Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 85 97
Rank change year-on-year -28 +12 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 72 134 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.96% 3.06% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.85% 10.66% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 48 71 83
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +20.00% -21.69%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £54,750 £52,500 £58,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +20.00% -8.45%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 917 1,257 1,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.01% 28.74% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 624 798 804
Birmingham median annual salary £42,099 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.94% - -7.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,349 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £68,375
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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 27 (37.50%) Degree
2 26 (36.11%) ITIL
3 25 (34.72%) PRINCE2
4 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (31.94%) Test Automation
6 22 (30.56%) Business Analysis
6 22 (30.56%) ISTQB
7 21 (29.17%) Selenium
8 20 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (27.78%) Data Centre
8 20 (27.78%) Presales
9 19 (26.39%) Service Management
10 15 (20.83%) Project Management
10 15 (20.83%) Business Development
10 15 (20.83%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
11 14 (19.44%) SQL
12 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
12 13 (18.06%) QA
13 11 (15.28%) CRM
13 11 (15.28%) Windows
13 11 (15.28%) HP UFT
13 11 (15.28%) Finance
13 11 (15.28%) Transition Management
14 10 (13.89%) Waterfall
14 10 (13.89%) SoapUI
14 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
15 9 (12.50%) JIRA
15 9 (12.50%) Computer Science

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 (1.39%) Confluence
1 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) IaaS
1 9 (12.50%) PaaS
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) DB2
1 2 (2.78%) MySQL
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Selenium
2 11 (15.28%) HP UFT
3 10 (13.89%) SoapUI
4 9 (12.50%) JIRA
5 6 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.17%) Bugzilla
6 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.17%) JUnit
7 2 (2.78%) Protractor
7 2 (2.78%) Ranorex
7 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.78%) TestRail
8 1 (1.39%) Appium
8 1 (1.39%) Calabash
8 1 (1.39%) JMeter
8 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Publishing
3 7 (9.72%) Law
4 4 (5.56%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (52.78%) Analyst
2 22 (30.56%) Business Analyst
3 16 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) SQL Analyst
4 11 (15.28%) Transition Manager
5 10 (13.89%) Architect
5 10 (13.89%) Software Analyst
6 9 (12.50%) Consultant
6 9 (12.50%) Implementation Analyst
6 9 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
6 9 (12.50%) Software Consultant
6 9 (12.50%) Software Implementation Consultant
6 9 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Manager
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Transition Manager
8 7 (9.72%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) Digital Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) Digital Business Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (9.72%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) XML
2 4 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (2.78%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.39%) Flash
4 1 (1.39%) REST
4 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.11%) CMDB
3 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) ITIL
2 25 (34.72%) PRINCE2
3 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (31.94%) Test Automation
5 22 (30.56%) Business Analysis
6 20 (27.78%) Presales
7 19 (26.39%) Service Management
8 15 (20.83%) Business Development
8 15 (20.83%) Project Management
8 15 (20.83%) Requirements Analysis
9 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
10 11 (15.28%) CRM
10 11 (15.28%) Transition Management
11 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
11 10 (13.89%) Waterfall
12 9 (12.50%) Risk Management
12 9 (12.50%) Scrum
12 9 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (12.50%) TOGAF
12 9 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.44%) SQL
2 6 (8.33%) C#
3 4 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (2.78%) Groovy
4 2 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (1.39%) Python
5 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Degree
2 22 (30.56%) ISTQB
3 9 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (11.11%) CISSP
4 8 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 8 (11.11%) PMP
5 6 (8.33%) CEH
5 6 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (6.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) QA
2 6 (8.33%) GPG13
2 6 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) Citrix
2 9 (12.50%) EMC
2 9 (12.50%) NetApp
2 9 (12.50%) VMware
3 8 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.17%) BMC
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco
5 2 (2.78%) HP
5 2 (2.78%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) Juniper
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) Cadence
6 1 (1.39%) New Relic
6 1 (1.39%) Siebel