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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 78 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 36 48 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.06% 2.76% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 11.94% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33 42 69
Average salary £32,500 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,350 £38,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
432 402 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.77% 23.16% 25.34%
Number of salaries quoted 307 312 522
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 £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 22 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 22 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 -10 22 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Northwich +7 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Wilmslow - 3 £32,500 - 1
Macclesfield 0 1 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Chester -7 1 £39,000 +1.29%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 40 (41.67%) Finance
2 38 (39.58%) Business Analysis
3 36 (37.50%) QA
4 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (34.38%) Software Testing
6 26 (27.08%) Systems Analysis
7 23 (23.96%) Test Scripting
7 23 (23.96%) SQL
7 23 (23.96%) UML
8 22 (22.92%) ISTQB
9 21 (21.88%) BPMN
10 19 (19.79%) Windows
11 16 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (15.63%) Test Automation
13 14 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (14.58%) C#
13 14 (14.58%) .NET
13 14 (14.58%) Degree
14 12 (12.50%) Business Transformation
15 10 (10.42%) Regression Testing
15 10 (10.42%) Selenium
15 10 (10.42%) Manual Testing
16 9 (9.38%) Scrum
17 8 (8.33%) Data Management
17 8 (8.33%) Automated Testing
17 8 (8.33%) System Testing
17 8 (8.33%) Data Mapping
17 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (8.33%) Project Management
17 8 (8.33%) XML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.25%) OLTP
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.08%) Informix
Development Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (10.42%) Selenium
3 7 (7.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.17%) NUnit
5 4 (4.17%) MSTest
6 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.04%) JMeter
7 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.04%) Toad
7 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 40 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (77.08%) Analyst
2 29 (30.21%) Business Analyst
3 28 (29.17%) Test Analyst
4 18 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
5 16 (16.67%) QA Analyst
6 15 (15.63%) Business Systems Analyst
7 12 (12.50%) Tester
8 10 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (10.42%) Software Tester
9 7 (7.29%) Programme Manager
9 7 (7.29%) Senior Manager
9 7 (7.29%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Senior Programme Manager
10 5 (5.21%) Software Test Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) Software Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Development Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Senior Development Engineer
12 3 (3.13%) Financial Business Analyst
12 3 (3.13%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) .NET
2 8 (8.33%) XML
3 7 (7.29%) HTML
4 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.08%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.04%) Web Services
7 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) 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
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.58%) Business Analysis
2 35 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (34.38%) Software Testing
4 26 (27.08%) Systems Analysis
5 23 (23.96%) Test Scripting
5 23 (23.96%) UML
6 21 (21.88%) BPMN
7 15 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 12 (12.50%) Business Transformation
9 10 (10.42%) Regression Testing
9 10 (10.42%) Manual Testing
10 9 (9.38%) Scrum
11 8 (8.33%) Data Management
11 8 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 8 (8.33%) System Testing
11 8 (8.33%) Data Mapping
11 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (8.33%) Project Management
11 8 (8.33%) Master Data Management
12 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) SQL
2 14 (14.58%) C#
3 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.25%) C++
4 6 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.17%) C
5 4 (4.17%) Perl
5 4 (4.17%) VBScript
5 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (22.92%) ISTQB
2 14 (14.58%) Degree
3 8 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (7.29%) PMP
4 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
5 6 (6.25%) HND
6 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.13%) CBAP
8 1 (1.04%) CISM
8 1 (1.04%) CISSP
8 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) XenApp
1 6 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Citrix
3 6 (6.25%) VMware
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle
5 3 (3.13%) AppSense
6 1 (1.04%) Splunk
6 1 (1.04%) Websense
6 1 (1.04%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.04%) Sourcefire
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