The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank - 21 22
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 4.35% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category - 21.74% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
ISEB
Lancashire

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

Qualifications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 24.07% 20.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 25
Average salary £42,500 £31,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.85% +5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

ISEB
Salary Trend in Preston

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Preston

ISEB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) V-Model

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) V-Model
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP