Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 156 119
Rank change year-on-year +19 -37 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 181 185 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.10% 1.87% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.87% 7.80% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 96 156 184
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,875 £54,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

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 2,301 2,373 3,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.71% 23.95% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,526 1,884 2,296
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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
Birmingham +9 95 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Warwickshire +32 22 £40,000 +17.65% 5
Herefordshire - 19 £47,500 - 3
Shropshire +23 12 £29,500 -19.18%
Walsall +5 9 £38,500 - 1
Staffordshire +2 9 £32,500 +25.00% 6
Solihull - 6 £32,000 - 4
Coventry +1 5 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Worcestershire +12 2 £33,750 -25.00%
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 88 (48.62%) ITIL
2 66 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (28.73%) PRINCE2
4 51 (28.18%) Data Centre
5 46 (25.41%) GDPR
5 46 (25.41%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (25.41%) Data Protection
6 45 (24.86%) Finance
7 43 (23.76%) Service Delivery
8 42 (23.20%) Service Management
9 41 (22.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (22.65%) Presales
10 36 (19.89%) ISTQB
11 33 (18.23%) Waterfall
12 32 (17.68%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (17.13%) Software Testing
13 31 (17.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 31 (17.13%) Microsoft Excel
14 30 (16.57%) Project Management
14 30 (16.57%) Due Diligence
15 29 (16.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 28 (15.47%) ISEB Practitioner
16 28 (15.47%) Change Management
17 27 (14.92%) ITSM
17 27 (14.92%) Degree
17 27 (14.92%) Line Management
18 26 (14.36%) Test Automation
19 25 (13.81%) TOGAF
20 24 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
20 24 (13.26%) VMware

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 7 (3.87%) Confluence
2 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 31 (17.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 31 (17.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.10%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (1.10%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.05%) IaaS
1 20 (11.05%) PaaS
2 9 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.87%) Office 365
4 6 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (2.76%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.76%) AWS CloudTrail
5 5 (2.76%) AWS CodePipeline
5 5 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (2.76%) CloudFront
5 5 (2.76%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (2.76%) SaaS
5 5 (2.76%) Serverless
5 5 (2.76%) SoftLayer
6 3 (1.66%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.94%) Firewall
2 4 (2.21%) SMS
3 3 (1.66%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.66%) MySQL
6 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.10%) Power BI
7 1 (0.55%) Big Data
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.18%) JIRA
2 11 (6.08%) Selenium
3 8 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.76%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.66%) Appium
5 3 (1.66%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.66%) Maven
5 3 (1.66%) Robot Framework
5 3 (1.66%) Robotium
5 3 (1.66%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.66%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.66%) TestNG
5 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.10%) Toad
7 1 (0.55%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.55%) Sikuli
7 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (24.86%) Finance
2 22 (12.15%) Law
3 18 (9.94%) Publishing
4 14 (7.73%) Legal
5 12 (6.63%) Retail
6 9 (4.97%) Billing
7 6 (3.31%) Banking
8 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (41.99%) Analyst
2 32 (17.68%) Software Analyst
3 30 (16.57%) Business Analyst
4 28 (15.47%) Test Analyst
5 23 (12.71%) Architect
5 23 (12.71%) Transition Manager
6 21 (11.60%) Delivery Manager
7 19 (10.50%) Service Manager
7 19 (10.50%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (9.94%) Services Delivery Manager
9 13 (7.18%) Agile Business Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Lead Business Analyst
11 8 (4.42%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (3.87%) Test Manager
13 6 (3.31%) Security Architect
13 6 (3.31%) Security Solutions Architect
14 5 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
14 5 (2.76%) IT Project Leader
14 5 (2.76%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 5 (2.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.87%) XML
2 6 (3.31%) .NET
3 5 (2.76%) Node.js
3 5 (2.76%) SAML
3 5 (2.76%) Web Services
4 4 (2.21%) JSON
5 3 (1.66%) Middleware
6 2 (1.10%) Flash
6 2 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.10%) SOAP
6 2 (1.10%) XSL
7 1 (0.55%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 51 (28.18%) Data Centre
2 46 (25.41%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.05%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (10.50%) Computer Science
4 19 (10.50%) Management Information System
5 18 (9.94%) CMDB
6 6 (3.31%) NHS
7 3 (1.66%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.55%) EPoS
9 1 (0.55%) PMI
9 1 (0.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.39%) Windows
2 5 (2.76%) Windows 7
2 5 (2.76%) Windows Server
2 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.10%) Unix
3 2 (1.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (48.62%) ITIL
2 66 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (28.73%) PRINCE2
4 46 (25.41%) Data Protection
5 43 (23.76%) Service Delivery
6 42 (23.20%) Service Management
7 41 (22.65%) Presales
7 41 (22.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (18.23%) Waterfall
9 32 (17.68%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (17.13%) Software Testing
11 30 (16.57%) Due Diligence
11 30 (16.57%) Project Management
12 28 (15.47%) Change Management
13 27 (14.92%) ITSM
13 27 (14.92%) Line Management
14 26 (14.36%) Test Automation
15 25 (13.81%) TOGAF
16 23 (12.71%) Information Security
16 23 (12.71%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.60%) SQL
2 11 (6.08%) Java
3 9 (4.97%) C#
4 5 (2.76%) Python
5 3 (1.66%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (19.89%) ISTQB
2 29 (16.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 28 (15.47%) ISEB Practitioner
4 27 (14.92%) Degree
5 21 (11.60%) CISSP
6 19 (10.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (10.50%) PMI Certification
7 18 (9.94%) CEH
7 18 (9.94%) CompTIA Security+
7 18 (9.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (9.94%) PMP
8 15 (8.29%) Security Cleared
9 14 (7.73%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.76%) APMP
10 5 (2.76%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.66%) CISM
12 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (25.41%) GDPR
2 21 (11.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (11.60%) SLA
3 18 (9.94%) GPG13
4 13 (7.18%) QA
5 3 (1.66%) PMO
6 2 (1.10%) COBIT
6 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (13.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.76%) Docker
2 5 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (2.76%) Ansible
1 5 (2.76%) Kubernetes
1 5 (2.76%) Mesos
1 5 (2.76%) rkt
1 5 (2.76%) Single Sign-On
1 5 (2.76%) Terraform
2 2 (1.10%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.10%) SCCM
3 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (13.26%) VMware
2 20 (11.05%) CheckPoint
3 19 (10.50%) Citrix
3 19 (10.50%) EMC
3 19 (10.50%) NetApp
4 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.42%) ServiceNow
6 7 (3.87%) Remedy
7 6 (3.31%) IBM
8 5 (2.76%) Veeam
9 4 (2.21%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.66%) Google
11 2 (1.10%) Cadence
11 2 (1.10%) HP
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle
11 2 (1.10%) SAP
11 2 (1.10%) webMethods
12 1 (0.55%) BMC
12 1 (0.55%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.55%) Tableau