The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 21 38 41
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 18 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 7.09% 2.58% 3.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.62% 10.53% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 9
Median salary £32,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.58% -5.19%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Luton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 52 76 75
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 20.47% 24.52% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 56 64
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £26,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton citing ISEB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Luton

ISEB
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Luton

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Luton over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Luton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Luton region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (65.00%) Waterfall
3 10 (50.00%) QA
4 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (45.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (45.00%) Retail
4 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (45.00%) Degree
5 8 (40.00%) Selenium
5 8 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
6 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (35.00%) JIRA
6 7 (35.00%) SDLC
7 6 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Virtual Team
7 6 (30.00%) Contract Management
7 6 (30.00%) Scorecard
7 6 (30.00%) Resource Management
7 6 (30.00%) Bugzilla
7 6 (30.00%) JMeter
7 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (30.00%) DevOps
7 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (30.00%) CA Agile Central

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) JIRA
3 6 (30.00%) Bugzilla
3 6 (30.00%) JMeter
3 6 (30.00%) Testopia
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (45.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Test Leader
3 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 6 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Lead Tester
8 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
8 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (30.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 8 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (30.00%) Contract Management
6 6 (30.00%) DevOps
6 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Resource Management
6 6 (30.00%) Scorecard
6 6 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Test Management
6 6 (30.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft