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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 137 110 122
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 113 166 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.85% 2.48% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.34% 10.16% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99 140 136
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £34,700
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +8.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.70%
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
1355 1634 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.15% 24.44% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 1270 1308
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -36 74 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Cheshire +28 30 £33,000 +1.53%
Lancashire +8 5 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Merseyside -23 4 £32,500 -27.77% 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 114 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (33.93%) ISTQB
3 73 (32.59%) QA
4 62 (27.68%) Finance
5 60 (26.79%) Test Scripting
6 52 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (22.32%) Business Analysis
8 47 (20.98%) Software Testing
9 45 (20.09%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (18.75%) Windows
11 39 (17.41%) SQL
11 39 (17.41%) Degree
12 37 (16.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (16.52%) Microsoft
13 34 (15.18%) SQL Server
13 34 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
13 34 (15.18%) JIRA
13 34 (15.18%) Automated Testing
13 34 (15.18%) SDLC
14 33 (14.73%) Scrum
15 31 (13.84%) MS Excel
16 30 (13.39%) Manual Testing
17 28 (12.50%) Test Automation
17 28 (12.50%) Windows Server
18 27 (12.05%) System Testing
18 27 (12.05%) Test Management
18 27 (12.05%) C#
19 26 (11.61%) Project Management
19 26 (11.61%) Functional Testing
20 24 (10.71%) Performance Testing

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 10 (4.46%) CMS
2 1 (0.45%) Confluence
2 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (13.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) HipChat
4 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.89%) Exstream
2 2 (0.89%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (3.57%) IaaS
2 8 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.57%) SMS
2 3 (1.34%) WinSCP
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.02%) MySQL
3 8 (3.57%) DB2
4 6 (2.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (15.18%) JIRA
2 21 (9.38%) Selenium
3 18 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.91%) Cucumber
4 11 (4.91%) MSTest
5 10 (4.46%) HP UFT
6 6 (2.68%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.68%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.79%) Appium
7 4 (1.79%) FitNesse
7 4 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (1.79%) ReSharper
7 4 (1.79%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.79%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.79%) Subversion
8 3 (1.34%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.34%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.89%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.45%) JUnit
General
1 62 (27.68%) Finance
2 20 (8.93%) Retail
3 17 (7.59%) Banking
4 10 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.57%) Publishing
6 5 (2.23%) Legal
7 3 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.34%) Games
8 2 (0.89%) Law
8 2 (0.89%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (48.66%) Analyst
2 83 (37.05%) Tester
3 59 (26.34%) Business Analyst
4 47 (20.98%) Test Analyst
5 43 (19.20%) QA Tester
6 37 (16.52%) Senior Tester
7 32 (14.29%) Software Tester
8 28 (12.50%) Lead Tester
9 22 (9.82%) Automation Tester
9 22 (9.82%) QA Leader
10 21 (9.38%) Software Analyst
11 20 (8.93%) Senior QA Tester
12 19 (8.48%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (7.14%) Software QA Tester
14 14 (6.25%) Test Leader
15 13 (5.80%) Business IT Analyst
15 13 (5.80%) IT Business Analyst
15 13 (5.80%) QA Analyst
15 13 (5.80%) QA Test Analyst
15 13 (5.80%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.59%) .NET
2 13 (5.80%) XML
3 12 (5.36%) .NET Framework
3 12 (5.36%) ASP.NET
4 11 (4.91%) Web Services
5 8 (3.57%) Flash
6 4 (1.79%) ADO.NET
6 4 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.79%) CSS
6 4 (1.79%) HTML
6 4 (1.79%) HTML5
6 4 (1.79%) jQuery
6 4 (1.79%) JSON
6 4 (1.79%) LINQ
6 4 (1.79%) Node.js
6 4 (1.79%) REST
6 4 (1.79%) SOAP
6 4 (1.79%) WCF
6 4 (1.79%) XML Schema
6 4 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.91%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.57%) CMDB
5 8 (3.57%) Statistics
6 4 (1.79%) iPad
6 4 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.34%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.89%) User Experience
9 1 (0.45%) EPoS
9 1 (0.45%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.75%) Windows
2 28 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.59%) Windows 10
4 15 (6.70%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.79%) Android
6 3 (1.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (26.79%) Test Scripting
3 52 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (22.32%) Business Analysis
5 47 (20.98%) Software Testing
6 37 (16.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 34 (15.18%) Automated Testing
7 34 (15.18%) SDLC
8 33 (14.73%) Scrum
9 30 (13.39%) Manual Testing
10 28 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 27 (12.05%) System Testing
11 27 (12.05%) Test Management
12 26 (11.61%) Functional Testing
12 26 (11.61%) Project Management
13 24 (10.71%) Performance Testing
14 21 (9.38%) ITIL
15 20 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (8.93%) Regression Testing
16 19 (8.48%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.41%) SQL
2 27 (12.05%) C#
3 11 (4.91%) Java
4 6 (2.68%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.79%) PHP
5 4 (1.79%) XPath
6 2 (0.89%) Ruby
7 1 (0.45%) C
7 1 (0.45%) C++
7 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (33.93%) ISTQB
2 39 (17.41%) Degree
3 17 (7.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 8 (3.57%) PMP
5 5 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.34%) IIBA
6 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.45%) MBA
7 1 (0.45%) PhD
7 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (32.59%) QA
2 8 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.70%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (9.82%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.27%) VMware
3 16 (7.14%) Oracle
4 14 (6.25%) HP
5 12 (5.36%) IBM
6 8 (3.57%) BMC
6 8 (3.57%) Cadence
6 8 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 8 (3.57%) Cisco
6 8 (3.57%) Citrix
6 8 (3.57%) EMC
6 8 (3.57%) Juniper
6 8 (3.57%) NetApp
7 7 (3.13%) Cognizant
8 5 (2.23%) Telerik
9 4 (1.79%) Ektron
10 1 (0.45%) Alterian
10 1 (0.45%) Facebook
10 1 (0.45%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: circa £40,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £35k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Pershing Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
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NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago