Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 74 69
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 26 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.91% 1.00% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.44% 5.36% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 17
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £34,400 £22,900
90th Percentile £37,700 £44,750 £35,600
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 209 168 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.40% 18.73% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 174 145 206
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +8.84%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,100 £23,625
90th Percentile £48,525 £46,250 £58,000
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +11 11 £35,000 -
Preston -3 6 £32,000 -32.63%
Blackpool - 3 £37,000 -
Blackburn - 2 £38,000 -
Burnley -2 1 - -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 13 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (46.15%) QA
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
7 8 (30.77%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
9 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 5 (19.23%) Degree
10 5 (19.23%) C#
11 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
11 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
12 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
12 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
12 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (11.54%) Banking
12 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
12 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
13 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
13 2 (7.69%) Selenium
14 1 (3.85%) Web Testing
14 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
14 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
14 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
14 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
14 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Analyst
2 19 (73.08%) Test Analyst
3 11 (42.31%) Software Analyst
3 11 (42.31%) Software Test Analyst
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Analyst
4 10 (38.46%) Software Tester
4 10 (38.46%) Tester
5 7 (26.92%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
8 2 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (42.31%) Test Scripting
3 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
4 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
6 3 (11.54%) TOGAF
7 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
8 1 (3.85%) Coaching
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.85%) ERP
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) System Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.85%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) HP