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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 53 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.40% 1.47% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.81% 8.16% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 13
Average salary £30,000 £25,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £38,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
111 98 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.16% 18.05% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 80 80 98
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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 +5 4 £26,500 +3.92%
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) HP
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
2 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 4 (22.22%) QA
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.56%) Change Control
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (5.56%) V-Model
7 1 (5.56%) APMP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Software Tester
5 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 3 (16.67%) QA Tester
5 3 (16.67%) QA Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Graduate
7 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) DSDM
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) V-Model
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle