The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 46 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 3 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.81% 1.22% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 8.00% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 10
Average salary £40,000 £23,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -45.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
ISEB
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
108 75 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.19% 15.27% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 77 61 114
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

ISEB
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Liverpool region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Liverpool

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 7 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (18.18%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (18.18%) MS Access
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) MS Project
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (9.09%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) Selenium
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) FogBugz

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (9.09%) FogBugz
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft