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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 50 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.43% 3.06% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 14.74% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 7
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,300 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.69%
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
96 95 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.43% 20.74% 18.51%
Number of salaries quoted 77 77 77
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 29 January 2015.

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 January 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 +2 3 £37,500 +44.23%
Chorley +2 2 £26,500 -1.85% 1
Blackburn - 2 £31,250 - 2
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (42.86%) QA
2 8 (38.10%) Functional Testing
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) HP
4 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle
8 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
8 2 (9.52%) Selenium
8 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
8 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Change Control
9 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Analyst
2 15 (71.43%) Test Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Tester
4 6 (28.57%) Software Tester
5 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate
7 1 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Test Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) EDI
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Functional Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
7 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) DSDM
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
Blackburn
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Ascent People
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 10 days ago