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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 60 55 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 -19  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 6 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.08% 1.43% 4.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 6.80% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 23
Median salary £36,750 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.07% +3.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £34,750 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.58% -5.19%  

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 130 103 145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 23.30% 21.06% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 89 68 112
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,695 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 26 March 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 +1 6 £36,750 +13.07%
ISEB
North West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) ISTQB
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 8 (33.33%) BPMN
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (33.33%) MS Office
4 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (33.33%) UML
4 8 (33.33%) Case Management
5 6 (25.00%) QA
6 5 (20.83%) Selenium
6 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) V-Model
8 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing

ISEB
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Business Data Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Report Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Reporting Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.17%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software QA Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) BPMN
2 8 (33.33%) Case Management
2 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) UML
3 5 (20.83%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.67%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) V-Model
6 2 (8.33%) People Management
6 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
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