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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / North East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 71 73
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.93% 1.06% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.32% 3.83% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Median salary £32,750 £34,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.67% +28.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £24,800 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £39,200 £31,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.49%  

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 139 183 234
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.52% 27.81% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 124 143 202
Median salary £39,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 29 March 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 +9 3 £33,000 +16.81%
Durham -5 3 £32,500 -19.75%
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North East region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Swim Lanes
5 1 (12.50%) PMO
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) Open Workbench
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) RSpec
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Lead
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft