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 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 56 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 10 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.00% 2.12% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.53% 11.76% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 9
Average salary £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £19,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £32,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
95 85 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.96% 18.01% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 71 69 86
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £20,225 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram 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 24 December 2014. 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
Chorley +6 3 £25,000 -6.54%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) SQL
1 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (37.50%) HP
2 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) QA
4 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle
7 1 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (6.25%) DSDM
7 1 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (6.25%) EDI
7 1 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) V-Model
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (6.25%) Tomcat
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 12 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (18.75%) QA Tester
5 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Graduate
7 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) V-Model
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) DSDM
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft