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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 44 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.78% 4.31% 3.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 13.33% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 5
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
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
54 75 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.18% 32.33% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29 70 39
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,700 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) CBAP
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) HTML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
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