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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West > Lancashire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 57 59
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.73% 0.89% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.12% 4.35% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 13
Lancashire median annual salary £32,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.36% -8.33%  
10th Percentile £30,200 £26,250 £20,300
90th Percentile £44,400 £39,750 £42,500
North West median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.40% -1.33%  

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 85 92 145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 19.36% 20.44% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 122 132 265
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
10th Percentile £28,775 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Preston -4 4 £32,000 -
Blackburn - 2 £38,000 -
Blackpool - 1 £45,000 -
Chorley - 1 £30,000 -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
5 5 (26.32%) Test Planning
5 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (21.05%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.79%) ERP
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) Legal
7 3 (15.79%) Retail
7 3 (15.79%) Selenium
7 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
7 3 (15.79%) QA
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (15.79%) Project Governance
7 3 (15.79%) Case Management
7 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.53%) SQL

ISEB
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Project Delivery Manager
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) SDLC
3 5 (26.32%) Test Planning
3 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
5 3 (15.79%) Case Management
5 3 (15.79%) ERP
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Project Governance
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP