The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank - 75 57
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 0 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 0.80% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.03% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 23
Median salary - £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
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 Northamptonshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 121 149 184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 21.80% 19.84% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 105 127 159
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Northamptonshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 19 (95.00%) Test Strategy
2 18 (90.00%) ISTQB
3 15 (75.00%) SQL
4 14 (70.00%) IBM
4 14 (70.00%) Functional Testing
4 14 (70.00%) Load Testing
4 14 (70.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
7 4 (20.00%) System Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (20.00%) Coaching
8 1 (5.00%) SDLC
8 1 (5.00%) Test Management
8 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Black-Box Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (5.00%) QA
8 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (5.00%) Control-M
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) Mainframe

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DTS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Quality Manager
1 15 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Applications Tester
3 1 (5.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (5.00%) QA Manager
3 1 (5.00%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Tester
3 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Tester
3 1 (5.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Test Strategy
2 14 (70.00%) Functional Testing
2 14 (70.00%) Load Testing
2 14 (70.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Coaching
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft