Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 339 315
Rank change year-on-year -64 -24 -95
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 551 699 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.73% 0.93% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 3.88% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 418 598 847
London median annual salary £52,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.45% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16892 17994 22875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.48% 24.04% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12602 14950 18652
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,413
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.97% +6.83%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in London

ISEB
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for ISEB in London

ISEB
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in London

ISEB
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London -14 121 £55,000 +4.76% 14
West London -13 27 £45,000 -21.74% 4
South London +7 20 £40,500 -14.74%
East London +4 2 £41,250 -2.94% 1
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 282 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (41.20%) Finance
3 191 (34.66%) Test Automation
4 190 (34.48%) ISTQB
5 180 (32.67%) Degree
6 160 (29.04%) QA
7 156 (28.31%) Business Analysis
8 107 (19.42%) Test Scripting
9 106 (19.24%) Analytical Skills
10 104 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 104 (18.87%) SQL
11 101 (18.33%) Scrum
12 97 (17.60%) Selenium
13 91 (16.52%) SDLC
14 87 (15.79%) Software Testing
15 81 (14.70%) Project Management
16 74 (13.43%) PRINCE2
17 73 (13.25%) HP
18 70 (12.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 67 (12.16%) Regression Testing
20 66 (11.98%) JIRA
21 65 (11.80%) System Testing
22 64 (11.62%) Banking
23 63 (11.43%) Waterfall
24 62 (11.25%) Change Management
25 60 (10.89%) Cucumber
26 57 (10.34%) Information Security
26 57 (10.34%) Test Strategy
27 55 (9.98%) User Stories
27 55 (9.98%) Test Management

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 22 (3.99%) Confluence
2 16 (2.90%) CMS
3 15 (2.72%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.81%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (0.91%) EPiServer
6 5 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.73%) Apache
7 4 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (2.72%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 19 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.09%) HFM
3 6 (1.09%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 5 (0.91%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.91%) SessionCam
4 5 (0.91%) Social Studio
4 5 (0.91%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.73%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.54%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.36%) Actimize
7 2 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.36%) Minerva
8 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.18%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.18%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.18%) FastStats
8 1 (0.18%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.09%) SaaS
3 5 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (0.91%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.73%) Office 365
5 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.54%) GitHub
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.36%) Google Play
7 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.81%) Intranet
2 8 (1.45%) NetScaler
3 5 (0.91%) Internet
4 4 (0.73%) ATM
5 3 (0.54%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.54%) VoIP
6 2 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (0.36%) Extranet
7 1 (0.18%) Firewall
7 1 (0.18%) HTTP
7 1 (0.18%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.89%) Big Data
2 33 (5.99%) SQL Server
3 23 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 19 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.36%) Power BI
7 5 (0.91%) Mixpanel
8 4 (0.73%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.36%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (0.18%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.18%) Essbase
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.18%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 97 (17.60%) Selenium
2 66 (11.98%) JIRA
3 60 (10.89%) Cucumber
4 51 (9.26%) HP UFT
5 39 (7.08%) SoapUI
6 34 (6.17%) WebDriver
7 33 (5.99%) Jenkins
8 21 (3.81%) JMeter
9 16 (2.90%) LoadRunner
9 16 (2.90%) SpecFlow
9 16 (2.90%) TestRail
9 16 (2.90%) Visual Studio
10 15 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (2.54%) Gatling
12 13 (2.36%) Hudson
13 11 (2.00%) CircleCI
14 10 (1.81%) SilkTest
15 9 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.45%) NUnit
16 8 (1.45%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 227 (41.20%) Finance
2 64 (11.62%) Banking
3 43 (7.80%) Telecoms
4 41 (7.44%) Retail
5 39 (7.08%) Legal
6 19 (3.45%) Law
7 16 (2.90%) Investment Banking
8 15 (2.72%) Games
9 14 (2.54%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.54%) Marketing
10 12 (2.18%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.81%) Advertising
12 5 (0.91%) Front Office
13 3 (0.54%) Back Office
14 2 (0.36%) Publishing
15 1 (0.18%) Automotive
15 1 (0.18%) Electronics
15 1 (0.18%) Military
15 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 298 (54.08%) Analyst
2 150 (27.22%) Business Analyst
3 130 (23.59%) Test Analyst
4 41 (7.44%) Tester
5 29 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 29 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 25 (4.54%) Business IT Analyst
6 25 (4.54%) IT Analyst
6 25 (4.54%) IT Business Analyst
6 25 (4.54%) Test Manager
7 22 (3.99%) QA Manager
8 21 (3.81%) Automation Tester
8 21 (3.81%) Test Engineer
9 19 (3.45%) Data Analyst
10 18 (3.27%) Business Manager
11 17 (3.09%) QA Leader
11 17 (3.09%) QA Test Manager
11 17 (3.09%) Senior Manager
11 17 (3.09%) Senior Test Analyst
12 16 (2.90%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.62%) SOAP
2 35 (6.35%) Web Services
3 25 (4.54%) .NET
3 25 (4.54%) HTML
4 22 (3.99%) Gherkin
5 21 (3.81%) XML
6 14 (2.54%) REST
7 11 (2.00%) Node.js
8 10 (1.81%) CSS
8 10 (1.81%) RESTful
9 8 (1.45%) JSON
10 7 (1.27%) HTML5
11 6 (1.09%) Apache Flex
11 6 (1.09%) XBRL
12 3 (0.54%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.54%) Middleware
12 3 (0.54%) Velocity
13 2 (0.36%) DCOM
13 2 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 106 (19.24%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 30 (5.44%) Smart Meter
4 22 (3.99%) User Experience
5 21 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (3.63%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.09%) Smart Energy
8 14 (2.54%) Fintech
9 12 (2.18%) Reference Data
10 10 (1.81%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.81%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.63%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.45%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.45%) PKI
12 8 (1.45%) Social Media
13 7 (1.27%) Equities
13 7 (1.27%) FMCG
13 7 (1.27%) PMI
14 6 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (1.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.99%) Windows
2 30 (5.44%) Linux
3 16 (2.90%) Unix
4 8 (1.45%) Solaris
5 7 (1.27%) Android
5 7 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.54%) Kali Linux
6 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (34.66%) Test Automation
3 156 (28.31%) Business Analysis
4 107 (19.42%) Test Scripting
5 104 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 101 (18.33%) Scrum
7 91 (16.52%) SDLC
8 87 (15.79%) Software Testing
9 81 (14.70%) Project Management
10 74 (13.43%) PRINCE2
11 67 (12.16%) Regression Testing
12 65 (11.80%) System Testing
13 63 (11.43%) Waterfall
14 62 (11.25%) Change Management
15 57 (10.34%) Information Security
15 57 (10.34%) Test Strategy
16 55 (9.98%) Test Management
16 55 (9.98%) User Stories
17 52 (9.44%) Scenario Testing
18 51 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (18.87%) SQL
2 48 (8.71%) Java
3 37 (6.72%) C#
4 33 (5.99%) Python
5 29 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.90%) C
7 14 (2.54%) Ruby
8 13 (2.36%) Scala
8 13 (2.36%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.18%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.63%) VBScript
11 7 (1.27%) R
12 6 (1.09%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.73%) Groovy
14 3 (0.54%) C++
14 3 (0.54%) Perl
14 3 (0.54%) VB
15 2 (0.36%) PHP
15 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 190 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 180 (32.67%) Degree
3 70 (12.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 41 (7.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (4.72%) CBAP
6 22 (3.99%) ISEB Practitioner
7 19 (3.45%) PMI Certification
7 19 (3.45%) Security Cleared
8 18 (3.27%) IIBA
9 16 (2.90%) CISA
10 13 (2.36%) PMP
11 12 (2.18%) CISM
11 12 (2.18%) CISSP
12 10 (1.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 10 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (1.27%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.73%) ACCA
14 4 (0.73%) CFA
15 3 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (29.04%) QA
2 18 (3.27%) Solvency II
3 16 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (2.72%) GDPR
5 12 (2.18%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.91%) PMO
7 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.73%) MiFID
7 4 (0.73%) PSD2
8 2 (0.36%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.36%) EMIR
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.36%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.36%) SLA
8 2 (0.36%) UCITS
9 1 (0.18%) IFRS
System Software
1 13 (2.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.00%) Marathon
2 11 (2.00%) Mesos
3 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (13.25%) HP
2 53 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.63%) Oracle
4 20 (3.63%) Informatica
5 16 (2.90%) Cadence
6 14 (2.54%) Cognos
6 14 (2.54%) IBM
7 13 (2.36%) Capita
8 12 (2.18%) Cloudera
9 11 (2.00%) Hyperion
9 11 (2.00%) Remedy
10 10 (1.81%) Google
10 10 (1.81%) SAP
11 8 (1.45%) Cisco
11 8 (1.45%) Hitachi
11 8 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.45%) Sybase
11 8 (1.45%) Veritas
12 7 (1.27%) Tableau
13 6 (1.09%) Adobe