Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 145 94
Rank change year-on-year -60 -51 +21
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 89 143 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.12% 1.92% 2.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 8.71% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 75 126 194
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1723 1641 1843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.68% 22.00% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1386 1440
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,575
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Stockport -21 13 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Cheadle -7 5 £36,500 -27.00%
Bolton -4 2 £31,250 +2.46%
Salford - 1 £32,500 -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 63 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (52.81%) Test Automation
3 42 (47.19%) ISTQB
4 31 (34.83%) QA
5 30 (33.71%) Software Testing
6 29 (32.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 26 (29.21%) Finance
8 25 (28.09%) Degree
9 24 (26.97%) SQL
10 22 (24.72%) JIRA
11 19 (21.35%) Java
11 19 (21.35%) Business Analysis
11 19 (21.35%) Retail
11 19 (21.35%) Test Scripting
12 18 (20.22%) SDLC
13 17 (19.10%) Scrum
14 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (17.98%) Selenium
15 15 (16.85%) Regression Testing
15 15 (16.85%) Windows
16 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
16 14 (15.73%) Test Management
17 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (14.61%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (13.48%) Acceptance Criteria
18 12 (13.48%) Test Strategy
19 11 (12.36%) User Stories
19 11 (12.36%) Manual Testing
20 10 (11.24%) Oracle
20 10 (11.24%) XML

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 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.12%) CMS
2 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.37%) Chatbot
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Magento
2 3 (3.37%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (24.72%) JIRA
2 16 (17.98%) Selenium
3 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (8.99%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.99%) TestRail
5 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (6.74%) Toad
5 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.62%) Bugzilla
6 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.62%) Ranorex
6 5 (5.62%) SoapUI
6 5 (5.62%) Subversion
7 4 (4.49%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.37%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.37%) Robot Framework
8 3 (3.37%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.25%) TestComplete
General
1 26 (29.21%) Finance
2 19 (21.35%) Retail
3 7 (7.87%) Games
4 5 (5.62%) Automotive
5 3 (3.37%) Banking
5 3 (3.37%) French Language
5 3 (3.37%) German Language
5 3 (3.37%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.37%) Japanese Language
6 2 (2.25%) Electronics
7 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (42.70%) Analyst
2 20 (22.47%) Test Analyst
3 18 (20.22%) Tester
4 17 (19.10%) Business Analyst
5 11 (12.36%) Software Tester
6 9 (10.11%) Test Manager
7 7 (7.87%) QA Leader
8 6 (6.74%) QA Tester
9 5 (5.62%) CRM Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.49%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Developer in Test
10 4 (4.49%) Software Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.37%) CRM Business Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.37%) QA Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) XML
2 6 (6.74%) Web Services
3 4 (4.49%) .NET
3 4 (4.49%) SOAP
4 3 (3.37%) HTML
5 2 (2.25%) WSDL
5 2 (2.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.25%) EPoS
4 2 (2.25%) iPad
4 2 (2.25%) Robotics
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.85%) Windows
2 9 (10.11%) Unix
3 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (52.81%) Test Automation
3 30 (33.71%) Software Testing
4 19 (21.35%) Business Analysis
4 19 (21.35%) Test Scripting
5 18 (20.22%) SDLC
6 17 (19.10%) Scrum
7 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (16.85%) Regression Testing
9 14 (15.73%) Test Management
10 13 (14.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (13.48%) Acceptance Criteria
11 12 (13.48%) Test Strategy
12 11 (12.36%) Manual Testing
12 11 (12.36%) User Stories
13 10 (11.24%) Mentoring
13 10 (11.24%) Waterfall
14 9 (10.11%) BDD
14 9 (10.11%) Process Improvement
14 9 (10.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.97%) SQL
2 19 (21.35%) Java
3 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.99%) C#
5 6 (6.74%) PHP
6 5 (5.62%) C
6 5 (5.62%) VB
7 4 (4.49%) VBScript
8 3 (3.37%) Python
8 3 (3.37%) Ruby
8 3 (3.37%) XPath
9 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (47.19%) ISTQB
2 29 (32.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (28.09%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) IIBA
5 1 (1.12%) APMP
5 1 (1.12%) CBAP
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (34.83%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) PMO
2 2 (2.25%) PSD2
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Oracle
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.62%) Sage
3 5 (5.62%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.37%) Adobe
4 3 (3.37%) Cognizant
4 3 (3.37%) HP
5 2 (2.25%) Cognos
5 2 (2.25%) SAP
6 1 (1.12%) Capita
6 1 (1.12%) hybris
6 1 (1.12%) Progress