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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 75 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 48 32 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.75% 1.83% 2.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.01% 7.51% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 46
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £43,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
369 426 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.17% 24.37% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 284 290 315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +15 31 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Crewe - 6 - - 1
Chester +6 3 £41,500 +6.41%
Knutsford - 3 £31,500 -
Runcorn - 1 £37,500 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 49 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (46.60%) Finance
3 46 (44.66%) Software Testing
4 37 (35.92%) SQL
5 27 (26.21%) Windows
5 27 (26.21%) ISTQB
6 26 (25.24%) QA
7 24 (23.30%) Business Analysis
8 23 (22.33%) UML
8 23 (22.33%) Test Scripting
9 22 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (20.39%) Systems Analysis
11 20 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (18.45%) Performance Testing
13 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
14 17 (16.50%) HP Quality Center
15 16 (15.53%) BPMN
15 16 (15.53%) MSTest
16 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
17 13 (12.62%) PRINCE2
18 12 (11.65%) HP UFT
18 12 (11.65%) Risk Management
18 12 (11.65%) Retail
18 12 (11.65%) Manual Testing
18 12 (11.65%) Release Management
19 11 (10.68%) Degree
19 11 (10.68%) Customer Engagement
19 11 (10.68%) Line Management
19 11 (10.68%) Wireless
19 11 (10.68%) Financial Institution

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (0.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
2 3 (2.91%) Mingle
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) Wireless
2 4 (3.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (15.53%) MSTest
3 12 (11.65%) HP UFT
4 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.85%) Selenium
6 3 (2.91%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.91%) JMeter
6 3 (2.91%) JUnit
7 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.94%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.97%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.97%) Bugzilla
General
1 48 (46.60%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Retail
3 11 (10.68%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.80%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.85%) Law
6 3 (2.91%) Electronics
7 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.94%) Back Office
7 2 (1.94%) Banking
7 2 (1.94%) Marketing
8 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (60.19%) Analyst
2 35 (33.98%) Test Analyst
3 34 (33.01%) Tester
4 26 (25.24%) Business Analyst
5 18 (17.48%) Business Systems Analyst
5 18 (17.48%) Systems Analyst
6 16 (15.53%) Software Tester
7 15 (14.56%) IT Business Analyst
8 14 (13.59%) Business IT Analyst
9 12 (11.65%) QA Tester
10 11 (10.68%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (9.71%) Automated Tester
12 9 (8.74%) QA Consultant
12 9 (8.74%) Transition Manager
12 9 (8.74%) Consultant
12 9 (8.74%) Test Consultant
12 9 (8.74%) Software Consultant
13 7 (6.80%) Senior Systems Analyst
13 7 (6.80%) Senior Business Analyst
13 7 (6.80%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) HTML
3 3 (2.91%) ODBC
3 3 (2.91%) J2EE
4 1 (0.97%) COM
4 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Life Science
3 3 (2.91%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.97%) Biotechnology
4 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.97%) LIMS
4 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.21%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) UNIX
3 1 (0.97%) Android
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (44.66%) Software Testing
3 24 (23.30%) Business Analysis
4 23 (22.33%) UML
4 23 (22.33%) Test Scripting
5 21 (20.39%) Systems Analysis
6 19 (18.45%) Performance Testing
7 16 (15.53%) BPMN
8 13 (12.62%) PRINCE2
9 12 (11.65%) Risk Management
9 12 (11.65%) Release Management
9 12 (11.65%) Manual Testing
10 11 (10.68%) Customer Engagement
10 11 (10.68%) Line Management
11 10 (9.71%) ITIL
11 10 (9.71%) Project Management
12 9 (8.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (7.77%) Automated Testing
13 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.92%) SQL
2 10 (9.71%) Java
3 8 (7.77%) C#
4 7 (6.80%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.83%) Ruby
6 4 (3.88%) C
6 4 (3.88%) C++
6 4 (3.88%) VB
7 3 (2.91%) Groovy
7 3 (2.91%) Python
8 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.97%) VBScript
9 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (26.21%) ISTQB
2 11 (10.68%) Degree
3 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.94%) PMP
6 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.94%) CISM
6 2 (1.94%) CISSP
7 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.24%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
Systems Management
1 17 (16.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.97%) Nessus
Vendors
1 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle
2 3 (2.91%) HP
3 1 (0.97%) Websense
3 1 (0.97%) ION Trading
3 1 (0.97%) Sourcefire
3 1 (0.97%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.97%) Fiserv
3 1 (0.97%) Splunk
3 1 (0.97%) IBM
3 1 (0.97%) SunGard
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Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Vertical IT
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Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Warrington
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
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