Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 218 153
Rank change year-on-year -46 -65 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 82 145 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.74% 1.23% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.62% 4.15% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 69 102 228
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £22,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £54,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 3,129 3,491 3,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.09% 29.73% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,208 2,714 3,055
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,398 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.36% +4.47% -
10th Percentile £25,425 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,408 £46,658
% change year-on-year +5.47% +1.61% +3.68%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +21 40 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Essex +37 15 £45,000 -14.29%
Cambridgeshire -8 15 £47,500 +15.15% 4
Bedfordshire -32 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Suffolk -31 4 £31,250 +7.76% 1
Norfolk +15 1 - -
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 43 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (47.56%) ISTQB
3 38 (46.34%) Test Automation
4 31 (37.80%) Finance
5 30 (36.59%) SDLC
6 26 (31.71%) Business Analysis
7 25 (30.49%) SQL
7 25 (30.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (29.27%) Degree
9 23 (28.05%) Test Scripting
10 22 (26.83%) User Stories
10 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
11 21 (25.61%) UML
11 21 (25.61%) Waterfall
12 19 (23.17%) QA
13 18 (21.95%) Selenium
14 16 (19.51%) C#
15 14 (17.07%) .NET
15 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
15 14 (17.07%) Project Management
15 14 (17.07%) BDD
15 14 (17.07%) Acceptance Criteria
16 13 (15.85%) Manual Testing
16 13 (15.85%) CRM
17 12 (14.63%) Python
17 12 (14.63%) Java
17 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 11 (13.41%) 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 5 (6.10%) CMS
1 5 (6.10%) EPiServer
2 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.88%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.44%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.44%) Postilion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) SMS
2 3 (3.66%) ATM
3 1 (1.22%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.44%) DB2
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.22%) Power BI
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Selenium
2 12 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (13.41%) Visual Studio
4 9 (10.98%) JIRA
4 9 (10.98%) SpecFlow
5 8 (9.76%) MSTest
5 8 (9.76%) NUnit
5 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (9.76%) WatiN
6 6 (7.32%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.88%) Axure RP
7 4 (4.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.44%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.44%) JMeter
9 1 (1.22%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.22%) Toad
General
1 31 (37.80%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Retail
2 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.32%) Advertising
4 4 (4.88%) Back Office
5 2 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (68.29%) Analyst
2 25 (30.49%) Business Analyst
3 23 (28.05%) Test Analyst
4 18 (21.95%) Tester
5 12 (14.63%) Project Manager
6 10 (12.20%) Business Manager
6 10 (12.20%) Business Project Manager
6 10 (12.20%) Project Analyst
6 10 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (10.98%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (10.98%) Automation Tester
7 9 (10.98%) QA Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) QA Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Software Tester
9 6 (7.32%) Lead Business Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Consultant
10 5 (6.10%) QA Consultant
10 5 (6.10%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 9 (10.98%) Gherkin
3 8 (9.76%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.66%) Flash
5 2 (2.44%) Middleware
5 2 (2.44%) SAP XI
5 2 (2.44%) Silverlight
5 2 (2.44%) WPF
6 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.32%) FMCG
4 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.22%) Linux
1 1 (1.22%) Unix
1 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.34%) Test Automation
3 30 (36.59%) SDLC
4 26 (31.71%) Business Analysis
5 25 (30.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (28.05%) Test Scripting
7 22 (26.83%) User Stories
8 21 (25.61%) UML
8 21 (25.61%) Waterfall
9 14 (17.07%) Acceptance Criteria
9 14 (17.07%) BDD
9 14 (17.07%) Project Management
10 13 (15.85%) CRM
10 13 (15.85%) Manual Testing
11 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (13.41%) Software Testing
13 10 (12.20%) BPMN
13 10 (12.20%) Business Process Modelling
13 10 (12.20%) Regression Testing
13 10 (12.20%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.49%) SQL
2 16 (19.51%) C#
3 12 (14.63%) Java
3 12 (14.63%) Python
4 8 (9.76%) VB
5 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (47.56%) ISTQB
2 24 (29.27%) Degree
3 12 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) CBAP
6 2 (2.44%) CRISC
6 2 (2.44%) IIBA
6 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.17%) QA
2 5 (6.10%) GDPR
3 3 (3.66%) SLA
4 2 (2.44%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Adobe
3 3 (3.66%) Cadence
4 2 (2.44%) Capita
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) HP
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle
5 1 (1.22%) Tableau
5 1 (1.22%) webMethods