Period
to 20 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > London
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 442 582 404
Rank change year-on-year +140 -178 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 65 139 434
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.27% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 1.40% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 58 90 358
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - +7.06%
10th Percentile £39,750 £42,409 £39,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,375 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £44,969 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.19% -5.33% +13.10%

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 4,468 9,927 13,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.50% 19.46% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,575 7,673 10,149
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in London

ISEB
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISEB in London.

Salary trend for ISEB in London

ISEB
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISEB in London over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 +100 28 £62,500 +13.64% 1
West London +77 3 £47,500 -13.64%
South London +39 2 £67,500 -
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (56.92%) ISTQB
3 35 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 28 (43.08%) Java
5 25 (38.46%) Selenium
5 25 (38.46%) Cucumber
6 23 (35.38%) Jenkins
6 23 (35.38%) SDET
6 23 (35.38%) Finance
7 22 (33.85%) DevOps
8 21 (32.31%) API Testing
9 20 (30.77%) Regression Testing
10 19 (29.23%) Microservices
10 19 (29.23%) Test Planning
11 18 (27.69%) REST
11 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
12 14 (21.54%) ETL
12 14 (21.54%) QA
13 13 (20.00%) Docker
14 12 (18.46%) Appium
14 12 (18.46%) Web Services
15 11 (16.92%) SQL
15 11 (16.92%) Scrum
16 10 (15.38%) Business Analysis
17 9 (13.85%) Performance Testing
17 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (13.85%) SpecFlow
18 8 (12.31%) BDD
18 8 (12.31%) Continuous Delivery
18 8 (12.31%) Acceptance Criteria

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 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (3.08%) Open Workbench
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Azure
2 5 (7.69%) AWS
3 4 (6.15%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (6.15%) Serverless
4 2 (3.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Cucumber
1 25 (38.46%) Selenium
2 23 (35.38%) Jenkins
3 12 (18.46%) Appium
4 9 (13.85%) SpecFlow
5 7 (10.77%) WebDriver
6 5 (7.69%) JMeter
7 4 (6.15%) Charles Proxy
7 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.62%) JIRA
8 3 (4.62%) LoadRunner
8 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.54%) JBehave
10 1 (1.54%) JUnit
10 1 (1.54%) MSTest
10 1 (1.54%) SilkTest
10 1 (1.54%) Subversion
10 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (35.38%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
2 3 (4.62%) Front Office
2 3 (4.62%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Analyst
2 22 (33.85%) Tester
3 21 (32.31%) Automation Tester
4 17 (26.15%) Business Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) Java Automation Tester
6 8 (12.31%) Financial Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 8 (12.31%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (10.77%) Finance Business Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) Mobile Tester
8 5 (7.69%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Developer in Test
9 4 (6.15%) QA Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Web Automation Tester
9 4 (6.15%) Web Tester
10 3 (4.62%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) REST
2 12 (18.46%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (6.15%) Gherkin
3 4 (6.15%) Kafka
3 4 (6.15%) SOAP
3 4 (6.15%) WebdriverIO
3 4 (6.15%) XML
4 2 (3.08%) Node.js
5 1 (1.54%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.54%) HTML
5 1 (1.54%) Middleware
5 1 (1.54%) OAuth
5 1 (1.54%) OAuth2
5 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Equities
2 4 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.54%) Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Android
2 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 23 (35.38%) SDET
4 22 (33.85%) DevOps
5 21 (32.31%) API Testing
6 20 (30.77%) Regression Testing
7 19 (29.23%) Microservices
7 19 (29.23%) Test Planning
8 14 (21.54%) ETL
9 11 (16.92%) Scrum
10 10 (15.38%) Business Analysis
11 9 (13.85%) Performance Testing
12 8 (12.31%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (12.31%) BDD
12 8 (12.31%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (12.31%) OOP
12 8 (12.31%) Project Delivery
13 7 (10.77%) Project Management
13 7 (10.77%) SDLC
13 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) Java
2 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.92%) SQL
4 8 (12.31%) C#
5 7 (10.77%) Python
6 3 (4.62%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (56.92%) ISTQB
2 7 (10.77%) CBAP
3 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.15%) IIBA
5 3 (4.62%) Degree
6 2 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.54%) CISM
7 1 (1.54%) CISSP
7 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.54%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) GDPR
3 4 (6.15%) IFRS
4 2 (3.08%) PMO
5 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Control-M
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.54%) Informatica
3 1 (1.54%) Micro Focus
3 1 (1.54%) Splunk
3 1 (1.54%) TIBCO