Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISEB Practitioner qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISEB Practitioner
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1120 1100 1152
Rank change year-on-year -20 +52 -63
Permanent jobs citing ISEB Practitioner 59 88 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.050% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 43 58 104
UK median annual salary £42,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.96% +15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,100 £32,850 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.05% +2.50% +2.04%

ISEB Practitioner 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40,961 45,591 57,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.55% 25.71% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31,734 36,245 46,007
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

ISEB Practitioner
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISEB Practitioner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB Practitioner in the UK

ISEB Practitioner
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ISEB Practitioner in the UK

ISEB Practitioner
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB Practitioner over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ISEB Practitioner in the UK

ISEB Practitioner
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB Practitioner within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
England -12 57 £42,000 -20.00% 7
UK excluding London +14 52 £42,000 -18.05% 5
South East +40 17 £42,000 -26.96% 2
North of England +9 16 £41,000 - 2
North East - 15 £42,000 - 1
Midlands +10 10 £61,750 +17.62%
South West -2 10 £42,500 +11.84%
West Midlands +10 8 £85,000 +61.90%
London -30 7 £60,250 -5.49% 3
East Midlands +12 2 £38,500 -3.75%
Scotland - 2 £48,750 - 1
Yorkshire +39 1 £32,500 - 1
East of England +8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing ISEB Practitioner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ISEB Practitioner.

1 59 (100.00%) ISEB
2 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (54.24%) Test Automation
4 31 (52.54%) Selenium
5 29 (49.15%) Software Testing
6 27 (45.76%) QA
6 27 (45.76%) Test Strategy
7 26 (44.07%) Cucumber
7 26 (44.07%) SQL
8 24 (40.68%) Test Scripting
9 23 (38.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (38.98%) Waterfall
10 22 (37.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 21 (35.59%) Test Management
12 20 (33.90%) Project Planning
13 19 (32.20%) Ruby
14 17 (28.81%) ITIL
15 11 (18.64%) Scenario Testing
16 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
16 10 (16.95%) Finance
17 9 (15.25%) Degree
18 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
19 7 (11.86%) HP Quality Center
19 7 (11.86%) Performance Testing
19 7 (11.86%) Data Protection
19 7 (11.86%) Legal
19 7 (11.86%) Web Services
19 7 (11.86%) C#
19 7 (11.86%) .NET
20 6 (10.17%) Service Management

ISEB Practitioner
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (3.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (52.54%) Selenium
2 26 (44.07%) Cucumber
3 23 (38.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.78%) LoadRunner
6 3 (5.08%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.39%) JIRA
7 2 (3.39%) JMeter
7 2 (3.39%) WinRunner
7 2 (3.39%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.69%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.69%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Legal
3 5 (8.47%) Games
4 4 (6.78%) Back Office
4 4 (6.78%) Law
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Analyst
2 21 (35.59%) Test Analyst
3 20 (33.90%) QA Analyst
3 20 (33.90%) QA Test Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Test Leader
5 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) QA Leader
6 5 (8.47%) Transition Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Problem Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Performance Test Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Transition Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Business Change Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Change Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Head of IT
9 1 (1.69%) Information Security Compliance Officer
9 1 (1.69%) ITIL Manager
9 1 (1.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) .NET
1 7 (11.86%) Web Services
2 6 (10.17%) CSS
2 6 (10.17%) HTML
3 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (6.78%) Entity Framework
3 4 (6.78%) jQuery
3 4 (6.78%) LINQ
3 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.39%) DCOM
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.69%) MFC
5 1 (1.69%) SOAP
5 1 (1.69%) WCF
5 1 (1.69%) XHTML
5 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) Test Automation
3 29 (49.15%) Software Testing
4 27 (45.76%) Test Strategy
5 24 (40.68%) Test Scripting
6 23 (38.98%) Waterfall
7 21 (35.59%) Test Management
8 20 (33.90%) Project Planning
9 17 (28.81%) ITIL
10 11 (18.64%) Scenario Testing
11 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
12 7 (11.86%) Data Protection
12 7 (11.86%) Performance Testing
13 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
13 6 (10.17%) Service Management
13 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (8.47%) Business Continuity
14 5 (8.47%) Change Management
14 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (8.47%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) SQL
2 19 (32.20%) Ruby
3 7 (11.86%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) Perl
4 2 (3.39%) VB
4 2 (3.39%) VBScript
5 1 (1.69%) C++
5 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) ISEB
2 22 (37.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (15.25%) Degree
4 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.69%) CISM
7 1 (1.69%) CISSP
7 1 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (45.76%) QA
2 5 (8.47%) GDPR
2 5 (8.47%) ISO 22301
3 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.39%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.69%) COBIT
5 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.69%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) HP
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Capita
3 2 (3.39%) Citrix
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Pega
3 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.69%) Cognos
4 1 (1.69%) VMware