Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 100 113
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -37
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 13 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.93% 1.80% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 9.43% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 24
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -7.32% -2.38%
10th Percentile £35,050 £25,250 £28,875
90th Percentile £54,750 £58,750 £62,250
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +10.00% -19.08% +8.13%

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 Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 299 403 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.36% 19.08% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 246 282 521
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.55% +13.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £22,625 £24,100 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £67,375 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Essex

ISEB
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Essex

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Essex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Essex

ISEB
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Brentwood +29 4 - -
Chelmsford -5 3 £47,500 +46.15%
Basildon +14 2 - -
Colchester +8 2 £46,750 -10.10% 1
ISEB
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) QA
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
3 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) VBA
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.69%) MSTest
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Test Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) AS400
4 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) DSDM
4 2 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) SSADM
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) VBA
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) SAP