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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 55 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 15 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.53% 2.15% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.42% 12.82% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 7
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £28,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
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
144 78 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.32% 16.77% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 124 71 111
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Blackpool - 6 £40,000 -
Preston -12 3 £29,000 -33.71% 1
Chorley -4 1 - - 1
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (42.31%) QA
2 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (34.62%) SDLC
4 8 (30.77%) Finance
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Degree
5 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
6 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
7 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
7 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
7 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (15.38%) APMP
8 4 (15.38%) Intranet
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) CRM
8 4 (15.38%) ERP
8 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
8 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Selenium
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.54%) Workflow

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) Bugzilla
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.85%) WinRunner
3 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Tester
4 6 (23.08%) Software Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Tester
5 4 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate
7 2 (7.69%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Test Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 9 (34.62%) SDLC
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
5 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) ERP
7 3 (11.54%) Workflow
8 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (26.92%) Degree
3 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 4 (15.38%) APMP
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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