The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 208 191
Rank change year-on-year -48 -17  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1158 1623 1956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.30% 1.65% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.29% 6.18% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1346 1643
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,077
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21909 26245 30043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.57% 26.65% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17067 21243 23843
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

ISEB
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ISEB in the UK

ISEB
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for ISEB in the UK

ISEB
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the UK 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
England -46 1102 £42,500 +6.25% 168
London +19 342 £55,000 +4.76% 54
South East -55 188 £40,000 +4.57% 29
Yorkshire -35 133 £42,500 +21.42% 13
South West -21 111 £42,500 - 9
North West -29 106 £35,000 -8.19% 21
West Midlands -27 105 £40,000 +14.28% 18
West Yorkshire -17 95 £42,500 +21.42% 9
East of England -48 80 £36,000 +1.40% 16
City of London +47 77 £57,500 +9.52% 30
Leeds -22 73 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Manchester -26 67 £37,500 -9.09% 16
Birmingham -4 56 £40,000 - 7
Surrey +39 52 £47,500 +26.66% 8
Bristol -6 50 £43,750 +34.61% 2
Hampshire -5 45 £32,500 -7.14% 7
East Midlands -42 34 £37,000 -5.12% 8
Suffolk +2 30 £24,000 -31.42% 4
Wales -11 26 £40,000 +14.28%
Berkshire -21 25 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Cheshire -32 22 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Southampton +20 20 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 20 £48,750 +41.30% 2
Milton Keynes -10 20 £48,750 +48.85% 2
Scotland -25 20 £40,750 +13.19% 3
Reigate +13 19 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Nottinghamshire -24 18 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Cambridgeshire -26 18 £45,000 +28.75% 3
South Wales -3 17 £40,000 +14.28%
Wiltshire -4 17 £33,500 -25.55% 3

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 with a requirement for ISEB.

1 1398 (57.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1192 (48.69%) ISTQB
3 1157 (47.26%) Test Automation
4 831 (33.95%) Finance
5 612 (25.00%) Selenium
6 611 (24.96%) QA
7 608 (24.84%) SQL
8 544 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 492 (20.10%) Software Testing
10 471 (19.24%) Business Analysis
11 464 (18.95%) Degree
12 401 (16.38%) Test Strategy
13 399 (16.30%) Scrum
14 396 (16.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 389 (15.89%) Java
16 373 (15.24%) C#
17 370 (15.11%) Waterfall
18 354 (14.46%) Microsoft
19 348 (14.22%) SDLC
20 336 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 324 (13.24%) Cucumber
22 307 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
23 295 (12.05%) BDD
24 277 (11.32%) JIRA
25 273 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
26 269 (10.99%) Windows
27 268 (10.95%) Manual Testing
28 260 (10.62%) Non-Functional Testing
29 249 (10.17%) Functional Testing
30 244 (9.97%) Project Management

ISEB
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 39 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 36 (1.47%) Confluence
3 26 (1.06%) CMS
4 15 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (0.57%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (0.37%) EPiServer
8 8 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.33%) IIS
8 8 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.16%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.12%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.12%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.041%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.041%) ATG Dynamo
12 1 (0.041%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.041%) Mule
Applications
1 110 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 57 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 54 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.25%) Mingle
7 1 (0.041%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 30 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
2 28 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 23 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.33%) Eloqua
6 8 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 8 (0.33%) SessionCam
6 8 (0.33%) Social Studio
7 6 (0.25%) IntelliMatch
8 5 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.16%) HFM
9 4 (0.16%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 3 (0.12%) LatentZero
10 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.12%) Minerva
10 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 79 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (1.67%) SaaS
3 34 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (1.23%) PaaS
5 29 (1.18%) IaaS
6 20 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (0.33%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.29%) BrowserStack
8 7 (0.29%) Office 365
9 5 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.12%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.082%) GitHub
11 2 (0.082%) Heroku
11 2 (0.082%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.041%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.041%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 24 (0.98%) Internet
1 24 (0.98%) SSL
2 22 (0.90%) VoIP
3 18 (0.74%) SMS
4 15 (0.61%) LDAP
5 14 (0.57%) HTTP
6 13 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.49%) DNS
8 10 (0.41%) Intranet
8 10 (0.41%) Unified Communications
9 9 (0.37%) FTP
9 9 (0.37%) NetScaler
10 8 (0.33%) Firewall
10 8 (0.33%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.25%) Extranet
11 6 (0.25%) PuTTY
12 5 (0.20%) SSH
12 5 (0.20%) VPN
13 4 (0.16%) Cisco IPT
14 3 (0.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (6.66%) SQL Server
2 68 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (2.49%) Relational Database
4 46 (1.88%) Big Data
5 41 (1.67%) MySQL
6 24 (0.98%) DB2
6 24 (0.98%) Power BI
7 17 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 15 (0.61%) MongoDB
9 14 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.49%) Oracle Database
10 12 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (0.41%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.33%) Mixpanel
14 7 (0.29%) Blockchain
14 7 (0.29%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 612 (25.00%) Selenium
2 324 (13.24%) Cucumber
3 277 (11.32%) JIRA
4 164 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 144 (5.88%) HP UFT
6 136 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 133 (5.43%) JMeter
8 127 (5.19%) LoadRunner
9 123 (5.02%) SoapUI
10 120 (4.90%) WebDriver
11 103 (4.21%) SpecFlow
12 83 (3.39%) Visual Studio
13 66 (2.70%) Git (software)
14 49 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 49 (2.00%) Gatling
15 44 (1.80%) JUnit
16 33 (1.35%) SilkTest
17 32 (1.31%) TestNG
18 24 (0.98%) Appium
19 23 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 831 (33.95%) Finance
2 242 (9.89%) Retail
3 171 (6.99%) Banking
4 113 (4.62%) Legal
5 112 (4.58%) Telecoms
6 95 (3.88%) Law
7 73 (2.98%) Marketing
8 56 (2.29%) Advertising
9 45 (1.84%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.35%) Automotive
11 30 (1.23%) Games
11 30 (1.23%) Publishing
12 27 (1.10%) Back Office
13 26 (1.06%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.94%) Electronics
15 21 (0.86%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.53%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.29%) Billing
17 7 (0.29%) Front Office
18 5 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1320 (53.92%) Analyst
2 673 (27.49%) Test Analyst
3 551 (22.51%) Business Analyst
4 306 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 279 (11.40%) Tester
6 173 (7.07%) Senior Analyst
7 152 (6.21%) Automation Test Analyst
7 152 (6.21%) Test Automation Engineer
8 146 (5.96%) Test Leader
9 140 (5.72%) Software Analyst
10 131 (5.35%) Test Manager
11 122 (4.98%) Automation Tester
12 118 (4.82%) QA Analyst
13 112 (4.58%) Software Test Analyst
14 109 (4.45%) Financial Analyst
15 106 (4.33%) Software Tester
16 103 (4.21%) Senior Test Analyst
17 98 (4.00%) IT Analyst
18 97 (3.96%) QA Engineer
19 82 (3.35%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (9.64%) .NET
2 152 (6.21%) XML
3 126 (5.15%) SOAP
4 109 (4.45%) Web Services
5 90 (3.68%) Gherkin
6 88 (3.59%) HTML
7 67 (2.74%) REST
8 32 (1.31%) .NET Framework
9 31 (1.27%) CSS
9 31 (1.27%) JSON
10 25 (1.02%) Middleware
11 16 (0.65%) Flash
12 15 (0.61%) Behat
12 15 (0.61%) XSD
13 14 (0.57%) AngularJS
13 14 (0.57%) J2EE
13 14 (0.57%) WPF
14 12 (0.49%) HTML5
15 11 (0.45%) ASP.NET
16 10 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 273 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (5.35%) Computer Science
3 54 (2.21%) Mobile App
4 48 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 48 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 33 (1.35%) User Experience
6 31 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (1.18%) Virtual Team
8 26 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 23 (0.94%) Derivative
10 22 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (0.86%) CMDB
12 19 (0.78%) Fintech
12 19 (0.78%) NHS
13 17 (0.69%) Smart Meter
14 16 (0.65%) Cyber Defence
14 16 (0.65%) Driving Licence
15 15 (0.61%) Fixed Income
16 14 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
16 14 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 269 (10.99%) Windows
2 161 (6.58%) Linux
3 100 (4.08%) Unix
4 32 (1.31%) Solaris
5 29 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 27 (1.10%) Android
7 23 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 16 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.37%) AIX
9 9 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.16%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.12%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.082%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.041%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1398 (57.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1157 (47.26%) Test Automation
3 544 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 492 (20.10%) Software Testing
5 471 (19.24%) Business Analysis
6 401 (16.38%) Test Strategy
7 399 (16.30%) Scrum
8 396 (16.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 370 (15.11%) Waterfall
10 348 (14.22%) SDLC
11 307 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 295 (12.05%) BDD
13 268 (10.95%) Manual Testing
14 260 (10.62%) Non-Functional Testing
15 249 (10.17%) Functional Testing
16 244 (9.97%) Project Management
17 221 (9.03%) Regression Testing
18 220 (8.99%) TDD
19 206 (8.42%) Test Management
20 203 (8.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 608 (24.84%) SQL
2 389 (15.89%) Java
3 373 (15.24%) C#
4 157 (6.41%) Python
5 119 (4.86%) Ruby
6 116 (4.74%) C++
7 94 (3.84%) JavaScript
8 76 (3.10%) C
9 49 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 40 (1.63%) Perl
11 35 (1.43%) VB
12 28 (1.14%) VB.NET
13 21 (0.86%) VBScript
14 18 (0.74%) PHP
15 16 (0.65%) XPath
16 15 (0.61%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.53%) PowerShell
17 13 (0.53%) Scala
18 8 (0.33%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1192 (48.69%) ISTQB
2 464 (18.95%) Degree
3 336 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 145 (5.92%) Security Cleared
5 83 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 73 (2.98%) ISEB Practitioner
7 72 (2.94%) DV Cleared
8 54 (2.21%) CBAP
9 38 (1.55%) SC Cleared
10 37 (1.51%) IIBA
11 35 (1.43%) PMP
12 32 (1.31%) PMI Certification
13 31 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 31 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 21 (0.86%) CISA
15 20 (0.82%) CISSP
15 20 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (0.78%) CISM
17 13 (0.53%) APMP
17 13 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 611 (24.96%) QA
2 31 (1.27%) SLA
3 22 (0.90%) PMO
4 20 (0.82%) GDPR
5 18 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.29%) ISO 14001
7 7 (0.29%) MiFID
8 6 (0.25%) COBIT
8 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.16%) BS7799
10 4 (0.16%) EMIR
10 4 (0.16%) HL7
10 4 (0.16%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.12%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.12%) UCITS
12 2 (0.082%) FATCA
System Software
1 39 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.49%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.45%) Docker
4 11 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.082%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.041%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 118 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.82%) SCVMM
3 11 (0.45%) Puppet
4 8 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 8 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.12%) SCCM
5 3 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 354 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 220 (8.99%) Oracle
3 179 (7.31%) HP
4 85 (3.47%) SAP
5 51 (2.08%) IBM
6 43 (1.76%) Cadence
7 42 (1.72%) Cisco
7 42 (1.72%) VMware
8 27 (1.10%) BMC
9 26 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (0.98%) Citrix
10 24 (0.98%) EMC
10 24 (0.98%) NetApp
11 22 (0.90%) Atlassian
12 21 (0.86%) CheckPoint
12 21 (0.86%) Tableau
13 20 (0.82%) Juniper
14 18 (0.74%) Borland
14 18 (0.74%) Red Hat
15 17 (0.69%) Sitecore
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum 26 days holiday, Bonus, Private Heal
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Recann
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 25 days hols, excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000k - £60,000k plus excellent benefits and rapid career progressi
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + bonuses + career progre
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
octopus
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £29,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, 26 days holiday, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000k - £60,000k plus excellent benefits and rapid career progressi
Posted: 3 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday