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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 600 551 285
Rank change year-on-year -49 -266 +52
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 270 115 13
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.36% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 1.48% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 170 104 12
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £32,425
25th Percentile £37,367 £40,938 £39,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £55,500 £59,063 £58,313
90th Percentile £69,125 £67,050 £67,275
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,827 7,783 1,409
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 21.26% 18.83% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8,369 5,148 1,122
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £40,598
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% -6.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

ISEB
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

ISEB trend for jobs with a WFH option

ISEB
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing ISEB.

ISEB salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

ISEB
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing ISEB over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

ISEB salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, ISEB job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for ISEB.

1 185 (68.52%) Agile
2 152 (56.30%) ISTQB
3 145 (53.70%) Test Automation
4 126 (46.67%) QA
5 118 (43.70%) Software Testing
6 94 (34.81%) Finance
7 92 (34.07%) Selenium
8 85 (31.48%) Scrum
9 69 (25.56%) JIRA
10 67 (24.81%) SDLC
11 63 (23.33%) Acceptance Criteria
12 62 (22.96%) Azure
13 60 (22.22%) Project Management
14 59 (21.85%) CI/CD
15 57 (21.11%) Microsoft
16 55 (20.37%) DevOps
17 53 (19.63%) Business Analysis
18 52 (19.26%) Social Skills
19 51 (18.89%) User Acceptance Testing
19 51 (18.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 50 (18.52%) Java
21 48 (17.78%) Manual Testing
22 47 (17.41%) C#
23 46 (17.04%) SaaS
24 45 (16.67%) Waterfall
25 43 (15.93%) User Stories
26 42 (15.56%) Test Scripting
27 41 (15.19%) Product Management
27 41 (15.19%) Git (software)
28 40 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 24 (8.89%) Confluence
2 3 (1.11%) CMS
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 62 (22.96%) Azure
2 46 (17.04%) SaaS
3 31 (11.48%) Azure DevOps
4 14 (5.19%) BrowserStack
5 8 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (2.59%) AWS
7 6 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.48%) Miro
9 3 (1.11%) GitHub
9 3 (1.11%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.37%) PaaS
10 1 (0.37%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.22%) Network Security
2 3 (1.11%) HTTP
2 3 (1.11%) LAN
2 3 (1.11%) SAN
2 3 (1.11%) WAN
3 2 (0.74%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 7 (2.59%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.48%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.11%) Riak
7 2 (0.74%) Adabas
7 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.74%) DB2
7 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.37%) Big Data
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 92 (34.07%) Selenium
2 69 (25.56%) JIRA
3 41 (15.19%) Git (software)
4 40 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (12.96%) Postman
6 32 (11.85%) Cucumber
7 20 (7.41%) Jenkins
8 17 (6.30%) SoapUI
9 14 (5.19%) SpecFlow
10 13 (4.81%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (4.44%) Newman
12 11 (4.07%) JMeter
12 11 (4.07%) NUnit
12 11 (4.07%) Zephyr
13 7 (2.59%) IntelliJ
13 7 (2.59%) JUnit
14 6 (2.22%) MSTest
14 6 (2.22%) REST Assured
14 6 (2.22%) TestNG
14 6 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 94 (34.81%) Finance
2 52 (19.26%) Social Skills
3 23 (8.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 21 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.78%) Public Sector
5 20 (7.41%) Organisational Skills
6 19 (7.04%) Retail
7 16 (5.93%) Telecoms
8 13 (4.81%) Aerospace
8 13 (4.81%) Military
9 12 (4.44%) Games
9 12 (4.44%) Influencing Skills
10 9 (3.33%) Marketing
10 9 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (2.96%) Legal
12 7 (2.59%) Documentation Skills
13 5 (1.85%) Manufacturing
14 3 (1.11%) Banking
14 3 (1.11%) Electronics
15 2 (0.74%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (35.19%) Analyst
2 53 (19.63%) Business Analyst
3 47 (17.41%) Test Engineer
4 35 (12.96%) Test Analyst
5 33 (12.22%) Tester
6 22 (8.15%) Software Tester
7 19 (7.04%) Project Manager
7 19 (7.04%) Test Automation Engineer
8 18 (6.67%) Product Owner
8 18 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
8 18 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 15 (5.56%) Automation Tester
9 15 (5.56%) Consultant
10 14 (5.19%) Test Leader
11 13 (4.81%) QA Engineer
11 13 (4.81%) Test Consultant
12 12 (4.44%) QA Analyst
13 11 (4.07%) IT Manager
13 11 (4.07%) IT Project Manager
14 10 (3.70%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.00%) .NET
2 19 (7.04%) SOAP
3 16 (5.93%) XML
4 15 (5.56%) WebdriverIO
5 11 (4.07%) React
6 9 (3.33%) REST
7 6 (2.22%) OAuth
7 6 (2.22%) OAuth2
8 4 (1.48%) Web Services
9 3 (1.11%) FHIR
9 3 (1.11%) JSON
9 3 (1.11%) RESTful
10 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.74%) ARM Templates
10 2 (0.74%) Jest
10 2 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.37%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.37%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.26%) User Experience
2 20 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (5.93%) Blockchain
4 15 (5.56%) Cardano
4 15 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.48%) Legacy Systems
7 4 (1.48%) Wiki
8 3 (1.11%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.11%) NHS
8 3 (1.11%) PMI
8 3 (1.11%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.74%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.74%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.37%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.37%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.37%) Windows
2 21 (7.78%) Linux
3 4 (1.48%) Unix
4 3 (1.11%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.74%) Android
5 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.74%) MVS
5 2 (0.74%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (68.52%) Agile
2 145 (53.70%) Test Automation
3 118 (43.70%) Software Testing
4 85 (31.48%) Scrum
5 67 (24.81%) SDLC
6 63 (23.33%) Acceptance Criteria
7 60 (22.22%) Project Management
8 59 (21.85%) CI/CD
9 55 (20.37%) DevOps
10 53 (19.63%) Business Analysis
11 51 (18.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 48 (17.78%) Manual Testing
13 45 (16.67%) Waterfall
14 43 (15.93%) User Stories
15 42 (15.56%) Test Scripting
16 41 (15.19%) Product Management
17 40 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
18 38 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
19 37 (13.70%) API Testing
20 34 (12.59%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.52%) Java
2 47 (17.41%) C#
3 35 (12.96%) SQL
4 32 (11.85%) Python
5 29 (10.74%) JavaScript
6 15 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 5 (1.85%) PHP
8 3 (1.11%) VB
9 2 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 152 (56.30%) ISTQB
2 51 (18.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 40 (14.81%) Degree
4 27 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 22 (8.15%) ISEB Practitioner
6 18 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (5.93%) PMI Certification
8 15 (5.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 14 (5.19%) SC Cleared
10 13 (4.81%) PMP
11 11 (4.07%) Azure Certification
12 9 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (2.59%) CISM
14 6 (2.22%) CISSP
15 4 (1.48%) DBS Check
16 3 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 3 (1.11%) Master's Degree
17 2 (0.74%) APMP
17 2 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
17 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (46.67%) QA
2 15 (5.56%) GDPR
3 10 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.85%) PMO
5 5 (1.85%) SLA
6 3 (1.11%) Accessibility
6 3 (1.11%) HL7
6 3 (1.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.33%) Docker
4 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (4.07%) HP ALM
2 10 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 9 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.37%) Grafana
Vendors
1 57 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.30%) VMware
3 13 (4.81%) HP
4 12 (4.44%) Oracle
5 10 (3.70%) SAP
6 9 (3.33%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.22%) Google
8 4 (1.48%) IBM
8 4 (1.48%) IFS
8 4 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.11%) Citrix
10 1 (0.37%) Omniture
10 1 (0.37%) RedGate
10 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.37%) Sparx
10 1 (0.37%) Splunk