Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 83 83
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 110 145 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.86% 3.01% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.28% 10.45% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 90 66 88
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -24.73%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £49,375 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £37,875 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.21% - -6.67%

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 Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 975 1387 1257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 25.39% 28.81% 32.46%
Number of salaries quoted 734 937 989
Birmingham median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% -6.59% -4.21%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Birmingham

ISEB
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Birmingham

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 45 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.18%) Finance
2 42 (38.18%) Test Scripting
3 38 (34.55%) ISTQB
4 34 (30.91%) Business Analysis
4 34 (30.91%) Test Automation
5 33 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 32 (29.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 31 (28.18%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (25.45%) Degree
9 26 (23.64%) PRINCE2
10 25 (22.73%) SQL
11 24 (21.82%) QA
12 22 (20.00%) Line Management
12 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 21 (19.09%) SQL Server
13 21 (19.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (19.09%) Test Strategy
14 20 (18.18%) Selenium
14 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 18 (16.36%) ITIL
16 17 (15.45%) Oracle
17 16 (14.55%) Project Management
17 16 (14.55%) CRM
17 16 (14.55%) Waterfall
17 16 (14.55%) JIRA
18 15 (13.64%) Manual Testing
18 15 (13.64%) SDLC
19 14 (12.73%) Integration Testing

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (1.82%) CMS
1 2 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP HCM
1 2 (1.82%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (9.09%) IaaS
2 10 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) Intranet
2 1 (0.91%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (9.09%) DB2
3 10 (9.09%) MySQL
4 7 (6.36%) Big Data
4 7 (6.36%) Power BI
5 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (18.18%) Selenium
2 16 (14.55%) JIRA
3 8 (7.27%) HP UFT
4 7 (6.36%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.55%) TestRail
5 5 (4.55%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.73%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.73%) JMeter
6 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.82%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.91%) Appium
8 1 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.91%) Calabash
8 1 (0.91%) JUnit
8 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.91%) TestLink
8 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (38.18%) Finance
2 14 (12.73%) Retail
3 10 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 10 (9.09%) Publishing
4 6 (5.45%) Games
5 3 (2.73%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Law
6 1 (0.91%) Local Government
6 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (57.27%) Analyst
2 38 (34.55%) Business Analyst
3 25 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 16 (14.55%) Test Leader
5 11 (10.00%) Architect
5 11 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 11 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.27%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Tester
8 6 (5.45%) Lead Test Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.55%) QA Leader
9 5 (4.55%) QA Team Leader
9 5 (4.55%) Software Tester
10 4 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (2.73%) Digital Business Analyst
11 3 (2.73%) Finance Business Analyst
11 3 (2.73%) IT Analyst
11 3 (2.73%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (0.91%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.91%) REST
2 1 (0.91%) RESTful
2 1 (0.91%) SOAP
2 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.82%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 10 (9.09%) CMDB
4 10 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 10 (9.09%) NHS
5 4 (3.64%) EPoS
5 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.73%) iPhone
6 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.73%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.82%) User Experience
8 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (38.18%) Test Scripting
3 34 (30.91%) Business Analysis
3 34 (30.91%) Test Automation
4 33 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 26 (23.64%) PRINCE2
6 22 (20.00%) Line Management
7 21 (19.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (19.09%) Test Strategy
8 18 (16.36%) ITIL
9 16 (14.55%) CRM
9 16 (14.55%) Project Management
9 16 (14.55%) Waterfall
10 15 (13.64%) Manual Testing
10 15 (13.64%) SDLC
11 14 (12.73%) Integration Testing
11 14 (12.73%) Software Engineering
12 13 (11.82%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (11.82%) TOGAF
13 12 (10.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.73%) SQL
2 11 (10.00%) Java
3 8 (7.27%) C#
3 8 (7.27%) Scala
3 8 (7.27%) VB
3 8 (7.27%) VBScript
4 1 (0.91%) Python
4 1 (0.91%) Ruby
4 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (34.55%) ISTQB
2 32 (29.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 28 (25.45%) Degree
4 13 (11.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 10 (9.09%) PMI Certification
6 10 (9.09%) PMP
6 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (4.55%) IIBA
8 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.82%) GNVQ
9 2 (1.82%) HND
10 1 (0.91%) CISSP
10 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.82%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.91%) PMO
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 10 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.45%) Oracle
3 11 (10.00%) HP
4 10 (9.09%) BMC
4 10 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 10 (9.09%) Cisco
4 10 (9.09%) Citrix
4 10 (9.09%) EMC
4 10 (9.09%) IBM
4 10 (9.09%) Juniper
4 10 (9.09%) NetApp
4 10 (9.09%) VMware
5 7 (6.36%) Tableau
6 4 (3.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.91%) Cadence
7 1 (0.91%) New Relic
7 1 (0.91%) Serena
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + 25 days hols, excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
SThree
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 5 days ago