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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 43 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 9 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.05% 1.70% 3.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.00% 7.84% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 19
Average salary £30,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £38,250 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
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
100 102 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.73% 21.70% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 88 75 148
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,775 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 15 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Liverpool

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (35.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (15.00%) QA
5 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
6 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.00%) TestComplete
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.00%) Android
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
4 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft