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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 32 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 10 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.02% 2.40% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 10.89% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 8
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
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
70 101 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.15% 22.00% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 49 87 84
Average salary £44,250 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £26,925 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Liverpool

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) ISTQB
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 10 (43.48%) ETL
4 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
4 10 (43.48%) Data Integration
5 9 (39.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
6 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Test Planning
8 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Test Management
8 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
8 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 6 (26.09%) Validation
9 5 (21.74%) QA
9 5 (21.74%) Selenium
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (17.39%) Replication
10 4 (17.39%) XML
10 4 (17.39%) .NET
10 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
10 4 (17.39%) Coaching
11 3 (13.04%) Line Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
1 8 (34.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (13.04%) HP UFT
2 3 (13.04%) SilkTest
3 2 (8.70%) MSTest
3 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) Sahi
4 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
2 16 (69.57%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) XBRL
2 3 (13.04%) SOAP
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Integration
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ETL
1 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
2 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
3 7 (30.43%) Test Planning
3 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Validation
4 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Test Management
4 6 (26.09%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Coaching
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Wealth Management
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 3 (13.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Line Management
6 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) ISTQB
2 9 (39.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
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