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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 97 99 134
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +35
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 87 93 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.43% 2.32% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.41% 9.99% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 80 80 49
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £27,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £49,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
836 931 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.38% 23.23% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 683 741 840
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport 0 9 £30,000 -4.76% 4
Wigan - 5 £27,750 - 2
Rochdale - 4 £54,500 -
Oldham - 1 £28,500 - 1
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 81 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (37.57%) QA
3 64 (33.86%) Finance
4 63 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 53 (28.04%) Automated Testing
6 49 (25.93%) SQL
7 43 (22.75%) Manual Testing
8 40 (21.16%) Software Testing
9 37 (19.58%) Test Scripting
10 36 (19.05%) TDD
11 35 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 34 (17.99%) .NET
13 32 (16.93%) Business Analysis
13 32 (16.93%) System Testing
14 31 (16.40%) BDD
15 29 (15.34%) Degree
16 28 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (14.29%) Regression Testing
17 27 (14.29%) Automation Testing
18 25 (13.23%) Web Services
19 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
19 23 (12.17%) SoapUI
19 23 (12.17%) SpecFlow
19 23 (12.17%) Compatibility Testing
20 22 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (11.64%) Banking
20 22 (11.64%) Windows
21 21 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
21 21 (11.11%) Test Management
21 21 (11.11%) SDLC

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (0.53%) CMS
1 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.17%) MS Office
3 5 (2.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.82%) Internet
2 5 (2.65%) HTTP
3 2 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.06%) Big Data
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (12.17%) SoapUI
1 23 (12.17%) SpecFlow
2 20 (10.58%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.05%) TeamCity
3 19 (10.05%) Hudson
3 19 (10.05%) JIRA
3 19 (10.05%) Selenium
4 18 (9.52%) HP UFT
5 13 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.23%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.70%) Bugzilla
8 6 (3.17%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.65%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.59%) WebLOAD
12 2 (1.06%) TestComplete
13 1 (0.53%) Rational Functional Tester
13 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.53%) Selenium IDE
General
1 64 (33.86%) Finance
2 22 (11.64%) Banking
3 11 (5.82%) Retail
4 9 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.12%) Legal
6 3 (1.59%) Games
6 3 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.59%) Law
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (48.15%) Analyst
2 51 (26.98%) Tester
3 48 (25.40%) Test Analyst
4 37 (19.58%) Business Analyst
5 28 (14.81%) Test Manager
6 23 (12.17%) Software Tester
7 13 (6.88%) Technical Tester
7 13 (6.88%) Test Leader
8 11 (5.82%) QA Tester
8 11 (5.82%) QA Analyst
9 8 (4.23%) Senior Tester
9 8 (4.23%) Software Manager
10 7 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.17%) Consultant
11 6 (3.17%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (2.65%) Software Asset Manager
12 5 (2.65%) Lead Tester
12 5 (2.65%) Defect Manager
13 4 (2.12%) QA Leader
13 4 (2.12%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.99%) .NET
2 25 (13.23%) Web Services
3 14 (7.41%) SOAP
4 5 (2.65%) HTML
5 3 (1.59%) J2EE
5 3 (1.59%) ODBC
6 2 (1.06%) XML
6 2 (1.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.88%) Replication
3 5 (2.65%) Interactive TV
4 3 (1.59%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.59%) User Experience
5 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.06%) PMI
5 2 (1.06%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.64%) Windows
2 4 (2.12%) UNIX
3 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.04%) Automated Testing
3 43 (22.75%) Manual Testing
4 40 (21.16%) Software Testing
5 37 (19.58%) Test Scripting
6 36 (19.05%) TDD
7 35 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (16.93%) System Testing
8 32 (16.93%) Business Analysis
9 31 (16.40%) BDD
10 27 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 27 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 23 (12.17%) Compatibility Testing
12 22 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (11.11%) Test Management
13 21 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (11.11%) SDLC
14 20 (10.58%) Mentoring
15 19 (10.05%) Coaching
15 19 (10.05%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.93%) SQL
2 8 (4.23%) Java
3 5 (2.65%) C++
4 4 (2.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.12%) VB
5 3 (1.59%) C
5 3 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (0.53%) PHP
6 1 (0.53%) Python
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby
6 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 29 (15.34%) Degree
3 14 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (5.82%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (37.57%) QA
2 13 (6.88%) FATCA
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.47%) Oracle
3 15 (7.94%) HP
4 9 (4.76%) SAP
5 7 (3.70%) VMware
6 5 (2.65%) IBM
7 2 (1.06%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.53%) Tableau
8 1 (0.53%) Alterian
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix
8 1 (0.53%) McAfee
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
PS Computer
Salary: £38k - £47k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38551 - £47308 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
Posted: 17 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 26 days ago