The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 47 41 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 7 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.68% 3.01% 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.86% 9.62% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 9
Median salary £40,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £29,300 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £32,500 £37,500
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 Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 79 104 93
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 18.94% 31.33% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 66 78 85
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,969
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +21.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Lancashire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Lancashire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Lancashire

ISEB
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Chorley +1 3 - -
Accrington - 2 £41,000 -
Preston -13 1 £28,500 -12.30%
Colne - 1 £40,000 -
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) SDLC
3 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
4 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (23.08%) Legal
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 3 (23.08%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (23.08%) Project Governance
7 3 (23.08%) Case Management
8 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
8 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
8 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
8 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
8 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Retail
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
2 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Project Delivery Manager
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Tester
4 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) SDLC
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Case Management
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) Project Governance
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
7 2 (15.38%) ERP
7 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.69%) Time Management
8 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle