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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 62 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 4 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.79% 1.98% 3.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.48% 11.36% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 15
Average salary £43,750 £26,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.09% -20.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
73 88 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.43% 17.39% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 65 81 140
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Preston -2 4 £43,750 +25.00%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Customer Segmentation
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 4 (28.57%) Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) Firebug
4 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Android
4 3 (21.43%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
4 3 (21.43%) Hudson
4 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) HP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.14%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
1 3 (21.43%) Firebug
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 3 (21.43%) Hudson
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Customer Segmentation
3 3 (21.43%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Test Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) IBM