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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 129 95 111
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 71 103 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.92% 2.73% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.56% 11.61% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 66 95 81
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
829 887 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.39% 23.50% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 693 720 753
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,600 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +2 16 £45,000 +38.46%
Bolton - 5 £30,500 - 1
Altrincham - 4 £37,000 -
Wigan -4 3 £30,000 +9.09%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (39.23%) ISTQB
3 50 (38.46%) QA
4 36 (27.69%) Test Scripting
4 36 (27.69%) Microsoft
5 34 (26.15%) Windows
6 33 (25.38%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (24.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (22.31%) Automated Testing
9 27 (20.77%) Degree
10 26 (20.00%) JIRA
10 26 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 26 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (19.23%) Finance
12 23 (17.69%) Functional Testing
13 22 (16.92%) Manual Testing
14 21 (16.15%) Scrum
14 21 (16.15%) Business Analysis
14 21 (16.15%) SQL Server
15 20 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (15.38%) SDLC
15 20 (15.38%) Software Testing
16 19 (14.62%) Test Management
17 18 (13.85%) Test Automation
17 18 (13.85%) Selenium
17 18 (13.85%) Case Management
17 18 (13.85%) C#
18 17 (13.08%) Windows 10
19 16 (12.31%) Retail

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 9 (6.92%) CMS
2 1 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.54%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (20.00%) JIRA
2 18 (13.85%) Selenium
3 9 (6.92%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.08%) Appium
6 3 (2.31%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.31%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.31%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.31%) Ranorex
6 3 (2.31%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.31%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.31%) SonarQube
6 3 (2.31%) Subversion
7 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.54%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.77%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.77%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.77%) JUnit
General
1 25 (19.23%) Finance
2 16 (12.31%) Retail
3 12 (9.23%) Banking
4 10 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.08%) Legal
6 3 (2.31%) Games
7 2 (1.54%) Law
8 1 (0.77%) Marketing
8 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.77%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (40.77%) Tester
2 51 (39.23%) Analyst
3 35 (26.92%) QA Tester
4 31 (23.85%) Business Analyst
5 25 (19.23%) Senior Tester
6 23 (17.69%) Lead Tester
7 22 (16.92%) Software Tester
8 21 (16.15%) QA Leader
9 20 (15.38%) Senior QA Tester
10 17 (13.08%) Test Analyst
11 11 (8.46%) Automation Tester
11 11 (8.46%) Software Analyst
12 10 (7.69%) QA Engineer
12 10 (7.69%) Test Manager
13 9 (6.92%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (6.15%) Agile Business Analyst
14 8 (6.15%) Development Analyst
14 8 (6.15%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 8 (6.15%) Test Engineer
14 8 (6.15%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.46%) XML
2 6 (4.62%) Web Services
3 5 (3.85%) .NET
4 3 (2.31%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.31%) ADO.NET
4 3 (2.31%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.31%) CSS
4 3 (2.31%) HTML
4 3 (2.31%) HTML5
4 3 (2.31%) jQuery
4 3 (2.31%) JSON
4 3 (2.31%) LINQ
4 3 (2.31%) Node.js
4 3 (2.31%) REST
4 3 (2.31%) SOAP
4 3 (2.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (2.31%) WCF
4 3 (2.31%) XML Schema
4 3 (2.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.77%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.54%) iPad
5 2 (1.54%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.15%) Windows
2 26 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (13.08%) Windows 10
4 15 (11.54%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.31%) Android
5 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.69%) Test Scripting
3 32 (24.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (22.31%) Automated Testing
5 23 (17.69%) Functional Testing
6 22 (16.92%) Manual Testing
7 21 (16.15%) Business Analysis
7 21 (16.15%) Scrum
8 20 (15.38%) SDLC
8 20 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 20 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (14.62%) Test Management
10 18 (13.85%) Case Management
10 18 (13.85%) Test Automation
11 15 (11.54%) Defect Tracking
12 14 (10.77%) Coaching
12 14 (10.77%) System Testing
13 13 (10.00%) BDD
13 13 (10.00%) Test Strategy
14 10 (7.69%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.85%) C#
2 11 (8.46%) Java
3 9 (6.92%) SQL
4 4 (3.08%) PHP
5 3 (2.31%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.31%) XPath
6 2 (1.54%) Ruby
7 1 (0.77%) C
7 1 (0.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (39.23%) ISTQB
2 27 (20.77%) Degree
3 8 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.77%) MBA
4 1 (0.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 15 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.54%) VMware
3 6 (4.62%) Oracle
4 4 (3.08%) Cognizant
4 4 (3.08%) IBM
5 3 (2.31%) Ektron
5 3 (2.31%) Telerik
6 2 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (0.77%) Alterian
7 1 (0.77%) Facebook
7 1 (0.77%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.77%) Sitecore
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: circa £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago