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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 169 173
Rank change year-on-year -55 +4  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 188 355 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 1.92% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.54% 6.12% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 173 296 319
Median salary £40,000 £38,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.57% -6.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4137 5796 6616
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.27% 31.38% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 4693 5094
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,583 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

ISEB
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for ISEB in the South East

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

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 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
Surrey +39 52 £47,500 +26.66% 9
Hampshire -5 45 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Berkshire -21 25 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Buckinghamshire -5 20 £48,750 +41.30% 2
West Sussex +12 14 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Kent -25 13 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Oxfordshire +3 11 £29,000 -22.66%
East Sussex -25 6 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Sussex - 2 £37,500 -
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 South East region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 256 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (57.27%) Test Automation
3 245 (56.58%) ISTQB
4 140 (32.33%) Finance
5 132 (30.48%) Software Testing
6 130 (30.02%) Selenium
7 124 (28.64%) QA
8 107 (24.71%) Test Scripting
8 107 (24.71%) Scrum
9 104 (24.02%) Windows
10 99 (22.86%) C#
11 90 (20.79%) Microsoft
11 90 (20.79%) Regression Testing
12 89 (20.55%) Test Strategy
13 87 (20.09%) SQL
14 86 (19.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 76 (17.55%) Degree
16 66 (15.24%) System Testing
17 65 (15.01%) SDLC
18 63 (14.55%) Java
19 57 (13.16%) Performance Testing
20 56 (12.93%) Team Foundation Server
20 56 (12.93%) BDD
21 55 (12.70%) XML
22 50 (11.55%) Manual Testing
22 50 (11.55%) SQL Server
22 50 (11.55%) Business Analysis
23 49 (11.32%) C++
24 46 (10.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 45 (10.39%) Functional Testing

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 10 (2.31%) Confluence
2 8 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (1.15%) IIS
3 5 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.46%) CMS
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.85%) SaaS
3 5 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.46%) VoIP
2 10 (2.31%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.85%) FTP
3 8 (1.85%) HTTP
3 8 (1.85%) HTTPS
3 8 (1.85%) LDAP
3 8 (1.85%) SSL
4 5 (1.15%) SMS
5 4 (0.92%) Internet
6 2 (0.46%) DNS
6 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.23%) GPRS
7 1 (0.23%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.54%) MySQL
3 9 (2.08%) Big Data
4 8 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.62%) Blockchain
5 7 (1.62%) Data Lake
6 6 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.15%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.46%) MS Access
10 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 130 (30.02%) Selenium
2 56 (12.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (8.55%) JIRA
4 32 (7.39%) HP UFT
4 32 (7.39%) Visual Studio
5 31 (7.16%) Jenkins
6 29 (6.70%) SoapUI
7 25 (5.77%) WebDriver
8 23 (5.31%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.70%) JMeter
9 16 (3.70%) SpecFlow
10 15 (3.46%) InstallShield
11 13 (3.00%) Subversion
12 11 (2.54%) LoadRunner
13 8 (1.85%) Git (software)
13 8 (1.85%) TestComplete
13 8 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (1.39%) JUnit
14 6 (1.39%) TestNG
15 5 (1.15%) Rational Rose
General
1 140 (32.33%) Finance
2 27 (6.24%) Retail
3 26 (6.00%) Automotive
4 23 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.85%) Back Office
6 18 (4.16%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.54%) Marketing
8 10 (2.31%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.85%) Electronics
10 6 (1.39%) Banking
11 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.46%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 212 (48.96%) Analyst
2 129 (29.79%) Test Analyst
3 71 (16.40%) Business Analyst
4 68 (15.70%) Test Engineer
4 68 (15.70%) Tester
5 54 (12.47%) Software Analyst
6 45 (10.39%) Software Test Analyst
7 39 (9.01%) Automation Tester
7 39 (9.01%) Software Test Engineer
8 38 (8.78%) Test Manager
9 30 (6.93%) Agile Business Analyst
10 28 (6.47%) IT Analyst
11 24 (5.54%) Test Automation Engineer
12 22 (5.08%) QA Analyst
13 21 (4.85%) Financial Analyst
13 21 (4.85%) Service Analyst
14 20 (4.62%) Automation Test Analyst
14 20 (4.62%) Test Leader
15 19 (4.39%) QA Engineer
15 19 (4.39%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.70%) XML
2 39 (9.01%) .NET
3 32 (7.39%) Gherkin
4 26 (6.00%) SOAP
5 23 (5.31%) HTML
5 23 (5.31%) Web Services
6 18 (4.16%) Middleware
7 11 (2.54%) CSS
7 11 (2.54%) J2EE
8 10 (2.31%) XSLT
9 8 (1.85%) DOM
9 8 (1.85%) REST
9 8 (1.85%) XML Schema
9 8 (1.85%) XSD
10 6 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (1.15%) Flash
11 5 (1.15%) Play Framework
12 4 (0.92%) HTML5
12 4 (0.92%) JSON
12 4 (0.92%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.00%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.85%) DataPower
7 7 (1.62%) Cyber Attack
7 7 (1.62%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.15%) Smartcard
9 4 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.46%) FMCG
10 2 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.23%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.23%) PMI
11 1 (0.23%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.23%) Social Media
11 1 (0.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (24.02%) Windows
2 39 (9.01%) Linux
3 30 (6.93%) Unix
4 23 (5.31%) Solaris
5 13 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.85%) AIX
7 5 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.92%) Android
8 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.92%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.69%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (59.12%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (57.27%) Test Automation
3 132 (30.48%) Software Testing
4 107 (24.71%) Scrum
4 107 (24.71%) Test Scripting
5 90 (20.79%) Regression Testing
6 89 (20.55%) Test Strategy
7 86 (19.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 66 (15.24%) System Testing
9 65 (15.01%) SDLC
10 57 (13.16%) Performance Testing
11 56 (12.93%) BDD
12 50 (11.55%) Business Analysis
12 50 (11.55%) Manual Testing
13 45 (10.39%) Functional Testing
13 45 (10.39%) Software Engineering
13 45 (10.39%) TDD
14 42 (9.70%) Non-Functional Testing
14 42 (9.70%) Waterfall
15 41 (9.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 99 (22.86%) C#
2 87 (20.09%) SQL
3 63 (14.55%) Java
4 49 (11.32%) C++
5 36 (8.31%) Python
6 32 (7.39%) C
7 25 (5.77%) Ruby
8 22 (5.08%) JavaScript
8 22 (5.08%) Perl
9 20 (4.62%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.00%) VB
11 8 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.85%) Jython
11 8 (1.85%) XPath
12 5 (1.15%) Scala
13 4 (0.92%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.92%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.46%) PHP
15 1 (0.23%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 245 (56.58%) ISTQB
2 76 (17.55%) Degree
3 46 (10.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (3.46%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (1.62%) APMP
7 7 (1.62%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.39%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.15%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.92%) PMP
11 3 (0.69%) IIBA
12 2 (0.46%) CBAP
12 2 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (28.64%) QA
2 5 (1.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.23%) DICOM
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (1.39%) Docker
3 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.85%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (20.79%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.62%) HP
3 16 (3.70%) Oracle
4 15 (3.46%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.46%) SAP
5 10 (2.31%) IBM
6 8 (1.85%) CA
6 8 (1.85%) TOWER Software
7 5 (1.15%) Cadence
7 5 (1.15%) hybris
8 4 (0.92%) Green Hat
9 3 (0.69%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.69%) VMware
10 2 (0.46%) SOASTA, Inc
11 1 (0.23%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.23%) F5
11 1 (0.23%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.23%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.23%) Seapine
11 1 (0.23%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £41000 per annum + + excellent bens and poss 25% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Premier Media
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Union Street
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Advento Staffing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 7 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
South East
Schroders plc
Posted: 16 days ago
Guildford
Allianz Insurance plc (UK)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 7.5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 19 days ago