The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 54 45 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 9 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.69% 2.51% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.26% 9.16% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 5
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
124 131 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.22% 27.35% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79 111 92
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

ISEB
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Merseyside region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Merseyside

ISEB
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 11 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
Liverpool -5 9 £32,500 - 1
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 19 (79.17%) Software Testing
1 19 (79.17%) QA
2 18 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (58.33%) Test Management
4 13 (54.17%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
6 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 7 (29.17%) HP
8 7 (29.17%) MS Office
8 7 (29.17%) Usability Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Black-Box Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (29.17%) Software Delivery
9 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
10 4 (16.67%) TDD
10 4 (16.67%) Sahi
10 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Line Management
11 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (4.17%) Liferay
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.67%) Sahi
3 2 (8.33%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.17%) FogBugz
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 12 (50.00%) Tester
2 11 (45.83%) Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) QA Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior QA Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Automation Tester
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Business Finance Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Finance Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Penetration Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) APACS
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Software Testing
2 14 (58.33%) Test Management
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (29.17%) Black-Box Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Software Delivery
5 7 (29.17%) Usability Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Line Management
7 4 (16.67%) Load Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (79.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
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