The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 87 64 76
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 33 55 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.93% 3.07% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.82% 13.48% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 67
Average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
422 408 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.64% 22.78% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 293 310 514
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
ISEB
North West

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -19 20 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Northwich +2 3 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Macclesfield +3 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Chester -9 1 £39,000 +1.29%
Wilmslow - 1 £32,500 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 42 (43.75%) Finance
2 39 (40.63%) Business Analysis
3 38 (39.58%) QA
4 34 (35.42%) Software Testing
5 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (27.08%) Systems Analysis
7 24 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 24 (25.00%) UML
8 23 (23.96%) SQL
9 22 (22.92%) BPMN
9 22 (22.92%) ISTQB
10 21 (21.88%) Windows
11 17 (17.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (16.67%) Degree
13 15 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (15.63%) C#
13 15 (15.63%) .NET
14 14 (14.58%) Test Automation
15 11 (11.46%) Business Transformation
15 11 (11.46%) Regression Testing
16 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
17 9 (9.38%) Scrum
17 9 (9.38%) Selenium
17 9 (9.38%) Manual Testing
17 9 (9.38%) System Testing
18 8 (8.33%) Data Mapping
18 8 (8.33%) Data Management
18 8 (8.33%) XML
18 8 (8.33%) HTML
18 8 (8.33%) JavaScript

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.29%) OLTP
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.08%) Informix
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.38%) Selenium
3 6 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (4.17%) NUnit
4 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.13%) MSTest
6 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.04%) JIRA
7 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.04%) JMeter
7 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 42 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
3 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (78.13%) Analyst
2 30 (31.25%) Business Analyst
3 29 (30.21%) Test Analyst
4 19 (19.79%) Systems Analyst
5 16 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 16 (16.67%) QA Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Tester
6 10 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Software Tester
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Manager
7 7 (7.29%) Programme Manager
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Programme Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Financial Business Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Software Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Development Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Development Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.63%) .NET
2 8 (8.33%) HTML
2 8 (8.33%) XML
3 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.08%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.08%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (1.04%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.04%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.88%) Windows
2 7 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Business Analysis
2 34 (35.42%) Software Testing
3 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (27.08%) Systems Analysis
5 24 (25.00%) UML
5 24 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 22 (22.92%) BPMN
7 14 (14.58%) Test Automation
8 11 (11.46%) Business Transformation
8 11 (11.46%) Regression Testing
9 9 (9.38%) Scrum
9 9 (9.38%) Manual Testing
9 9 (9.38%) System Testing
10 8 (8.33%) Data Mapping
10 8 (8.33%) Master Data Management
10 8 (8.33%) Data Management
10 8 (8.33%) Project Management
10 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.33%) Web Testing
11 7 (7.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) SQL
2 15 (15.63%) C#
3 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.29%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.25%) C++
6 4 (4.17%) Perl
6 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.17%) VBScript
6 4 (4.17%) C
7 2 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (22.92%) ISTQB
2 16 (16.67%) Degree
3 7 (7.29%) PMP
3 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
4 6 (6.25%) HND
5 4 (4.17%) CBAP
6 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (39.58%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) XenApp
1 6 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.33%) Citrix
3 6 (6.25%) VMware
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (4.17%) AppSense
5 1 (1.04%) ION Trading
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 25000-35000 Per Annum Exc. market rate + bens
Posted: 23 days ago