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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 207 185
Rank change year-on-year -52 -22  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1138 1613 1982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 1.64% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 6.18% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1355 1684
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
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 21812 26092 30465
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.53% 26.60% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 35594 44568 49436
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 £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in the UK

ISEB
Top 12 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 29 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 -51 1081 £42,500 +6.25% 148
UK excluding London -58 800 £40,000 +6.66% 100
London +1 328 £55,000 +4.76% 52
North of England -27 244 £37,500 +7.14% 30
South East -57 185 £37,500 -6.25% 26
Midlands -61 132 £40,000 +13.47% 23
South West -19 110 £42,500 - 7
East of England -42 85 £36,000 +1.40% 10
Wales -11 26 £40,000 +14.28%
Scotland -24 21 £85,000 +136.11% 2
Northern Ireland -6 7 - - 2
Isle of Man - 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 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 1397 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1196 (48.70%) ISTQB
3 1159 (47.19%) Test Automation
4 835 (34.00%) Finance
5 620 (25.24%) QA
6 614 (25.00%) SQL
7 611 (24.88%) Selenium
8 548 (22.31%) Test Scripting
9 496 (20.20%) Software Testing
10 474 (19.30%) Business Analysis
11 465 (18.93%) Degree
12 399 (16.25%) Test Strategy
12 399 (16.25%) Scrum
13 396 (16.12%) User Acceptance Testing
14 390 (15.88%) Java
15 374 (15.23%) C#
16 368 (14.98%) Waterfall
17 356 (14.50%) Microsoft
18 350 (14.25%) SDLC
19 342 (13.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 322 (13.11%) Cucumber
21 308 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
22 290 (11.81%) BDD
23 277 (11.28%) JIRA
24 276 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
25 270 (10.99%) Windows
26 268 (10.91%) Manual Testing
27 259 (10.55%) Non-Functional Testing
28 247 (10.06%) Functional Testing
29 246 (10.02%) 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%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.041%) Mule
12 1 (0.041%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 109 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 84 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
3 57 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 54 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.24%) Mingle
7 1 (0.041%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.041%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 30 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
2 28 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 24 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.45%) 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 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
8 5 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.16%) HFM
9 4 (0.16%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 4 (0.16%) Magento
10 3 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
10 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 80 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (1.71%) SaaS
3 35 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (1.26%) PaaS
5 30 (1.22%) IaaS
6 20 (0.81%) 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 (0.081%) GitHub
11 2 (0.081%) Heroku
11 2 (0.081%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.041%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.041%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.06%) Internet
2 25 (1.02%) SSL
3 22 (0.90%) VoIP
4 17 (0.69%) SMS
5 15 (0.61%) LDAP
6 14 (0.57%) HTTP
7 13 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.49%) DNS
9 10 (0.41%) Intranet
9 10 (0.41%) Unified Communications
10 9 (0.37%) FTP
10 9 (0.37%) NetScaler
11 8 (0.33%) Firewall
11 8 (0.33%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.24%) Extranet
12 6 (0.24%) PuTTY
13 5 (0.20%) SSH
13 5 (0.20%) VPN
14 4 (0.16%) Cisco IPT
15 3 (0.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 69 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 46 (1.87%) 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 13 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 12 (0.49%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.41%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.33%) Mixpanel
15 7 (0.29%) Blockchain
15 7 (0.29%) Data Lake
16 6 (0.24%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 611 (24.88%) Selenium
2 322 (13.11%) Cucumber
3 277 (11.28%) JIRA
4 164 (6.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 143 (5.82%) HP UFT
6 137 (5.58%) Jenkins
7 133 (5.42%) JMeter
8 129 (5.25%) LoadRunner
9 123 (5.01%) SoapUI
10 120 (4.89%) WebDriver
11 104 (4.23%) SpecFlow
12 82 (3.34%) Visual Studio
13 67 (2.73%) Git (software)
14 50 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 49 (2.00%) Gatling
16 42 (1.71%) JUnit
17 33 (1.34%) SilkTest
17 33 (1.34%) TestNG
18 24 (0.98%) Appium
19 23 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 835 (34.00%) Finance
2 242 (9.85%) Retail
3 169 (6.88%) Banking
4 114 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 112 (4.56%) Legal
6 95 (3.87%) Law
7 75 (3.05%) Marketing
8 57 (2.32%) Advertising
9 45 (1.83%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.34%) Automotive
11 31 (1.26%) Games
12 30 (1.22%) Publishing
13 26 (1.06%) Back Office
14 25 (1.02%) Financial Institution
15 24 (0.98%) Electronics
16 21 (0.86%) Aerospace
17 14 (0.57%) Investment Banking
18 7 (0.29%) Front Office
19 6 (0.24%) Billing
20 5 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1323 (53.87%) Analyst
2 674 (27.44%) Test Analyst
3 554 (22.56%) Business Analyst
4 306 (12.46%) Test Engineer
5 285 (11.60%) Tester
6 174 (7.08%) Senior Analyst
7 152 (6.19%) Test Automation Engineer
8 150 (6.11%) Automation Test Analyst
9 145 (5.90%) Test Leader
10 138 (5.62%) Software Analyst
11 130 (5.29%) Test Manager
12 123 (5.01%) Automation Tester
13 118 (4.80%) QA Analyst
14 111 (4.52%) Financial Analyst
14 111 (4.52%) Software Test Analyst
15 108 (4.40%) Software Tester
16 104 (4.23%) Senior Test Analyst
17 98 (3.99%) IT Analyst
18 97 (3.95%) QA Engineer
19 82 (3.34%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (9.57%) .NET
2 155 (6.31%) XML
3 125 (5.09%) SOAP
4 113 (4.60%) Web Services
5 89 (3.62%) Gherkin
6 87 (3.54%) HTML
7 68 (2.77%) REST
8 34 (1.38%) JSON
9 32 (1.30%) CSS
10 31 (1.26%) .NET Framework
11 26 (1.06%) Middleware
12 16 (0.65%) Behat
13 15 (0.61%) AngularJS
13 15 (0.61%) Flash
13 15 (0.61%) XSD
14 14 (0.57%) J2EE
14 14 (0.57%) WPF
15 12 (0.49%) HTML5
16 11 (0.45%) ASP.NET
16 11 (0.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 276 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 54 (2.20%) Mobile App
4 48 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 47 (1.91%) Data Centre
6 33 (1.34%) User Experience
7 32 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (1.22%) Virtual Team
9 26 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 23 (0.94%) Derivative
10 23 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (0.86%) CMDB
12 19 (0.77%) NHS
13 18 (0.73%) Fintech
13 18 (0.73%) 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
1 270 (10.99%) Windows
2 161 (6.56%) Linux
3 101 (4.11%) Unix
4 32 (1.30%) 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 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.24%) 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 (0.081%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.041%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1397 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1159 (47.19%) Test Automation
3 548 (22.31%) Test Scripting
4 496 (20.20%) Software Testing
5 474 (19.30%) Business Analysis
6 399 (16.25%) Scrum
6 399 (16.25%) Test Strategy
7 396 (16.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 368 (14.98%) Waterfall
9 350 (14.25%) SDLC
10 308 (12.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 290 (11.81%) BDD
12 268 (10.91%) Manual Testing
13 259 (10.55%) Non-Functional Testing
14 247 (10.06%) Functional Testing
15 246 (10.02%) Project Management
16 226 (9.20%) Regression Testing
17 219 (8.92%) TDD
18 207 (8.43%) PRINCE2
19 206 (8.39%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 614 (25.00%) SQL
2 390 (15.88%) Java
3 374 (15.23%) C#
4 157 (6.39%) Python
5 120 (4.89%) Ruby
6 116 (4.72%) C++
7 95 (3.87%) JavaScript
8 77 (3.14%) 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 19 (0.77%) PHP
15 17 (0.69%) XPath
16 15 (0.61%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.53%) PowerShell
17 13 (0.53%) Scala
18 10 (0.41%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1196 (48.70%) ISTQB
2 465 (18.93%) Degree
3 342 (13.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 146 (5.94%) Security Cleared
5 85 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 74 (3.01%) ISEB Practitioner
7 72 (2.93%) DV Cleared
8 55 (2.24%) CBAP
9 39 (1.59%) SC Cleared
10 36 (1.47%) IIBA
11 35 (1.43%) PMP
12 32 (1.30%) PMI Certification
12 32 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 31 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 21 (0.86%) CISA
15 20 (0.81%) CISSP
15 20 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (0.77%) CISM
17 13 (0.53%) APMP
17 13 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 620 (25.24%) QA
2 30 (1.22%) SLA
3 23 (0.94%) PMO
4 20 (0.81%) GDPR
5 18 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.29%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.24%) COBIT
8 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 6 (0.24%) MiFID
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 (0.081%) Data Quality
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 (0.081%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.041%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 120 (4.89%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.81%) 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
1 356 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 220 (8.96%) Oracle
3 179 (7.29%) HP
4 85 (3.46%) SAP
5 51 (2.08%) IBM
6 42 (1.71%) Cadence
6 42 (1.71%) Cisco
6 42 (1.71%) VMware
7 27 (1.10%) BMC
7 27 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (0.98%) Citrix
8 24 (0.98%) EMC
8 24 (0.98%) NetApp
9 22 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 21 (0.86%) CheckPoint
10 21 (0.86%) Tableau
11 20 (0.81%) Juniper
12 18 (0.73%) Borland
12 18 (0.73%) Red Hat
13 17 (0.69%) CA
Crewe, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £27k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension,
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum 26 days holiday, Bonus, Private Heal
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SoCode Limited
Salary: £60k - 90k per year + Bonus + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Empiric
Salary: From £23,000 to £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Recann
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 25 days hols, excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £29,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, 26 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000k - £60,000k plus excellent benefits and rapid career progressi
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago