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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 32 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 81 50 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.31% 2.71% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.85% 11.68% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 75 45 39
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
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
326 428 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.39% 23.22% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 281 340 303
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Cheshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +29 43 £42,500 +19.29% 4
Wilmslow +12 12 £30,000 -25.00%
Chester +12 9 £28,500 -31.32%
Crewe +5 2 £36,750 +13.07% 1
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 62 (44.93%) Finance
2 59 (42.75%) SDLC
3 57 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (41.30%) Business Analysis
4 52 (37.68%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (36.96%) UML
6 40 (28.99%) Systems Analysis
7 39 (28.26%) BPMN
7 39 (28.26%) Windows
8 37 (26.81%) SQL
8 37 (26.81%) Software Testing
9 36 (26.09%) HP UFT
10 33 (23.91%) Migration
11 31 (22.46%) Performance Testing
12 30 (21.74%) Data Migration
12 30 (21.74%) Data Management
12 30 (21.74%) Management Information System
13 28 (20.29%) .NET
14 27 (19.57%) Defect Management
14 27 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (19.57%) HP Quality Center
14 27 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (19.57%) SQL Server
14 27 (19.57%) ETL
14 27 (19.57%) Validation
15 26 (18.84%) BizTalk Server
15 26 (18.84%) Web Services
15 26 (18.84%) XML
15 26 (18.84%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 26 (18.84%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (7.25%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (18.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.57%) SQL Server
1 27 (19.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 27 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (12.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (26.09%) HP UFT
2 27 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (18.84%) MSTest
4 13 (9.42%) Selenium
5 10 (7.25%) Cucumber
5 10 (7.25%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.45%) JIRA
7 2 (1.45%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 62 (44.93%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.35%) Law
4 4 (2.90%) Advertising
5 3 (2.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (76.09%) Analyst
2 66 (47.83%) Business Analyst
3 42 (30.43%) Business Systems Analyst
4 41 (29.71%) Senior Analyst
5 39 (28.26%) Test Analyst
6 33 (23.91%) Systems Analyst
7 28 (20.29%) Business IT Analyst
7 28 (20.29%) IT Analyst
7 28 (20.29%) IT Business Analyst
7 28 (20.29%) Senior Test Analyst
7 28 (20.29%) SQL Analyst
8 26 (18.84%) Senior Web Analyst
8 26 (18.84%) Web Analyst
8 26 (18.84%) Web Test Analyst
9 16 (11.59%) ETL Analyst
9 16 (11.59%) Service Analyst
10 13 (9.42%) Lead Business Analyst
10 13 (9.42%) Senior Business Analyst
11 12 (8.70%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
11 12 (8.70%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.29%) .NET
2 26 (18.84%) Web Services
2 26 (18.84%) XML
3 2 (1.45%) Gherkin
3 2 (1.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (37.68%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.97%) Life Science
4 10 (7.25%) User Experience
5 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.45%) Statistics
7 1 (0.72%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.72%) Contactless
7 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.72%) EMV
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.72%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (42.75%) SDLC
2 57 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.30%) Business Analysis
3 51 (36.96%) UML
4 40 (28.99%) Systems Analysis
5 39 (28.26%) BPMN
6 37 (26.81%) Software Testing
7 33 (23.91%) Migration
8 31 (22.46%) Performance Testing
9 30 (21.74%) Data Management
9 30 (21.74%) Data Migration
10 27 (19.57%) Defect Management
10 27 (19.57%) ETL
10 27 (19.57%) Validation
11 23 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 17 (12.32%) Line Management
13 16 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (11.59%) Waterfall
14 14 (10.14%) Functional Testing
14 14 (10.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.81%) SQL
2 15 (10.87%) Java
3 3 (2.17%) C
3 3 (2.17%) C#
3 3 (2.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) ISTQB
2 19 (13.77%) Degree
3 5 (3.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.45%) CISM
5 2 (1.45%) CISSP
6 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 27 (19.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (1.45%) Cadence
1 2 (1.45%) IBM
1 2 (1.45%) Imperva
1 2 (1.45%) Splunk
2 1 (0.72%) ION Trading
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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