Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 159 152
Rank change year-on-year -52 -7 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 142 239 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.18% 1.82% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.86% 6.42% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 107 207 266
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -19.08% +8.13%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,150 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,100 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,000 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% - +2.50%

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 3677 3720 4765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.47% 28.32% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2892 2933 3880
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,600 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -13 35 £37,500 +8.07% 2
Bedfordshire +39 34 £42,500 +30.77%
Suffolk -17 30 £24,000 -26.15% 3
Hertfordshire -47 28 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Essex +4 13 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Norfolk +11 3 £55,000 +129.17% 1
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 of England region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 58 (40.85%) Finance
2 49 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.51%) ISTQB
3 47 (33.10%) Test Automation
4 44 (30.99%) QA
5 43 (30.28%) SQL
6 40 (28.17%) Business Analysis
6 40 (28.17%) Software Testing
7 36 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (25.35%) SDLC
8 31 (21.83%) Degree
9 28 (19.72%) Project Management
10 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
11 24 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (14.08%) ITIL
13 18 (12.68%) PRINCE2
14 17 (11.97%) C#
14 17 (11.97%) Test Scripting
14 17 (11.97%) Test Strategy
15 16 (11.27%) Waterfall
15 16 (11.27%) Computer Science
15 16 (11.27%) Regression Testing
16 15 (10.56%) Scrum
16 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Excel
16 15 (10.56%) MS Visio
16 15 (10.56%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (10.56%) Marketing
16 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (10.56%) Translating Business Requirements
17 14 (9.86%) Test Planning

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 4 (2.82%) CMS
2 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (10.56%) MS Visio
2 11 (7.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (2.11%) Unica
2 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.34%) SMS
2 5 (3.52%) TETRA
3 2 (1.41%) Internet
3 2 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (8.45%) Selenium
2 9 (6.34%) JIRA
3 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.93%) LoadRunner
4 6 (4.23%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.52%) Gerrit
5 5 (3.52%) Redmine
6 4 (2.82%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.11%) JMeter
7 3 (2.11%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.11%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.11%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.41%) NeoLoad
8 2 (1.41%) NUnit
9 1 (0.70%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.70%) JUnit
9 1 (0.70%) MSTest
9 1 (0.70%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 58 (40.85%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Marketing
3 12 (8.45%) Retail
4 7 (4.93%) Legal
5 6 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.52%) Banking
7 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.41%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (50.70%) Analyst
2 38 (26.76%) Business Analyst
3 28 (19.72%) Test Analyst
4 18 (12.68%) Test Engineer
4 18 (12.68%) Tester
5 14 (9.86%) Graduate
5 14 (9.86%) QA Engineer
6 13 (9.15%) IT Analyst
7 12 (8.45%) QA Analyst
7 12 (8.45%) QA Test Analyst
7 12 (8.45%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (8.45%) Software Tester
8 11 (7.75%) Business IT Analyst
8 11 (7.75%) IT Business Analyst
8 11 (7.75%) Lead Business Analyst
9 10 (7.04%) Service Manager
9 10 (7.04%) Test Manager
10 9 (6.34%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (6.34%) Services Delivery Manager
10 9 (6.34%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.04%) .NET
2 9 (6.34%) Flash
3 5 (3.52%) Middleware
3 5 (3.52%) WebRTC
4 4 (2.82%) Ajax
4 4 (2.82%) SOAP
5 3 (2.11%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.11%) Web Services
6 2 (1.41%) REST
6 2 (1.41%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.41%) WPF
7 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.27%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.04%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.41%) AS400
6 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.41%) Xbox
7 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.75%) Linux
2 10 (7.04%) Windows
3 5 (3.52%) Unix
4 3 (2.11%) Android
4 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (33.10%) Test Automation
3 40 (28.17%) Business Analysis
3 40 (28.17%) Software Testing
4 36 (25.35%) SDLC
5 28 (19.72%) Project Management
6 24 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (14.08%) ITIL
8 18 (12.68%) PRINCE2
9 17 (11.97%) Test Scripting
9 17 (11.97%) Test Strategy
10 16 (11.27%) Regression Testing
10 16 (11.27%) Waterfall
11 15 (10.56%) Scrum
11 15 (10.56%) Translating Business Requirements
11 15 (10.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (9.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 14 (9.86%) Test Planning
13 13 (9.15%) Manual Testing
14 12 (8.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.28%) SQL
2 17 (11.97%) C#
3 12 (8.45%) Java
4 6 (4.23%) Python
5 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.82%) VBA
6 3 (2.11%) Ruby
7 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) Groovy
8 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (34.51%) ISTQB
2 31 (21.83%) Degree
3 13 (9.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.82%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.41%) APMP
10 1 (0.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (30.99%) QA
2 10 (7.04%) SLA
3 3 (2.11%) GMP
3 3 (2.11%) PMO
4 2 (1.41%) GDPR
5 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.82%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.04%) Cadence
3 8 (5.63%) Oracle
4 7 (4.93%) CA
5 5 (3.52%) HP
5 5 (3.52%) SAP
6 4 (2.82%) Citrix
7 2 (1.41%) IBM
8 1 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.70%) Snow
8 1 (0.70%) Trillium