Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 84 57
Rank change year-on-year +14 -27 +20
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 16 21 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.59% 1.61% 3.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.73% 5.50% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 26
Merseyside median annual salary £39,500 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.64% -5.17% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £51,750 £34,750 £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 Merseyside with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 207 382 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 20.58% 29.29% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 136 210 157
Merseyside median annual salary £38,500 £38,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% -4.06% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £59,250
North West median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +5.26%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Liverpool +15 11 £39,500 +43.64% 1
Prescot - 3 £27,500 -
Wirral - 1 £41,500 -
Birkenhead - 1 £32,500 -
ISEB
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 7 (43.75%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 5 (31.25%) System Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) Usability Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Russian Language
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) BPMN
6 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Management
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server

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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Hudson
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Advertising
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Software Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Tester
4 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Manual Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 5 (31.25%) System Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) Usability Testing
5 3 (18.75%) BPMN
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Case Management
5 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft