The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 47 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 20 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.07% 1.84% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.49% 7.64% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 7
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £30,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £30,250 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
138 144 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.20% 24.08% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 118 108 174
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
North West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +2 13 £30,500 +1.66% 1
Birkenhead - 4 £40,000 -
St Helens - 1 £39,000 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 9 (32.14%) Selenium
4 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 8 (28.57%) QA
5 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Android
6 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.71%) UML
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.71%) C#
7 3 (10.71%) SQL
7 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 3 (10.71%) User Stories
7 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Use Case
7 3 (10.71%) Degree
8 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) TestComplete
2 2 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Analyst
2 14 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
1 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) UML
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) User Stories
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Use Case
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Load Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C#
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB
2 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
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