The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 110 126 131
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 82 69 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.05% 1.68% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.39% 6.44% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 75 57 37
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,800 £41,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +0.69%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
873 1071 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.85% 26.05% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 717 913 725
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Manchester

ISEB
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 16 £29,000 - 2
Altrincham - 11 £55,000 - 1
Cheadle -4 4 £32,500 - 1
Bolton -10 3 £23,500 +11.90%
Salford - 1 £40,500 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 72 (41.86%) Software Testing
2 67 (38.95%) Finance
3 62 (36.05%) ISTQB
4 57 (33.14%) SQL
5 47 (27.33%) QA
6 46 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (20.35%) Test Scripting
8 32 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 31 (18.02%) Automated Testing
10 30 (17.44%) Selenium
11 28 (16.28%) Manual Testing
12 27 (15.70%) Degree
13 26 (15.12%) HP
14 25 (14.53%) HP Quality Center
15 23 (13.37%) Test Automation
15 23 (13.37%) C#
15 23 (13.37%) Windows
16 21 (12.21%) .NET
17 20 (11.63%) Project Management
17 20 (11.63%) Scrum
18 19 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (11.05%) Automation Testing
19 17 (9.88%) Banking
20 15 (8.72%) TestPartner
20 15 (8.72%) QuickTest Pro
20 15 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
20 15 (8.72%) Load Testing
21 14 (8.14%) Visual Studio
21 14 (8.14%) Java
22 13 (7.56%) TDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (1.16%) IIS
2 1 (0.58%) CMS
2 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.58%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) LAN
2 1 (0.58%) WAN
2 1 (0.58%) DHCP
2 1 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (17.44%) Selenium
2 19 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (8.72%) TestPartner
3 15 (8.72%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (8.14%) Visual Studio
5 11 (6.40%) JUnit
5 11 (6.40%) LoadRunner
5 11 (6.40%) SilkPerformer
5 11 (6.40%) QALoad
6 10 (5.81%) EasyMock
6 10 (5.81%) jMock
7 8 (4.65%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.65%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.49%) JIRA
8 6 (3.49%) Hudson
9 5 (2.91%) TestDirector
9 5 (2.91%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.91%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.16%) Subversion
11 1 (0.58%) JMeter
General
1 67 (38.95%) Finance
2 17 (9.88%) Banking
3 6 (3.49%) Legal
4 3 (1.74%) Retail
4 3 (1.74%) Marketing
5 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (55.81%) Analyst
2 71 (41.28%) Test Analyst
3 48 (27.91%) Tester
4 28 (16.28%) Senior Analyst
5 25 (14.53%) Senior Test Analyst
6 23 (13.37%) Software Tester
7 21 (12.21%) Business Analyst
8 14 (8.14%) Test Engineer
9 13 (7.56%) Software Test Analyst
10 11 (6.40%) Test Manager
11 10 (5.81%) Head of Testing
12 8 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
13 7 (4.07%) Senior Tester
13 7 (4.07%) Banking Business Analyst
14 5 (2.91%) Business Manager
15 4 (2.33%) Software Analyst
15 4 (2.33%) Testing Manager
15 4 (2.33%) Trainer
15 4 (2.33%) Senior Manager
16 3 (1.74%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.21%) .NET
2 9 (5.23%) SOAP
2 9 (5.23%) Web Services
2 9 (5.23%) HTML
3 5 (2.91%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.74%) XML
4 3 (1.74%) CSS
4 3 (1.74%) J2EE
5 2 (1.16%) jQuery
5 2 (1.16%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.23%) Mainframe
2 8 (4.65%) Statistics
3 5 (2.91%) Replication
3 5 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.74%) PMI
4 3 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.58%) PDA
5 1 (0.58%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.58%) FMCG
5 1 (0.58%) Open Source
5 1 (0.58%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.37%) Windows
2 15 (8.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (5.81%) UNIX
4 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.16%) Android
5 2 (1.16%) Linux
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (41.86%) Software Testing
2 46 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (20.35%) Test Scripting
4 31 (18.02%) Automated Testing
5 28 (16.28%) Manual Testing
6 23 (13.37%) Test Automation
7 20 (11.63%) Project Management
7 20 (11.63%) Scrum
8 19 (11.05%) Automation Testing
9 15 (8.72%) Load Testing
10 13 (7.56%) TDD
11 12 (6.98%) Web Testing
12 11 (6.40%) E-Commerce
12 11 (6.40%) Technical Analysis
13 10 (5.81%) Agile Testing
13 10 (5.81%) BDD
13 10 (5.81%) QMS
13 10 (5.81%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (5.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.14%) SQL
2 23 (13.37%) C#
3 14 (8.14%) Java
4 9 (5.23%) VB
5 7 (4.07%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.91%) C
7 4 (2.33%) Python
8 3 (1.74%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.74%) Perl
9 2 (1.16%) VBScript
9 2 (1.16%) C++
9 2 (1.16%) Ruby
10 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (36.05%) ISTQB
2 27 (15.70%) Degree
3 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.33%) HNC
4 4 (2.33%) HND
5 3 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.58%) ACTC
6 1 (0.58%) ACSA
6 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.58%) ACSP
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (27.33%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (14.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.12%) HP
3 8 (4.65%) Oracle
4 5 (2.91%) VMware
5 4 (2.33%) Compuware
6 1 (0.58%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.58%) Citrix
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.58%) Apple
6 1 (0.58%) Twitter
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