Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 147 55
Rank change year-on-year +7 -92 +27
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 35 68 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.10% 1.39% 4.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.59% 8.61% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 29 58 222
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £31,035 £22,850 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,500 £53,750 £50,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% -5.88% +21.43%

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 461 790 1,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.51% 16.13% 22.80%
Number of salaries quoted 388 637 1,026
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
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 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 22 (62.86%) ISTQB
2 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 21 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (51.43%) Test Automation
4 17 (48.57%) XML
4 17 (48.57%) QA
5 15 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (37.14%) .NET
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
7 12 (34.29%) FTP
8 11 (31.43%) Web Services
8 11 (31.43%) Selenium
9 10 (28.57%) Retail
10 9 (25.71%) Project Management
11 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
12 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
13 5 (14.29%) Degree
13 5 (14.29%) Content Management
13 5 (14.29%) CMS
13 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
13 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
14 4 (11.43%) Line Management
14 4 (11.43%) SDLC
14 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
15 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
15 3 (8.57%) BDD
15 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
15 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
15 3 (8.57%) System Integration Testing

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 5 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) FTP
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) DB2
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Selenium
2 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Automation Tester
1 11 (31.43%) Tester
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Test Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) XML
2 13 (37.14%) .NET
3 11 (31.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Test Automation
2 15 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.29%) Content Management
6 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.43%) Line Management
7 4 (11.43%) SDLC
7 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.57%) BDD
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
8 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (8.57%) User Stories
9 2 (5.71%) Analytics
9 2 (5.71%) Coaching
9 2 (5.71%) Sprint Planning
9 2 (5.71%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) C#
2 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) ISTQB
2 21 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (48.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle