Period
to 27 October 2021

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 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 289 194 248
Rank change year-on-year -95 +54 -66
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 51 11 96
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.48% 0.27% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 1.20% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 45 6 80
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £27,950
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,589 £32,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £43,803 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.02% +9.51% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £51,875 £47,656
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £60,575
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,377
% change year-on-year - +12.67% -1.38%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,356 917 2,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.99% 22.41% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,414 710 1,997
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,898 £25,650
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £74,997 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in the Midlands

ISEB
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for ISEB in the Midlands

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISEB in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 6 months to 27 October 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
West Midlands -69 37 £47,500 +8.44% 10
East Midlands -52 14 £46,000 - 6
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Finance
3 21 (41.18%) ISTQB
3 21 (41.18%) Social Skills
4 19 (37.25%) Business Analysis
5 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
6 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (29.41%) QA
8 14 (27.45%) Software Testing
8 14 (27.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (23.53%) Requirements Gathering
10 11 (21.57%) SDLC
11 10 (19.61%) JIRA
11 10 (19.61%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (15.69%) Change Management
12 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (15.69%) TDD
12 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
12 8 (15.69%) BDD
12 8 (15.69%) DevOps
13 7 (13.73%) User Stories
13 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (13.73%) Customer Requirements
13 7 (13.73%) Acceptance Criteria
13 7 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (13.73%) Selenium
13 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
13 7 (13.73%) C#
13 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel

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 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (1.96%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.96%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Intranet
2 2 (3.92%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) JIRA
2 7 (13.73%) Selenium
3 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
4 4 (7.84%) Postman
5 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.88%) JMeter
5 3 (5.88%) MSTest
5 3 (5.88%) NUnit
5 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.92%) Toad
7 1 (1.96%) Gatling
7 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.96%) TestRail
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 21 (41.18%) Social Skills
3 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.80%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (7.84%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (5.88%) Marketing
6 3 (5.88%) Retail
7 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.96%) Games
7 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Analyst
2 22 (43.14%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Test Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 5 (9.80%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) Jest
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.96%) SOAP
2 1 (1.96%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.88%) EPoS
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Handset
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Unix
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Business Analysis
3 18 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 14 (27.45%) Software Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Requirements Gathering
6 11 (21.57%) SDLC
7 10 (19.61%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (15.69%) BDD
8 8 (15.69%) Change Management
8 8 (15.69%) DevOps
8 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (15.69%) TDD
8 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
9 7 (13.73%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (13.73%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (13.73%) User Stories
10 6 (11.76%) Project Management
10 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) C#
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 14 (27.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (11.76%) IIBA
4 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) QA
2 5 (9.80%) PMO
3 1 (1.96%) Accessibility
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP ALM
2 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) HP
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) webMethods