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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 56 66 96
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +30
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 58 59 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.40% 3.28% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.55% 12.97% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 46 46 32
Average salary £38,375 £39,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £75,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
373 455 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.84% 25.32% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 262 302 299
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 28 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Crewe 0 8 - - 1
Chester +10 5 £24,000 -37.66% 1
Wilmslow -5 1 £30,000 -6.97%
Knutsford - 1 £62,500 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 70 (61.95%) Finance
2 55 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (39.82%) Software Testing
4 40 (35.40%) SQL
5 38 (33.63%) Windows
6 37 (32.74%) QA
7 33 (29.20%) Business Analysis
8 30 (26.55%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (25.66%) UML
10 27 (23.89%) Performance Testing
11 26 (23.01%) Test Scripting
12 25 (22.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (22.12%) ISTQB
13 24 (21.24%) Systems Analysis
14 22 (19.47%) QuickTest Pro
15 20 (17.70%) BPMN
16 19 (16.81%) HP Quality Center
16 19 (16.81%) MSTest
17 18 (15.93%) Release Management
18 17 (15.04%) Manual Testing
19 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
20 13 (11.50%) .NET
20 13 (11.50%) Risk Management
21 12 (10.62%) UNIX
22 11 (9.73%) CISSP
22 11 (9.73%) CISM
22 11 (9.73%) Information Security
23 10 (8.85%) Automated Testing
23 10 (8.85%) Retail
23 10 (8.85%) Financial Institution

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) MS Office
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.88%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.88%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.08%) Wireless
3 6 (5.31%) Network Security
4 4 (3.54%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (22.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (19.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (16.81%) MSTest
4 7 (6.19%) Selenium
5 5 (4.42%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.77%) JMeter
6 2 (1.77%) JUnit
6 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.77%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
General
1 70 (61.95%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Financial Institution
2 10 (8.85%) Retail
3 3 (2.65%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Back Office
4 2 (1.77%) Law
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (74.34%) Analyst
2 39 (34.51%) Test Analyst
3 37 (32.74%) Business Analyst
4 30 (26.55%) Tester
5 22 (19.47%) Business Systems Analyst
5 22 (19.47%) Systems Analyst
6 18 (15.93%) QA Tester
7 16 (14.16%) Software Tester
8 11 (9.73%) Business IT Analyst
8 11 (9.73%) IT Business Analyst
9 10 (8.85%) Software Consultant
9 10 (8.85%) QA Consultant
9 10 (8.85%) Consultant
9 10 (8.85%) Test Consultant
10 9 (7.96%) Financial Business Analyst
10 9 (7.96%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 8 (7.08%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (5.31%) QA Analyst
12 6 (5.31%) Senior Technician
13 5 (4.42%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.50%) .NET
2 9 (7.96%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (6.19%) Middleware
4 4 (3.54%) HTML
5 3 (2.65%) ODBC
5 3 (2.65%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) COM
6 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.55%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.42%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.65%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.77%) PMI
5 2 (1.77%) Equities
5 2 (1.77%) Life Science
5 2 (1.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.63%) Windows
2 12 (10.62%) UNIX
3 9 (7.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.82%) Software Testing
3 33 (29.20%) Business Analysis
4 29 (25.66%) UML
5 27 (23.89%) Performance Testing
6 26 (23.01%) Test Scripting
7 24 (21.24%) Systems Analysis
8 20 (17.70%) BPMN
9 18 (15.93%) Release Management
10 17 (15.04%) Manual Testing
11 13 (11.50%) Risk Management
12 11 (9.73%) Information Security
13 10 (8.85%) Automated Testing
13 10 (8.85%) Waterfall
14 9 (7.96%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (7.08%) Customer Engagement
16 7 (6.19%) Automation Testing
16 7 (6.19%) Line Management
16 7 (6.19%) Regression Testing
16 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.40%) SQL
2 6 (5.31%) Java
3 4 (3.54%) C
3 4 (3.54%) C#
3 4 (3.54%) C++
3 4 (3.54%) VB
4 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.77%) Python
5 2 (1.77%) Ruby
5 2 (1.77%) Groovy
6 1 (0.88%) VBScript
6 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (22.12%) ISTQB
2 11 (9.73%) CISM
2 11 (9.73%) CISSP
3 5 (4.42%) ISEB Practitioner
3 5 (4.42%) CBAP
4 4 (3.54%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.65%) PMP
5 3 (2.65%) Degree
6 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (32.74%) QA
2 6 (5.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (16.81%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.31%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.31%) Websense
2 6 (5.31%) Sourcefire
2 6 (5.31%) Splunk
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle
4 3 (2.65%) Telerik
4 3 (2.65%) HP
5 1 (0.88%) Sage
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) SunGard
5 1 (0.88%) Northgate
5 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.88%) Fiserv
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago