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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 230 199 181
Rank change year-on-year -31 -18 +42
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 22 15 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 1.87% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 8
10th Percentile £27,375 £28,700 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,331 £34,000 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,125 £42,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.24% +21.43% -17.65%
75th Percentile £50,063 £50,625 £50,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,953 £53,300
North West median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -

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 1,476 801 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.19% 17.52% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 783 488 452
10th Percentile £28,905 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.96% +6.32%
75th Percentile £65,294 £67,500 £64,063
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,056 £76,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Manchester

ISEB
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ISEB in Manchester.

Salary trend for ISEB in Manchester

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing ISEB in Manchester over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Bolton - 2 - -
Salford - 2 £42,500 -
Wigan - 1 £45,000 -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 15 (68.18%) ISTQB
2 13 (59.09%) JIRA
3 12 (54.55%) Agile
4 11 (50.00%) Social Skills
5 10 (45.45%) Test Management
6 8 (36.36%) QA
6 8 (36.36%) System Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Smart Meter
7 7 (31.82%) HP ALM
7 7 (31.82%) Degree
7 7 (31.82%) HP
8 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (22.73%) Test Assurance
9 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
9 5 (22.73%) Azure
9 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
9 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
9 5 (22.73%) Firmware
10 4 (18.18%) Project Management
10 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
10 4 (18.18%) SDLC
11 3 (13.64%) Issue Tracking
11 3 (13.64%) TestRail
11 3 (13.64%) Case Management
11 3 (13.64%) Scenario Testing
11 3 (13.64%) Influencing Skills

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 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) TestRail
3 2 (9.09%) JMeter
3 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 2 (9.09%) Mockito
3 2 (9.09%) NeoLoad
3 2 (9.09%) Postman
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) WebLOAD
General
1 11 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Presentation Skills
3 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (4.55%) Automotive
6 1 (4.55%) Games
6 1 (4.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (4.55%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Leader
2 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Software Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Tester
5 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Smart Meter
2 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Interactive TV
3 1 (4.55%) IoT
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile
2 10 (45.45%) Test Management
3 8 (36.36%) System Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
5 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Test Assurance
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) BDD
7 3 (13.64%) Case Management
7 3 (13.64%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) ISTQB
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.09%) APMP
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.55%) HND
5 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
5 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Firmware
2 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) HP ALM
2 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) PTC