Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 230 171 212
Rank change year-on-year -59 +41 +26
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 16 13 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.42% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 3.03% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 16
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,925 £26,250
25th Percentile £27,625 £31,563 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -4.48%
75th Percentile £51,727 £54,344 £56,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,200 £65,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% -18.75%

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 1,208 429 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.97% 13.81% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 767 331 725
10th Percentile £31,764 £31,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £39,000 £40,125 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +11.70% +4.44%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £83,850 £71,250 £71,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Salford - 2 £43,750 -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Azure
4 6 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) PTC
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) QA
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) ThingWorx
6 4 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
6 4 (25.00%) Requirements Gathering
7 3 (18.75%) Social Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (18.75%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 3 (18.75%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (18.75%) Case Management
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
7 3 (18.75%) JIRA
7 3 (18.75%) 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 4 (25.00%) ThingWorx
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) Postman
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) Protractor
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) TestRail
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (18.75%) Social Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Test Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Software Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Assurance Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Disruptive Innovation
6 4 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (25.00%) Requirements Gathering
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
7 3 (18.75%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (18.75%) Case Management
7 3 (18.75%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CISMP
4 2 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) CBAP
5 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
5 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) PTC