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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 109 96 130
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 73 90 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.15% 2.31% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.10% 10.32% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62 72 52
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,837 £49,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
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
802 872 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.62% 22.35% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 668 697 895
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 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 3 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 -8 9 £30,000 -4.76% 2
Wigan - 5 £40,000 -
Altrincham +2 2 £27,000 -50.90%
Rochdale - 1 £52,000 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 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 85 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (36.81%) ISTQB
3 66 (36.26%) Finance
4 61 (33.52%) QA
5 57 (31.32%) SQL
6 56 (30.77%) Automated Testing
7 45 (24.73%) Manual Testing
8 42 (23.08%) TDD
9 41 (22.53%) Software Testing
10 38 (20.88%) .NET
11 37 (20.33%) System Testing
11 37 (20.33%) BDD
12 33 (18.13%) Automation Testing
13 32 (17.58%) Regression Testing
14 31 (17.03%) Degree
15 30 (16.48%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (15.93%) Compatibility Testing
16 29 (15.93%) SpecFlow
16 29 (15.93%) SoapUI
17 28 (15.38%) Test Scripting
18 26 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (13.74%) Web Services
19 25 (13.74%) Banking
20 24 (13.19%) Business Analysis
20 24 (13.19%) Mentoring
20 24 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (12.64%) Coaching
21 23 (12.64%) Jenkins
22 22 (12.09%) Hudson
22 22 (12.09%) TeamCity

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (0.55%) CMS
1 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.40%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.59%) Internet
2 5 (2.75%) HTTP
3 2 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.10%) Big Data
3 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (15.93%) SoapUI
1 29 (15.93%) SpecFlow
2 23 (12.64%) Jenkins
3 22 (12.09%) TeamCity
3 22 (12.09%) Hudson
4 16 (8.79%) Selenium
5 14 (7.69%) HP UFT
6 11 (6.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (5.49%) JIRA
8 6 (3.30%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.75%) Bugzilla
9 5 (2.75%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.75%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.65%) WebLOAD
10 3 (1.65%) TestComplete
11 2 (1.10%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.55%) Rational Functional Tester
12 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.55%) Selenium IDE
General
1 66 (36.26%) Finance
2 25 (13.74%) Banking
3 15 (8.24%) Retail
4 13 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.75%) Legal
6 3 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.10%) Law
7 2 (1.10%) Games
7 2 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (45.60%) Analyst
2 53 (29.12%) Tester
3 49 (26.92%) Test Analyst
4 27 (14.84%) Test Manager
4 27 (14.84%) Business Analyst
5 22 (12.09%) Software Tester
6 17 (9.34%) Technical Tester
7 16 (8.79%) Test Leader
8 10 (5.49%) Senior Tester
8 10 (5.49%) QA Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Technical Test Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Financial Business Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 7 (3.85%) Lead Tester
10 6 (3.30%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (3.30%) Software Test Analyst
10 6 (3.30%) Software Manager
11 5 (2.75%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.88%) .NET
2 25 (13.74%) Web Services
3 17 (9.34%) SOAP
4 5 (2.75%) HTML
5 3 (1.65%) J2EE
5 3 (1.65%) ODBC
6 2 (1.10%) XML
6 2 (1.10%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.79%) Replication
3 5 (2.75%) Interactive TV
4 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.65%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.10%) Biotechnology
6 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.99%) Windows
2 4 (2.20%) UNIX
3 3 (1.65%) Android
3 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 45 (24.73%) Manual Testing
4 42 (23.08%) TDD
5 41 (22.53%) Software Testing
6 37 (20.33%) System Testing
6 37 (20.33%) BDD
7 33 (18.13%) Automation Testing
8 32 (17.58%) Regression Testing
9 30 (16.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (15.93%) Compatibility Testing
11 28 (15.38%) Test Scripting
12 26 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (13.19%) Business Analysis
13 24 (13.19%) Mentoring
14 23 (12.64%) Coaching
15 21 (11.54%) SDLC
16 19 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (10.44%) Test Management
17 18 (9.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.32%) SQL
2 7 (3.85%) Java
3 4 (2.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.20%) C++
4 3 (1.65%) VB
4 3 (1.65%) Python
4 3 (1.65%) C
5 2 (1.10%) C#
5 2 (1.10%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
6 1 (0.55%) VBScript
6 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (36.81%) ISTQB
2 31 (17.03%) Degree
3 17 (9.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (6.04%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (33.52%) QA
2 13 (7.14%) FATCA
3 3 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.65%) ISO 14001
3 3 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.34%) Oracle
3 14 (7.69%) HP
4 12 (6.59%) SAP
5 8 (4.40%) VMware
6 5 (2.75%) IBM
7 2 (1.10%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.10%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.55%) Aquila
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.55%) Tableau
8 1 (0.55%) Alterian
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago