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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 29 32 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 7 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.21% 4.76% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.73% 17.74% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 7
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £36,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £29,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
55 62 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.23% 26.84% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 87
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,550 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £49,250 £48,400
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 13 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (87.50%) MS Visio
1 7 (87.50%) Change Management
1 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Business Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) CBAP
1 7 (87.50%) Financial Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (87.50%) MS Visio
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (87.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Change Management
1 7 (87.50%) Business Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) Financial Analysis
1 7 (87.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CBAP
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB