The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 100 106
Rank change year-on-year -61 +6  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 132 242 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.70% 2.53% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.56% 9.73% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 108 168 161
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.47% +0.71%  
10th Percentile £25,125 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,475 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76%  

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 the Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1746 2487 2534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 22.42% 26.04% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3525 3917 4392
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -6.02%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.57% +5.55%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in the Midlands

ISEB
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for ISEB in the Midlands

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in the Midlands

ISEB
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -21 97 £40,000 +14.28% 16
East Midlands -27 35 £35,000 -10.25% 5
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Midlands region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 106 (40.77%) ISTQB
2 100 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (35.38%) Finance
4 90 (34.62%) Test Automation
5 80 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 70 (26.92%) QA
6 70 (26.92%) SQL
7 66 (25.38%) Business Analysis
8 60 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 51 (19.62%) Software Testing
10 50 (19.23%) Selenium
11 47 (18.08%) Degree
12 43 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (16.54%) SDLC
13 41 (15.77%) Retail
14 39 (15.00%) JIRA
14 39 (15.00%) Microsoft
15 38 (14.62%) Test Strategy
16 35 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
17 34 (13.08%) SQL Server
18 33 (12.69%) Manual Testing
19 32 (12.31%) PRINCE2
20 30 (11.54%) ITIL
21 28 (10.77%) Oracle
21 28 (10.77%) Line Management
22 27 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
22 27 (10.38%) Cucumber
23 25 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
24 24 (9.23%) Project Management
25 23 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 9 (3.46%) Confluence
2 2 (0.77%) CMS
3 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (9.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 14 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.77%) Lawson
2 2 (0.77%) Magento
2 2 (0.77%) SAP HCM
2 2 (0.77%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.38%) SAP LE
3 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.38%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (4.62%) IaaS
2 12 (4.62%) PaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.54%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (0.77%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (0.77%) Firewall
2 2 (0.77%) Intranet
2 2 (0.77%) VLAN
2 2 (0.77%) VPN
2 2 (0.77%) Wireless
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.62%) DB2
2 12 (4.62%) MySQL
3 11 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.08%) Big Data
5 7 (2.69%) Power BI
6 6 (2.31%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (19.23%) Selenium
2 39 (15.00%) JIRA
3 27 (10.38%) Cucumber
4 11 (4.23%) HP UFT
5 10 (3.85%) JMeter
6 9 (3.46%) Gatling
7 8 (3.08%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.31%) TestRail
9 5 (1.92%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.92%) JUnit
10 4 (1.54%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.54%) JBehave
10 4 (1.54%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.54%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.15%) Appium
11 3 (1.15%) Calabash
11 3 (1.15%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (35.38%) Finance
2 41 (15.77%) Retail
3 16 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 12 (4.62%) Publishing
5 9 (3.46%) Banking
6 6 (2.31%) Automotive
7 5 (1.92%) Billing
8 4 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.15%) Games
9 3 (1.15%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 173 (66.54%) Analyst
2 89 (34.23%) Test Analyst
3 62 (23.85%) Business Analyst
4 31 (11.92%) Tester
5 18 (6.92%) Architect
6 17 (6.54%) Automation Test Analyst
6 17 (6.54%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (6.54%) Software Analyst
6 17 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (5.77%) QA Analyst
7 15 (5.77%) Software Tester
8 14 (5.38%) Test Leader
9 13 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
9 13 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
10 10 (3.85%) Automation Tester
10 10 (3.85%) Consultant
10 10 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
10 10 (3.85%) QA Tester
10 10 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.54%) .NET
2 6 (2.31%) Gherkin
3 5 (1.92%) SOAP
3 5 (1.92%) XML
4 2 (0.77%) HTML
4 2 (0.77%) J2EE
4 2 (0.77%) RESTful
4 2 (0.77%) Web Services
5 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) EDI
5 1 (0.38%) JSON
5 1 (0.38%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.08%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.38%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.62%) CMDB
5 10 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.85%) NHS
6 9 (3.46%) EPoS
7 5 (1.92%) iPad
8 4 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.54%) iPhone
8 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.54%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.54%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.15%) User Experience
10 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.38%) PACS
10 1 (0.38%) PMI
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.23%) Windows
2 10 (3.85%) Android
3 7 (2.69%) Unix
4 6 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (34.62%) Test Automation
3 80 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 66 (25.38%) Business Analysis
5 51 (19.62%) Software Testing
6 43 (16.54%) SDLC
7 38 (14.62%) Test Strategy
8 35 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 33 (12.69%) Manual Testing
10 32 (12.31%) PRINCE2
11 30 (11.54%) ITIL
12 28 (10.77%) Line Management
13 27 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (9.23%) Project Management
15 23 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (8.46%) CRM
16 22 (8.46%) Waterfall
17 21 (8.08%) TOGAF
18 18 (6.92%) IT Strategy
18 18 (6.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (26.92%) SQL
2 19 (7.31%) Java
3 15 (5.77%) C#
4 9 (3.46%) VB
5 8 (3.08%) Scala
5 8 (3.08%) VBScript
6 6 (2.31%) Python
6 6 (2.31%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.92%) C
7 5 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.15%) Ruby
9 2 (0.77%) C++
9 2 (0.77%) PHP
9 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.38%) Lua
10 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 106 (40.77%) ISTQB
2 60 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 47 (18.08%) Degree
4 18 (6.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 12 (4.62%) PMP
7 11 (4.23%) ISEB Practitioner
7 11 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (2.69%) IIBA
9 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.15%) PCI QSA
10 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.77%) GNVQ
11 2 (0.77%) HND
11 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.77%) MCSD
11 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.38%) CBAP
12 1 (0.38%) CISSP
12 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (26.92%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) GDPR
2 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) COBIT
4 2 (0.77%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (4.62%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.77%) Oracle
3 14 (5.38%) Cisco
3 14 (5.38%) HP
4 13 (5.00%) VMware
5 12 (4.62%) BMC
5 12 (4.62%) CheckPoint
5 12 (4.62%) Citrix
5 12 (4.62%) EMC
5 12 (4.62%) IBM
5 12 (4.62%) Juniper
5 12 (4.62%) NetApp
6 8 (3.08%) SAP
7 7 (2.69%) Tableau
8 4 (1.54%) Siemens
9 2 (0.77%) Epicor
9 2 (0.77%) IFS
9 2 (0.77%) Sage
9 2 (0.77%) Serena
10 1 (0.38%) Demandware
Birmingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £27k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Recann
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 25 days hols, excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £30000 per annum + Pension + benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Hunter Macdonald
Posted: 27 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago