Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 76 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +43
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 17 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.72% 2.50% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.11% 10.38% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 50
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £31,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -27.06% +31.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £33,000 £43,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year +16.88% -4.35% +4.55%

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 239 318 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.14% 24.05% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 210 291 421
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,725 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £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 20 November 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 - 7 £31,000 - 1
Chatham -8 5 £30,000 -
Dartford - 1 £27,500 - 1
Gravesend - 1 £30,000 -
ISEB
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (64.71%) SQL
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
3 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
4 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (47.06%) Selenium
4 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
5 7 (41.18%) JIRA
5 7 (41.18%) Kanban
5 7 (41.18%) Groovy
5 7 (41.18%) Java
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) CDMA
5 7 (41.18%) GSM
5 7 (41.18%) UMTS
5 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
5 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
5 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
5 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
5 7 (41.18%) CentOS
5 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (41.18%) LTE
5 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
6 6 (35.29%) SDET
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 5 (29.41%) Manual 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) CDMA
1 7 (41.18%) GSM
1 7 (41.18%) LTE
1 7 (41.18%) UMTS
2 1 (5.88%) Skype
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 7 (41.18%) JIRA
2 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Automation Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Tester
3 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Developer in Test
3 6 (35.29%) Software Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Software Tester
3 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Test Automation Developer
4 5 (29.41%) UAT Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) UAT Test Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Java Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) CentOS
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
4 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Kanban
6 6 (35.29%) SDET
7 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
8 4 (23.53%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (5.88%) Line Management
10 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (5.88%) Project Management
10 1 (5.88%) System Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
2 7 (41.18%) Groovy
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) ISTQB
2 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat