Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 58 76
Rank change year-on-year -88 +18 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 68 227 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.44% 4.30% 3.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.94% 18.38% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 58 197 228
Leeds median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% +4.48%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,990 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,250 £50,100 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +2.94%

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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 856 1,235 1,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.10% 23.39% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 694 1,043 1,210
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £25,225 £25,800 £24,600
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Leeds

ISEB
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB in Leeds.

Salary trend for ISEB in Leeds

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 43 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (54.41%) Test Automation
3 33 (48.53%) Software Testing
3 33 (48.53%) ISTQB
4 23 (33.82%) Finance
5 19 (27.94%) BDD
6 16 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 16 (23.53%) C#
6 16 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
7 14 (20.59%) Performance Testing
8 13 (19.12%) TDD
9 12 (17.65%) Selenium
9 12 (17.65%) Test Strategy
10 11 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (16.18%) JIRA
11 9 (13.24%) SOAP
11 9 (13.24%) XML
11 9 (13.24%) Scenario Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Regression Testing
12 8 (11.76%) QA
12 8 (11.76%) Manual Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Web Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
13 7 (10.29%) WebDriver
13 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
13 7 (10.29%) Web Services
13 7 (10.29%) SQL
13 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
13 7 (10.29%) .NET
13 7 (10.29%) Test Planning

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Selenium
2 11 (16.18%) JIRA
3 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.29%) SpecFlow
4 7 (10.29%) WebDriver
5 6 (8.82%) FitNesse
5 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.82%) tSQLt
6 4 (5.88%) JMeter
7 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.41%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.94%) Maven
9 1 (1.47%) Mink
9 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.47%) Selenium IDE
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Analyst
2 39 (57.35%) Test Analyst
3 20 (29.41%) Test Engineer
4 13 (19.12%) Software Analyst
4 13 (19.12%) Software Test Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Principal Test Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Functional Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Functional Test Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Functional Test Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) SOAP
1 9 (13.24%) XML
2 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 7 (10.29%) Web Services
3 6 (8.82%) WSDL
3 6 (8.82%) XSD
4 2 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (1.47%) Behat
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Fintech
3 1 (1.47%) IVR
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.47%) NHS
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (54.41%) Test Automation
3 33 (48.53%) Software Testing
4 19 (27.94%) BDD
5 16 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
5 16 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 14 (20.59%) Performance Testing
7 13 (19.12%) TDD
8 12 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 9 (13.24%) Scenario Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Web Testing
11 7 (10.29%) Test Planning
11 7 (10.29%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.82%) ATDD
12 6 (8.82%) Functional Testing
13 5 (7.35%) Integration Testing
13 5 (7.35%) Open Source
13 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) C#
2 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.29%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) Java
3 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) ISTQB
2 11 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) CISA
4 1 (1.47%) CISM
4 1 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) HNC
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) HP
2 3 (4.41%) Capita
2 3 (4.41%) Google
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Twitter
3 1 (1.47%) Telerik