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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 22 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 7.43% 4.86% -
As % of the Qualifications category 19.64% 14.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 0
Average salary £33,000 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
56 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 37.84% 32.64% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 56 46 24
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £24,300 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bolton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) SQL
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 12 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Load Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 10 (62.50%) QA
5 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 9 (56.25%) TestDirector
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle
6 8 (50.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Selenium
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) C
8 2 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) Test Management
9 1 (6.25%) Time Management
9 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (6.25%) Degree
9 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) Use Case

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) TestDirector
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Test Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 12 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Load Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
5 8 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Use Case
8 1 (6.25%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) User Stories
8 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) UML
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
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