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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 22 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.63% 1.89% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.76% 11.76% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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
17 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 22.37% 16.04% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 11
Average salary £32,500 £34,637 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.16% +17.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) V-Model
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Appium

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Appium
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA