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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 40 79
Rank change year-on-year -22 +39  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 14 51 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.10% 5.41% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.91% 18.35% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 49 21
Median salary £33,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.62% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 177 278 247
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 26.50% 29.48% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 150 246 206
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Kent over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 23 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
Chatham -4 4 £31,250 -14.96%
Maidstone - 4 £32,500 -
Dover 0 2 - -
Folkestone -15 1 £40,000 +11.11%
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
2 16 (61.54%) Test Strategy
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) ISTQB
3 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) Scrum
6 9 (34.62%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
6 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (30.77%) SDLC
7 8 (30.77%) HP
7 8 (30.77%) HP UFT
8 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
8 7 (26.92%) C#
8 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
8 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
9 6 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
9 6 (23.08%) Docker
9 6 (23.08%) DevOps
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (23.08%) QA
10 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
10 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.85%) GPRS
1 1 (3.85%) WCDMA
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) HP UFT
1 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
2 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.85%) ERwin
4 1 (3.85%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (3.85%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Test Leader
4 5 (19.23%) Automation Test Lead
4 5 (19.23%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) QC Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Mortgage Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Payments Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) FMCG
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Test Strategy
3 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) Performance Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
6 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
6 8 (30.77%) SDLC
7 7 (26.92%) Regression Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (23.08%) DevOps
8 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
9 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Test Management
10 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
11 3 (11.54%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Docker
1 6 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) hybris
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
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