Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 31 46
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15 +16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 3 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.06% 5.17% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.12% 31.91% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 7
Chester median annual salary - £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.62% -21.69%
Cheshire median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -8.57% +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 49 47 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 17.31% 16.21% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 43 53
Chester median annual salary £39,000 £38,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +20.63% -21.25%
10th Percentile £24,016 £22,650 £24,200
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -3.85%

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA

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 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle