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

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 123 109
Rank change year-on-year -17 -14  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 65 58 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.57% 1.66% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.10% 6.71% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 58 54 65
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +13.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,163 £41,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 916 865 830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 22.16% 24.79% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 779 747 703
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 24 June 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 24 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
Stockport -23 4 £38,750 - 3
Cheadle - 4 £27,500 -
Altrincham -9 3 £42,500 +22.30%
Wigan -16 1 £45,000 +100.00%
Bolton - 1 £35,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £45,000 -
Salford - 1 £32,500 -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 118 (84.29%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (55.00%) ISTQB
3 70 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 59 (42.14%) Test Scripting
5 45 (32.14%) Selenium
6 39 (27.86%) Degree
7 37 (26.43%) Java
8 36 (25.71%) Windows
8 36 (25.71%) Cucumber
9 34 (24.29%) Python
10 32 (22.86%) Finance
10 32 (22.86%) SDLC
11 30 (21.43%) Business Analysis
11 30 (21.43%) QA
12 29 (20.71%) Scrum
13 27 (19.29%) BDD
14 26 (18.57%) HP Quality Center
14 26 (18.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 26 (18.57%) JIRA
14 26 (18.57%) Ruby
15 25 (17.86%) SQL
16 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (16.43%) TDD
17 23 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (16.43%) Test Strategy
18 22 (15.71%) Security Cleared
19 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
19 21 (15.00%) C#
19 21 (15.00%) Software Testing
20 20 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

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 10 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (32.14%) Selenium
2 36 (25.71%) Cucumber
3 26 (18.57%) JIRA
4 13 (9.29%) Jenkins
5 12 (8.57%) JMeter
5 12 (8.57%) LoadRunner
6 10 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (6.43%) WebDriver
8 8 (5.71%) Gatling
9 6 (4.29%) HP UFT
10 5 (3.57%) FitNesse
11 4 (2.86%) TestRail
12 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
12 3 (2.14%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.14%) Subversion
13 2 (1.43%) Hudson
13 2 (1.43%) SpecFlow
13 2 (1.43%) TestComplete
13 2 (1.43%) Zephyr
General
1 32 (22.86%) Finance
2 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.57%) Banking
4 11 (7.86%) Retail
5 8 (5.71%) Law
5 8 (5.71%) Legal
6 5 (3.57%) Electronics
6 5 (3.57%) Games
6 5 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.14%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.14%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.14%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (48.57%) Analyst
2 37 (26.43%) Test Analyst
3 26 (18.57%) Test Engineer
4 25 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
5 24 (17.14%) Business Analyst
6 22 (15.71%) Tester
7 18 (12.86%) Automation Test Analyst
8 12 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (7.14%) QA Engineer
10 9 (6.43%) QA Tester
10 9 (6.43%) Software Tester
11 8 (5.71%) Automation Tester
11 8 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
11 8 (5.71%) Software Analyst
12 7 (5.00%) Test Manager
13 6 (4.29%) Software Test Analyst
14 5 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
14 5 (3.57%) Principal Engineer
14 5 (3.57%) Quality Engineer
14 5 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.43%) .NET
2 11 (7.86%) HTML
3 7 (5.00%) Web Services
4 5 (3.57%) XML
5 4 (2.86%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.14%) SOAP
7 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.43%) CSS
7 2 (1.43%) jQuery
7 2 (1.43%) WSDL
7 2 (1.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (3.57%) PlayStation
4 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.14%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (2.14%) iPad
6 2 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.43%) EPoS
6 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.43%) Robotics
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.71%) Windows
2 20 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.86%) Unix
5 2 (1.43%) Android
5 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (84.29%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 59 (42.14%) Test Scripting
4 32 (22.86%) SDLC
5 30 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 29 (20.71%) Scrum
7 27 (19.29%) BDD
8 24 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (16.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (16.43%) TDD
9 23 (16.43%) Test Strategy
10 21 (15.00%) Software Testing
11 20 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (13.57%) Waterfall
13 18 (12.86%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (11.43%) Test Management
15 15 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
16 12 (8.57%) Configuration Management
17 10 (7.14%) Manual Testing
17 10 (7.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.43%) Java
2 34 (24.29%) Python
3 26 (18.57%) Ruby
4 25 (17.86%) SQL
5 21 (15.00%) C#
6 12 (8.57%) C++
7 8 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.57%) C
8 5 (3.57%) VBScript
9 4 (2.86%) VB
10 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.14%) XPath
11 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.43%) Perl
12 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 77 (55.00%) ISTQB
2 39 (27.86%) Degree
3 26 (18.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (15.71%) Security Cleared
5 15 (10.71%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.86%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.71%) APMP
7 1 (0.71%) CBAP
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.71%) IIBA
7 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (21.43%) QA
2 7 (5.00%) ISO 14001
2 7 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 7 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 26 (18.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.71%) HP
3 5 (3.57%) SAP
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle
5 2 (1.43%) ForgeRock
5 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.43%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.43%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.71%) Progress
6 1 (0.71%) Sage
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