Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 150 119
Rank change year-on-year +33 -31 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 190 203 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.35% 2.02% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.51% 8.77% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 112 167 184
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% +19.23%
10th Percentile £27,725 £25,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +14.46% -1.19% +5.00%

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 2,233 2,316 2,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.66% 22.99% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 1,754 2,123
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £24,763 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +13 89 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Herefordshire +15 34 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Warwickshire +23 16 £40,000 +14.29%
Shropshire +14 13 £21,500 -46.25% 1
Walsall +9 10 £38,500 - 1
Solihull - 9 £32,500 - 2
Coventry +2 7 £37,500 - 3
Worcestershire -1 6 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Staffordshire +13 3 £35,000 +32.08% 1
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 86 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (37.89%) ITIL
3 61 (32.11%) Finance
4 55 (28.95%) Data Protection
4 55 (28.95%) GDPR
5 52 (27.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (24.74%) Service Delivery
7 46 (24.21%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (22.63%) Waterfall
9 42 (22.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 42 (22.11%) Microsoft Excel
9 42 (22.11%) Change Management
10 40 (21.05%) ISTQB
11 37 (19.47%) ITSM
11 37 (19.47%) PRINCE2
12 34 (17.89%) Data Centre
13 31 (16.32%) Line Management
13 31 (16.32%) Service Management
14 28 (14.74%) SLA
15 27 (14.21%) Software Delivery
15 27 (14.21%) Presales
15 27 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (13.68%) Contract Management
16 26 (13.68%) Performance Management
17 25 (13.16%) Software Testing
17 25 (13.16%) SQL
18 24 (12.63%) Project Management
18 24 (12.63%) Security Cleared
19 23 (12.11%) SC Cleared
19 23 (12.11%) Degree

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 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.16%) Confluence
3 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 42 (22.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 42 (22.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.58%) Open Workbench
4 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.11%) SAP FI-CA
2 4 (2.11%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.37%) IaaS
1 14 (7.37%) PaaS
2 13 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (4.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (4.74%) Amazon S3
4 9 (4.74%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (4.74%) AWS CloudTrail
4 9 (4.74%) AWS CodePipeline
4 9 (4.74%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (4.74%) CloudFront
4 9 (4.74%) IBM Cloud
4 9 (4.74%) SaaS
4 9 (4.74%) Serverless
4 9 (4.74%) SoftLayer
5 7 (3.68%) Office 365
6 2 (1.05%) Google Play
6 2 (1.05%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.84%) Firewall
2 2 (1.05%) Broadband
2 2 (1.05%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.11%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.05%) Power BI
7 1 (0.53%) Big Data
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.95%) JIRA
2 15 (7.89%) Selenium
3 9 (4.74%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.68%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.16%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.63%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.11%) Appium
8 2 (1.05%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.05%) Calabash
8 2 (1.05%) Genymotion
8 2 (1.05%) Subversion
8 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.05%) UI Automator
8 2 (1.05%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.05%) Xcode
9 1 (0.53%) JMeter
9 1 (0.53%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.53%) Sikuli
General
1 61 (32.11%) Finance
2 18 (9.47%) Retail
3 14 (7.37%) Law
4 13 (6.84%) Legal
4 13 (6.84%) Publishing
5 10 (5.26%) Billing
6 6 (3.16%) Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (46.84%) Analyst
2 46 (24.21%) Business Analyst
3 41 (21.58%) Software Analyst
4 27 (14.21%) Delivery Manager
5 25 (13.16%) Test Analyst
6 22 (11.58%) Agile Business Analyst
7 18 (9.47%) Architect
8 17 (8.95%) Lead Business Analyst
8 17 (8.95%) Service Manager
8 17 (8.95%) Services Delivery Manager
8 17 (8.95%) SQL Analyst
9 14 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (7.37%) Transition Manager
10 9 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.74%) Lead DevOps
10 9 (4.74%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.21%) Test Manager
12 7 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (3.16%) Team Leader
13 6 (3.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.32%) XML
2 10 (5.26%) Web Services
3 9 (4.74%) Node.js
3 9 (4.74%) SAML
4 7 (3.68%) .NET
5 6 (3.16%) JSON
5 6 (3.16%) Middleware
6 5 (2.63%) SOAP
7 4 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.05%) Flash
8 2 (1.05%) Velocity
9 1 (0.53%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.53%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.21%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (17.89%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.37%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.84%) CMDB
4 13 (6.84%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (5.79%) NHS
6 4 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.05%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) EPoS
8 1 (0.53%) Fintech
8 1 (0.53%) PMI
8 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.32%) Windows
2 5 (2.63%) Windows 7
2 5 (2.63%) Windows Server
2 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (37.89%) ITIL
3 55 (28.95%) Data Protection
4 52 (27.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (24.74%) Service Delivery
6 43 (22.63%) Waterfall
7 42 (22.11%) Change Management
8 37 (19.47%) ITSM
8 37 (19.47%) PRINCE2
9 31 (16.32%) Line Management
9 31 (16.32%) Service Management
10 27 (14.21%) Presales
10 27 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (14.21%) Software Delivery
11 26 (13.68%) Contract Management
11 26 (13.68%) Performance Management
12 25 (13.16%) Software Testing
13 24 (12.63%) Project Management
14 22 (11.58%) Business Analysis
14 22 (11.58%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.16%) SQL
2 12 (6.32%) Python
3 9 (4.74%) Java
4 6 (3.16%) C#
5 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.05%) Ruby
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) C++
6 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 24 (12.63%) Security Cleared
3 23 (12.11%) Degree
3 23 (12.11%) SC Cleared
4 21 (11.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 19 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 14 (7.37%) CISSP
7 14 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (7.37%) PMI Certification
8 13 (6.84%) CEH
8 13 (6.84%) CompTIA Security+
8 13 (6.84%) PMP
9 5 (2.63%) APMP
9 5 (2.63%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.53%) CISM
11 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (28.95%) GDPR
2 28 (14.74%) SLA
3 19 (10.00%) QA
4 14 (7.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (6.84%) GPG13
6 5 (2.63%) PMO
7 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.74%) Docker
3 5 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.05%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) Ansible
1 9 (4.74%) Kubernetes
1 9 (4.74%) Mesos
1 9 (4.74%) rkt
1 9 (4.74%) Single Sign-On
1 9 (4.74%) Terraform
2 2 (1.05%) HockeyApp
2 2 (1.05%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (11.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.00%) VMware
3 14 (7.37%) CheckPoint
3 14 (7.37%) Citrix
3 14 (7.37%) EMC
3 14 (7.37%) NetApp
4 11 (5.79%) Remedy
5 10 (5.26%) IBM
6 5 (2.63%) Veeam
7 4 (2.11%) Google
7 4 (2.11%) SAP
7 4 (2.11%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.58%) Cadence
9 2 (1.05%) HP
9 2 (1.05%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.53%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.53%) BMC
10 1 (0.53%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.53%) Niku