The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 27 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 10 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.32% 6.25% -
As % of the Qualifications category 21.74% 22.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 0
Average salary £32,500 £29,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
ISEB
Manchester

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

Qualifications Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
46 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 24.47% 28.13% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 39 36
Average salary £34,500 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.47% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £21,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

ISEB
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Stockport

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Stockport

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 20 (74.07%) QA
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) Automated Testing
4 14 (51.85%) Manual Testing
5 10 (37.04%) DSDM
6 9 (33.33%) TDD
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) Selenium
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (22.22%) BDD
8 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
9 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
9 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
9 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
10 4 (14.81%) Coaching
10 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Product Management
10 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (14.81%) JIRA
10 4 (14.81%) Test Management
10 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.81%) HP
11 3 (11.11%) .NET
11 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (11.11%) System Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
3 4 (14.81%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 3 (11.11%) Hudson
4 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Tester
2 14 (51.85%) Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) Software Tester
4 7 (25.93%) QA Tester
5 5 (18.52%) QA Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) QA Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Test Leader
7 3 (11.11%) Lead Tester
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Tester
7 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Senior QA Tester
8 2 (7.41%) Automated Tester
8 2 (7.41%) QA Leader
9 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
9 1 (3.70%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Biotechnology
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Automated Testing
3 14 (51.85%) Manual Testing
4 10 (37.04%) DSDM
5 9 (33.33%) TDD
6 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 5 (18.52%) Regression Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.81%) Coaching
8 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Product Management
8 4 (14.81%) Test Management
8 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (11.11%) System Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (74.07%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
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