The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 23 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 8 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.76% 7.51% 5.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.51% 24.07% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 6
Average salary £38,750 £22,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.22% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £24,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
ISEB
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Qualifications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 29.50% 31.21% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 40 54 36
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £22,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

ISEB
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bolton region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Bolton

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bolton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 15 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 15 (75.00%) QA
2 12 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (10.00%) Legal
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Selenium
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
6 2 (10.00%) Test Management
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Software Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Software Test Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 12 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (10.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft