The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / North East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 78 71
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 6 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.06% 0.75% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.73% 2.59% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 14
Median salary £38,500 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.44% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £34,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £57,500 £35,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 North East.

Academic & Professional Certification
North East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 161 232 199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 28.55% 28.89% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 136 206 165
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

ISEB
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for ISEB in the North East

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the North East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in the North East

ISEB
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Tyne and Wear +25 5 £35,500 -21.11%
Durham - 1 £45,000 -
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North East region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) System Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Gatling
5 2 (16.67%) Swim Lanes
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) People Management

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Gatling
3 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) RSpec
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) System Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Swim Lanes
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle