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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South East / Kent
Rank 71 68 83
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 39 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.49% 3.41% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.63% 11.08% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 38 12
Median salary £37,500 £41,750 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.17% -4.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £29,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.58% -5.19%  

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 139 352 226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.31% 30.80% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 108 293 198
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -3 5 £37,500 -16.66%
Maidstone -4 5 £35,000 +9.37%
Dartford -1 1 £52,500 +105.88%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £55,000 -
ISEB
South East

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 24 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 16 (59.26%) Finance
3 15 (55.56%) Test Strategy
4 14 (51.85%) Regression Testing
5 12 (44.44%) Test Scripting
6 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
6 11 (40.74%) SDLC
7 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
7 10 (37.04%) SQL
7 10 (37.04%) HP
8 9 (33.33%) C#
8 9 (33.33%) Banking
8 9 (33.33%) System Testing
9 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (29.63%) Process Improvement
10 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
10 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
10 7 (25.93%) HP UFT
11 6 (22.22%) Scrum
11 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 6 (22.22%) QA
11 6 (22.22%) Degree
12 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
12 5 (18.52%) SpecFlow
13 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
13 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines

ISEB
Top Related 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 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.93%) HP UFT
3 5 (18.52%) SpecFlow
4 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
4 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
5 3 (11.11%) Ranorex
5 3 (11.11%) Robot Framework
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Analyst
2 13 (48.15%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Manual Test Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Test Leader
6 4 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (7.41%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) QC Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Tester
9 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Systems Test Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) REST
1 4 (14.81%) SOAP
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Test Strategy
2 14 (51.85%) Regression Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 11 (40.74%) SDLC
4 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
6 9 (33.33%) System Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Process Improvement
8 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
8 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Scrum
10 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
11 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (14.81%) DevOps
11 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
11 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Health Informatics
12 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
1 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) HP
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Telerik