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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 27 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.92% 2.70% 3.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 14.81% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £23,250 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.85% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
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
22 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 21.15% 18.24% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 27
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) WinRunner
4 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) HP