Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 107 116
Rank change year-on-year -24 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 35 51 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.20% 1.85% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 7.15% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 80
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £34,658 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.45% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £28,827 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,025 £62,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -10.59%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 677 713 1,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.12% 25.84% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 528 573 781
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,625 £62,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Buckinghamshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Buckinghamshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Buckinghamshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -11 29 £34,658 -8.79% 1
Marlow - 2 £43,000 - 1
High Wycombe -3 1 £41,000 -18.00% 1
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 24 (68.57%) ISTQB
1 24 (68.57%) JIRA
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) QA
3 15 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 15 (42.86%) Python
3 15 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 14 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 14 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 14 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 14 (40.00%) Perl
5 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
5 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
5 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 10 (28.57%) Automotive
7 9 (25.71%) Finance
7 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
7 9 (25.71%) HTML
8 8 (22.86%) Java
8 8 (22.86%) XML
8 8 (22.86%) Test Management
9 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 7 (20.00%) Time Management
9 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 7 (20.00%) Selenium
9 7 (20.00%) XML Messaging
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (68.57%) JIRA
2 7 (20.00%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.43%) Maven
4 4 (11.43%) Protractor
4 4 (11.43%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (28.57%) Automotive
2 9 (25.71%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Tester
2 14 (40.00%) QA Tester
2 14 (40.00%) Software QA Tester
2 14 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 13 (37.14%) Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Test Analyst
5 7 (20.00%) Trainee
5 7 (20.00%) Trainee Software Tester
5 7 (20.00%) Trainee Tester
6 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Digital Business Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Technical Tester
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
8 3 (8.57%) Testing Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Leader
9 2 (5.71%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) HTML
2 8 (22.86%) XML
3 7 (20.00%) XML Messaging
4 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) XHTML
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.86%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) RESTful
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
6 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 15 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 14 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 14 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 13 (37.14%) Test Automation
4 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
5 9 (25.71%) Business Analysis
6 8 (22.86%) Test Management
7 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Time Management
8 6 (17.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (11.43%) BDD
9 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
10 3 (8.57%) BPR
10 3 (8.57%) Change Management
10 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (8.57%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Python
2 14 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 14 (40.00%) Perl
2 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Delphi
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) White Clarke
3 1 (2.86%) Unisys