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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 84 98 95
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 93 106 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.86% 2.64% 2.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.74% 9.57% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 82 95 86
Average salary £34,250 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
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
866 1108 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.65% 27.57% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 672 934 817
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 18 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Altrincham +11 8 £25,750 -33.54% 1
Wigan - 4 £23,500 - 1
Oldham - 3 £25,000 -
Cheadle -6 1 £36,000 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 123 (56.42%) QA
2 120 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (42.66%) ISTQB
4 75 (34.40%) Test Scripting
5 72 (33.03%) JIRA
6 59 (27.06%) Automated Testing
7 57 (26.15%) Windows
7 57 (26.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 47 (21.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 46 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
10 45 (20.64%) HP Quality Center
11 44 (20.18%) Finance
11 44 (20.18%) Software Testing
11 44 (20.18%) Selenium
12 42 (19.27%) Degree
13 39 (17.89%) Performance Testing
13 39 (17.89%) Microsoft Azure
14 38 (17.43%) Manual Testing
14 38 (17.43%) System Testing
14 38 (17.43%) MS Excel
15 37 (16.97%) Microsoft
16 33 (15.14%) Team Foundation Server
17 31 (14.22%) C#
17 31 (14.22%) Scrum
18 29 (13.30%) SQL
18 29 (13.30%) SQL Server
18 29 (13.30%) Functional Testing
19 28 (12.84%) Windows Server
20 26 (11.93%) SDLC
21 24 (11.01%) Test Automation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (1.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.83%) MS Office
4 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) Broadband
1 3 (1.38%) Firewall
1 3 (1.38%) HTTP
1 3 (1.38%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 72 (33.03%) JIRA
2 44 (20.18%) Selenium
3 33 (15.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (11.01%) Bugzilla
5 23 (10.55%) HP UFT
6 21 (9.63%) Cucumber
7 12 (5.50%) FitNesse
8 7 (3.21%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.75%) NUnit
9 6 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (2.75%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.29%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.83%) Appium
11 4 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.83%) FishEye
11 4 (1.83%) MSTest
11 4 (1.83%) Ranorex
12 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.46%) FogBugz
13 1 (0.46%) Sahi
General
1 44 (20.18%) Finance
2 17 (7.80%) Retail
3 11 (5.05%) Banking
4 6 (2.75%) Legal
4 6 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.29%) Games
6 4 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (1.83%) Law
7 3 (1.38%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (46.79%) Analyst
2 89 (40.83%) Tester
3 74 (33.94%) Test Analyst
4 47 (21.56%) Software Tester
5 45 (20.64%) QA Tester
6 25 (11.47%) QA Leader
7 24 (11.01%) Automated Tester
7 24 (11.01%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 24 (11.01%) Senior Tester
8 23 (10.55%) Business Analyst
9 21 (9.63%) Lead Tester
10 18 (8.26%) Senior QA Tester
10 18 (8.26%) Software QA Tester
11 16 (7.34%) QA Engineer
12 15 (6.88%) Agile Tester
13 14 (6.42%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (5.05%) Agile Test Analyst
14 11 (5.05%) Automation Tester
14 11 (5.05%) Test Manager
15 10 (4.59%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.17%) Web Services
2 10 (4.59%) .NET
3 8 (3.67%) XML
4 4 (1.83%) REST
5 1 (0.46%) CSS
5 1 (0.46%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.80%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.80%) PMI
3 16 (7.34%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.21%) EPoS
5 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.38%) iPhone
7 2 (0.92%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.46%) LIMS
8 1 (0.46%) NHS
8 1 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (26.15%) Windows
2 28 (12.84%) Windows Server
3 21 (9.63%) Mac OS X
3 21 (9.63%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.83%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.38%) Android
6 3 (1.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (34.40%) Test Scripting
3 59 (27.06%) Automated Testing
4 57 (26.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 44 (20.18%) Software Testing
6 39 (17.89%) Performance Testing
7 38 (17.43%) Manual Testing
7 38 (17.43%) System Testing
8 31 (14.22%) Scrum
9 29 (13.30%) Functional Testing
10 26 (11.93%) SDLC
11 24 (11.01%) Case Management
11 24 (11.01%) Test Automation
12 23 (10.55%) Waterfall
13 20 (9.17%) Business Analysis
14 18 (8.26%) Automation Testing
14 18 (8.26%) Defect Management
14 18 (8.26%) Defect Tracking
14 18 (8.26%) People Management
14 18 (8.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.22%) C#
2 29 (13.30%) SQL
3 18 (8.26%) Java
4 8 (3.67%) Python
5 4 (1.83%) Ruby
6 3 (1.38%) C++
6 3 (1.38%) VB
7 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 93 (42.66%) ISTQB
2 47 (21.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 42 (19.27%) Degree
4 17 (7.80%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.83%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.92%) MBA
6 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (56.42%) QA
System Software
1 21 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 45 (20.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.63%) VMware
3 14 (6.42%) HP
4 7 (3.21%) Oracle
5 4 (1.83%) Citrix
5 4 (1.83%) Telerik
6 1 (0.46%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.46%) Sage
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Salary is negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: Salary is negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexTime, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago