Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 138 97
Rank change year-on-year +19 -41 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 34 38 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.34% 1.34% 2.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.08% 5.81% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 83
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +35.71% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,125 £29,300
90th Percentile £60,750 £74,500 £58,500
South East median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.33% -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 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 559 654 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.05% 22.98% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 404 491 687
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +0.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -3 21 £33,750 -30.77% 3
High Wycombe - 8 £42,500 -
Amersham - 2 £45,000 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 £32,000 - 2
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 17 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (38.24%) Selenium
4 13 (38.24%) ISTQB
4 13 (38.24%) JIRA
5 10 (29.41%) SDLC
6 9 (26.47%) .NET
7 8 (23.53%) SQL
7 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
7 8 (23.53%) QA
7 8 (23.53%) Test Management
7 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
8 7 (20.59%) Bourne shell
8 7 (20.59%) Confluence
8 7 (20.59%) REST
8 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Testing
8 7 (20.59%) Python
8 7 (20.59%) Project Management
8 7 (20.59%) C#
8 7 (20.59%) Delphi
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
8 7 (20.59%) SOAP
8 7 (20.59%) Web Services
8 7 (20.59%) Finance

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 7 (20.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) DB2
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) JIRA
1 13 (38.24%) Selenium
2 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) Robot Framework
3 4 (11.76%) Zephyr
4 3 (8.82%) HP UFT
4 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Software Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Software Test Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) QA Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Software Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Web Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Web Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security Officer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 7 (20.59%) REST
2 7 (20.59%) SOAP
2 7 (20.59%) Web Services
3 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.82%) JSON
5 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
5 2 (5.88%) Java EE
5 2 (5.88%) Pyramid
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.94%) Social Network
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 17 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (29.41%) SDLC
5 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Test Management
6 7 (20.59%) Agile Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (20.59%) Project Management
6 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
6 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
7 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (14.71%) Microservices
9 4 (11.76%) Analytical Thinking
9 4 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Bourne shell
2 7 (20.59%) C#
2 7 (20.59%) Delphi
2 7 (20.59%) Python
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) ISTQB
2 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) APMP
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) MCP
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Unisys
4 1 (2.94%) Facebook
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter