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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 47 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.45% 2.83% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.39% 13.43% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 10
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +2.85%
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
143 134 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.18% 21.04% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 88 113 116
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram 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 4 August 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
Liverpool +6 9 £45,000 +50.00%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 29 (82.86%) SQL
2 25 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 16 (45.71%) Finance
4 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 13 (37.14%) ETL
5 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
6 12 (34.29%) Data Integration
7 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (25.71%) Test Management
10 8 (22.86%) Test Planning
10 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
11 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (17.14%) QA
12 6 (17.14%) Selenium
12 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
12 6 (17.14%) Validation
13 5 (14.29%) MS Office
13 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
13 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (11.43%) XML
14 4 (11.43%) .NET
14 4 (11.43%) Replication
14 4 (11.43%) Mentoring

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.71%) SilkTest
2 2 (5.71%) MSTest
2 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Analyst
2 23 (65.71%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Tester
4 2 (5.71%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
5 1 (2.86%) Junior Tester
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) XBRL
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Data Integration
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ETL
1 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
2 9 (25.71%) Test Management
3 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
3 8 (22.86%) Test Planning
4 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Validation
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.43%) Coaching
8 3 (8.57%) Functional Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Wealth Management
9 2 (5.71%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Use Case
9 2 (5.71%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 9 (25.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) HP
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