The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 60 69
Rank change year-on-year -37 +9  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 22 25 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.52% 2.63% 3.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.83% 11.52% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 41
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £43,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

ISEB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 322 217 361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 22.21% 22.87% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 517 382 690
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £24,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £53,975
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Cheshire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Cheshire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Cheshire

ISEB
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +9 11 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Warrington -26 2 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £27,500 -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 26 (66.67%) Finance
4 24 (61.54%) SQL
4 24 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (56.41%) ISTQB
6 21 (53.85%) Mentoring
7 19 (48.72%) Manual Testing
8 15 (38.46%) Scrum
9 7 (17.95%) JIRA
9 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.38%) ITIL
10 6 (15.38%) ITSM
10 6 (15.38%) Advertising
10 6 (15.38%) Migration
10 6 (15.38%) Service Management
11 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
12 4 (10.26%) Financial Modelling
12 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
12 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
12 4 (10.26%) Line Management
12 4 (10.26%) Critical Success Factor
12 4 (10.26%) Service Design
12 4 (10.26%) Escalation Management
12 4 (10.26%) Virtual Team Management
12 4 (10.26%) Virtual Team
12 4 (10.26%) Contract Management

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) JIRA
2 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Analyst
1 28 (71.79%) Test Analyst
2 19 (48.72%) Senior Analyst
2 19 (48.72%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Test Leader
4 4 (10.26%) Service Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Lead Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Transition Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Transition Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) JSON
2 1 (2.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
1 4 (10.26%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 24 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (53.85%) Mentoring
5 19 (48.72%) Manual Testing
6 15 (38.46%) Scrum
7 7 (17.95%) Functional Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL
8 6 (15.38%) ITSM
8 6 (15.38%) Migration
8 6 (15.38%) Service Management
8 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
9 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
10 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
10 4 (10.26%) Statistics
10 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) ANSI SQL
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Cadence
Crewe, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £32000.00 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago