The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stockport with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Manchester / Stockport
Rank 35 32 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stockport 0.63% 3.25% 9.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 18.52% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 16
Median salary £42,500 £31,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.00% -5.30%  
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 Stockport.

Academic & Professional Certification
Stockport
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20 27 51
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 12.50% 17.53% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 48
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

ISEB
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Stockport

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 23 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 Stockport region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 16 (88.89%) QA
2 13 (72.22%) Automated Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) Test Management
6 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (38.89%) Case Management
6 7 (38.89%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
6 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) Mac OS X
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 7 (38.89%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
8 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (27.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (27.78%) SDLC
9 4 (22.22%) JIRA
9 4 (22.22%) Product Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) QA Tester
1 11 (61.11%) Senior QA Tester
1 11 (61.11%) Senior Tester
1 11 (61.11%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Lead Tester
2 7 (38.89%) QA Leader
3 5 (27.78%) Test Manager
4 4 (22.22%) QA Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
1 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
2 7 (38.89%) Mac OS X
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Automated Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) Test Management
5 7 (38.89%) Case Management
5 7 (38.89%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (27.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (27.78%) SDLC
7 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
7 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Product Management
8 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.56%) BDD
9 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.56%) System Testing
9 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) VMware