The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 49 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 2.00% 0.97% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.82% 3.26% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 2
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
ISEB
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Qualifications Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
102 92 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 22.67% 29.87% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 93 88 126
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £21,200 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

ISEB
Salary Trend in Bath

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Bath

ISEB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Marketing
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Telerik

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Telerik