Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 72 121
Rank change year-on-year -7 +49 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 32 53 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.41% 3.07% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.94% 11.32% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 50 30
Kent median annual salary £31,000 £42,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.06% +31.78% -14.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £43,625 £52,500 £44,500
South East median annual salary £38,500 £40,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -4.94% +3.85% -2.50%

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 322 468 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.25% 27.07% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 295 422 470
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,025 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £53,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Kent over the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Chatham -1 15 £30,000 -29.41%
Tunbridge Wells -7 1 £21,500 -52.22%
Maidstone - 1 £30,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £53,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £40,000 -
ISEB
South East

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

1 26 (81.25%) Test Strategy
2 25 (78.13%) Manual Testing
3 23 (71.88%) Test Automation
4 17 (53.13%) Test Scripting
4 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (50.00%) SDLC
6 14 (43.75%) Software Testing
7 13 (40.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (37.50%) Performance Testing
8 12 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
8 12 (37.50%) HP
8 12 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (34.38%) Process Improvement
9 11 (34.38%) Test Management
10 10 (31.25%) System Testing
10 10 (31.25%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (28.13%) Smoke Testing
11 9 (28.13%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
11 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
11 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
12 7 (21.88%) Finance
12 7 (21.88%) Scenario Testing
13 5 (15.63%) Degree
14 3 (9.38%) Scrum
14 3 (9.38%) C#
15 2 (6.25%) SQL
15 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
15 2 (6.25%) .NET

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visualfiles
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) ERwin
3 1 (3.13%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (3.13%) Rational Rose
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Analyst
2 27 (84.38%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Software Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Trainee Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) UAT Lead
5 1 (3.13%) UAT Test Lead
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing Technology
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Test Strategy
2 25 (78.13%) Manual Testing
3 23 (71.88%) Test Automation
4 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (53.13%) Test Scripting
5 16 (50.00%) SDLC
6 14 (43.75%) Software Testing
7 13 (40.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (37.50%) Performance Testing
8 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
9 11 (34.38%) Process Improvement
9 11 (34.38%) Test Management
10 10 (31.25%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (31.25%) System Testing
11 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
11 9 (28.13%) Performance Analysis
11 9 (28.13%) Smoke Testing
12 7 (21.88%) Scenario Testing
13 3 (9.38%) Scrum
14 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
3 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft