The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 30 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 6 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.70% 5.78% 4.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.77% 21.67% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 9
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
ISEB
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
47 60 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.17% 26.67% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 52
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £22,950 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

ISEB
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Chester region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Chester

ISEB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) CBAP
2 5 (71.43%) Financial Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Financial Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CBAP
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB