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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 71 77 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 54 39 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.79% 2.45% 4.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.46% 9.31% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 90
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
471 419 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.30% 26.34% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 342 335 509
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +10 34 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Wilmslow - 5 £37,500 -
Northwich - 3 £35,000 - 1
Macclesfield +5 2 £32,000 +28.00%
Chester -17 1 £39,000 +1.29%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.56%) ISTQB
3 32 (34.41%) Software Testing
3 32 (34.41%) SQL
4 31 (33.33%) Finance
5 28 (30.11%) Business Analysis
6 27 (29.03%) QA
6 27 (29.03%) Regression Testing
7 25 (26.88%) Windows
8 23 (24.73%) Test Scripting
8 23 (24.73%) Systems Analysis
9 21 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (20.43%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (19.35%) UML
12 17 (18.28%) .NET
12 17 (18.28%) QuickTest Pro
12 17 (18.28%) Manual Testing
12 17 (18.28%) BPMN
12 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
13 16 (17.20%) Performance Testing
13 16 (17.20%) Release Management
14 14 (15.05%) Integration Testing
15 13 (13.98%) Migration
15 13 (13.98%) V-Model
16 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (12.90%) .NET Framework
16 12 (12.90%) VMware
17 11 (11.83%) LoadRunner
17 11 (11.83%) Test Strategy
18 10 (10.75%) Windows 7

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) LAN
1 4 (4.30%) WAN
2 3 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.15%) Informix
4 1 (1.08%) OLTP
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (18.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (11.83%) LoadRunner
4 8 (8.60%) JIRA
5 7 (7.53%) Selenium
6 6 (6.45%) MSTest
6 6 (6.45%) SilkPerformer
7 5 (5.38%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.23%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.08%) Toad
9 1 (1.08%) JMeter
9 1 (1.08%) NUnit
General
1 31 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Banking
2 3 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Marketing
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (72.04%) Analyst
2 32 (34.41%) Test Analyst
3 25 (26.88%) Business Analyst
4 17 (18.28%) Systems Analyst
5 16 (17.20%) Business Systems Analyst
6 12 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (11.83%) Senior Test Analyst
8 10 (10.75%) Tester
9 9 (9.68%) QA Analyst
10 7 (7.53%) Software Tester
11 6 (6.45%) Test Manager
12 5 (5.38%) Software Test Analyst
13 4 (4.30%) Performance Test Analyst
13 4 (4.30%) Development Engineer
13 4 (4.30%) Senior Development Engineer
13 4 (4.30%) Automation Engineer
13 4 (4.30%) Performance Analyst
14 3 (3.23%) Senior Technician
14 3 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
15 2 (2.15%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.28%) .NET
2 12 (12.90%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.38%) XML
4 2 (2.15%) HTML
4 2 (2.15%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.08%) Interactive TV
3 1 (1.08%) Biotechnology
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.88%) Windows
2 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (10.75%) Windows 7
3 10 (10.75%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.45%) UNIX
4 6 (6.45%) Linux
5 2 (2.15%) Solaris
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.41%) Software Testing
3 28 (30.11%) Business Analysis
4 27 (29.03%) Regression Testing
5 23 (24.73%) Test Scripting
5 23 (24.73%) Systems Analysis
6 18 (19.35%) UML
7 17 (18.28%) Manual Testing
7 17 (18.28%) BPMN
7 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
8 16 (17.20%) Release Management
8 16 (17.20%) Performance Testing
9 14 (15.05%) Integration Testing
10 13 (13.98%) Migration
10 13 (13.98%) V-Model
11 11 (11.83%) Test Strategy
12 10 (10.75%) System Testing
12 10 (10.75%) Stress Testing
12 10 (10.75%) Automated Testing
13 8 (8.60%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) SQL
2 9 (9.68%) C#
3 6 (6.45%) C++
3 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.30%) VBScript
4 4 (4.30%) C
4 4 (4.30%) Perl
5 3 (3.23%) Java
6 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) ISTQB
2 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (9.68%) Degree
4 6 (6.45%) HND
5 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.23%) CISSP
6 3 (3.23%) CISM
6 3 (3.23%) CBAP
7 2 (2.15%) PMP
7 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (29.03%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.45%) VMware ESX
1 6 (6.45%) XenApp
1 6 (6.45%) XenDesktop
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (20.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) VMware
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.53%) Oracle
4 6 (6.45%) Citrix
5 3 (3.23%) Websense
5 3 (3.23%) Sourcefire
5 3 (3.23%) Splunk
6 2 (2.15%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.15%) AppSense
6 2 (2.15%) NetApp
7 1 (1.08%) ION Trading
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago