The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield 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 33 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 4.55% 1.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category 27.59% 11.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
ISEB
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 16.48% 10.00% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 37
Average salary £40,250 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

ISEB
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Macclesfield

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 10 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 9 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) RAD
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 8 (66.67%) QA
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (66.67%) JIRA
3 8 (66.67%) Selenium
3 8 (66.67%) FitNesse
3 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) TDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (66.67%) JIRA
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
1 8 (66.67%) FitNesse
1 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Tester
2 9 (75.00%) Software Tester
3 8 (66.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 10 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) RAD
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft