Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 144 140
Rank change year-on-year -53 -4 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 76 176 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.99% 1.93% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.69% 7.09% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 64 86 182
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,650 £27,875 £25,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,125 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,058 2,484 2,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.84% 27.22% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,472 1,593 1,927
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,591
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.17% +1.48%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £64,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in the West Midlands

ISEB
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for ISEB in the West Midlands

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for ISEB in the West Midlands

ISEB
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Birmingham -26 28 £47,500 - 3
Herefordshire -10 20 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Worcestershire -3 10 £33,000 +25.71% 1
Shropshire -1 6 £45,000 +52.54%
Coventry +12 3 £52,500 +45.83%
Solihull -10 3 £40,000 +13.48% 1
Warwickshire -38 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Halesowen - 2 £29,000 -
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (35.53%) ISTQB
3 26 (34.21%) SQL
4 22 (28.95%) Test Automation
5 19 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 16 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 16 (21.05%) Finance
7 15 (19.74%) Change Management
8 14 (18.42%) Six Sigma
9 13 (17.11%) Project Management
9 13 (17.11%) Test Scripting
10 12 (15.79%) Manual Testing
10 12 (15.79%) QA
10 12 (15.79%) Lean Six Sigma
11 11 (14.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (14.47%) ITIL
11 11 (14.47%) Public Sector
12 10 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (13.16%) Service Management
12 10 (13.16%) JIRA
13 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (10.53%) Line Management
14 8 (10.53%) Test Strategy
15 7 (9.21%) Waterfall
15 7 (9.21%) Selenium
15 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
15 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
15 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
16 6 (7.89%) C#
16 6 (7.89%) Java

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (6.58%) Confluence
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) IaaS
1 5 (6.58%) PaaS
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (2.63%) AWS CodePipeline
3 2 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.63%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.63%) SaaS
3 2 (2.63%) Serverless
3 2 (2.63%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.32%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.32%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) JIRA
2 7 (9.21%) Selenium
3 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 4 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.63%) Ranorex
6 2 (2.63%) Toad
6 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.32%) Appium
7 1 (1.32%) CMake
7 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.32%) Maven
7 1 (1.32%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.32%) Robotium
7 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.32%) TestNG
7 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.63%) Publishing
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Automotive
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Local Government
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (60.53%) Analyst
2 26 (34.21%) Business Analyst
3 23 (30.26%) Software Analyst
4 18 (23.68%) Agile Business Analyst
4 18 (23.68%) SQL Analyst
5 17 (22.37%) Test Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Lead Business Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Manual Test Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Information Architect
10 3 (3.95%) SAP Test Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) XML
2 2 (2.63%) CSS
2 2 (2.63%) JSON
2 2 (2.63%) Node.js
2 2 (2.63%) SAML
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) HTML5
3 1 (1.32%) Kafka
3 1 (1.32%) Laravel
3 1 (1.32%) OpenID
3 1 (1.32%) React
3 1 (1.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.63%) CMDB
4 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.63%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) Test Automation
3 19 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 16 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 15 (19.74%) Change Management
6 14 (18.42%) Six Sigma
7 13 (17.11%) Project Management
7 13 (17.11%) Test Scripting
8 12 (15.79%) Lean Six Sigma
8 12 (15.79%) Manual Testing
9 11 (14.47%) ITIL
10 10 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (13.16%) Service Management
11 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (10.53%) Line Management
12 8 (10.53%) Test Strategy
13 7 (9.21%) Business Analysis
13 7 (9.21%) Waterfall
14 6 (7.89%) Information Security
14 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) C#
2 6 (7.89%) Java
2 6 (7.89%) Python
3 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.26%) VBScript
4 2 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (1.32%) PHP
5 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) ISTQB
2 11 (14.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (7.89%) CISSP
4 4 (5.26%) CISM
4 4 (5.26%) CRISC
5 3 (3.95%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.63%) CEH
6 2 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.63%) Degree
6 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.63%) PMP
7 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.32%) IIBA
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) QA
2 6 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.26%) GDPR
3 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.95%) PMO
5 2 (2.63%) GPG13
5 2 (2.63%) SLA
6 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Docker
2 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Ansible
1 5 (6.58%) Terraform
2 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.63%) Mesos
2 2 (2.63%) rkt
2 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.32%) Kibana
3 1 (1.32%) Netcool
3 1 (1.32%) OpenView
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) VMware
3 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.95%) Remedy
3 3 (3.95%) SAP
4 2 (2.63%) Citrix
4 2 (2.63%) EMC
4 2 (2.63%) IBM
4 2 (2.63%) NetApp
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) webMethods
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.32%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) Software AG
5 1 (1.32%) Sun
5 1 (1.32%) Tableau