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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 17 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 6.76% 2.42% 3.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 9.38% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £26,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £37,500 £31,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
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
20 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 27.03% 25.81% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 20
Average salary £28,000 £33,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.03% -0.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £28,250 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £52,000
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 28 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 12 February 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%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) Test Management
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) V-Model
7 1 (12.50%) System Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Appium
7 1 (12.50%) Selenium

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM