Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 126 99
Rank change year-on-year -7 -27 +13
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 36 41 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.26% 1.40% 2.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 5.90% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 38 69
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £34,658 £47,500 £37,700
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.04% +25.99% +7.71%
10th Percentile £28,827 £25,125 £29,000
90th Percentile £47,750 £65,150 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -5.88%

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 696 695 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 24.30% 23.71% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 526 529 733
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £65,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 26 £32,500 -31.58% 4
High Wycombe +7 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Newport Pagnell - 1 £32,000 - 1
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 (66.67%) JIRA
2 22 (61.11%) QA
3 20 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 20 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 19 (52.78%) Python
5 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (41.67%) Test Planning
6 15 (41.67%) Defect Management
7 14 (38.89%) Mentoring
7 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
7 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
7 14 (38.89%) Bash Shell
7 14 (38.89%) Perl
8 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
9 8 (22.22%) .NET
9 8 (22.22%) SDLC
10 7 (19.44%) REST
10 7 (19.44%) Agile Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Confluence
10 7 (19.44%) Bourne shell
10 7 (19.44%) Selenium
10 7 (19.44%) C#
10 7 (19.44%) Delphi
10 7 (19.44%) SOAP
10 7 (19.44%) Web Services
10 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
11 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
11 5 (13.89%) Test Management
11 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
11 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure

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 (19.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (66.67%) JIRA
2 7 (19.44%) Selenium
3 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.11%) Robot Framework
5 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.56%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) QA Tester
1 14 (38.89%) Software QA Tester
1 14 (38.89%) Software Tester
1 14 (38.89%) Tester
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) QA Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Test Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Trainee
3 7 (19.44%) Trainee Software Tester
3 7 (19.44%) Trainee Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) QA Automation Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Software Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Web Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) REST
2 7 (19.44%) SOAP
2 7 (19.44%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.78%) Social Network
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Defect Management
3 15 (41.67%) Test Planning
4 14 (38.89%) Mentoring
4 14 (38.89%) Test Scripting
5 11 (30.56%) Test Automation
6 8 (22.22%) SDLC
7 7 (19.44%) Agile Testing
7 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Microservices
8 5 (13.89%) Test Management
9 4 (11.11%) Project Management
10 3 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
10 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Python
2 14 (38.89%) Bash Shell
2 14 (38.89%) Perl
2 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 7 (19.44%) Bourne shell
3 7 (19.44%) C#
3 7 (19.44%) Delphi
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (61.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Facebook
2 1 (2.78%) Twitter
2 1 (2.78%) Unisys