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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West / Manchester
Rank 124 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 77 110 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.10% 3.44% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.91% 12.42% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 65 98 105
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%

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
777 886 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.18% 27.72% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 614 695 873
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £25,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +3 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Rochdale - 9 £45,000 -
Altrincham -4 4 £42,500 +77.08% 1
Bolton - 2 £31,000 -
Cheadle +17 1 - -
Salford - 1 £35,000 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 113 (79.02%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.86%) Test Scripting
3 54 (37.76%) Automated Testing
4 44 (30.77%) ISTQB
4 44 (30.77%) QA
5 42 (29.37%) SDLC
6 41 (28.67%) Test Automation
7 40 (27.97%) Business Analysis
8 38 (26.57%) Windows
9 35 (24.48%) Degree
10 34 (23.78%) JIRA
11 33 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 33 (23.08%) BDD
12 32 (22.38%) Selenium
12 32 (22.38%) Scrum
13 30 (20.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (20.28%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (19.58%) Finance
15 28 (19.58%) TDD
16 27 (18.88%) Cucumber
17 22 (15.38%) Waterfall
18 21 (14.69%) Manual Testing
19 20 (13.99%) Regression Testing
19 20 (13.99%) Python
19 20 (13.99%) MS Excel
20 19 (13.29%) Enterprise Architecture
21 18 (12.59%) Telecoms
21 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
21 18 (12.59%) Windows Server
22 17 (11.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.80%) Confluence
3 2 (1.40%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (13.99%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.29%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.70%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.99%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.40%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (23.78%) JIRA
2 32 (22.38%) Selenium
3 27 (18.88%) Cucumber
4 10 (6.99%) FitNesse
4 10 (6.99%) HP UFT
5 7 (4.90%) JMeter
6 6 (4.20%) JUnit
7 5 (3.50%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.50%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.80%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.80%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.40%) Gatling
9 2 (1.40%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.70%) Hudson
10 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (19.58%) Finance
2 18 (12.59%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.29%) Legal
4 8 (5.59%) Law
5 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.80%) Banking
7 3 (2.10%) Retail
8 2 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.70%) Electronics
9 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (51.05%) Analyst
2 38 (26.57%) Tester
3 37 (25.87%) Business Analyst
4 32 (22.38%) Test Analyst
5 29 (20.28%) QA Tester
6 22 (15.38%) Test Engineer
7 21 (14.69%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (13.29%) Senior Tester
9 18 (12.59%) Test Automation Engineer
10 15 (10.49%) Senior Business Analyst
10 15 (10.49%) Senior QA Tester
11 14 (9.79%) Automation Tester
11 14 (9.79%) Software Tester
12 13 (9.09%) Lead Tester
13 11 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
13 11 (7.69%) QA Leader
14 10 (6.99%) Automation Test Analyst
14 10 (6.99%) Software QA Tester
14 10 (6.99%) Test Manager
15 8 (5.59%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.79%) .NET
2 12 (8.39%) XML
3 11 (7.69%) Web Services
4 8 (5.59%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.80%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.10%) SOAP
7 2 (1.40%) HTML
7 2 (1.40%) JSON
7 2 (1.40%) OAuth
7 2 (1.40%) OpenID
7 2 (1.40%) REST
7 2 (1.40%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.29%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.90%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.80%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.80%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.40%) NHS
6 2 (1.40%) Replication
6 2 (1.40%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.57%) Windows
2 18 (12.59%) Windows Server
3 11 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 11 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 7 (4.90%) Linux
5 3 (2.10%) Android
5 3 (2.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (79.02%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.86%) Test Scripting
3 54 (37.76%) Automated Testing
4 42 (29.37%) SDLC
5 41 (28.67%) Test Automation
6 40 (27.97%) Business Analysis
7 33 (23.08%) BDD
8 32 (22.38%) Scrum
9 30 (20.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (20.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 28 (19.58%) TDD
12 22 (15.38%) Waterfall
13 21 (14.69%) Manual Testing
14 20 (13.99%) Regression Testing
15 19 (13.29%) Enterprise Architecture
16 17 (11.89%) Test Management
17 16 (11.19%) Defect Management
18 15 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (10.49%) Integration Testing
18 15 (10.49%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.99%) Python
2 13 (9.09%) Ruby
3 12 (8.39%) Java
4 10 (6.99%) C#
5 7 (4.90%) SQL
6 5 (3.50%) C++
7 4 (2.80%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.40%) Perl
9 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 35 (24.48%) Degree
3 17 (11.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (6.29%) Security Cleared
5 7 (4.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) APMP
6 1 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (30.77%) QA
2 10 (6.99%) ISO 14001
2 10 (6.99%) ISO 9001
2 10 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 11 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (9.79%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.69%) VMware
3 9 (6.29%) Cognizant
3 9 (6.29%) IBM
4 7 (4.90%) HP
5 5 (3.50%) Oracle
6 3 (2.10%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.40%) Apiary
8 1 (0.70%) SAP
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: competitive benefits
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Salary: Competitive DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
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