Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 145 130
Rank change year-on-year +34 -15 +29
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 218 188 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.76% 1.91% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.11% 7.94% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 137 144 161
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% -0.68% +5.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +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 2,392 2,369 2,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.24% 24.06% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,581 1,581 1,773
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%

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 19 March 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 19 March 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 +27 92 £34,000 -2.86% 7
Herefordshire +9 52 £45,000 +12.50%
Warwickshire 0 14 £40,000 +14.29%
Solihull - 13 £33,750 - 1
Coventry +9 11 £52,500 +61.54%
Worcestershire -15 11 £27,500 -24.14% 3
Shropshire -5 10 - - 2
Walsall +8 7 £38,500 -
Halesowen - 5 £29,000 - 1
Staffordshire +6 3 £21,500 -21.82% 7
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 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.

1 116 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (33.03%) ITIL
3 63 (28.90%) Data Protection
4 62 (28.44%) GDPR
5 59 (27.06%) ISTQB
6 58 (26.61%) Finance
7 55 (25.23%) SQL
8 53 (24.31%) Service Delivery
9 51 (23.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 47 (21.56%) Change Management
11 46 (21.10%) Software Delivery
12 43 (19.72%) QA
13 42 (19.27%) Waterfall
14 39 (17.89%) ITSM
14 39 (17.89%) Line Management
15 36 (16.51%) Test Automation
16 35 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (15.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 34 (15.60%) Microsoft Excel
18 33 (15.14%) SLA
18 33 (15.14%) Service Management
19 31 (14.22%) PRINCE2
19 31 (14.22%) Software Testing
19 31 (14.22%) Performance Management
19 31 (14.22%) Data Centre
19 31 (14.22%) Contract Management
20 30 (13.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 29 (13.30%) Presales
21 29 (13.30%) Selenium
22 28 (12.84%) Test Scripting

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 9 (4.13%) Confluence
2 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (15.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 34 (15.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.92%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (2.29%) SAP FI-CA
2 5 (2.29%) SAP PSCD
3 2 (0.92%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.80%) IaaS
1 17 (7.80%) PaaS
2 8 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (2.75%) Amazon S3
3 6 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (2.75%) AWS CloudTrail
3 6 (2.75%) AWS CodePipeline
3 6 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (2.75%) CloudFront
3 6 (2.75%) Google Play
3 6 (2.75%) IBM Cloud
3 6 (2.75%) iTunes
3 6 (2.75%) SaaS
3 6 (2.75%) Serverless
3 6 (2.75%) SoftLayer
3 6 (2.75%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.80%) Firewall
2 6 (2.75%) Broadband
3 1 (0.46%) FTP
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) SMTP
3 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (2.29%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.92%) MySQL
6 1 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.46%) Power BI
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (13.30%) Selenium
2 25 (11.47%) JIRA
3 15 (6.88%) Cucumber
4 11 (5.05%) Appium
4 11 (5.05%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.21%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.21%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.75%) Genymotion
6 6 (2.75%) HP UFT
6 6 (2.75%) Subversion
6 6 (2.75%) UI Automator
6 6 (2.75%) Xcode
7 4 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.38%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.38%) Calabash
8 3 (1.38%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.92%) Maven
9 2 (0.92%) Robot Framework
9 2 (0.92%) Robotium
General
1 58 (26.61%) Finance
2 17 (7.80%) Publishing
2 17 (7.80%) Retail
3 13 (5.96%) Law
4 9 (4.13%) Legal
5 7 (3.21%) Billing
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (49.54%) Analyst
2 62 (28.44%) Business Analyst
3 58 (26.61%) Software Analyst
4 40 (18.35%) Agile Business Analyst
5 39 (17.89%) SQL Analyst
6 29 (13.30%) Test Analyst
7 26 (11.93%) Architect
8 25 (11.47%) Delivery Manager
9 24 (11.01%) Lead Business Analyst
10 17 (7.80%) Tester
11 15 (6.88%) Service Manager
11 15 (6.88%) Services Delivery Manager
11 15 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (5.96%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (5.96%) Senior Business Analyst
13 12 (5.50%) Transition Manager
14 11 (5.05%) QA Engineer
15 8 (3.67%) Technical Architect
16 7 (3.21%) QA Analyst
17 6 (2.75%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.17%) XML
2 12 (5.50%) JSON
3 8 (3.67%) Web Services
4 6 (2.75%) CSS
4 6 (2.75%) Laravel
4 6 (2.75%) Node.js
4 6 (2.75%) React
4 6 (2.75%) SAML
4 6 (2.75%) Sass
4 6 (2.75%) SOAP
5 5 (2.29%) .NET
5 5 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.38%) Middleware
6 3 (1.38%) Velocity
7 1 (0.46%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.06%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (14.22%) Data Centre
3 18 (8.26%) Management Information System
3 18 (8.26%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (7.80%) CMDB
5 10 (4.59%) NHS
6 9 (4.13%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.75%) Fintech
7 6 (2.75%) User Experience
8 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.46%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.13%) Windows
2 2 (0.92%) Unix
3 1 (0.46%) Linux
3 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (53.21%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (33.03%) ITIL
3 63 (28.90%) Data Protection
4 53 (24.31%) Service Delivery
5 51 (23.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (21.56%) Change Management
7 46 (21.10%) Software Delivery
8 42 (19.27%) Waterfall
9 39 (17.89%) ITSM
9 39 (17.89%) Line Management
10 36 (16.51%) Test Automation
11 33 (15.14%) Service Management
12 31 (14.22%) Contract Management
12 31 (14.22%) Performance Management
12 31 (14.22%) PRINCE2
12 31 (14.22%) Software Testing
13 29 (13.30%) Presales
14 28 (12.84%) Test Scripting
15 27 (12.39%) Six Sigma
16 26 (11.93%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 55 (25.23%) SQL
2 13 (5.96%) JavaScript
2 13 (5.96%) Python
3 12 (5.50%) Java
4 8 (3.67%) C#
5 6 (2.75%) PHP
6 4 (1.83%) VBScript
7 3 (1.38%) Ruby
8 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.46%) C
9 1 (0.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (27.06%) ISTQB
2 30 (13.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 28 (12.84%) Degree
4 19 (8.72%) Security Cleared
5 18 (8.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (8.26%) PMI Certification
5 18 (8.26%) SC Cleared
6 17 (7.80%) CEH
6 17 (7.80%) CISSP
6 17 (7.80%) CompTIA Security+
6 17 (7.80%) PMP
7 14 (6.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 12 (5.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.46%) CBAP
9 1 (0.46%) IIBA
9 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (28.44%) GDPR
2 43 (19.72%) QA
3 33 (15.14%) SLA
4 17 (7.80%) GPG13
4 17 (7.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.92%) PMO
6 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.21%) Docker
3 6 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.75%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.75%) Ansible
1 6 (2.75%) HockeyApp
1 6 (2.75%) Kubernetes
1 6 (2.75%) Mesos
1 6 (2.75%) rkt
1 6 (2.75%) Single Sign-On
1 6 (2.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (8.72%) CheckPoint
2 18 (8.26%) VMware
3 17 (7.80%) Citrix
3 17 (7.80%) EMC
3 17 (7.80%) NetApp
4 10 (4.59%) ServiceNow
5 9 (4.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.67%) Cadence
7 7 (3.21%) SAP
8 6 (2.75%) Google
8 6 (2.75%) IBM
8 6 (2.75%) Remedy
9 3 (1.38%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.92%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.46%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.46%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.46%) Niku
11 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.46%) Tableau
11 1 (0.46%) webMethods