Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 44 63
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 9 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.58% 1.39% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.43% 6.78% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +36.36% -43.59%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £33,375 £23,000
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% -

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Chester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 67 59 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 19.20% 20.49% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 58 49 40
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +7.10% -18.42%
10th Percentile £19,000 £23,580 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £88,125
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% -6.25%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 5 (55.56%) Android
3 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Smartphone
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Disruptive Innovation
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (11.11%) BDD
7 1 (11.11%) NoSQL

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 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Android
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Disruptive Innovation
4 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) API Testing
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) ANSI SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA