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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 143 105 118
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +13
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 91 157 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.62% 2.49% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.71% 10.21% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 80 133 124
Median salary £38,125 £37,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,988 £44,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
1357 1537 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.17% 24.37% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1232 1219
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £59,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -12 58 £41,250 +10.00% 9
Cheshire +9 25 £32,500 -16.66% 5
Lancashire -1 4 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Merseyside -2 4 £32,500 -9.72% 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 134 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (40.53%) ISTQB
3 90 (34.09%) Finance
4 74 (28.03%) QA
5 61 (23.11%) Test Scripting
6 60 (22.73%) SDLC
7 55 (20.83%) Degree
8 54 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
9 52 (19.70%) Software Testing
10 49 (18.56%) SQL
10 49 (18.56%) Windows
11 48 (18.18%) Business Analysis
12 45 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (16.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 41 (15.53%) Automated Testing
15 39 (14.77%) SQL Server
16 37 (14.02%) Test Automation
17 36 (13.64%) Selenium
17 36 (13.64%) JIRA
17 36 (13.64%) C#
18 35 (13.26%) Scrum
19 33 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
20 32 (12.12%) Manual Testing
20 32 (12.12%) UML
21 30 (11.36%) MS Excel
21 30 (11.36%) Microsoft
21 30 (11.36%) System Testing
21 30 (11.36%) Performance Testing
21 30 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
22 29 (10.98%) Functional 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 5 (1.89%) CMS
2 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.76%) Confluence
3 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.89%) MS Office
4 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (3.03%) IaaS
3 8 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.03%) SMS
2 2 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.41%) MySQL
3 8 (3.03%) DB2
4 4 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (13.64%) JIRA
1 36 (13.64%) Selenium
2 23 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.58%) Cucumber
4 18 (6.82%) HP UFT
5 13 (4.92%) FitNesse
5 13 (4.92%) MSTest
6 8 (3.03%) WebDriver
7 7 (2.65%) Ranorex
7 7 (2.65%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.89%) Appium
8 5 (1.89%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.52%) ReSharper
9 4 (1.52%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.52%) Subversion
10 3 (1.14%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.76%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 90 (34.09%) Finance
2 19 (7.20%) Retail
3 13 (4.92%) Banking
4 9 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.03%) Publishing
6 6 (2.27%) Advertising
7 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.52%) Law
9 3 (1.14%) Legal
9 3 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.76%) Games
10 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 129 (48.86%) Analyst
2 75 (28.41%) Tester
3 68 (25.76%) Test Analyst
4 59 (22.35%) Business Analyst
5 41 (15.53%) Automation Tester
6 37 (14.02%) Software Tester
7 35 (13.26%) QA Tester
8 29 (10.98%) Business Systems Analyst
9 26 (9.85%) Systems Analyst
10 24 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
10 24 (9.09%) IT Analyst
10 24 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
10 24 (9.09%) Senior Tester
10 24 (9.09%) Software Analyst
11 19 (7.20%) Lead Tester
11 19 (7.20%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (6.44%) Test Leader
13 16 (6.06%) Software QA Tester
13 16 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
14 15 (5.68%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.47%) Web Services
2 20 (7.58%) .NET
3 13 (4.92%) .NET Framework
3 13 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 13 (4.92%) XML
4 8 (3.03%) Flash
5 6 (2.27%) REST
6 5 (1.89%) CSS
6 5 (1.89%) jQuery
7 4 (1.52%) ADO.NET
7 4 (1.52%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.52%) HTML
7 4 (1.52%) HTML5
7 4 (1.52%) JSON
7 4 (1.52%) LINQ
7 4 (1.52%) Node.js
7 4 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (1.52%) WCF
7 4 (1.52%) XML Schema
7 4 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.71%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 16 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.79%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.79%) Statistics
6 8 (3.03%) CMDB
7 5 (1.89%) Life Science
8 4 (1.52%) iPad
8 4 (1.52%) User Experience
9 3 (1.14%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.76%) PMI
10 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.38%) EPoS
11 1 (0.38%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.56%) Windows
2 21 (7.95%) Windows Server
3 15 (5.68%) Windows 10
4 13 (4.92%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (23.11%) Test Scripting
3 60 (22.73%) SDLC
4 52 (19.70%) Software Testing
5 48 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 45 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (16.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 41 (15.53%) Automated Testing
9 37 (14.02%) Test Automation
10 35 (13.26%) Scrum
11 32 (12.12%) Manual Testing
11 32 (12.12%) UML
12 30 (11.36%) Performance Testing
12 30 (11.36%) System Testing
13 29 (10.98%) BPMN
13 29 (10.98%) Functional Testing
13 29 (10.98%) Systems Analysis
14 26 (9.85%) Project Management
14 26 (9.85%) Test Management
15 25 (9.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.56%) SQL
2 36 (13.64%) C#
3 19 (7.20%) Java
4 7 (2.65%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.52%) PHP
6 4 (1.52%) Ruby
6 4 (1.52%) XPath
7 3 (1.14%) Python
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) C++
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (40.53%) ISTQB
2 55 (20.83%) Degree
3 24 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (3.79%) PMI Certification
5 8 (3.03%) PMP
6 3 (1.14%) MBA
6 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.76%) CISM
7 2 (0.76%) CISSP
7 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.38%) PhD
8 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (28.03%) QA
2 12 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (11.36%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.95%) VMware
3 18 (6.82%) Oracle
4 12 (4.55%) HP
5 10 (3.79%) Cadence
5 10 (3.79%) IBM
6 9 (3.41%) Telerik
7 8 (3.03%) BMC
7 8 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.03%) Cisco
7 8 (3.03%) Citrix
7 8 (3.03%) EMC
7 8 (3.03%) Juniper
7 8 (3.03%) NetApp
8 4 (1.52%) Ektron
9 2 (0.76%) Imperva
9 2 (0.76%) Splunk
10 1 (0.38%) Alterian
10 1 (0.38%) Facebook
10 1 (0.38%) Intel Security
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