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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 74 30 71
Rank change year-on-year -44 +41  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 18 79 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.69% 6.09% 3.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.45% 23.80% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 63 46
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.58% -5.19%  

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 213 332 407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.98% 25.58% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 140 272 297
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing ISEB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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
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 27 March 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 +8 12 £34,000 +11.47% 1
Warrington -25 6 £30,000 -29.41%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (60.78%) Finance
2 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) SQL
4 21 (41.18%) Mentoring
5 20 (39.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (37.25%) ITIL
7 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
7 15 (29.41%) Manual Testing
8 14 (27.45%) Test Scripting
9 13 (25.49%) Service Delivery
10 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (23.53%) Process Improvement
11 11 (21.57%) Critical Success Factor
11 11 (21.57%) Performance Management
11 11 (21.57%) Financial Modelling
11 11 (21.57%) Service Design
11 11 (21.57%) Escalation Management
11 11 (21.57%) Contract Management
11 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing
11 11 (21.57%) ITSM
11 11 (21.57%) SLA
11 11 (21.57%) Statistics
11 11 (21.57%) Cadence
12 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
12 10 (19.61%) Line Management
13 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
13 9 (17.65%) Scrum
14 8 (15.69%) Defect Management
15 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
15 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Engagement

ISEB
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) JIRA
2 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 3 (5.88%) MSTest
4 2 (3.92%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA Agile
General
1 31 (60.78%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Analyst
2 27 (52.94%) Test Analyst
3 17 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 17 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 16 (31.37%) Tester
5 11 (21.57%) Service Manager
6 7 (13.73%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (13.73%) Services Delivery Manager
6 7 (13.73%) Software Tester
7 6 (11.76%) Software Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Lead Tester
8 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Software QA Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Flash
2 1 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.84%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 20 (39.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (37.25%) ITIL
5 15 (29.41%) Manual Testing
6 14 (27.45%) Test Scripting
7 13 (25.49%) Service Delivery
8 12 (23.53%) Process Improvement
8 12 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (21.57%) Contract Management
9 11 (21.57%) Critical Success Factor
9 11 (21.57%) Escalation Management
9 11 (21.57%) Financial Modelling
9 11 (21.57%) ITSM
9 11 (21.57%) Performance Management
9 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing
9 11 (21.57%) Service Design
9 11 (21.57%) Statistics
10 10 (19.61%) Line Management
10 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) QA
3 2 (3.92%) COBIT
3 2 (3.92%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Cadence
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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