Period
to 18 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 252 155
Rank change year-on-year +49 -97 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 107 106 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.17% 0.86% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.13% 2.83% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 111 91 190
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £24,675
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,300 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.96% -2.82% +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 the East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,593 3,752 3,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.31% 30.40% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,815 2,962 2,776
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +3.49%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in the East of England

ISEB
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for ISEB in the East of England

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for ISEB in the East of England

ISEB
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 February 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +33 40 £56,500 +41.25% 4
Hertfordshire +36 28 £38,000 +8.57% 6
Essex +22 15 £45,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -14 13 £60,000 +41.18%
Suffolk +19 11 £40,000 -15.79% 2
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 85 (79.44%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (57.94%) Test Automation
3 56 (52.34%) ISTQB
4 46 (42.99%) SDLC
5 45 (42.06%) Waterfall
6 38 (35.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (35.51%) Microsoft
7 37 (34.58%) SQL
8 34 (31.78%) Finance
9 32 (29.91%) Degree
9 32 (29.91%) Test Scripting
10 31 (28.97%) Scrum
11 28 (26.17%) Visual Studio
12 27 (25.23%) Java
12 27 (25.23%) Project Management
13 26 (24.30%) Retail
14 24 (22.43%) Business Analysis
14 24 (22.43%) Telecoms
14 24 (22.43%) Regression Testing
14 24 (22.43%) C#
14 24 (22.43%) Python
14 24 (22.43%) Test Strategy
14 24 (22.43%) User Stories
15 23 (21.50%) Change Management
16 22 (20.56%) JIRA
17 21 (19.63%) Selenium
17 21 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
19 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Office
19 19 (17.76%) VB

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) CMS
2 4 (3.74%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.87%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (8.41%) Photoshop
4 5 (4.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.74%) BrowserStack
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) TETRA
2 2 (1.87%) VoIP
3 1 (0.93%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (4.67%) Power BI
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (26.17%) Visual Studio
2 22 (20.56%) JIRA
3 21 (19.63%) Selenium
4 16 (14.95%) SpecFlow
4 16 (14.95%) Visual Studio Team System
5 15 (14.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (13.08%) MSTest
6 14 (13.08%) NUnit
6 14 (13.08%) WatiN
7 5 (4.67%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.74%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.93%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.93%) Subversion
11 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.93%) TestLink
General
1 34 (31.78%) Finance
2 26 (24.30%) Retail
3 24 (22.43%) Telecoms
4 18 (16.82%) Advertising
5 4 (3.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 65 (60.75%) Analyst
2 34 (31.78%) Test Analyst
3 24 (22.43%) Business Analyst
3 24 (22.43%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (18.69%) Tester
5 19 (17.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 19 (17.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 19 (17.76%) Test Engineer
6 18 (16.82%) Lead Business Analyst
7 16 (14.95%) Software Test Engineer
8 15 (14.02%) Automation Tester
9 11 (10.28%) Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (8.41%) Python Engineer
11 7 (6.54%) QA Engineer
12 6 (5.61%) Test Manager
13 5 (4.67%) Programme Analyst
13 5 (4.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 5 (4.67%) Senior Programme Analyst
13 5 (4.67%) Software Test Manager
13 5 (4.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.95%) Gherkin
2 15 (14.02%) .NET
3 14 (13.08%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.67%) Silverlight
4 5 (4.67%) WPF
5 4 (3.74%) Jest
6 2 (1.87%) Middleware
6 2 (1.87%) SAP XI
6 2 (1.87%) SOAP
6 2 (1.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) FMCG
2 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.41%) Animation
3 9 (8.41%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.41%) Photography
4 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.93%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Windows
2 4 (3.74%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (79.44%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (57.94%) Test Automation
3 46 (42.99%) SDLC
4 45 (42.06%) Waterfall
5 38 (35.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 32 (29.91%) Test Scripting
7 31 (28.97%) Scrum
8 27 (25.23%) Project Management
9 24 (22.43%) Business Analysis
9 24 (22.43%) Regression Testing
9 24 (22.43%) Test Strategy
9 24 (22.43%) User Stories
10 23 (21.50%) Change Management
11 21 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (17.76%) UML
12 19 (17.76%) Use Case
12 19 (17.76%) Workshop Facilitation
13 18 (16.82%) Acceptance Criteria
13 18 (16.82%) BDD
13 18 (16.82%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.58%) SQL
2 27 (25.23%) Java
3 24 (22.43%) C#
3 24 (22.43%) Python
4 19 (17.76%) VB
5 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.35%) PowerShell
7 9 (8.41%) Bash Shell
7 9 (8.41%) PHP
8 4 (3.74%) C++
8 4 (3.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (52.34%) ISTQB
2 32 (29.91%) Degree
3 17 (15.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (13.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (4.67%) APMP
6 3 (2.80%) CBAP
6 3 (2.80%) IIBA
6 3 (2.80%) MBCS
7 2 (1.87%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (35.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) Sun
3 4 (3.74%) SAP
4 2 (1.87%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.87%) HP