The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 46 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 8 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.86% 2.19% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 10.10% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 9
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £25,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,500 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
ISEB
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
92 99 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.35% 21.71% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 86 81 94
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,084 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Lancashire

ISEB
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +12 3 £31,000 +31.91% 2
Blackburn - 3 £32,500 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 8 (47.06%) QA
2 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 6 (35.29%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (23.53%) Selenium
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.88%) Tomcat

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
1 11 (64.71%) Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Test Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Web Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Functional Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Use Case
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 9 days ago