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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 38 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.02% 2.04% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.94% 10.53% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 8
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.00%
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
123 95 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.79% 19.39% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 88 81 75
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 February 2016. 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 +5 5 £27,500 -26.66%
Blackpool - 2 £29,000 -
Chorley - 2 £29,500 - 3
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (84.62%) Software Testing
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (53.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 13 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 13 (50.00%) QA
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) Defect Management
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
8 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle
8 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 4 (15.38%) Web Development
9 4 (15.38%) Time Management
9 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.54%) .NET
10 3 (11.54%) Finance
11 2 (7.69%) Bugzilla
11 2 (7.69%) Scrum
11 2 (7.69%) Java
11 2 (7.69%) IBM
11 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 2 (7.69%) JIRA
11 2 (7.69%) Change Control
11 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
11 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (7.69%) Test Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Appium
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Analyst
1 18 (69.23%) Test Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Tester
3 13 (50.00%) Software Analyst
3 13 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 13 (50.00%) Software Tester
4 8 (30.77%) QA Analyst
4 8 (30.77%) QA Test Analyst
4 8 (30.77%) QA Tester
4 8 (30.77%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Software Testing
2 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Defect Management
6 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (15.38%) Time Management
7 4 (15.38%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) Change Control
8 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Test Management
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.85%) System Testing
9 1 (3.85%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £25-35k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago