The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.11% 3.76% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 18.42% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 3
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.76% -21.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,800 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,500 £44,300
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 Chester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Chester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 38 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 16.22% 20.43% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 23 36 16
Median salary £38,000 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

ISEB
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Chester

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Chester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Chester region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (95.65%) SQL
3 20 (86.96%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (86.96%) Mentoring
4 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
4 19 (82.61%) Finance
5 17 (73.91%) ISTQB
6 14 (60.87%) Manual Testing
6 14 (60.87%) Scrum
7 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
8 6 (26.09%) Advertising
8 6 (26.09%) Migration
9 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
9 2 (8.70%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
10 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (4.35%) Android
10 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.35%) ETL
10 1 (4.35%) JSON
10 1 (4.35%) JIRA
10 1 (4.35%) QA
10 1 (4.35%) MySQL
10 1 (4.35%) SOAP

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 19 (82.61%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Analyst
1 22 (95.65%) Test Analyst
2 19 (82.61%) Senior Analyst
2 19 (82.61%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JSON
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) Mentoring
2 20 (86.96%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
4 14 (60.87%) Manual Testing
4 14 (60.87%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) ANSI SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA