The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 65 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 30 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.70% 2.15% 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% 8.75% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 37
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £40,750 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.70%
ISEB
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
225 423 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.25% 24.59% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 188 314 346
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Cheshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cheshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 14 £31,500 -16.00%
Knutsford +22 3 - -
Crewe +3 2 £30,000 +9.09%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 34 (47.89%) Finance
2 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.80%) SQL
4 21 (29.58%) ITIL
4 21 (29.58%) Business Analysis
5 19 (26.76%) Software Testing
6 17 (23.94%) Performance Testing
7 16 (22.54%) Business Development
7 16 (22.54%) Service Delivery
7 16 (22.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (22.54%) Data Centre
8 15 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (21.13%) ISTQB
9 14 (19.72%) SDLC
10 13 (18.31%) Defect Management
10 13 (18.31%) Line Management
10 13 (18.31%) BPMN
10 13 (18.31%) Test Scripting
10 13 (18.31%) QA
10 13 (18.31%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (18.31%) Project Management
10 13 (18.31%) UML
11 12 (16.90%) System Testing
12 11 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (15.49%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (15.49%) MSTest
12 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (15.49%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (15.49%) Degree
12 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (11.27%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (11.27%) IaaS
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (11.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) DB2
1 8 (11.27%) MySQL
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MSTest
1 11 (15.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.45%) HP UFT
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.63%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.41%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 34 (47.89%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Publishing
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Analyst
2 26 (36.62%) Tester
3 21 (29.58%) Test Analyst
4 20 (28.17%) Business Analyst
5 13 (18.31%) Business Systems Analyst
6 12 (16.90%) Senior Tester
7 10 (14.08%) Business IT Analyst
7 10 (14.08%) IT Analyst
7 10 (14.08%) IT Business Analyst
7 10 (14.08%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (14.08%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (11.27%) Architect
8 8 (11.27%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (11.27%) Service Manager
8 8 (11.27%) Services Delivery Manager
8 8 (11.27%) Software Tester
8 8 (11.27%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (9.86%) QA Analyst
9 7 (9.86%) QA Test Analyst
9 7 (9.86%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) Flash
2 7 (9.86%) .NET
3 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.27%) CMDB
3 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.27%) Statistics
4 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) Business Analysis
2 21 (29.58%) ITIL
3 19 (26.76%) Software Testing
4 17 (23.94%) Performance Testing
5 16 (22.54%) Business Development
5 16 (22.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (22.54%) Service Delivery
6 15 (21.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (19.72%) SDLC
8 13 (18.31%) BPMN
8 13 (18.31%) Defect Management
8 13 (18.31%) Line Management
8 13 (18.31%) Project Management
8 13 (18.31%) Systems Analysis
8 13 (18.31%) Test Scripting
8 13 (18.31%) UML
9 12 (16.90%) System Testing
10 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2
10 11 (15.49%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) C#
2 6 (8.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) ISTQB
2 11 (15.49%) Degree
3 8 (11.27%) PMI Certification
3 8 (11.27%) PMP
4 5 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.23%) IIBA
5 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.31%) QA
2 8 (11.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Virtual Machines
1 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (11.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) HP
2 8 (11.27%) BMC
2 8 (11.27%) Cadence
2 8 (11.27%) CheckPoint
2 8 (11.27%) Cisco
2 8 (11.27%) Citrix
2 8 (11.27%) EMC
2 8 (11.27%) IBM
2 8 (11.27%) Juniper
2 8 (11.27%) NetApp
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) VMware
3 3 (4.23%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft