The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 25 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 13 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 8.39% 0.60% 8.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.00% 1.85% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 13
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 £38,200 £19,000 £35,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
50 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 32.26% 32.34% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 65
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
Manchester

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 29 July 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bolton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (81.25%) Software Testing
1 13 (81.25%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) Load Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
2 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) TestDirector
5 2 (12.50%) UNIX
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
6 1 (6.25%) Legal
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter
6 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Test Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Software Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Software Test Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Testing Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Software Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Load Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago