The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 55 52
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 5 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.93% 0.84% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.27% 3.36% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 11
Median salary £41,500 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.69% -9.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £43,500
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 Merseyside.

Academic & Professional Certification
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 117 119 148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 21.87% 25.00% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67 95 90
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

ISEB
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Merseyside

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Merseyside

ISEB
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 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
Liverpool +5 3 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Birkenhead - 1 £32,500 - 1
Wirral - 1 £41,500 -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) SEO
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) V-Model
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (10.00%) NUnit
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
5 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SEO
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) V-Model
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
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