Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 85 103
Rank change year-on-year +16 +18 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 15 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.71% 2.15% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.89% 8.54% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 27
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -23.53% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £33,250 £43,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +6.67%

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 190 316 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 21.64% 25.12% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 171 285 277
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +10.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,050 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Kent

ISEB
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Kent

ISEB
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Chatham -9 6 £30,000 -7.69%
Whitstable - 5 £31,000 -
Dartford - 1 £27,500 -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) CDMA
5 5 (33.33%) GSM
5 5 (33.33%) UMTS
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) Kanban
5 5 (33.33%) Groovy
5 5 (33.33%) CentOS
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (33.33%) LTE
6 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (26.67%) SDET

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) CDMA
1 5 (33.33%) GSM
1 5 (33.33%) LTE
1 5 (33.33%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
1 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 5 (33.33%) Tester
3 5 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Developer in Test
4 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Software Tester
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation Developer
4 4 (26.67%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) CentOS
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) Kanban
4 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (26.67%) SDET
5 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC
8 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (33.33%) Groovy
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) HP