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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 64 63 123
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +60
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 54 54 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.00% 3.38% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.01% 12.86% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 17
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £40,000 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
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
415 420 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.04% 26.27% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 344 291 397
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 +13 19 £41,250 +26.92%
Wilmslow +6 12 £43,500 +102.32%
Crewe - 5 £32,500 -
Chester +7 4 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Sandbach - 4 - -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 78 (61.90%) Finance
2 57 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (36.51%) Windows
4 41 (32.54%) SQL
5 40 (31.75%) Software Testing
6 38 (30.16%) ISTQB
7 37 (29.37%) QuickTest Pro
8 35 (27.78%) Business Analysis
8 35 (27.78%) QA
9 33 (26.19%) Manual Testing
10 32 (25.40%) Test Scripting
11 29 (23.02%) Performance Testing
11 29 (23.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
12 28 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (19.05%) UML
14 23 (18.25%) Regression Testing
15 21 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
16 20 (15.87%) Release Management
17 19 (15.08%) BPMN
18 18 (14.29%) Test Automation
18 18 (14.29%) Automated Testing
18 18 (14.29%) UNIX
18 18 (14.29%) Linux
19 17 (13.49%) Management Information System
20 16 (12.70%) Scrum
20 16 (12.70%) LoadRunner
21 15 (11.90%) CISSP
21 15 (11.90%) CISM
21 15 (11.90%) Information Security

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.79%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.56%) Network Security
3 5 (3.97%) LAN
3 5 (3.97%) WAN
4 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (29.37%) QuickTest Pro
2 29 (23.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (12.70%) LoadRunner
4 14 (11.11%) JIRA
4 14 (11.11%) MSTest
5 12 (9.52%) Selenium
6 9 (7.14%) SilkPerformer
7 8 (6.35%) FitNesse
7 8 (6.35%) Cucumber
General
1 78 (61.90%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Retail
2 4 (3.17%) Marketing
3 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (63.49%) Analyst
2 38 (30.16%) Test Analyst
3 34 (26.98%) Business Analyst
4 26 (20.63%) Tester
5 21 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 21 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
5 21 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 20 (15.87%) QA Tester
7 15 (11.90%) Financial Business Analyst
7 15 (11.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 10 (7.94%) Test Manager
9 7 (5.56%) Senior Technician
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Programme Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Programme Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) .NET
2 9 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (6.35%) .NET Framework
3 8 (6.35%) Web Services
4 7 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.49%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.97%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.59%) Equities
4 2 (1.59%) PMI
4 2 (1.59%) Open Source
5 1 (0.79%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.51%) Windows
2 18 (14.29%) UNIX
2 18 (14.29%) Linux
3 14 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.75%) Software Testing
3 35 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 33 (26.19%) Manual Testing
5 32 (25.40%) Test Scripting
6 29 (23.02%) Performance Testing
7 24 (19.05%) UML
8 23 (18.25%) Regression Testing
9 21 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
10 20 (15.87%) Release Management
11 19 (15.08%) BPMN
12 18 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 18 (14.29%) Automated Testing
13 16 (12.70%) Scrum
14 15 (11.90%) Information Security
15 14 (11.11%) Stress Testing
15 14 (11.11%) System Testing
15 14 (11.11%) Integration Testing
16 10 (7.94%) Migration
16 10 (7.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.54%) SQL
2 2 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (30.16%) ISTQB
2 15 (11.90%) CISSP
2 15 (11.90%) CISM
3 12 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (8.73%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.14%) Degree
6 8 (6.35%) CBAP
7 7 (5.56%) PMI Certification
8 6 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (4.76%) PMP
9 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (27.78%) QA
2 10 (7.94%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 6 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 28 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (7.14%) VMware
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle
3 7 (5.56%) Websense
3 7 (5.56%) Sourcefire
3 7 (5.56%) Splunk
4 3 (2.38%) Telerik
4 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.59%) NetApp
5 2 (1.59%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.79%) Northgate
6 1 (0.79%) Sage
6 1 (0.79%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) ION Trading
Cheshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 260-280 Per Day
Posted: 15 days ago