRA
9 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
9 8 (24.24%) Resource Management
9 8 (24.24%) Test Management
9 8 (24.24%) Banking
9 8 (24.24%) Bugzilla
9 8 (24.24%) Change Management
9 8 (24.24%) JMeter

ISEB
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (3.03%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) JIRA
3 8 (24.24%) Bugzilla
3 8 (24.24%) JMeter
3 8 (24.24%) Testopia
4 2 (6.06%) Axure RP
5 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) Robot Framework
5 1 (3.03%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (48.48%) Retail
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
2 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
3 7 (21.21%) Finance
4 4 (12.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Analyst
2 16 (48.48%) Business Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Test Leader
4 9 (27.27%) Business IT Analyst
4 9 (27.27%) IT Analyst
4 9 (27.27%) IT Business Analyst
5 8 (24.24%) Automation Test Lead
6 7 (21.21%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
7 6 (18.18%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (12.12%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Manager
10 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
10 2 (6.06%) UAT Lead
10 2 (6.06%) UAT Manager
10 2 (6.06%) UAT Test Lead
10 2 (6.06%) UAT Test Manager
11 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Analyst
11 1 (3.03%) SAP Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
3 8 (24.24%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 16 (48.48%) Business Analysis
3 16 (48.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (45.45%) SDLC
5 13 (39.39%) Test Automation
6 10 (30.30%) Defect Management
6 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Business Process Modelling
7 9 (27.27%) DSDM
7 9 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Prototyping
7 9 (27.27%) UML
7 9 (27.27%) Use Case
8 8 (24.24%) Change Management
8 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (24.24%) Contract Management
8 8 (24.24%) Resource Management
8 8 (24.24%) Test Management
8 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Degree
2 15 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 8 (24.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) PMO
3 1 (3.03%) GMP
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) CA Agile Central
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) CA
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
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