Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 159 69
Rank change year-on-year -20 -90 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 48 95 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.00% 1.43% 3.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.15% 7.61% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 40 82 246
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,100 £29,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.72% -11.25% +14.29%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 781 1,249 1,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.28% 18.81% 22.11%
Number of salaries quoted 651 1,033 1,357
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,150 £25,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in West Yorkshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for ISEB in West Yorkshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for ISEB in West Yorkshire

ISEB
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Leeds -6 37 £37,500 - 7
Bradford +21 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wakefield -6 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Halifax +4 1 £30,000 -
ISEB
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 29 (60.42%) ISTQB
2 24 (50.00%) SQL
3 22 (45.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 19 (39.58%) Software Testing
6 17 (35.42%) QA
7 16 (33.33%) XML
8 14 (29.17%) .NET
8 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (29.17%) Selenium
9 11 (22.92%) FTP
9 11 (22.92%) Web Services
10 10 (20.83%) Retail
10 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
11 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
12 7 (14.58%) Project Management
13 6 (12.50%) DevOps
13 6 (12.50%) SDLC
13 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
14 5 (10.42%) Degree
14 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (10.42%) WebDriver
14 5 (10.42%) HP
14 5 (10.42%) CMS
14 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
14 5 (10.42%) Content Management
15 4 (8.33%) Bugzilla
15 4 (8.33%) Firmware
15 4 (8.33%) Bluetooth

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (10.42%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) FTP
2 4 (8.33%) 3G
2 4 (8.33%) Bluetooth
3 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) DB2
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Selenium
2 8 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.42%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (20.83%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Tester
2 12 (25.00%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Automation Tester
3 10 (20.83%) Test Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Firmware Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Junior
7 3 (6.25%) Lead Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Junior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) XML
2 14 (29.17%) .NET
3 11 (22.92%) Web Services
4 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) PMI
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Android
1 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 19 (39.58%) Software Testing
3 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 6 (12.50%) DevOps
6 6 (12.50%) SDLC
6 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.42%) Content Management
8 4 (8.33%) BDD
8 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Line Management
9 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (6.25%) User Stories
10 2 (4.17%) Code Coverage
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (60.42%) ISTQB
2 22 (45.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) CBAP
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (35.42%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle