The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / East Midlands
Rank 136 101 104
Rank change year-on-year -35 +3  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 24 66 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.83% 2.09% 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.10% 7.71% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 54 63
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.58% -5.19%  

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 the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 586 856 858
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 20.38% 27.13% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 446 638 623
Median salary £43,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

ISEB
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for ISEB in the East Midlands

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in the East Midlands

ISEB
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -1 15 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Nottinghamshire -18 8 £36,000 -31.42% 1
Derbyshire -3 1 - - 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 42 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 31 (39.74%) Test Strategy
3 30 (38.46%) SQL
4 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (23.08%) IBM
6 17 (21.79%) Finance
6 17 (21.79%) Functional Testing
7 16 (20.51%) SDLC
7 16 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (19.23%) Automation Testing
9 14 (17.95%) Problem Management
9 14 (17.95%) Load Testing
9 14 (17.95%) QA
10 12 (15.38%) Degree
10 12 (15.38%) Test Scripting
11 11 (14.10%) Selenium
12 10 (12.82%) Automated Testing
12 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
13 9 (11.54%) Windows
13 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
13 9 (11.54%) BDD
13 9 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (11.54%) IT Strategy
14 8 (10.26%) Line Management
14 8 (10.26%) Straight-Through Processing
14 8 (10.26%) Process Improvement
14 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (10.26%) Manual Testing
14 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
15 7 (8.97%) Project Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.85%) Sentinel
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.56%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.97%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (8.97%) IaaS
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.97%) PaaS
2 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.28%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (1.28%) Firewall
1 1 (1.28%) VLAN
1 1 (1.28%) VPN
1 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) DB2
2 4 (5.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) DTS
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Selenium
2 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.41%) JMeter
3 5 (6.41%) JUnit
4 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.85%) HP UFT
4 3 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.28%) JIRA
6 1 (1.28%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Retail
3 4 (5.13%) Publishing
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (51.28%) Analyst
2 35 (44.87%) Test Analyst
3 17 (21.79%) Test Manager
4 15 (19.23%) Quality Manager
5 7 (8.97%) Test Leader
5 7 (8.97%) Tester
6 5 (6.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Software Tester
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Test Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) QA Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Software Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.56%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) XML
2 2 (2.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.13%) CMDB
4 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Test Strategy
2 21 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.79%) Functional Testing
4 16 (20.51%) SDLC
4 16 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (19.23%) Automation Testing
6 14 (17.95%) Load Testing
6 14 (17.95%) Problem Management
7 12 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 10 (12.82%) Automated Testing
9 9 (11.54%) BDD
9 9 (11.54%) IT Strategy
10 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (10.26%) Line Management
10 8 (10.26%) Manual Testing
10 8 (10.26%) Process Improvement
10 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
10 8 (10.26%) Straight-Through Processing
11 7 (8.97%) Project Management
11 7 (8.97%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) C#
3 2 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) C
4 1 (1.28%) C++
4 1 (1.28%) Perl
4 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 12 (15.38%) Degree
3 9 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.13%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.13%) PMP
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) SCVMM
2 4 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.85%) SCOrch
3 3 (3.85%) vRealize
4 1 (1.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) IBM
2 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) VMware
4 6 (7.69%) Oracle
5 5 (6.41%) Cisco
6 4 (5.13%) BMC
6 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.13%) Citrix
6 4 (5.13%) EMC
6 4 (5.13%) HP
6 4 (5.13%) Juniper
6 4 (5.13%) NetApp
7 2 (2.56%) Epicor
7 2 (2.56%) IFS
7 2 (2.56%) Sage
7 2 (2.56%) SAP
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