Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > London
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 578 402 395
Rank change year-on-year -176 -7 -52
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 133 439 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.70% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 3.24% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 81 332 408
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £41,585 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £44,377 £45,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -2.47% +9.64% -2.35%

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 9,778 13,540 15,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.36% 21.60% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7,442 10,081 12,356
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020. 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 -33 37 £55,000 - 3
South London -32 2 - - 1
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 103 (77.44%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (56.39%) ISTQB
3 65 (48.87%) Finance
4 58 (43.61%) Software Testing
5 57 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 56 (42.11%) QA
7 50 (37.59%) JIRA
8 47 (35.34%) Selenium
9 45 (33.83%) Scrum
10 40 (30.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 38 (28.57%) Test Management
12 34 (25.56%) HP
13 33 (24.81%) HP Quality Center
13 33 (24.81%) HP ALM
14 32 (24.06%) Thought Leadership
14 32 (24.06%) Aerospace
15 31 (23.31%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (22.56%) Waterfall
17 29 (21.80%) SpecFlow
18 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
19 26 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
19 26 (19.55%) DevOps
20 25 (18.80%) BDD
20 25 (18.80%) Scenario Testing
21 24 (18.05%) Test Scripting
21 24 (18.05%) User Acceptance Testing
22 23 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
22 23 (17.29%) Java
23 22 (16.54%) Cucumber
23 22 (16.54%) SDLC

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 13 (9.77%) Confluence
2 10 (7.52%) EPiServer
3 4 (3.01%) CMS
4 1 (0.75%) CICS
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (15.04%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (13.53%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (12.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.50%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.03%) BrowserStack
2 5 (3.76%) SaaS
3 3 (2.26%) Azure
4 2 (1.50%) GCP
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.75%) AWS
5 1 (0.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.75%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.75%) Serverless
5 1 (0.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) Big Data
2 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.75%) DB2
2 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.75%) Power BI
2 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (37.59%) JIRA
2 47 (35.34%) Selenium
3 29 (21.80%) SpecFlow
4 22 (16.54%) Cucumber
5 21 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (9.02%) SoapUI
7 10 (7.52%) Jenkins
7 10 (7.52%) Postman
8 8 (6.02%) HP UFT
9 7 (5.26%) REST Assured
9 7 (5.26%) WebDriver
9 7 (5.26%) Zephyr
10 6 (4.51%) eggPlant
10 6 (4.51%) JBehave
11 5 (3.76%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.76%) JUnit
12 4 (3.01%) Appium
13 2 (1.50%) JMeter
13 2 (1.50%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.50%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (48.87%) Finance
2 32 (24.06%) Aerospace
3 14 (10.53%) Banking
3 14 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.27%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.01%) Billing
6 3 (2.26%) Legal
6 3 (2.26%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.50%) Advertising
7 2 (1.50%) Front Office
7 2 (1.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (31.58%) Analyst
2 25 (18.80%) Test Manager
3 23 (17.29%) Business Analyst
4 17 (12.78%) Test Leader
5 15 (11.28%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (11.28%) Tester
6 13 (9.77%) Test Analyst
7 11 (8.27%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) ERP Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) ERP Business Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Healthcare Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Healthcare Business Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Architect
9 6 (4.51%) Automation Tester
9 6 (4.51%) Lead Tester
9 6 (4.51%) QA Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Test Architect
9 6 (4.51%) Test Automation Architect
9 6 (4.51%) Web Tester
10 5 (3.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.28%) .NET
2 10 (7.52%) .NET Framework
3 8 (6.02%) RESTful
4 7 (5.26%) SOAP
5 5 (3.76%) Web Services
6 3 (2.26%) REST
7 2 (1.50%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.50%) HTML
7 2 (1.50%) XML
8 1 (0.75%) CSS
8 1 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.75%) Kafka
8 1 (0.75%) Lambda Expressions
8 1 (0.75%) Spring
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.76%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.76%) User Experience
4 3 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.75%) Derivative
5 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.75%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (0.75%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.26%) Windows
2 6 (4.51%) Android
2 6 (4.51%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.76%) Linux
4 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (77.44%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (43.61%) Software Testing
3 57 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 45 (33.83%) Scrum
5 38 (28.57%) Test Management
6 32 (24.06%) Thought Leadership
7 30 (22.56%) Waterfall
8 26 (19.55%) DevOps
8 26 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (18.80%) BDD
9 25 (18.80%) Scenario Testing
10 24 (18.05%) Test Scripting
10 24 (18.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (16.54%) SDLC
13 21 (15.79%) TDD
13 21 (15.79%) Test Planning
14 17 (12.78%) Process Improvement
15 16 (12.03%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (11.28%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.29%) Java
2 20 (15.04%) C#
3 18 (13.53%) SQL
4 7 (5.26%) Python
5 5 (3.76%) Groovy
6 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.50%) VBScript
7 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.75%) C
7 1 (0.75%) C++
7 1 (0.75%) COBOL
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) PL/1
7 1 (0.75%) REXX
7 1 (0.75%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (56.39%) ISTQB
2 40 (30.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (5.26%) Degree
4 4 (3.01%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (3.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.50%) PMP
6 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.75%) IIBA
7 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (42.11%) QA
2 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 2 (1.50%) PMO
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) ACF2
2 1 (0.75%) RACF
Systems Management
1 33 (24.81%) HP ALM
1 33 (24.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.01%) SCCM
3 2 (1.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (25.56%) HP
2 28 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.77%) Oracle
4 6 (4.51%) SAP
4 6 (4.51%) WorldPay
5 5 (3.76%) Atlassian
5 5 (3.76%) IBM
6 4 (3.01%) BMC
6 4 (3.01%) Symantec
6 4 (3.01%) VMware
7 2 (1.50%) Apple
7 2 (1.50%) Google
8 1 (0.75%) Capita
8 1 (0.75%) Charles River
8 1 (0.75%) FIS
8 1 (0.75%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.75%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.75%) Pega