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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.55% 2.16% 3.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.85% 16.42% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 11
Average salary - £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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 67 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 29.67% 13.16% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 81 55 112
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 20 November 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 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (13.33%) TestComplete
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) MS Project
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) MS Access
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Migration

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (13.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) TestComplete
1 2 (13.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft