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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 201 167
Rank change year-on-year -16 -34  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1233 1658 1963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.70% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.22% 6.16% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1056 1373 1593
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19810 26924 27908
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.75% 27.61% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15723 21803 22089
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 28 March 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 28 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
London -46 321 £55,000 +4.76% 40
South East +11 249 £37,500 - 25
Yorkshire +10 195 £42,500 +21.42% 19
South West +66 154 £40,000 +14.28% 18
North West -60 103 £38,500 +3.35% 25
West Midlands +21 101 £36,500 -2.66% 22
East of England -27 81 £37,500 +7.14% 5
East Midlands -35 23 £35,000 -12.50% 5
North East +6 6 £32,750 -3.67%
ISEB
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 1416 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1286 (50.69%) ISTQB
3 851 (33.54%) Finance
4 703 (27.71%) SQL
5 673 (26.53%) QA
6 659 (25.98%) Selenium
7 529 (20.85%) Test Scripting
8 518 (20.42%) Software Testing
9 487 (19.20%) Test Strategy
10 474 (18.68%) Test Automation
11 472 (18.60%) Business Analysis
12 461 (18.17%) Microsoft
13 446 (17.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 405 (15.96%) Waterfall
15 376 (14.82%) Scrum
16 375 (14.78%) C#
17 369 (14.54%) Automated Testing
17 369 (14.54%) Degree
18 359 (14.15%) Java
19 356 (14.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 349 (13.76%) SDLC
21 339 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
22 326 (12.85%) BDD
23 311 (12.26%) Cucumber
24 304 (11.98%) JIRA
25 299 (11.79%) Functional Testing
26 284 (11.19%) MS Excel
27 277 (10.92%) Automation Testing
27 277 (10.92%) Test Management
28 274 (10.80%) 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 44 (1.73%) SharePoint
2 34 (1.34%) Confluence
3 16 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 15 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (0.47%) IIS
6 11 (0.43%) CMS
7 10 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (0.28%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.20%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.12%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.12%) SAS
12 3 (0.12%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.079%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.079%) Apache
14 1 (0.039%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.039%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.039%) Umbraco
Applications
1 284 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 109 (4.30%) MS Office
3 108 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 62 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 52 (2.05%) MS Project
6 4 (0.16%) Mingle
7 1 (0.039%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
3 20 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
4 18 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.47%) Postilion
6 10 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 10 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
7 5 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.12%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 3 (0.12%) Lawson
9 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.12%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.079%) HFM
10 2 (0.079%) SAP HCM
10 2 (0.079%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 89 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (1.73%) PaaS
4 43 (1.69%) IaaS
5 41 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (1.34%) SaaS
7 7 (0.28%) Lucidchart
8 2 (0.079%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.079%) GitHub
8 2 (0.079%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.079%) Heroku
9 1 (0.039%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.22%) Internet
2 26 (1.02%) SMS
3 15 (0.59%) ATM
3 15 (0.59%) SSH
4 14 (0.55%) HTTP
4 14 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.51%) Firewall
5 13 (0.51%) FTP
6 12 (0.47%) HTTPS
6 12 (0.47%) SSL
7 10 (0.39%) LDAP
7 10 (0.39%) VoIP
8 9 (0.35%) Intranet
9 8 (0.32%) Extranet
10 4 (0.16%) LAN
10 4 (0.16%) Network Security
10 4 (0.16%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.16%) WAN
11 3 (0.12%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 115 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 59 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (2.05%) MySQL
5 42 (1.66%) DB2
6 39 (1.54%) Big Data
7 28 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
8 24 (0.95%) Power BI
9 18 (0.71%) Hadoop
10 16 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (0.59%) RDBMS
12 14 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.35%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.32%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.24%) MS Access
16 6 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (0.20%) Blockchain
17 5 (0.20%) Data Lake
17 5 (0.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 659 (25.98%) Selenium
2 311 (12.26%) Cucumber
3 304 (11.98%) JIRA
4 225 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 160 (6.31%) SoapUI
6 132 (5.20%) WebDriver
7 129 (5.08%) LoadRunner
8 125 (4.93%) JMeter
9 119 (4.69%) SpecFlow
10 117 (4.61%) HP UFT
11 112 (4.41%) Jenkins
12 77 (3.04%) Visual Studio
13 61 (2.40%) Git (software)
14 55 (2.17%) JUnit
15 39 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 38 (1.50%) Appium
17 33 (1.30%) Gatling
18 32 (1.26%) Bugzilla
18 32 (1.26%) TestNG
19 26 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 851 (33.54%) Finance
2 274 (10.80%) Retail
3 203 (8.00%) Banking
4 159 (6.27%) Legal
5 108 (4.26%) Law
6 94 (3.71%) Telecoms
7 76 (3.00%) Marketing
8 54 (2.13%) Publishing
9 44 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.10%) Advertising
11 27 (1.06%) Back Office
12 24 (0.95%) Automotive
13 22 (0.87%) Games
14 20 (0.79%) Electronics
14 20 (0.79%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.75%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.47%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.16%) Front Office
18 3 (0.12%) Retail Banking
19 2 (0.079%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1344 (52.98%) Analyst
2 740 (29.17%) Test Analyst
3 526 (20.73%) Business Analyst
4 323 (12.73%) Tester
5 284 (11.19%) Test Engineer
6 204 (8.04%) Test Manager
7 195 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 194 (7.65%) Test Leader
9 143 (5.64%) Automation Test Analyst
9 143 (5.64%) Test Automation Engineer
10 140 (5.52%) Software Analyst
11 131 (5.16%) QA Analyst
12 125 (4.93%) Senior Test Analyst
13 121 (4.77%) Automation Tester
14 119 (4.69%) Software Test Analyst
15 96 (3.78%) Software Tester
16 94 (3.71%) QA Test Analyst
16 94 (3.71%) Senior Test Engineer
17 92 (3.63%) QA Tester
18 91 (3.59%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (10.29%) .NET
2 168 (6.62%) XML
3 136 (5.36%) SOAP
4 121 (4.77%) Web Services
5 98 (3.86%) Gherkin
6 69 (2.72%) HTML
7 45 (1.77%) REST
8 44 (1.73%) .NET Framework
9 27 (1.06%) Flash
9 27 (1.06%) JSON
10 26 (1.02%) CSS
11 19 (0.75%) XSD
12 17 (0.67%) J2EE
13 16 (0.63%) Middleware
14 15 (0.59%) ASP.NET
15 14 (0.55%) WSDL
16 12 (0.47%) RESTful
16 12 (0.47%) XML Schema
16 12 (0.47%) XSLT
17 11 (0.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 261 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (5.72%) Computer Science
3 94 (3.71%) Mobile App
4 87 (3.43%) Data Centre
5 73 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 39 (1.54%) CMDB
7 26 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 23 (0.91%) User Experience
9 22 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 19 (0.75%) Fintech
10 19 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
11 18 (0.71%) NHS
11 18 (0.71%) Virtual Team
12 16 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (0.55%) iPad
14 12 (0.47%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
16 10 (0.39%) Cyber Attack
16 10 (0.39%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 270 (10.64%) Windows
2 138 (5.44%) Linux
3 66 (2.60%) Unix
4 39 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 24 (0.95%) Android
6 20 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 18 (0.71%) Solaris
8 11 (0.43%) AIX
9 10 (0.39%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.28%) Kali Linux
11 7 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.16%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.12%) CentOS
15 2 (0.079%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1416 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (20.85%) Test Scripting
3 518 (20.42%) Software Testing
4 487 (19.20%) Test Strategy
5 474 (18.68%) Test Automation
6 472 (18.60%) Business Analysis
7 446 (17.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 405 (15.96%) Waterfall
9 376 (14.82%) Scrum
10 369 (14.54%) Automated Testing
11 349 (13.76%) SDLC
12 339 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 326 (12.85%) BDD
14 299 (11.79%) Functional Testing
15 277 (10.92%) Automation Testing
15 277 (10.92%) Test Management
16 271 (10.68%) Regression Testing
17 261 (10.29%) Non-Functional Testing
18 254 (10.01%) Project Management
19 252 (9.93%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 703 (27.71%) SQL
2 375 (14.78%) C#
3 359 (14.15%) Java
4 127 (5.01%) Python
5 113 (4.45%) C++
6 93 (3.67%) Ruby
7 88 (3.47%) JavaScript
8 52 (2.05%) C
9 29 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 24 (0.95%) Perl
10 24 (0.95%) VB.NET
11 18 (0.71%) VB
11 18 (0.71%) XPath
12 16 (0.63%) PHP
13 14 (0.55%) VBScript
14 12 (0.47%) Groovy
15 11 (0.43%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.43%) R
16 10 (0.39%) Scala
16 10 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1286 (50.69%) ISTQB
2 369 (14.54%) Degree
3 356 (14.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 135 (5.32%) Security Cleared
5 74 (2.92%) ISEB Practitioner
6 73 (2.88%) DV Cleared
7 51 (2.01%) PMP
8 48 (1.89%) PMI Certification
9 47 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 41 (1.62%) SC Cleared
11 38 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 37 (1.46%) IIBA
13 31 (1.22%) CBAP
14 26 (1.02%) APMP
15 22 (0.87%) CISM
15 22 (0.87%) CISSP
16 19 (0.75%) CISA
17 17 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 7 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (26.53%) QA
2 42 (1.66%) SLA
3 41 (1.62%) PMO
4 23 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.59%) ISO 14001
5 15 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.43%) GDPR
7 7 (0.28%) COBIT
7 7 (0.28%) MiFID
8 5 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.12%) FATCA
9 3 (0.12%) HL7
9 3 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.12%) SDET
10 2 (0.079%) Basel II
10 2 (0.079%) Basel III
10 2 (0.079%) BS7799
10 2 (0.079%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.079%) ISO19770
11 1 (0.039%) Solvency II
System Software
1 54 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (0.51%) Docker
4 11 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.079%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.039%) Firmware
6 1 (0.039%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.039%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 165 (6.50%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (1.62%) SCVMM
3 13 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.16%) SCCM
6 3 (0.12%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.12%) vRealize
7 2 (0.079%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.079%) Puppet
7 2 (0.079%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.039%) Control-M
8 1 (0.039%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.039%) WMI
Vendors
1 461 (18.17%) Microsoft
2 243 (9.58%) Oracle
3 239 (9.42%) HP
4 93 (3.67%) SAP
5 82 (3.23%) IBM
6 56 (2.21%) VMware
7 43 (1.69%) Citrix
8 41 (1.62%) Cisco
9 40 (1.58%) BMC
9 40 (1.58%) EMC
9 40 (1.58%) NetApp
10 39 (1.54%) CheckPoint
11 38 (1.50%) Juniper
12 35 (1.38%) Cadence
13 26 (1.02%) Siebel
14 25 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
15 24 (0.95%) Atlassian
15 24 (0.95%) Sun
16 17 (0.67%) Borland
17 14 (0.55%) Hyperion
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday