Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 187 159
Rank change year-on-year -75 -28 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 114 190 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.88% 1.54% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% 5.31% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 103 137 224
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.58% -4.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,750 £53,400 £58,750
England median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -3.61%

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 3,660 3,580 4,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.32% 29.07% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,818 2,727 3,363
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +3.33%

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 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
Hertfordshire -36 48 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Cambridgeshire -35 36 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Essex -1 14 £42,500 -19.05%
Suffolk -22 9 £44,000 +29.41% 2
Bedfordshire +10 4 £37,348 -12.12% 1
Norfolk +15 3 £32,500 +32.65% 1
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 81 (71.05%) ISTQB
2 65 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (53.51%) Test Automation
4 54 (47.37%) Software Testing
5 45 (39.47%) QA
6 35 (30.70%) Manual Testing
7 25 (21.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (21.93%) SQL
8 20 (17.54%) Test Scripting
9 18 (15.79%) Selenium
10 17 (14.91%) Linux
10 17 (14.91%) Regression Testing
11 16 (14.04%) Degree
12 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
12 15 (13.16%) SDLC
13 14 (12.28%) Test Strategy
13 14 (12.28%) Finance
14 13 (11.40%) Python
14 13 (11.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (10.53%) Scrum
16 11 (9.65%) C#
16 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (8.77%) Waterfall
17 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
18 9 (7.89%) Windows
18 9 (7.89%) WebDriver
18 9 (7.89%) Test Management
18 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
18 9 (7.89%) Gerrit
18 9 (7.89%) Gherkin

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 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) TETRA
2 5 (4.39%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) DB2
2 2 (1.75%) MySQL
2 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) MS Access
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (15.79%) Selenium
2 9 (7.89%) Gerrit
2 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.89%) WebDriver
3 8 (7.02%) Cucumber
3 8 (7.02%) JIRA
4 7 (6.14%) SoapUI
5 6 (5.26%) SpecFlow
5 6 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.39%) NeoLoad
6 5 (4.39%) Redmine
6 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.63%) JMeter
7 3 (2.63%) MSTest
8 2 (1.75%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.75%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.75%) NUnit
8 2 (1.75%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 14 (12.28%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Legal
2 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Back Office
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (34.21%) Analyst
2 34 (29.82%) Tester
3 30 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 27 (23.68%) Software Tester
5 21 (18.42%) Software Analyst
6 19 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
7 18 (15.79%) Test Engineer
8 13 (11.40%) Software Test Engineer
9 10 (8.77%) Automation Tester
10 8 (7.02%) Junior
11 6 (5.26%) Junior Software Tester
11 6 (5.26%) Junior Tester
11 6 (5.26%) Test Leader
11 6 (5.26%) Test Manager
12 5 (4.39%) Project Manager
12 5 (4.39%) QA Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) QA Engineer
13 4 (3.51%) QA Tester
13 4 (3.51%) Senior Software Tester
13 4 (3.51%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.89%) Gherkin
2 8 (7.02%) SOAP
3 5 (4.39%) WebRTC
4 4 (3.51%) .NET
4 4 (3.51%) Web Services
5 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.75%) Middleware
5 2 (1.75%) REST
5 2 (1.75%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.75%) WPF
5 2 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.75%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.91%) Linux
2 9 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (1.75%) Android
3 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (53.51%) Test Automation
3 54 (47.37%) Software Testing
4 35 (30.70%) Manual Testing
5 25 (21.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (17.54%) Test Scripting
7 17 (14.91%) Regression Testing
8 15 (13.16%) SDLC
9 14 (12.28%) Test Strategy
10 12 (10.53%) Scrum
11 10 (8.77%) Waterfall
12 9 (7.89%) Test Management
13 8 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (7.02%) Project Management
13 8 (7.02%) Test Planning
14 6 (5.26%) Performance Testing
15 5 (4.39%) BDD
15 5 (4.39%) Coaching
15 5 (4.39%) Functional Testing
15 5 (4.39%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.93%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) Python
3 11 (9.65%) C#
4 8 (7.02%) Bash Shell
4 8 (7.02%) Java
5 3 (2.63%) Ruby
6 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.75%) PHP
6 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.88%) Groovy
7 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (71.05%) ISTQB
2 16 (14.04%) Degree
3 13 (11.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (39.47%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.75%) Adobe
2 2 (1.75%) Capita
2 2 (1.75%) IBM
3 1 (0.88%) HP
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle
3 1 (0.88%) webMethods