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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 145 139
Rank change year-on-year -27 -6  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 82 136 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.33% 1.83% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.65% 6.16% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 52 106 119
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.49%  

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 of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1764 2208 2297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.53% 29.68% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1735 1810
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 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
Hertfordshire -12 22 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Bedfordshire +29 18 £32,000 -28.88%
Suffolk +14 17 £34,250 -2.14%
Cambridgeshire +5 13 £43,750 +45.83% 2
Essex +7 12 £55,000 -7.56%
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 of England region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 126 (60.58%) ISTQB
2 90 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (36.54%) Finance
4 74 (35.58%) SQL
5 73 (35.10%) QA
6 72 (34.62%) Selenium
7 66 (31.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 64 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 63 (30.29%) MS Excel
10 51 (24.52%) Manual Testing
11 48 (23.08%) Degree
12 46 (22.12%) Test Scripting
13 45 (21.63%) JIRA
14 39 (18.75%) Test Strategy
15 36 (17.31%) Automated Testing
16 35 (16.83%) PRINCE2
16 35 (16.83%) ITIL
16 35 (16.83%) Scrum
16 35 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (15.87%) Banking
18 31 (14.90%) Software Testing
19 29 (13.94%) Retail
19 29 (13.94%) Automation Testing
20 28 (13.46%) SDLC
20 28 (13.46%) MS Visio
21 27 (12.98%) Test Automation
21 27 (12.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 26 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
23 24 (11.54%) Waterfall
23 24 (11.54%) Computer Science

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 3 (1.44%) CMS
2 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 63 (30.29%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.46%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.29%) MS Office
4 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Postilion
2 2 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (5.77%) IaaS
1 12 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (5.77%) PaaS
2 10 (4.81%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.29%) ATM
2 1 (0.48%) FTP
2 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.25%) MySQL
3 12 (5.77%) DB2
4 4 (1.92%) MS Access
5 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (34.62%) Selenium
2 45 (21.63%) JIRA
3 14 (6.73%) WebDriver
4 10 (4.81%) HP UFT
4 10 (4.81%) LoadRunner
5 9 (4.33%) JMeter
5 9 (4.33%) SpecFlow
6 8 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.37%) Robot Framework
8 6 (2.88%) Bugzilla
8 6 (2.88%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.88%) Testopia
9 5 (2.40%) Subversion
10 4 (1.92%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.44%) Appium
11 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.96%) Calabash
12 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.96%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.96%) TestRail
General
1 76 (36.54%) Finance
2 33 (15.87%) Banking
3 29 (13.94%) Retail
4 13 (6.25%) Publishing
5 11 (5.29%) Legal
6 7 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.88%) Law
8 3 (1.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Billing
10 1 (0.48%) Front Office
10 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 130 (62.50%) Analyst
2 99 (47.60%) Test Analyst
3 24 (11.54%) Tester
4 23 (11.06%) Test Leader
5 20 (9.62%) Automation Test Analyst
5 20 (9.62%) Business Analyst
5 20 (9.62%) Manual Test Analyst
6 15 (7.21%) Software Tester
7 13 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (5.77%) Architect
8 12 (5.77%) Automation Test Lead
8 12 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (5.29%) Automation Tester
9 11 (5.29%) Postilion Analyst
10 10 (4.81%) Coordinator
10 10 (4.81%) QA Analyst
10 10 (4.81%) Release Coordinator
11 9 (4.33%) QA Leader
11 9 (4.33%) Software Analyst
12 8 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.62%) .NET
2 8 (3.85%) Gherkin
3 5 (2.40%) Web Services
4 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.96%) SOAP
5 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.48%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.48%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) REST
5 1 (0.48%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.77%) Client/Server
3 12 (5.77%) CMDB
3 12 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.88%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.96%) AS400
6 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.48%) iPad
7 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.33%) Windows
2 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (31.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 51 (24.52%) Manual Testing
4 46 (22.12%) Test Scripting
5 39 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 36 (17.31%) Automated Testing
7 35 (16.83%) ITIL
7 35 (16.83%) PRINCE2
7 35 (16.83%) Scrum
7 35 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (14.90%) Software Testing
9 29 (13.94%) Automation Testing
10 28 (13.46%) SDLC
11 27 (12.98%) Test Automation
12 26 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (11.54%) Waterfall
14 22 (10.58%) Project Management
15 18 (8.65%) Business Analysis
15 18 (8.65%) Service Management
16 17 (8.17%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (35.58%) SQL
2 19 (9.13%) C#
3 9 (4.33%) Java
4 6 (2.88%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.44%) VBA
7 2 (0.96%) C++
8 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 126 (60.58%) ISTQB
2 48 (23.08%) Degree
3 27 (12.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (6.25%) APMP
4 13 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 13 (6.25%) PMP
4 13 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.44%) CBAP
6 2 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.96%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.48%) HND
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (35.10%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (5.77%) SCVMM
2 7 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 64 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.10%) HP
3 20 (9.62%) Oracle
4 15 (7.21%) Citrix
5 13 (6.25%) VMware
6 12 (5.77%) BMC
6 12 (5.77%) CheckPoint
6 12 (5.77%) Cisco
6 12 (5.77%) EMC
6 12 (5.77%) IBM
6 12 (5.77%) Juniper
6 12 (5.77%) NetApp
7 11 (5.29%) NCR
8 7 (3.37%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (2.88%) SAP
10 3 (1.44%) Snow
11 2 (0.96%) Guidewire
12 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
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