The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 122 94
Rank change year-on-year -11 -28  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 75 63 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.91% 1.85% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.15% 7.63% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 62 58 82
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,750 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.49%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 920 826 1101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.45% 24.22% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 703 680 891
Median salary £40,000 £41,375 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.32% +7.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

ISEB
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Manchester

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Manchester

ISEB
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 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
Rochdale - 6 £45,000 - 1
Altrincham -14 4 £42,500 +44.06%
Cheadle - 4 £27,500 - 1
Salford - 4 £35,000 -
Stockport -2 1 £42,500 +41.66%
ISEB
North West

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

1 133 (88.08%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.05%) ISTQB
3 64 (42.38%) Test Scripting
4 52 (34.44%) Automated Testing
5 50 (33.11%) Test Automation
6 45 (29.80%) Degree
7 43 (28.48%) Selenium
8 41 (27.15%) QA
8 41 (27.15%) Test Strategy
8 41 (27.15%) Windows
9 38 (25.17%) Business Analysis
10 36 (23.84%) Cucumber
10 36 (23.84%) BDD
11 33 (21.85%) Python
11 33 (21.85%) SDLC
11 33 (21.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (21.85%) JIRA
12 32 (21.19%) Waterfall
13 31 (20.53%) TDD
14 28 (18.54%) Scrum
14 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
15 26 (17.22%) Java
15 26 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (17.22%) HP Quality Center
16 25 (16.56%) Finance
17 24 (15.89%) MS Excel
18 22 (14.57%) Ruby
18 22 (14.57%) Computer Science
19 21 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (12.58%) Telecoms

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 15 (9.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.65%) Confluence
3 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 24 (15.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.64%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.31%) MS Office
4 3 (1.99%) MS Project
5 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (28.48%) Selenium
2 36 (23.84%) Cucumber
3 33 (21.85%) JIRA
4 14 (9.27%) JMeter
5 12 (7.95%) LoadRunner
6 9 (5.96%) Jenkins
7 8 (5.30%) HP UFT
8 7 (4.64%) FitNesse
8 7 (4.64%) WebDriver
9 6 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (3.97%) JUnit
10 4 (2.65%) Gatling
11 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.99%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.99%) Subversion
12 2 (1.32%) Hudson
12 2 (1.32%) Zephyr
13 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (16.56%) Finance
2 19 (12.58%) Telecoms
3 13 (8.61%) Law
3 13 (8.61%) Legal
4 5 (3.31%) Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Retail
6 3 (1.99%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.32%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (50.99%) Analyst
2 36 (23.84%) Test Analyst
3 34 (22.52%) Business Analyst
4 33 (21.85%) Tester
5 23 (15.23%) Senior Analyst
5 23 (15.23%) Test Engineer
6 21 (13.91%) Test Automation Engineer
7 20 (13.25%) QA Tester
8 17 (11.26%) Automation Test Analyst
9 15 (9.93%) Senior Business Analyst
9 15 (9.93%) Senior Tester
10 14 (9.27%) Automation Tester
11 12 (7.95%) Test Manager
12 11 (7.28%) QA Engineer
12 11 (7.28%) Senior QA Tester
12 11 (7.28%) Software Tester
13 9 (5.96%) Lead Tester
14 8 (5.30%) Lead Test Analyst
14 8 (5.30%) Senior Test Analyst
14 8 (5.30%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.58%) .NET
2 9 (5.96%) Gherkin
3 8 (5.30%) Web Services
4 4 (2.65%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.65%) HTML
4 4 (2.65%) XML
5 2 (1.32%) CSS
5 2 (1.32%) jQuery
6 1 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.31%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.99%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.32%) EPoS
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) iPad
8 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.15%) Windows
2 16 (10.60%) Linux
3 14 (9.27%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.64%) Mac OS X
4 7 (4.64%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.32%) Android
5 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (88.08%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (42.38%) Test Scripting
3 52 (34.44%) Automated Testing
4 50 (33.11%) Test Automation
5 41 (27.15%) Test Strategy
6 38 (25.17%) Business Analysis
7 36 (23.84%) BDD
8 33 (21.85%) SDLC
8 33 (21.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (21.19%) Waterfall
10 31 (20.53%) TDD
11 28 (18.54%) Scrum
12 26 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (12.58%) Test Management
15 18 (11.92%) Enterprise Architecture
16 16 (10.60%) Regression Testing
16 16 (10.60%) Service Delivery
16 16 (10.60%) Six Sigma
17 15 (9.93%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.85%) Python
2 26 (17.22%) Java
3 22 (14.57%) Ruby
4 17 (11.26%) C#
5 13 (8.61%) SQL
6 12 (7.95%) C++
7 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.65%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.32%) C
9 2 (1.32%) Perl
10 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (43.05%) ISTQB
2 45 (29.80%) Degree
3 19 (12.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (11.92%) Security Cleared
5 15 (9.93%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.32%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.66%) APMP
7 1 (0.66%) IIBA
7 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (27.15%) QA
2 14 (9.27%) ISO 14001
2 14 (9.27%) ISO 9001
2 14 (9.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
1 7 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (17.22%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (18.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.27%) HP
3 7 (4.64%) VMware
4 6 (3.97%) Oracle
5 4 (2.65%) Cognizant
5 4 (2.65%) IBM
6 2 (1.32%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.32%) SAP
6 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.32%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.66%) Guidewire
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