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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 85 109 132
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 103 82 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.85% 2.04% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.87% 9.27% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 77 75 57
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
1044 885 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 28.86% 22.04% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 823 730 925
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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 +13 25 £33,000 +13.79% 7
Wigan - 3 £40,000 - 2
Rochdale - 3 £50,000 - 2
Cheadle +8 2 - -
Bolton +9 1 £45,000 +91.48%
Altrincham -14 1 £27,000 -50.90% 1
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 105 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (42.06%) ISTQB
3 77 (35.98%) Finance
4 67 (31.31%) Automated Testing
5 65 (30.37%) QA
6 64 (29.91%) SQL
7 60 (28.04%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (21.03%) Manual Testing
9 42 (19.63%) Degree
10 41 (19.16%) Software Testing
10 41 (19.16%) Mentoring
10 41 (19.16%) Microsoft
11 38 (17.76%) Automation Testing
12 37 (17.29%) .NET
13 36 (16.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 35 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 35 (16.36%) TDD
15 33 (15.42%) ITIL
16 32 (14.95%) Functional Testing
17 31 (14.49%) Coaching
17 31 (14.49%) BDD
17 31 (14.49%) Oracle
18 30 (14.02%) System Testing
19 29 (13.55%) Business Analysis
19 29 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
19 29 (13.55%) Web Services
20 28 (13.08%) VMware
20 28 (13.08%) SoapUI
20 28 (13.08%) SpecFlow
20 28 (13.08%) Test Scripting

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 20 (9.35%) MS Office
2 19 (8.88%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (3.74%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.54%) Internet
2 4 (1.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.14%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (13.08%) SoapUI
2 28 (13.08%) SpecFlow
3 22 (10.28%) Jenkins
3 22 (10.28%) Hudson
3 22 (10.28%) TeamCity
4 21 (9.81%) Selenium
5 18 (8.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (4.21%) TestDirector
7 5 (2.34%) JIRA
7 5 (2.34%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.40%) TestComplete
8 3 (1.40%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.93%) WebLOAD
9 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.93%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.47%) NUnit
10 1 (0.47%) Subversion
10 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
General
1 77 (35.98%) Finance
2 23 (10.75%) Banking
3 21 (9.81%) Retail
4 11 (5.14%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.87%) Legal
6 3 (1.40%) Games
6 3 (1.40%) Law
7 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (36.92%) Analyst
2 52 (24.30%) Tester
3 44 (20.56%) Test Analyst
4 33 (15.42%) Test Leader
5 29 (13.55%) Test Manager
6 28 (13.08%) Business Analyst
7 19 (8.88%) Software Tester
8 17 (7.94%) Technical Tester
9 16 (7.48%) Defect Manager
10 14 (6.54%) Senior Tester
11 12 (5.61%) Lead Tester
12 11 (5.14%) Financial Business Analyst
12 11 (5.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 9 (4.21%) Environment Manager
13 9 (4.21%) Test Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) Software Test Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) Software Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) Senior Manager
14 8 (3.74%) QA Analyst
14 8 (3.74%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.29%) .NET
2 29 (13.55%) Web Services
3 17 (7.94%) SOAP
4 3 (1.40%) HTML
4 3 (1.40%) J2EE
4 3 (1.40%) ODBC
5 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.47%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (28.04%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.01%) Replication
3 13 (6.07%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.40%) Interactive TV
5 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.93%) Biotechnology
6 2 (0.93%) Open Source
7 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.47%) Life Science
7 1 (0.47%) PMI
7 1 (0.47%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.15%) Windows
2 9 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.87%) UNIX
4 3 (1.40%) Android
4 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (31.31%) Automated Testing
3 45 (21.03%) Manual Testing
4 41 (19.16%) Software Testing
4 41 (19.16%) Mentoring
5 38 (17.76%) Automation Testing
6 35 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (16.36%) TDD
7 33 (15.42%) ITIL
8 32 (14.95%) Functional Testing
9 31 (14.49%) Coaching
9 31 (14.49%) BDD
10 30 (14.02%) System Testing
11 29 (13.55%) Business Analysis
12 28 (13.08%) Test Scripting
13 27 (12.62%) Compatibility Testing
13 27 (12.62%) Time Management
13 27 (12.62%) Project Management
13 27 (12.62%) Regression Testing
14 26 (12.15%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 64 (29.91%) SQL
2 9 (4.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.34%) Java
4 4 (1.87%) C++
4 4 (1.87%) VB
5 3 (1.40%) Python
5 3 (1.40%) C
6 2 (0.93%) C#
6 2 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.47%) VBScript
7 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 90 (42.06%) ISTQB
2 42 (19.63%) Degree
3 36 (16.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.27%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (30.37%) QA
2 12 (5.61%) FATCA
3 8 (3.74%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.74%) ISO 14001
3 8 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (19.16%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.49%) Oracle
3 28 (13.08%) VMware
4 13 (6.07%) HP
5 10 (4.67%) SAP
6 5 (2.34%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) Capita
7 1 (0.47%) Aquila
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension & More
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 33,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per month
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexi
Posted: 14 days ago