The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 42 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.38% 4.65% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 15.79% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 2
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
77 76 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.95% 29.46% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 45 62 39
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,092 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
Cheshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) CBAP
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CBAP
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center