The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 28 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -13 0  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 0.85% 5.17% 5.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 17.65% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Median salary £28,500 £32,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.30% -5.10%  
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 Preston.

Academic & Professional Certification
Preston
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18 17 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 15.25% 29.31% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 20
Median salary £33,500 £32,500 £34,637
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.07% -6.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £19,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

ISEB
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Preston

ISEB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 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 Preston region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Tester
3 2 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Lead Tester
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (50.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle