Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 226 157
Rank change year-on-year -13 -69 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 93 139 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.91% 1.15% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.16% 3.71% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 90 103 204
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -18.60%
10th Percentile £36,207 £22,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £54,925
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 2,944 3,750 3,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.85% 31.05% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,057 2,949 2,922
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +20 33 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Cambridgeshire +29 23 £56,500 +50.67% 4
Essex +19 18 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Bedfordshire -28 11 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Suffolk -20 7 £37,500 +56.25% 5
Norfolk +13 1 - -
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 63 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (54.84%) ISTQB
3 50 (53.76%) Test Automation
4 39 (41.94%) SDLC
5 38 (40.86%) Finance
6 36 (38.71%) Waterfall
7 34 (36.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (34.41%) SQL
9 31 (33.33%) Business Analysis
10 29 (31.18%) Test Scripting
11 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
12 26 (27.96%) Degree
12 26 (27.96%) User Stories
13 24 (25.81%) UML
14 22 (23.66%) Scrum
15 21 (22.58%) C#
15 21 (22.58%) Retail
16 20 (21.51%) Java
16 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
16 20 (21.51%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (20.43%) Regression Testing
17 19 (20.43%) Project Management
17 19 (20.43%) .NET
17 19 (20.43%) Computer Science
17 19 (20.43%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (18.28%) Selenium
18 17 (18.28%) Visual Studio
19 16 (17.20%) VB
19 16 (17.20%) Visual Studio Team System
19 16 (17.20%) BDD

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 (5.38%) CMS
1 5 (5.38%) EPiServer
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.15%) Postilion
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) SMS
2 3 (3.23%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) Power BI
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (18.28%) Selenium
2 17 (18.28%) Visual Studio
3 16 (17.20%) Visual Studio Team System
4 15 (16.13%) SpecFlow
5 14 (15.05%) MSTest
5 14 (15.05%) NUnit
5 14 (15.05%) WatiN
6 12 (12.90%) JIRA
7 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 4 (4.30%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.15%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.08%) JMeter
9 1 (1.08%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (40.86%) Finance
2 21 (22.58%) Retail
3 14 (15.05%) Advertising
3 14 (15.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (70.97%) Analyst
2 32 (34.41%) Test Analyst
3 30 (32.26%) Business Analyst
4 21 (22.58%) Tester
5 16 (17.20%) Automation Test Analyst
6 15 (16.13%) Automation Tester
6 15 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (16.13%) Senior Business Analyst
7 14 (15.05%) Lead Business Analyst
8 9 (9.68%) Business Manager
8 9 (9.68%) Business Project Manager
8 9 (9.68%) Project Analyst
8 9 (9.68%) Project Manager
8 9 (9.68%) QA Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Test Manager
10 5 (5.38%) Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Lead Test Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) QA Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Software Manager
10 5 (5.38%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) .NET
2 15 (16.13%) Gherkin
3 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.23%) Flash
4 3 (3.23%) SAP XI
5 2 (2.15%) Silverlight
5 2 (2.15%) WPF
6 1 (1.08%) Middleware
6 1 (1.08%) SOAP
6 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Computer Science
2 14 (15.05%) FMCG
3 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Windows
1 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (53.76%) Test Automation
3 39 (41.94%) SDLC
4 36 (38.71%) Waterfall
5 34 (36.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (33.33%) Business Analysis
7 29 (31.18%) Test Scripting
8 26 (27.96%) User Stories
9 24 (25.81%) UML
10 22 (23.66%) Scrum
11 20 (21.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (20.43%) Project Management
12 19 (20.43%) Regression Testing
13 16 (17.20%) Acceptance Criteria
13 16 (17.20%) BDD
13 16 (17.20%) Non-Functional Testing
14 15 (16.13%) Manual Testing
14 15 (16.13%) Software Delivery
14 15 (16.13%) Time Management
14 15 (16.13%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) SQL
2 21 (22.58%) C#
3 20 (21.51%) Java
4 16 (17.20%) VB
5 15 (16.13%) Python
6 4 (4.30%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.23%) VBScript
8 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (54.84%) ISTQB
2 26 (27.96%) Degree
3 14 (15.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (10.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.30%) CBAP
6 3 (3.23%) IIBA
6 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.05%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) GDPR
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) SAP
3 3 (3.23%) Cadence
3 3 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.08%) Tableau