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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 44 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 54 61 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.50% 3.56% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.08% 15.48% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 44
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £46,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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
283 394 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.60% 22.99% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 223 278 299
Average salary £38,500 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +19 35 £42,500 +3.03%
Wilmslow +3 5 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Chester -4 5 £32,500 +35.41% 2
Crewe +14 4 £36,000 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 68 (49.28%) Finance
2 61 (44.20%) SDLC
3 52 (37.68%) Business Analysis
4 49 (35.51%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (31.16%) UML
7 36 (26.09%) Systems Analysis
7 36 (26.09%) BPMN
8 34 (24.64%) SQL
9 30 (21.74%) Migration
10 29 (21.01%) ISTQB
11 28 (20.29%) Data Management
11 28 (20.29%) Data Migration
12 27 (19.57%) Degree
13 26 (18.84%) Line Management
14 25 (18.12%) ITIL
15 23 (16.67%) Performance Testing
15 23 (16.67%) Business Development
16 22 (15.94%) Management Information System
17 21 (15.22%) Windows
18 20 (14.49%) HP UFT
19 19 (13.77%) PRINCE2
19 19 (13.77%) Web Services
19 19 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
19 19 (13.77%) Software Testing
20 18 (13.04%) Service Delivery
20 18 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
20 18 (13.04%) Test Automation
20 18 (13.04%) Waterfall
20 18 (13.04%) Data Centre

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (5.80%) IaaS
1 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (5.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) SMS
2 2 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.80%) DB2
3 8 (5.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (14.49%) HP UFT
2 17 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (11.59%) MSTest
4 13 (9.42%) Selenium
5 11 (7.97%) Cucumber
5 11 (7.97%) FitNesse
6 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.45%) JIRA
7 2 (1.45%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (49.28%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.80%) Publishing
4 7 (5.07%) Law
5 5 (3.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (59.42%) Analyst
2 60 (43.48%) Business Analyst
3 36 (26.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 28 (20.29%) Systems Analyst
5 25 (18.12%) Senior Analyst
6 24 (17.39%) Business IT Analyst
6 24 (17.39%) IT Analyst
6 24 (17.39%) IT Business Analyst
7 22 (15.94%) Test Analyst
8 21 (15.22%) Tester
9 18 (13.04%) Automation Tester
10 15 (10.87%) Lead Business Analyst
11 13 (9.42%) Senior Business Analyst
11 13 (9.42%) Software Tester
12 12 (8.70%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
12 12 (8.70%) Senior Systems Analyst
12 12 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
13 9 (6.52%) Senior Tester
13 9 (6.52%) Service Analyst
13 9 (6.52%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.77%) Web Services
2 16 (11.59%) .NET
3 9 (6.52%) XML
4 8 (5.80%) Flash
5 7 (5.07%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.45%) SOAP
7 1 (0.72%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 49 (35.51%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (15.94%) Management Information System
3 18 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.97%) Life Science
5 10 (7.25%) Statistics
6 8 (5.80%) CMDB
6 8 (5.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.72%) Contactless
8 1 (0.72%) EMV
8 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.72%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.22%) Windows
2 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (44.20%) SDLC
2 52 (37.68%) Business Analysis
3 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (31.16%) UML
5 36 (26.09%) BPMN
5 36 (26.09%) Systems Analysis
6 30 (21.74%) Migration
7 28 (20.29%) Data Management
7 28 (20.29%) Data Migration
8 26 (18.84%) Line Management
9 25 (18.12%) ITIL
10 23 (16.67%) Business Development
10 23 (16.67%) Performance Testing
11 19 (13.77%) PRINCE2
11 19 (13.77%) Software Testing
11 19 (13.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (13.04%) Service Delivery
12 18 (13.04%) Test Automation
12 18 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (13.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.64%) SQL
2 8 (5.80%) C#
3 7 (5.07%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.17%) Java
5 2 (1.45%) C
5 2 (1.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 29 (21.01%) ISTQB
2 27 (19.57%) Degree
3 8 (5.80%) PMI Certification
3 8 (5.80%) PMP
4 3 (2.17%) 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
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) SLA
2 8 (5.80%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (11.59%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.80%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (7.25%) Cadence
1 10 (7.25%) IBM
2 8 (5.80%) BMC
2 8 (5.80%) CheckPoint
2 8 (5.80%) Cisco
2 8 (5.80%) Citrix
2 8 (5.80%) EMC
2 8 (5.80%) HP
2 8 (5.80%) Juniper
2 8 (5.80%) NetApp
2 8 (5.80%) Oracle
2 8 (5.80%) VMware
3 2 (1.45%) Imperva
3 2 (1.45%) Splunk
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + + Comp Bens package
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