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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 27 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.48% 3.33% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 19.05% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £37,500 £26,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -18.46%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
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
30 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 24.79% 17.50% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 11
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.72%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Preston region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Preston

ISEB
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA