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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 120 95 110
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 61 96 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.75% 2.71% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.40% 9.41% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 55 70 76
Median salary £45,000 £35,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
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
824 1020 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.66% 28.81% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 709 808 703
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Altrincham +12 5 £31,500 +16.66% 1
Stockport -6 4 £30,000 -11.11% 3
Wigan +11 1 £23,500 -41.25% 2
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 105 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (55.13%) ISTQB
3 61 (39.10%) QA
4 43 (27.56%) Test Scripting
5 41 (26.28%) JIRA
6 39 (25.00%) Selenium
7 38 (24.36%) Degree
8 36 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 35 (22.44%) Software Testing
9 35 (22.44%) Automated Testing
10 34 (21.79%) Windows
11 29 (18.59%) Finance
11 29 (18.59%) System Testing
12 28 (17.95%) Manual Testing
12 28 (17.95%) C#
13 26 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 25 (16.03%) Scrum
15 24 (15.38%) Functional Testing
16 22 (14.10%) Waterfall
17 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
17 21 (13.46%) Performance Testing
17 21 (13.46%) MS Excel
17 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
18 20 (12.82%) SQL Server
18 20 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (12.82%) SDLC
19 19 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (11.54%) Retail
21 17 (10.90%) BDD
21 17 (10.90%) HP Quality Center

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 4 (2.56%) CMS
1 4 (2.56%) Confluence
1 4 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.21%) MS Office
4 3 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (26.28%) JIRA
2 39 (25.00%) Selenium
3 17 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (8.97%) Cucumber
5 12 (7.69%) HP UFT
6 6 (3.85%) Appium
6 6 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.21%) Bugzilla
7 5 (3.21%) FitNesse
7 5 (3.21%) Ranorex
7 5 (3.21%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.56%) FishEye
8 4 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (2.56%) MSTest
8 4 (2.56%) ReSharper
8 4 (2.56%) SonarQube
8 4 (2.56%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.56%) Subversion
8 4 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (18.59%) Finance
2 18 (11.54%) Retail
3 15 (9.62%) Banking
4 6 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.21%) Legal
6 4 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.56%) Games
6 4 (2.56%) Law
7 3 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (42.95%) Analyst
2 53 (33.97%) Tester
3 49 (31.41%) Test Analyst
4 32 (20.51%) Software Tester
5 26 (16.67%) Automation Tester
6 24 (15.38%) QA Tester
7 18 (11.54%) Business Analyst
8 17 (10.90%) Software Analyst
9 14 (8.97%) Lead Tester
9 14 (8.97%) Test Manager
10 13 (8.33%) QA Leader
10 13 (8.33%) Senior Tester
10 13 (8.33%) Software QA Tester
11 12 (7.69%) Test Engineer
12 11 (7.05%) Agile Tester
12 11 (7.05%) Automation Test Analyst
12 11 (7.05%) QA Automation Tester
12 11 (7.05%) Software Test Analyst
13 8 (5.13%) Senior QA Tester
14 6 (3.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.26%) Web Services
2 11 (7.05%) .NET
3 9 (5.77%) XML
4 8 (5.13%) REST
5 5 (3.21%) CSS
5 5 (3.21%) jQuery
6 4 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.56%) ADO.NET
6 4 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (2.56%) HTML
6 4 (2.56%) HTML5
6 4 (2.56%) JSON
6 4 (2.56%) LINQ
6 4 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (2.56%) WCF
6 4 (2.56%) XML Schema
6 4 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.49%) EPoS
3 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.56%) PMI
5 3 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.28%) iPad
6 2 (1.28%) User Experience
7 1 (0.64%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.79%) Windows
2 14 (8.97%) Windows 10
3 13 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 12 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.21%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (67.31%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.56%) Test Scripting
3 36 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 35 (22.44%) Automated Testing
4 35 (22.44%) Software Testing
5 29 (18.59%) System Testing
6 28 (17.95%) Manual Testing
7 25 (16.03%) Scrum
8 24 (15.38%) Functional Testing
9 22 (14.10%) Waterfall
10 21 (13.46%) Performance Testing
11 20 (12.82%) SDLC
11 20 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (10.90%) BDD
13 16 (10.26%) V-Model
14 15 (9.62%) Test Automation
15 14 (8.97%) Automation Testing
15 14 (8.97%) TDD
16 13 (8.33%) Case Management
17 12 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.95%) C#
2 16 (10.26%) Java
2 16 (10.26%) SQL
3 6 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.85%) Ruby
4 5 (3.21%) PHP
4 5 (3.21%) Python
5 4 (2.56%) XPath
6 3 (1.92%) C++
6 3 (1.92%) VB
7 1 (0.64%) C
7 1 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (55.13%) ISTQB
2 38 (24.36%) Degree
3 26 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.92%) MBA
6 2 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (39.10%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (10.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.69%) VMware
3 6 (3.85%) Oracle
4 5 (3.21%) Telerik
5 4 (2.56%) Ektron
6 2 (1.28%) Citrix
7 1 (0.64%) HP
7 1 (0.64%) Sage
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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