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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 67 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 71 42 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.61% 2.56% 4.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.17% 9.84% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 53 26 83
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £25,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
468 427 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.79% 26.04% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 384 336 455
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 October 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 October 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 +24 36 £39,375 +31.25%
Macclesfield +17 11 £37,500 +41.50% 1
Wilmslow - 10 £37,500 - 2
Chester -12 4 £42,000 +5.00%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 49 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.52%) Finance
3 39 (36.11%) ISTQB
4 37 (34.26%) Software Testing
5 35 (32.41%) SQL
6 33 (30.56%) Windows
7 31 (28.70%) Business Analysis
7 31 (28.70%) Manual Testing
8 30 (27.78%) Regression Testing
9 29 (26.85%) QuickTest Pro
10 28 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (25.00%) Test Scripting
12 25 (23.15%) QA
13 24 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
14 23 (21.30%) Performance Testing
14 23 (21.30%) Systems Analysis
15 18 (16.67%) Automated Testing
15 18 (16.67%) Release Management
15 18 (16.67%) Test Automation
16 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (14.81%) BPMN
17 16 (14.81%) Integration Testing
17 16 (14.81%) UML
18 15 (13.89%) .NET
18 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (13.89%) JIRA
19 14 (12.96%) Stress Testing
19 14 (12.96%) System Testing
19 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (12.96%) Windows 7

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1 (0.93%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) LAN
1 5 (4.63%) WAN
2 3 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (26.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 28 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (13.89%) JIRA
4 14 (12.96%) LoadRunner
5 11 (10.19%) Selenium
6 10 (9.26%) Cucumber
7 9 (8.33%) SilkPerformer
8 8 (7.41%) MSTest
9 7 (6.48%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.78%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 47 (43.52%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Marketing
3 3 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (62.96%) Analyst
2 39 (36.11%) Test Analyst
3 26 (24.07%) Business Analyst
4 19 (17.59%) Tester
5 18 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
5 18 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
6 16 (14.81%) Software Tester
7 12 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 12 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (9.26%) Test Manager
9 9 (8.33%) QA Tester
10 7 (6.48%) Software Test Analyst
11 6 (5.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 6 (5.56%) Financial Business Analyst
12 5 (4.63%) Senior Programme Manager
12 5 (4.63%) Performance Analyst
12 5 (4.63%) Senior IT Programme Manager
12 5 (4.63%) IT Programme Manager
12 5 (4.63%) Performance Test Analyst
12 5 (4.63%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.89%) .NET
2 13 (12.04%) .NET Framework
3 7 (6.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.85%) Biotechnology
3 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.56%) Windows
2 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.96%) Windows 7
3 14 (12.96%) Windows XP
4 9 (8.33%) UNIX
4 9 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (1.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (34.26%) Software Testing
3 31 (28.70%) Business Analysis
3 31 (28.70%) Manual Testing
4 30 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 27 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 23 (21.30%) Performance Testing
6 23 (21.30%) Systems Analysis
7 18 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 18 (16.67%) Release Management
7 18 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 16 (14.81%) BPMN
8 16 (14.81%) Integration Testing
8 16 (14.81%) UML
9 14 (12.96%) Migration
9 14 (12.96%) Scrum
9 14 (12.96%) Stress Testing
9 14 (12.96%) System Testing
10 12 (11.11%) V-Model
11 11 (10.19%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.41%) SQL
2 3 (2.78%) Java
3 2 (1.85%) Perl
3 2 (1.85%) C
3 2 (1.85%) C#
3 2 (1.85%) C++
3 2 (1.85%) VBScript
3 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (36.11%) ISTQB
2 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (11.11%) Degree
4 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.56%) CISSP
4 6 (5.56%) CISM
5 5 (4.63%) PMP
5 5 (4.63%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.78%) CBAP
7 2 (1.85%) HND
8 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.15%) QA
2 6 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.85%) XenApp
4 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) VMware
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.78%) Sourcefire
3 3 (2.78%) Websense
3 3 (2.78%) Splunk
4 2 (1.85%) Fujitsu
4 2 (1.85%) ION Trading
4 2 (1.85%) Citrix
4 2 (1.85%) NetApp
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago