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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 51 68 47
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 9 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.97% 1.03% 4.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.38% 5.61% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 23
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.69%
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
122 107 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.75% 18.45% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 103 88 154
Average salary £46,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.78% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 January 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 29 January 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 +17 9 £32,500 -13.33% 7
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 9 (56.25%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Management
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) MS Project
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) HNC
8 2 (12.50%) MS Access
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 2 (12.50%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (12.50%) Selenium
9 1 (6.25%) Release Management
9 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
9 1 (6.25%) System Testing
9 1 (6.25%) FogBugz
9 1 (6.25%) Line Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) FogBugz
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (37.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
7 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) HNC
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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