Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 80 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 -23 +58
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 13 28 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.24% 2.13% 4.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 8.64% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 74
Kent median annual salary £31,000 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.50% +15.11%
10th Percentile £26,100 £21,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £33,600 £47,375 £50,000
South East median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.67% -6.25% -

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 294 324 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 27.97% 24.62% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 253 286 509
Kent median annual salary £36,176 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.36% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,375 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +5.88%

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 20 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
Whitstable - 5 £31,000 -
Chatham -3 4 £30,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +8 1 £23,500 -57.27%
Dartford - 1 £26,500 -
Gravesend - 1 £30,000 -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Kent region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 9 (69.23%) SQL
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Selenium
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
4 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) JIRA
4 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 5 (38.46%) Kanban
5 5 (38.46%) Groovy
5 5 (38.46%) WebDriver
5 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
5 5 (38.46%) CentOS
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (38.46%) LTE
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
5 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 5 (38.46%) CDMA
5 5 (38.46%) GSM
5 5 (38.46%) UMTS
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) SDET
6 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
7 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) CDMA
1 5 (38.46%) GSM
1 5 (38.46%) LTE
1 5 (38.46%) UMTS
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) WebDriver
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) NUnit
4 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Developer in Test
3 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Software Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation Developer
4 3 (23.08%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Junior
6 1 (7.69%) Junior QA Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Tester
6 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) CentOS
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) SDET
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Microservices
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 5 (38.46%) Groovy
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP ALM
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) HP