The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 132 74 100
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +26
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 140 213 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.21% 3.50% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.69% 13.12% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 117 184 187
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,650 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
ISEB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1445 1623 1850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.81% 26.65% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1214 1554
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISEB
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the North West region.

ISEB Salary Trend in the North West

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in the North West

ISEB
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -63 74 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Cheshire +2 44 £33,000 -13.15% 4
Merseyside -4 19 £27,500 -5.17% 2
Lancashire -24 3 £47,500 +61.01% 4
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 143 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (32.53%) QA
3 80 (32.13%) Test Scripting
4 68 (27.31%) Business Analysis
5 56 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 55 (22.09%) Windows
6 55 (22.09%) Software Testing
6 55 (22.09%) Automated Testing
7 54 (21.69%) Microsoft
7 54 (21.69%) Finance
8 53 (21.29%) SQL
9 50 (20.08%) ISTQB
10 49 (19.68%) Regression Testing
11 48 (19.28%) JIRA
11 48 (19.28%) SDLC
12 46 (18.47%) User Acceptance Testing
13 39 (15.66%) Manual Testing
14 37 (14.86%) Scrum
15 35 (14.06%) MS Excel
16 33 (13.25%) Degree
17 32 (12.85%) Process Improvement
18 31 (12.45%) Defect Management
18 31 (12.45%) SQL Server
19 30 (12.05%) Selenium
19 30 (12.05%) Test Automation
20 29 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (11.65%) Case Management
21 27 (10.84%) Windows Server
21 27 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
22 26 (10.44%) Test Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.01%) CMS
2 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.42%) MS Office
2 11 (4.42%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (3.61%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.61%) Exstream
3 2 (0.80%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.61%) SMS
2 7 (2.81%) Internet
3 3 (1.20%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.80%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.01%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (19.28%) JIRA
2 30 (12.05%) Selenium
3 20 (8.03%) Cucumber
3 20 (8.03%) HP UFT
4 13 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.42%) MSTest
6 10 (4.02%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.61%) FitNesse
8 8 (3.21%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.41%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.41%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.01%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.61%) JUnit
12 2 (0.80%) Appium
12 2 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.80%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.80%) Gatling
12 2 (0.80%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (0.80%) JMeter
13 1 (0.40%) Zephyr
General
1 54 (21.69%) Finance
2 13 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.82%) Banking
4 11 (4.42%) Retail
5 6 (2.41%) Legal
6 5 (2.01%) Advertising
6 5 (2.01%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.61%) Law
7 4 (1.61%) Marketing
8 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.80%) Games
9 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (57.43%) Analyst
2 97 (38.96%) Tester
3 67 (26.91%) Test Analyst
4 62 (24.90%) Business Analyst
5 51 (20.48%) QA Tester
6 42 (16.87%) Senior Tester
7 40 (16.06%) Senior Analyst
8 36 (14.46%) Software Tester
9 33 (13.25%) Lead Tester
10 23 (9.24%) Senior QA Tester
11 22 (8.84%) QA Analyst
11 22 (8.84%) QA Test Analyst
11 22 (8.84%) Senior Test Analyst
12 21 (8.43%) Software QA Tester
13 20 (8.03%) QA Leader
14 18 (7.23%) Software Analyst
14 18 (7.23%) Software Test Analyst
14 18 (7.23%) Test Leader
15 16 (6.43%) Lead Test Analyst
15 16 (6.43%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.02%) XML
2 13 (5.22%) .NET
3 11 (4.42%) Web Services
4 9 (3.61%) Flash
5 5 (2.01%) Gherkin
5 5 (2.01%) SOAP
6 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.80%) HTML
7 2 (0.80%) JSON
7 2 (0.80%) OAuth
7 2 (0.80%) OpenID
7 2 (0.80%) REST
7 2 (0.80%) Swagger
8 1 (0.40%) Middleware
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.61%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.61%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.61%) Statistics
3 9 (3.61%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.41%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.01%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.20%) Replication
8 2 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.80%) iPad
8 2 (0.80%) NHS
8 2 (0.80%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.09%) Windows
2 27 (10.84%) Windows Server
3 18 (7.23%) Windows 10
4 17 (6.83%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.61%) Android
5 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.13%) Test Scripting
3 68 (27.31%) Business Analysis
4 56 (22.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (22.09%) Automated Testing
5 55 (22.09%) Software Testing
6 49 (19.68%) Regression Testing
7 48 (19.28%) SDLC
8 46 (18.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 39 (15.66%) Manual Testing
10 37 (14.86%) Scrum
11 32 (12.85%) Process Improvement
12 31 (12.45%) Defect Management
13 30 (12.05%) Test Automation
14 29 (11.65%) Case Management
15 26 (10.44%) ITIL
15 26 (10.44%) Test Management
16 23 (9.24%) TDD
17 22 (8.84%) Project Management
17 22 (8.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.29%) SQL
2 11 (4.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (4.02%) Java
4 9 (3.61%) C#
5 6 (2.41%) Python
6 4 (1.61%) Ruby
7 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (20.08%) ISTQB
2 33 (13.25%) Degree
3 23 (9.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.01%) IIBA
6 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.40%) APMP
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (32.53%) QA
2 9 (3.61%) SLA
3 6 (2.41%) ISO 14001
3 6 (2.41%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (6.83%) Active Directory
1 17 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (9.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.83%) VMware
3 14 (5.62%) Cognizant
4 9 (3.61%) Cadence
4 9 (3.61%) IBM
4 9 (3.61%) Oracle
5 7 (2.81%) HP
6 3 (1.20%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.80%) Apiary
8 1 (0.40%) RedGate
8 1 (0.40%) SAP
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