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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 129 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 65 83 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.81% 2.32% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.30% 9.70% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 61 74 77
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,100
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
891 856 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.80% 23.90% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 755 701 709
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +8 18 £45,000 +50.00%
Altrincham +9 7 £36,500 +35.18%
Wigan -1 2 £26,250 -34.37%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 86 (65.65%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (45.04%) ISTQB
3 50 (38.17%) QA
4 36 (27.48%) Windows
5 35 (26.72%) Test Scripting
6 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
7 30 (22.90%) Degree
8 28 (21.37%) Automated Testing
8 28 (21.37%) MS Excel
8 28 (21.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (20.61%) JIRA
10 26 (19.85%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (19.08%) C#
12 24 (18.32%) Functional Testing
13 23 (17.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (17.56%) Finance
14 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
14 22 (16.79%) Selenium
14 22 (16.79%) Windows Server
15 21 (16.03%) Software Testing
16 19 (14.50%) Retail
17 18 (13.74%) Test Automation
17 18 (13.74%) Manual Testing
17 18 (13.74%) Test Management
18 17 (12.98%) System Testing
18 17 (12.98%) Scrum
19 16 (12.21%) HP Quality Center
19 16 (12.21%) Windows 10
19 16 (12.21%) Case Management

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 (6.11%) CMS
2 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (21.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Office
3 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
1 1 (0.76%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (20.61%) JIRA
2 22 (16.79%) Selenium
3 10 (7.63%) Cucumber
4 8 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.34%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.82%) Ranorex
7 4 (3.05%) Appium
7 4 (3.05%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (3.05%) ReSharper
7 4 (3.05%) SonarQube
7 4 (3.05%) Subversion
8 3 (2.29%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.29%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.29%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.29%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.53%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.53%) MSTest
10 1 (0.76%) JUnit
10 1 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 23 (17.56%) Finance
2 19 (14.50%) Retail
3 13 (9.92%) Banking
4 9 (6.87%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.05%) Legal
6 3 (2.29%) Games
6 3 (2.29%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.53%) Law
7 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.76%) Marketing
8 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (40.46%) Tester
2 49 (37.40%) Analyst
3 33 (25.19%) QA Tester
4 24 (18.32%) Software Tester
4 24 (18.32%) Test Analyst
5 22 (16.79%) Business Analyst
6 21 (16.03%) Lead Tester
6 21 (16.03%) Senior Tester
7 19 (14.50%) QA Leader
8 17 (12.98%) Senior QA Tester
9 16 (12.21%) Automation Tester
10 15 (11.45%) Software Analyst
11 11 (8.40%) Test Leader
12 10 (7.63%) Agile Tester
12 10 (7.63%) QA Engineer
12 10 (7.63%) Software QA Tester
12 10 (7.63%) Test Engineer
12 10 (7.63%) Test Manager
13 9 (6.87%) QA Automation Tester
14 8 (6.11%) Software Development Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.63%) XML
2 9 (6.87%) Web Services
3 6 (4.58%) .NET
4 5 (3.82%) CSS
4 5 (3.82%) jQuery
5 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.05%) ADO.NET
5 4 (3.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 4 (3.05%) HTML
5 4 (3.05%) HTML5
5 4 (3.05%) LINQ
5 4 (3.05%) Node.js
5 4 (3.05%) REST
5 4 (3.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (3.05%) WCF
5 4 (3.05%) XML Schema
5 4 (3.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.63%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.53%) iPad
4 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.53%) User Experience
4 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.76%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.76%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.48%) Windows
2 22 (16.79%) Windows Server
3 16 (12.21%) Windows 10
4 14 (10.69%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.29%) Android
5 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (65.65%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.72%) Test Scripting
3 28 (21.37%) Automated Testing
3 28 (21.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (18.32%) Functional Testing
5 23 (17.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (16.03%) Software Testing
7 18 (13.74%) Manual Testing
7 18 (13.74%) Test Automation
7 18 (13.74%) Test Management
8 17 (12.98%) Scrum
8 17 (12.98%) System Testing
9 16 (12.21%) Case Management
10 15 (11.45%) SDLC
11 14 (10.69%) BDD
12 13 (9.92%) Defect Tracking
13 12 (9.16%) Business Analysis
13 12 (9.16%) Test Strategy
14 11 (8.40%) System Integration Testing
14 11 (8.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.08%) C#
2 14 (10.69%) Java
3 10 (7.63%) SQL
4 5 (3.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.05%) PHP
5 4 (3.05%) XPath
6 2 (1.53%) Ruby
7 1 (0.76%) C
7 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (45.04%) ISTQB
2 30 (22.90%) Degree
3 8 (6.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.53%) MBA
5 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (38.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (12.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.69%) VMware
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle
3 5 (3.82%) Telerik
4 4 (3.05%) Ektron
5 1 (0.76%) Alterian
5 1 (0.76%) Facebook
5 1 (0.76%) HP
5 1 (0.76%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
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Salary: £25000.00 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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