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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 312 289 259
Rank change year-on-year -23 -30 +34
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 166 94 162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 0.69% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 2.87% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 115 72 137
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,938 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +31.25% -11.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6,382 3,273 4,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.48% 24.14% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,887 2,174 3,191
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,022 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £39,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,520 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in the South East

ISEB
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for ISEB in the South East

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISEB in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Salary histogram for ISEB in the South East

ISEB
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Surrey -11 82 £60,000 - 1
Thames Valley -19 48 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Berkshire +22 36 £42,000 -16.00%
Hampshire -58 19 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -53 12 £45,000 -10.00% 9
West Sussex -8 6 £40,000 -
Kent -48 5 £52,500 +5.00%
East Sussex -4 4 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Home Counties - 1 £39,000 -
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 141 (84.94%) Agile
2 76 (45.78%) Business Analysis
3 72 (43.37%) Finance
4 65 (39.16%) Social Skills
5 57 (34.34%) DevOps
6 56 (33.73%) ISTQB
6 56 (33.73%) Azure
7 52 (31.33%) Project Management
8 48 (28.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (28.92%) Test Automation
9 46 (27.71%) Waterfall
9 46 (27.71%) SDLC
10 45 (27.11%) Scenario Testing
11 43 (25.90%) Software Testing
12 41 (24.70%) Degree
13 38 (22.89%) Scrum
14 37 (22.29%) SQL
15 35 (21.08%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (21.08%) Acceptance Criteria
15 35 (21.08%) Product Roadmap
15 35 (21.08%) Product Backlog
16 34 (20.48%) C#
17 33 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
18 31 (18.67%) Fintech
18 31 (18.67%) Selenium
19 30 (18.07%) Workflow
20 29 (17.47%) Visual Studio
20 29 (17.47%) SaaS
20 29 (17.47%) CI/CD
21 27 (16.27%) QA

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.81%) Confluence
1 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (11.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (33.73%) Azure
2 29 (17.47%) SaaS
3 6 (3.61%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (2.41%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.41%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.20%) AWS
5 2 (1.20%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (1.20%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.25%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.41%) Data Lake
2 4 (2.41%) Power BI
2 4 (2.41%) Tableau
3 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.81%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.60%) Adabas
5 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.60%) DB2
5 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (18.67%) Selenium
2 29 (17.47%) Visual Studio
3 24 (14.46%) NUnit
3 24 (14.46%) SpecFlow
4 23 (13.86%) WebDriver
5 13 (7.83%) JIRA
6 8 (4.82%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.82%) JMeter
7 7 (4.22%) Zephyr
8 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
9 5 (3.01%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.41%) Maven
10 4 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.81%) Cypress.io
11 3 (1.81%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.20%) Gradle
12 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.20%) TestComplete
12 2 (1.20%) TestNG
General
1 72 (43.37%) Finance
2 65 (39.16%) Social Skills
3 35 (21.08%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (16.27%) Retail
5 14 (8.43%) Marketing
6 8 (4.82%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.22%) Law
7 7 (4.22%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (3.61%) Influencing Skills
9 5 (3.01%) Automotive
9 5 (3.01%) Electronics
9 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
9 5 (3.01%) Public Sector
10 4 (2.41%) Banking
10 4 (2.41%) Legal
10 4 (2.41%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (1.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (1.20%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.60%) Billing
13 1 (0.60%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 72 (43.37%) Analyst
2 55 (33.13%) Business Analyst
3 35 (21.08%) Product Owner
4 24 (14.46%) Automation Test Lead
5 23 (13.86%) Test Leader
6 21 (12.65%) Business IT Analyst
6 21 (12.65%) IT Analyst
6 21 (12.65%) IT Business Analyst
7 19 (11.45%) Finance Business Analyst
7 19 (11.45%) Financial Analyst
7 19 (11.45%) Financial Business Analyst
7 19 (11.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 19 (11.45%) Service Analyst
8 17 (10.24%) Software Analyst
9 14 (8.43%) Test Analyst
10 13 (7.83%) Agile Business Analyst
11 12 (7.23%) Test Manager
11 12 (7.23%) Tester
12 7 (4.22%) QA Engineer
12 7 (4.22%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.42%) Middleware
2 6 (3.61%) .NET
3 3 (1.81%) GraphQL
3 3 (1.81%) HTML
3 3 (1.81%) HTML5
3 3 (1.81%) HTML5 Canvas
4 2 (1.20%) REST
4 2 (1.20%) Velocity
5 1 (0.60%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.60%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.60%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.60%) SOAP
5 1 (0.60%) Web Services
5 1 (0.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.24%) PMI
2 4 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.41%) Linux
2 2 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.60%) MVS
3 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (84.94%) Agile
2 76 (45.78%) Business Analysis
3 57 (34.34%) DevOps
4 52 (31.33%) Project Management
5 48 (28.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (28.92%) Test Automation
6 46 (27.71%) SDLC
6 46 (27.71%) Waterfall
7 45 (27.11%) Scenario Testing
8 43 (25.90%) Software Testing
9 38 (22.89%) Scrum
10 35 (21.08%) Acceptance Criteria
10 35 (21.08%) Product Backlog
10 35 (21.08%) Product Roadmap
11 33 (19.88%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (18.67%) Fintech
13 30 (18.07%) Workflow
14 29 (17.47%) CI/CD
15 26 (15.66%) Mentoring
15 26 (15.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.29%) SQL
2 34 (20.48%) C#
3 13 (7.83%) Java
4 4 (2.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.41%) Python
5 3 (1.81%) VB
6 2 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (33.73%) ISTQB
2 41 (24.70%) Degree
3 24 (14.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 17 (10.24%) IIBA
4 17 (10.24%) PMI Certification
5 13 (7.83%) ISEB Practitioner
5 13 (7.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (4.82%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.81%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.60%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.27%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) GDPR
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) DICOM
4 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.01%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (14.46%) Oracle
2 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.82%) SAP
4 6 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.41%) Citrix
5 4 (2.41%) Cognos
5 4 (2.41%) Google
5 4 (2.41%) Xceptor
6 3 (1.81%) Datto
6 3 (1.81%) HP
7 2 (1.20%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.20%) Omniture
7 2 (1.20%) RedGate
8 1 (0.60%) IBM
8 1 (0.60%) VMware