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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 39 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 22 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.54% 1.60% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.49% 7.30% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 10
Average salary £31,500 £32,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% -17.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £24,750 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +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
142 137 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.28% 21.92% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 108 109 123
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,052
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +22 17 £32,500 +1.56% 3
Prescot - 2 £22,000 -
Wirral - 1 £21,500 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (84.62%) SQL
1 22 (84.62%) ISTQB
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Test Management
5 7 (26.92%) ETL
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 6 (23.08%) QA
6 6 (23.08%) Data Integration
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
7 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (15.38%) HP
8 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
9 3 (11.54%) Selenium
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
10 2 (7.69%) BPMN
10 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
10 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (7.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) FogBugz
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Analyst
2 19 (73.08%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) ETL
2 7 (26.92%) Test Management
3 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
4 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) BPMN
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) UML
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.85%) System Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.85%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) HNC
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) HP
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