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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 92 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 105 87 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.67% 2.11% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.49% 9.02% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 98 79 50
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
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
914 965 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.27% 23.42% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 729 743 782
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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 0 12 £32,500 +11.11% 3
Wigan - 5 £27,500 - 1
Rochdale - 3 £57,000 -
Oldham - 2 £34,000 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 78 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (38.42%) QA
3 51 (28.81%) ISTQB
4 49 (27.68%) Finance
5 46 (25.99%) Automated Testing
5 46 (25.99%) User Acceptance Testing
6 45 (25.42%) SQL
7 41 (23.16%) Test Scripting
8 40 (22.60%) Business Analysis
9 34 (19.21%) Manual Testing
10 33 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (17.51%) Degree
12 29 (16.38%) .NET
13 28 (15.82%) Windows
13 28 (15.82%) JIRA
13 28 (15.82%) TDD
14 27 (15.25%) Software Testing
14 27 (15.25%) Analytics
15 26 (14.69%) People Management
15 26 (14.69%) System Testing
16 25 (14.12%) HP Quality Center
16 25 (14.12%) BDD
17 24 (13.56%) Test Management
17 24 (13.56%) TOGAF
17 24 (13.56%) Web Services
18 23 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (12.43%) Regression Testing
19 22 (12.43%) Test Automation
19 22 (12.43%) Automation Testing
20 21 (11.86%) Business Analytics

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (0.56%) CMS
1 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.82%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) Internet
2 5 (2.82%) HTTP
3 4 (2.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.13%) Big Data
4 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (15.82%) JIRA
2 21 (11.86%) Selenium
2 21 (11.86%) HP UFT
3 16 (9.04%) SoapUI
3 16 (9.04%) SpecFlow
4 13 (7.34%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (6.78%) Cucumber
5 12 (6.78%) Hudson
5 12 (6.78%) TeamCity
6 9 (5.08%) Bugzilla
7 8 (4.52%) FitNesse
8 6 (3.39%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.39%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.69%) WebLOAD
10 1 (0.56%) Selenium IDE
General
1 49 (27.68%) Finance
2 10 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.08%) Retail
4 5 (2.82%) Legal
4 5 (2.82%) Banking
5 4 (2.26%) Law
6 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.69%) Games
7 2 (1.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (50.28%) Analyst
2 51 (28.81%) Tester
3 45 (25.42%) Business Analyst
4 39 (22.03%) Test Analyst
5 31 (17.51%) Test Manager
6 24 (13.56%) Software Tester
7 19 (10.73%) QA Tester
8 10 (5.65%) QA Analyst
9 9 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (5.08%) Technical Tester
10 8 (4.52%) Senior Tester
11 6 (3.39%) Consultant
11 6 (3.39%) Senior Test Analyst
11 6 (3.39%) QA Engineer
11 6 (3.39%) Test Leader
11 6 (3.39%) QA Leader
12 5 (2.82%) Team Leader
12 5 (2.82%) Project Manager
13 4 (2.26%) Technical Analyst
13 4 (2.26%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.38%) .NET
2 24 (13.56%) Web Services
3 10 (5.65%) SOAP
4 5 (2.82%) HTML
5 3 (1.69%) J2EE
5 3 (1.69%) ODBC
6 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.13%) CSS
6 2 (1.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.08%) Replication
3 5 (2.82%) Interactive TV
4 4 (2.26%) PMI
4 4 (2.26%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.69%) User Experience
5 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.13%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.82%) Windows
2 4 (2.26%) UNIX
3 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (44.07%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.99%) Automated Testing
2 46 (25.99%) User Acceptance Testing
3 41 (23.16%) Test Scripting
4 40 (22.60%) Business Analysis
5 34 (19.21%) Manual Testing
6 28 (15.82%) TDD
7 27 (15.25%) Software Testing
7 27 (15.25%) Analytics
8 26 (14.69%) People Management
8 26 (14.69%) System Testing
9 25 (14.12%) BDD
10 24 (13.56%) Test Management
10 24 (13.56%) TOGAF
11 23 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (12.43%) Regression Testing
12 22 (12.43%) Test Automation
12 22 (12.43%) Automation Testing
13 21 (11.86%) Business Analytics
13 21 (11.86%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.42%) SQL
2 8 (4.52%) Java
3 7 (3.95%) C#
4 5 (2.82%) C++
5 4 (2.26%) VB
6 3 (1.69%) C
6 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (28.81%) ISTQB
2 31 (17.51%) Degree
3 11 (6.21%) ISEB Practitioner
3 11 (6.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (38.42%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (14.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.91%) HP
3 11 (6.21%) Oracle
4 4 (2.26%) SAP
5 3 (1.69%) VMware
5 3 (1.69%) Computacenter
6 2 (1.13%) Citrix
7 1 (0.56%) McAfee
7 1 (0.56%) Alterian
7 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.56%) Tableau
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, FlexTime, Life Assurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + pension, heaklth plan, life assurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago