The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 120 68 99
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +31
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 74 126 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.98% 3.57% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.20% 13.21% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 62 107 105
Median salary £42,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £45,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
ISEB
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
804 954 1057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.53% 27.04% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 676 710 902
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ISEB
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Manchester

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Manchester

ISEB
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +9 18 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Rochdale - 7 £45,000 - 1
Bolton - 4 £31,750 -
Cheadle +15 2 £50,000 +38.88%
Altrincham -3 2 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Wigan -10 1 £40,000 +25.98%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 102 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (38.10%) QA
3 53 (36.05%) Automated Testing
4 49 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 44 (29.93%) Business Analysis
6 43 (29.25%) Microsoft
6 43 (29.25%) Windows
7 39 (26.53%) SDLC
8 38 (25.85%) ISTQB
9 37 (25.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (23.81%) JIRA
11 32 (21.77%) Degree
12 29 (19.73%) Scrum
12 29 (19.73%) Finance
12 29 (19.73%) MS Excel
12 29 (19.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (19.73%) Test Automation
12 29 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (18.37%) Windows Server
13 27 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (14.97%) BDD
14 22 (14.97%) Selenium
14 22 (14.97%) Test Management
14 22 (14.97%) Manual Testing
15 21 (14.29%) Regression Testing
16 20 (13.61%) Case Management
17 19 (12.93%) TDD
18 18 (12.24%) Software Testing
19 17 (11.56%) VMware
19 17 (11.56%) Active Directory

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.40%) CMS
1 5 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (19.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.12%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.36%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) Internet
2 3 (2.04%) WinSCP
3 2 (1.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (23.81%) JIRA
2 22 (14.97%) Selenium
3 17 (11.56%) Cucumber
4 9 (6.12%) FitNesse
4 9 (6.12%) HP UFT
5 5 (3.40%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.72%) JUnit
6 4 (2.72%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.72%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.36%) Appium
8 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.36%) Gatling
8 2 (1.36%) JMeter
9 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.68%) Hudson
9 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (19.73%) Finance
2 14 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.76%) Banking
3 7 (4.76%) Legal
3 7 (4.76%) Retail
4 5 (3.40%) Law
5 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (46.94%) Analyst
2 53 (36.05%) Tester
3 45 (30.61%) Business Analyst
4 39 (26.53%) QA Tester
5 29 (19.73%) Senior Tester
6 23 (15.65%) Senior QA Tester
7 21 (14.29%) Lead Tester
7 21 (14.29%) Test Analyst
8 20 (13.61%) Senior Analyst
9 19 (12.93%) QA Leader
10 18 (12.24%) Software Tester
11 15 (10.20%) Test Engineer
12 13 (8.84%) Automation Tester
13 12 (8.16%) Senior Business Analyst
14 11 (7.48%) QA Engineer
14 11 (7.48%) Test Automation Engineer
15 10 (6.80%) QA Automation Tester
16 9 (6.12%) Software QA Tester
16 9 (6.12%) Test Manager
17 7 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.52%) XML
2 10 (6.80%) Web Services
3 9 (6.12%) .NET
4 4 (2.72%) Gherkin
4 4 (2.72%) SOAP
5 2 (1.36%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.36%) HTML
5 2 (1.36%) JSON
5 2 (1.36%) OAuth
5 2 (1.36%) OpenID
5 2 (1.36%) REST
5 2 (1.36%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.12%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.72%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.36%) NHS
6 2 (1.36%) Replication
6 2 (1.36%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.25%) Windows
2 27 (18.37%) Windows Server
3 17 (11.56%) Mac OS X
3 17 (11.56%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.72%) Android
4 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (36.05%) Automated Testing
3 49 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 44 (29.93%) Business Analysis
5 39 (26.53%) SDLC
6 37 (25.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (19.73%) Scrum
7 29 (19.73%) Test Automation
7 29 (19.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (14.97%) BDD
8 22 (14.97%) Manual Testing
8 22 (14.97%) Test Management
9 21 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 20 (13.61%) Case Management
11 19 (12.93%) TDD
12 18 (12.24%) Software Testing
13 17 (11.56%) Defect Tracking
14 16 (10.88%) Functional Testing
14 16 (10.88%) System Integration Testing
14 16 (10.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.44%) SQL
2 7 (4.76%) C#
2 7 (4.76%) Java
2 7 (4.76%) Python
3 4 (2.72%) Ruby
4 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (25.85%) ISTQB
2 32 (21.77%) Degree
3 14 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) APMP
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (38.10%) QA
2 7 (4.76%) ISO 14001
2 7 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 7 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (11.56%) Active Directory
1 17 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (8.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (29.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.56%) VMware
3 9 (6.12%) Cognizant
3 9 (6.12%) IBM
4 6 (4.08%) Oracle
5 3 (2.04%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.36%) Apiary
6 2 (1.36%) HP
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
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