The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 263 212 198
Rank change year-on-year -51 -14  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1081 1495 1830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.62% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.28% 6.13% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 907 1249 1555
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76%  
10th Percentile £27,800 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20474 24383 28460
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.51% 26.47% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33697 42042 46450
England median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.57% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in England

ISEB
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB in England.

Salary trend for ISEB in England

ISEB
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in England

ISEB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
London +1 328 £55,000 +4.76% 50
North of England -27 244 £37,500 +7.14% 28
South East -57 185 £37,500 -6.25% 26
Yorkshire -30 132 £42,500 +21.42% 12
Midlands -61 132 £40,000 +13.47% 20
South West -19 110 £42,500 - 10
North West -23 105 £35,000 -5.40% 16
West Midlands -21 97 £40,000 +14.28% 15
East of England -42 85 £36,000 +1.40% 10
East Midlands -27 35 £35,000 -10.25% 5
North East +18 7 £35,500 +1.42%
ISEB
UK

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

1 1333 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1133 (48.65%) ISTQB
3 1102 (47.32%) Test Automation
4 769 (33.02%) Finance
5 585 (25.12%) Selenium
6 582 (24.99%) QA
7 573 (24.60%) SQL
8 513 (22.03%) Test Scripting
9 455 (19.54%) Software Testing
10 436 (18.72%) Business Analysis
10 436 (18.72%) Degree
11 388 (16.66%) Scrum
12 385 (16.53%) Test Strategy
13 377 (16.19%) User Acceptance Testing
14 364 (15.63%) Java
15 355 (15.24%) C#
16 350 (15.03%) Waterfall
17 334 (14.34%) Microsoft
18 331 (14.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 320 (13.74%) SDLC
20 298 (12.80%) Cucumber
21 291 (12.49%) Stakeholder Management
22 271 (11.64%) BDD
23 267 (11.46%) Windows
24 256 (10.99%) JIRA
25 252 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
26 243 (10.43%) Non-Functional Testing
27 241 (10.35%) Manual Testing
28 238 (10.22%) Functional Testing
28 238 (10.22%) Retail

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 38 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 34 (1.46%) Confluence
3 25 (1.07%) CMS
4 15 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (0.39%) EPiServer
8 8 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.34%) IIS
8 8 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.17%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.13%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.13%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.043%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.043%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.043%) Mule
12 1 (0.043%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 102 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 74 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 52 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.21%) Mingle
7 1 (0.043%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.043%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 30 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
2 28 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 23 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.34%) Eloqua
6 8 (0.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 8 (0.34%) SessionCam
6 8 (0.34%) Social Studio
7 6 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
8 5 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.17%) HFM
9 4 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 4 (0.17%) Magento
10 3 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.13%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 77 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (1.76%) SaaS
3 35 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (1.33%) PaaS
5 30 (1.29%) IaaS
6 20 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.30%) Office 365
9 6 (0.26%) BrowserStack
10 5 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.13%) Sauce Labs
12 2 (0.086%) Heroku
12 2 (0.086%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.043%) GitHub
13 1 (0.043%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.043%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.03%) SSL
2 22 (0.94%) VoIP
3 20 (0.86%) Internet
4 17 (0.73%) SMS
5 15 (0.64%) LDAP
6 13 (0.56%) HTTP
7 12 (0.52%) DNS
7 12 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.43%) Intranet
8 10 (0.43%) Unified Communications
9 9 (0.39%) FTP
9 9 (0.39%) NetScaler
10 8 (0.34%) Firewall
10 8 (0.34%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.26%) Extranet
11 6 (0.26%) PuTTY
12 5 (0.21%) SSH
12 5 (0.21%) VPN
13 4 (0.17%) Cisco IPT
14 3 (0.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (6.66%) SQL Server
2 65 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
3 58 (2.49%) Relational Database
4 43 (1.85%) Big Data
5 41 (1.76%) MySQL
6 24 (1.03%) DB2
7 21 (0.90%) Power BI
8 17 (0.73%) NoSQL
9 14 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 13 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 13 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (0.43%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.43%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.34%) Mixpanel
14 7 (0.30%) Blockchain
14 7 (0.30%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 585 (25.12%) Selenium
2 298 (12.80%) Cucumber
3 256 (10.99%) JIRA
4 160 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 143 (6.14%) HP UFT
6 135 (5.80%) Jenkins
7 132 (5.67%) JMeter
8 128 (5.50%) LoadRunner
9 123 (5.28%) SoapUI
10 112 (4.81%) WebDriver
11 100 (4.29%) SpecFlow
12 82 (3.52%) Visual Studio
13 66 (2.83%) Git (software)
14 50 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 47 (2.02%) Gatling
16 41 (1.76%) JUnit
17 33 (1.42%) SilkTest
17 33 (1.42%) TestNG
18 23 (0.99%) Appium
18 23 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 769 (33.02%) Finance
2 238 (10.22%) Retail
3 158 (6.78%) Banking
4 112 (4.81%) Legal
5 108 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 94 (4.04%) Law
7 75 (3.22%) Marketing
8 43 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 33 (1.42%) Automotive
10 32 (1.37%) Advertising
11 30 (1.29%) Publishing
12 29 (1.25%) Games
13 25 (1.07%) Back Office
13 25 (1.07%) Financial Institution
14 24 (1.03%) Electronics
15 21 (0.90%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.56%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.30%) Front Office
18 6 (0.26%) Billing
19 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1256 (53.93%) Analyst
2 644 (27.65%) Test Analyst
3 524 (22.50%) Business Analyst
4 294 (12.62%) Test Engineer
5 264 (11.34%) Tester
6 167 (7.17%) Senior Analyst
7 147 (6.31%) Test Automation Engineer
8 145 (6.23%) Automation Test Analyst
9 143 (6.14%) Test Leader
10 134 (5.75%) Software Analyst
11 128 (5.50%) Test Manager
12 118 (5.07%) Automation Tester
13 114 (4.89%) QA Analyst
14 107 (4.59%) Software Test Analyst
15 99 (4.25%) Senior Test Analyst
16 97 (4.16%) Financial Analyst
16 97 (4.16%) IT Analyst
16 97 (4.16%) Software Tester
17 93 (3.99%) QA Engineer
18 80 (3.43%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (9.49%) .NET
2 153 (6.57%) XML
3 125 (5.37%) SOAP
4 105 (4.51%) Web Services
5 84 (3.61%) Gherkin
5 84 (3.61%) HTML
6 68 (2.92%) REST
7 34 (1.46%) JSON
8 30 (1.29%) CSS
9 29 (1.25%) .NET Framework
10 26 (1.12%) Middleware
11 16 (0.69%) Behat
12 15 (0.64%) AngularJS
12 15 (0.64%) Flash
12 15 (0.64%) XSD
13 14 (0.60%) J2EE
13 14 (0.60%) WPF
14 12 (0.52%) HTML5
15 11 (0.47%) ASP.NET
15 11 (0.47%) React
Miscellaneous
1 252 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 53 (2.28%) Mobile App
4 47 (2.02%) Data Centre
4 47 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 33 (1.42%) User Experience
6 30 (1.29%) Virtual Team
7 26 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 23 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (0.90%) CMDB
10 19 (0.82%) NHS
11 18 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (0.77%) Smart Meter
12 17 (0.73%) Fintech
13 16 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
13 16 (0.69%) Driving Licence
14 15 (0.64%) Fixed Income
15 14 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
15 14 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
15 14 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 267 (11.46%) Windows
2 154 (6.61%) Linux
3 96 (4.12%) Unix
4 32 (1.37%) Solaris
5 29 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 26 (1.12%) Android
7 22 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 16 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.39%) AIX
9 9 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.13%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.086%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1333 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1102 (47.32%) Test Automation
3 513 (22.03%) Test Scripting
4 455 (19.54%) Software Testing
5 436 (18.72%) Business Analysis
6 388 (16.66%) Scrum
7 385 (16.53%) Test Strategy
8 377 (16.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 350 (15.03%) Waterfall
10 320 (13.74%) SDLC
11 291 (12.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 271 (11.64%) BDD
13 243 (10.43%) Non-Functional Testing
14 241 (10.35%) Manual Testing
15 238 (10.22%) Functional Testing
16 228 (9.79%) Project Management
17 219 (9.40%) Regression Testing
18 217 (9.32%) TDD
19 205 (8.80%) PRINCE2
20 203 (8.72%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 573 (24.60%) SQL
2 364 (15.63%) Java
3 355 (15.24%) C#
4 146 (6.27%) Python
5 119 (5.11%) Ruby
6 115 (4.94%) C++
7 90 (3.86%) JavaScript
8 76 (3.26%) C
9 49 (2.10%) T-SQL
10 40 (1.72%) Perl
11 35 (1.50%) VB
12 28 (1.20%) VB.NET
13 21 (0.90%) VBScript
14 18 (0.77%) PHP
15 17 (0.73%) XPath
16 14 (0.60%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.56%) Scala
18 10 (0.43%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.34%) Jython
20 7 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1133 (48.65%) ISTQB
2 436 (18.72%) Degree
3 331 (14.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 146 (6.27%) Security Cleared
5 80 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 74 (3.18%) ISEB Practitioner
7 72 (3.09%) DV Cleared
8 42 (1.80%) CBAP
9 39 (1.67%) SC Cleared
10 34 (1.46%) PMP
11 32 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 31 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 31 (1.33%) PMI Certification
13 23 (0.99%) IIBA
14 20 (0.86%) CISA
15 19 (0.82%) CISSP
16 18 (0.77%) CISM
17 16 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (0.56%) APMP
18 13 (0.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 582 (24.99%) QA
2 28 (1.20%) SLA
3 22 (0.94%) PMO
4 20 (0.86%) GDPR
5 18 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.30%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.26%) COBIT
8 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 6 (0.26%) MiFID
9 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.17%) BS7799
10 4 (0.17%) EMIR
10 4 (0.17%) HL7
10 4 (0.17%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.13%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.13%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.13%) UCITS
12 2 (0.086%) Data Quality
System Software
1 36 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.47%) Docker
4 11 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 115 (4.94%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.86%) SCVMM
3 11 (0.47%) Puppet
4 8 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
4 8 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.13%) SCCM
5 3 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 334 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 210 (9.02%) Oracle
3 173 (7.43%) HP
4 85 (3.65%) SAP
5 48 (2.06%) IBM
6 42 (1.80%) Cadence
6 42 (1.80%) Cisco
7 39 (1.67%) VMware
8 27 (1.16%) BMC
8 27 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.03%) Citrix
9 24 (1.03%) EMC
9 24 (1.03%) NetApp
10 21 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 21 (0.90%) CheckPoint
11 20 (0.86%) Juniper
12 18 (0.77%) Borland
12 18 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 18 (0.77%) Tableau
13 17 (0.73%) Sitecore
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Accudo Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Healthcare & Other Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, healthcare, flexi work
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £27k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum 26 days holiday, Bonus, Private Heal
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SoCode Limited
Salary: £60k - 90k per year + Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Empiric
Salary: From £23,000 to £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Recann
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 25 days hols, excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday