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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 124 96 105
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 71 109 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.90% 2.81% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.62% 11.34% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 60 98 80
Median salary £33,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £45,150 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
824 961 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.01% 24.76% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 691 741 774
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -1 11 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Bolton - 9 £30,500 -
Wigan -3 4 £30,000 +8.10%
Altrincham +11 1 £37,500 +41.50%
Cheadle +3 1 £50,000 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.64%) QA
3 42 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 42 (31.82%) ISTQB
4 38 (28.79%) Windows
5 37 (28.03%) Test Scripting
6 33 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 33 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (23.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 29 (21.97%) Finance
10 28 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (20.45%) Degree
11 27 (20.45%) Windows Server
12 26 (19.70%) Business Analysis
13 25 (18.94%) SDLC
13 25 (18.94%) JIRA
14 23 (17.42%) Scrum
15 22 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (15.91%) Test Management
16 21 (15.91%) Manual Testing
16 21 (15.91%) Test Automation
16 21 (15.91%) Software Testing
17 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
17 20 (15.15%) Functional Testing
18 18 (13.64%) Windows 10
18 18 (13.64%) Case Management
19 16 (12.12%) Mac OS X
19 16 (12.12%) Retail
19 16 (12.12%) VMware

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 7 (5.30%) CMS
2 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.52%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) WinSCP
2 2 (1.52%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 25 (18.94%) JIRA
2 14 (10.61%) Selenium
3 9 (6.82%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.03%) FitNesse
4 4 (3.03%) HP UFT
4 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.27%) Appium
5 3 (2.27%) Ranorex
5 3 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.76%) Gatling
6 1 (0.76%) Hudson
6 1 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.76%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (21.97%) Finance
2 16 (12.12%) Retail
3 13 (9.85%) Banking
4 12 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.27%) Legal
5 3 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.52%) Games
6 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (41.67%) Analyst
2 54 (40.91%) Tester
3 38 (28.79%) QA Tester
4 35 (26.52%) Business Analyst
5 26 (19.70%) Senior Tester
6 22 (16.67%) Lead Tester
7 21 (15.91%) QA Leader
7 21 (15.91%) Senior QA Tester
7 21 (15.91%) Software Tester
8 17 (12.88%) Test Analyst
9 13 (9.85%) Test Engineer
10 12 (9.09%) QA Engineer
11 10 (7.58%) Automation Tester
11 10 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (6.82%) Software Analyst
12 9 (6.82%) Software QA Tester
13 8 (6.06%) Agile Business Analyst
13 8 (6.06%) QA Automation Tester
13 8 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
14 7 (5.30%) Software Development Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.09%) XML
2 5 (3.79%) Web Services
3 3 (2.27%) JSON
3 3 (2.27%) REST
3 3 (2.27%) SOAP
4 2 (1.52%) .NET
4 2 (1.52%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.52%) HTML
4 2 (1.52%) OAuth
4 2 (1.52%) OpenID
4 2 (1.52%) Swagger
5 1 (0.76%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.76%) CSS
5 1 (0.76%) HTML5
5 1 (0.76%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.79%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.52%) NHS
5 2 (1.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.76%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.76%) iPad
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.79%) Windows
2 27 (20.45%) Windows Server
3 18 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 16 (12.12%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.03%) Android
5 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.03%) Test Scripting
3 33 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 31 (23.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (19.70%) Business Analysis
6 25 (18.94%) SDLC
7 23 (17.42%) Scrum
8 22 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (15.91%) Manual Testing
9 21 (15.91%) Software Testing
9 21 (15.91%) Test Automation
9 21 (15.91%) Test Management
10 20 (15.15%) Functional Testing
11 18 (13.64%) Case Management
12 15 (11.36%) Defect Tracking
12 15 (11.36%) System Testing
13 14 (10.61%) Coaching
14 13 (9.85%) BDD
15 12 (9.09%) Configuration Management
15 12 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.85%) C#
2 9 (6.82%) Java
2 9 (6.82%) SQL
3 2 (1.52%) PHP
4 1 (0.76%) C++
4 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.76%) Python
4 1 (0.76%) Ruby
4 1 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 27 (20.45%) Degree
3 8 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.76%) PhD
4 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (38.64%) QA
System Software
1 16 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.12%) VMware
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle
4 5 (3.79%) Cognizant
4 5 (3.79%) IBM
5 3 (2.27%) Telerik
6 2 (1.52%) Apiary
6 2 (1.52%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.76%) Alterian
7 1 (0.76%) Ektron
7 1 (0.76%) Facebook
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.76%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
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