The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 38 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 33 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 6.51% 2.84% 6.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.65% 10.20% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 10 32
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,550 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.40%
ISEB
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
187 98 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 36.88% 27.84% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 142 72 153
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

ISEB
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Warrington

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 27 (43.55%) SQL
1 27 (43.55%) Business Analysis
2 25 (40.32%) ISTQB
3 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.71%) Finance
4 23 (37.10%) Systems Analysis
5 22 (35.48%) Software Testing
6 19 (30.65%) Test Scripting
6 19 (30.65%) UML
7 18 (29.03%) BPMN
8 16 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (25.81%) Windows
9 14 (22.58%) QA
10 13 (20.97%) QuickTest Pro
10 13 (20.97%) Regression Testing
11 12 (19.35%) Migration
11 12 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (16.13%) LoadRunner
13 10 (16.13%) Windows XP
13 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (16.13%) Release Management
13 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
14 9 (14.52%) Business Transformation
14 9 (14.52%) Performance Testing
14 9 (14.52%) .NET
15 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
15 8 (12.90%) Manual Testing
16 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
16 7 (11.29%) V-Model

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) LAN
1 4 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (16.13%) LoadRunner
4 6 (9.68%) SilkPerformer
5 5 (8.06%) MSTest
6 3 (4.84%) JIRA
6 3 (4.84%) Selenium
7 2 (3.23%) NUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (80.65%) Analyst
2 22 (35.48%) Business Analyst
3 19 (30.65%) Test Analyst
4 16 (25.81%) Systems Analyst
5 15 (24.19%) Business Systems Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) QA Analyst
7 8 (12.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (9.68%) Test Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Programme Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Manager
9 4 (6.45%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Programme Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Software Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Test Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) XML
3 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Windows
2 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.13%) Windows 7
3 10 (16.13%) Windows XP
4 6 (9.68%) UNIX
4 6 (9.68%) Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Business Analysis
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.10%) Systems Analysis
4 22 (35.48%) Software Testing
5 19 (30.65%) Test Scripting
5 19 (30.65%) UML
6 18 (29.03%) BPMN
7 13 (20.97%) Regression Testing
8 12 (19.35%) Migration
9 10 (16.13%) Release Management
10 9 (14.52%) Performance Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Business Transformation
11 8 (12.90%) Manual Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
12 7 (11.29%) V-Model
13 6 (9.68%) Test Strategy
13 6 (9.68%) Test Management
14 5 (8.06%) Data Mapping
14 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (8.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.45%) PMP
5 4 (6.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) VMware ESX
2 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
1 6 (9.68%) VMware
2 2 (3.23%) Fujitsu
2 2 (3.23%) NetApp
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft