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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 21 37 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 17 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 10.90% 1.08% 10.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.82% 3.45% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 15
Average salary £28,000 £19,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £19,000 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.40%
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
57 58 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 36.54% 31.18% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56 58 53
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 £22,000 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bolton

ISEB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (78.95%) Software Testing
1 15 (78.95%) QA
2 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
2 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
2 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Load Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Legal
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Twitter
6 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

General
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) Test Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Software Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Software Test Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Test Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Testing Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Software Testing
2 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Load Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter