Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 206 168
Rank change year-on-year -58 -38 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 89 168 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.74% 1.34% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 4.54% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 78 115 225
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,000 £26,650
90th Percentile £59,375 £55,000 £55,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.33%

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 3,353 3,700 4,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.73% 29.60% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,417 2,805 3,313
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +13 47 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cambridgeshire -16 17 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Essex +28 11 £42,500 -22.73% 6
Bedfordshire -14 8 £38,785 -8.74%
Suffolk -41 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Norfolk +11 1 - - 1
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 49 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (53.93%) ISTQB
3 37 (41.57%) Test Automation
4 33 (37.08%) Software Testing
5 28 (31.46%) Manual Testing
6 27 (30.34%) QA
7 22 (24.72%) SQL
8 20 (22.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (21.35%) Finance
10 17 (19.10%) SDLC
11 16 (17.98%) Degree
12 15 (16.85%) Business Analysis
13 14 (15.73%) Selenium
14 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
14 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (13.48%) Test Scripting
15 11 (12.36%) User Stories
15 11 (12.36%) UML
15 11 (12.36%) Python
16 10 (11.24%) C#
16 10 (11.24%) Waterfall
17 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (10.11%) CRM
18 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
18 8 (8.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 8 (8.99%) Acceptance Criteria
19 7 (7.87%) BDD
19 7 (7.87%) Gherkin
19 7 (7.87%) Functional Testing
19 7 (7.87%) Test Strategy

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 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.87%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (4.49%) Photoshop
6 2 (2.25%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) TETRA
2 4 (4.49%) SMS
3 3 (3.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.25%) DB2
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Selenium
2 7 (7.87%) JIRA
2 7 (7.87%) WebDriver
3 6 (6.74%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.49%) Axure RP
5 4 (4.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.37%) JMeter
6 3 (3.37%) NeoLoad
6 3 (3.37%) Redmine
6 3 (3.37%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.25%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.25%) MSTest
7 2 (2.25%) NUnit
8 1 (1.12%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.12%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.12%) WatiN
General
1 19 (21.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Back Office
2 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.37%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Electronics
4 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (46.07%) Analyst
2 22 (24.72%) Tester
3 19 (21.35%) Test Analyst
4 18 (20.22%) Software Tester
5 14 (15.73%) Software Analyst
6 13 (14.61%) Business Analyst
7 12 (13.48%) Software Test Analyst
8 10 (11.24%) Test Engineer
9 9 (10.11%) Junior
9 9 (10.11%) Project Manager
9 9 (10.11%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (7.87%) Junior Tester
10 7 (7.87%) QA Analyst
11 6 (6.74%) Business Manager
11 6 (6.74%) Business Project Manager
11 6 (6.74%) Junior Software Tester
11 6 (6.74%) Project Analyst
12 5 (5.62%) QA Engineer
13 4 (4.49%) Business Systems Analyst
13 4 (4.49%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) Gherkin
2 6 (6.74%) .NET
3 4 (4.49%) SOAP
4 3 (3.37%) Flash
4 3 (3.37%) WebRTC
5 2 (2.25%) Middleware
5 2 (2.25%) Silverlight
5 2 (2.25%) WPF
6 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.12%) REST
6 1 (1.12%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.12%) Web Services
6 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
2 5 (5.62%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (41.57%) Test Automation
3 33 (37.08%) Software Testing
4 28 (31.46%) Manual Testing
5 20 (22.47%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (19.10%) SDLC
7 15 (16.85%) Business Analysis
8 12 (13.48%) Test Scripting
9 11 (12.36%) UML
9 11 (12.36%) User Stories
10 10 (11.24%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.11%) CRM
12 8 (8.99%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
13 7 (7.87%) BDD
13 7 (7.87%) Functional Testing
13 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (7.87%) Test Strategy
14 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2
15 5 (5.62%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.72%) SQL
2 11 (12.36%) Python
3 10 (11.24%) C#
4 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.62%) Java
5 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (53.93%) ISTQB
2 16 (17.98%) Degree
3 8 (8.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) CRISC
5 2 (2.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CBAP
6 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (30.34%) QA
2 5 (5.62%) GDPR
3 3 (3.37%) SLA
4 2 (2.25%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.12%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Adobe
3 3 (3.37%) Cadence
4 2 (2.25%) Capita
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle
5 1 (1.12%) SAP
5 1 (1.12%) Tableau
5 1 (1.12%) webMethods