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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 45 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.85% 0.39% 5.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 1.32% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 10
Average salary £31,750 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.58% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £39,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £39,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
60 76 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 25.53% 29.34% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 26 44 61
Average salary £29,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.27% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £48,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Chester

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) Groovy
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) API Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) COM
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) API Testing
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Groovy
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Chester
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