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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 14 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.26% 1.29% 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.69% 5.44% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 16
Average salary £30,250 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £34,750 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.40%
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
131 147 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.16% 23.71% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 111 112 165
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +7 11 £30,000 -
Southport - 1 £36,500 -
St Helens - 1 £39,000 - 1
Birkenhead - 1 - -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (45.16%) Test Scripting
2 12 (38.71%) Software Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Selenium
4 8 (25.81%) QA
4 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
5 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (22.58%) HP
6 5 (16.13%) Finance
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
7 4 (12.90%) Windows
7 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (12.90%) Android
7 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
8 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
8 3 (9.68%) User Stories
8 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Degree
8 3 (9.68%) Use Case
8 3 (9.68%) UML
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.68%) C#
8 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (6.45%) TDD
9 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.45%) Microsoft

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.45%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Analyst
2 18 (58.06%) Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Test Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Android
1 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Test Scripting
2 12 (38.71%) Software Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.68%) User Stories
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Use Case
5 3 (9.68%) UML
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Load Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C#
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VB6
2 1 (3.23%) VB
2 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
St. Helens, Merseyside
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