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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 67 64
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 57 82 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.03% 3.33% 3.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.45% 11.88% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 45
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -5.06%  

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 458 690 567
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.35% 27.98% 31.14%
Number of salaries quoted 331 455 432
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 40 (37.04%) ISTQB
2 39 (36.11%) Finance
3 36 (33.33%) Degree
4 34 (31.48%) Test Scripting
4 34 (31.48%) SQL
5 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (28.70%) Line Management
7 29 (26.85%) PRINCE2
8 28 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 27 (25.00%) Business Analysis
9 27 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
11 25 (23.15%) CRM
11 25 (23.15%) Oracle
12 24 (22.22%) ITIL
12 24 (22.22%) Project Management
13 23 (21.30%) Retail
14 22 (20.37%) Software Engineering
14 22 (20.37%) Computer Science
14 22 (20.37%) QA
14 22 (20.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 21 (19.44%) Data Centre
15 21 (19.44%) Business Development
15 21 (19.44%) HP
15 21 (19.44%) Service Delivery
16 20 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
16 20 (18.52%) Software Testing
16 20 (18.52%) SDLC

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 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (12.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (10.19%) MS Visio
4 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP HCM
1 2 (1.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (15.74%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (15.74%) IaaS
2 17 (15.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.74%) DB2
2 17 (15.74%) MySQL
3 10 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.56%) Big Data
4 6 (5.56%) Power BI
4 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Selenium
2 12 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 9 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.63%) JIRA
4 5 (4.63%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.70%) LoadRunner
5 4 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.78%) JUnit
7 2 (1.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.93%) Appium
8 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.93%) Calabash
8 1 (0.93%) JMeter
8 1 (0.93%) Mocha
8 1 (0.93%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (36.11%) Finance
2 23 (21.30%) Retail
3 17 (15.74%) Publishing
4 14 (12.96%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.63%) Automotive
6 2 (1.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (60.19%) Analyst
2 36 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 27 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 18 (16.67%) Architect
4 18 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Tester
7 8 (7.41%) Test Manager
8 7 (6.48%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.63%) Excel Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Manual Tester
10 5 (4.63%) Software Tester
11 4 (3.70%) Business Consultant
11 4 (3.70%) Implementation Analyst
11 4 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.70%) Service Manager
11 4 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) .NET
2 4 (3.70%) RESTful
3 3 (2.78%) Flash
3 3 (2.78%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.93%) Node.js
4 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Computer Science
2 21 (19.44%) Data Centre
3 17 (15.74%) CMDB
4 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (11.11%) Driving Licence
6 10 (9.26%) NHS
7 4 (3.70%) EPoS
7 4 (3.70%) iPhone
7 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.70%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) Android
2 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) Test Scripting
2 33 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (28.70%) Line Management
4 29 (26.85%) PRINCE2
5 27 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 27 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 25 (23.15%) CRM
7 24 (22.22%) ITIL
7 24 (22.22%) Project Management
8 22 (20.37%) Software Engineering
9 21 (19.44%) Business Development
9 21 (19.44%) Service Delivery
10 20 (18.52%) SDLC
10 20 (18.52%) Software Testing
10 20 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
11 19 (17.59%) Service Management
12 18 (16.67%) Manual Testing
12 18 (16.67%) TOGAF
13 17 (15.74%) Capacity Planning
13 17 (15.74%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.48%) SQL
2 8 (7.41%) C#
2 8 (7.41%) Java
2 8 (7.41%) Scala
2 8 (7.41%) VB
2 8 (7.41%) VBScript
3 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (37.04%) ISTQB
2 36 (33.33%) Degree
3 22 (20.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (15.74%) PMI Certification
4 17 (15.74%) PMP
5 11 (10.19%) ISEB Practitioner
6 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (5.56%) IIBA
8 2 (1.85%) GNVQ
8 2 (1.85%) HND
9 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.37%) QA
2 4 (3.70%) SLA
3 2 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (15.74%) Virtual Machines
1 17 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (15.74%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.15%) Oracle
3 21 (19.44%) HP
4 17 (15.74%) BMC
4 17 (15.74%) CheckPoint
4 17 (15.74%) Cisco
4 17 (15.74%) Citrix
4 17 (15.74%) EMC
4 17 (15.74%) IBM
4 17 (15.74%) Juniper
4 17 (15.74%) NetApp
4 17 (15.74%) VMware
5 6 (5.56%) Tableau
6 4 (3.70%) Cadence
6 4 (3.70%) SAP
6 4 (3.70%) Serena
Birmingham
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary + company benefits + training + bonus + expenses
Posted: 26 days ago