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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 43 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.32% 1.67% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.00% 6.78% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 14
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £34,750 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.40%
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
100 118 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.05% 24.58% 29.05%
Number of salaries quoted 86 89 145
Average salary £48,900 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,663 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Liverpool

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
2 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (33.33%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Selenium
5 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (14.29%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Use Case
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) TDD
7 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
7 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
7 2 (9.52%) TestComplete
7 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.76%) Android
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (9.52%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
2 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Use Case
3 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 3 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB6
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft