The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 70 88 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 63 49 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.18% 2.52% 3.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.08% 7.81% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 51 43 60
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
ISEB
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
625 627 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.55% 32.19% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 468 480 502
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

ISEB
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Bristol

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 42 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.74%) Software Testing
3 39 (36.79%) Finance
4 31 (29.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 30 (28.30%) QA
6 28 (26.42%) ISTQB
7 25 (23.58%) SQL
8 23 (21.70%) Selenium
9 22 (20.75%) Test Scripting
9 22 (20.75%) Scrum
10 21 (19.81%) Business Analysis
10 21 (19.81%) Test Automation
10 21 (19.81%) Banking
11 19 (17.92%) Degree
11 19 (17.92%) Automated Testing
12 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
13 16 (15.09%) Line Management
13 16 (15.09%) QuickTest Pro
14 15 (14.15%) MS Excel
15 13 (12.26%) Manual Testing
15 13 (12.26%) Waterfall
15 13 (12.26%) Retail
16 12 (11.32%) Aerospace
16 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
16 12 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (11.32%) Oracle
17 11 (10.38%) PRINCE2
18 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (9.43%) Project Management
18 10 (9.43%) Automation Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 15 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) SAN
1 4 (3.77%) Internet
1 4 (3.77%) NAS
2 3 (2.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) MS Access
2 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Selenium
2 16 (15.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (3.77%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.94%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.94%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 39 (36.79%) Finance
2 21 (19.81%) Banking
3 13 (12.26%) Retail
4 12 (11.32%) Aerospace
4 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.77%) Advertising
6 3 (2.83%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.89%) Military
7 2 (1.89%) Legal
8 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (45.28%) Analyst
2 25 (23.58%) Business Analyst
3 23 (21.70%) Test Analyst
4 22 (20.75%) Tester
5 11 (10.38%) Test Manager
6 9 (8.49%) Senior Tester
6 9 (8.49%) QA Tester
6 9 (8.49%) Automated Tester
7 8 (7.55%) Test Leader
8 6 (5.66%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Automation Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Test Consultant
8 6 (5.66%) Financial Business Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Consultant
9 5 (4.72%) QA Manager
10 4 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Junior
10 4 (3.77%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) HTML
1 9 (8.49%) CSS
2 3 (2.83%) CSS3
3 1 (0.94%) SOAP
3 1 (0.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) Open Source
4 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.94%) Replication
5 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) Linux
2 2 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.74%) Software Testing
3 22 (20.75%) Scrum
3 22 (20.75%) Test Scripting
4 21 (19.81%) Test Automation
4 21 (19.81%) Business Analysis
5 19 (17.92%) Automated Testing
6 16 (15.09%) Line Management
7 13 (12.26%) Waterfall
7 13 (12.26%) Manual Testing
8 12 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (10.38%) PRINCE2
10 10 (9.43%) Project Management
10 10 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (9.43%) Automation Testing
11 9 (8.49%) Content Management
12 8 (7.55%) Test Management
12 8 (7.55%) V-Model
13 7 (6.60%) Test Strategy
13 7 (6.60%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.58%) SQL
2 9 (8.49%) VBA
3 8 (7.55%) Java
4 4 (3.77%) Python
4 4 (3.77%) VB
5 2 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (0.94%) VBScript
6 1 (0.94%) Ruby
6 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (29.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 28 (26.42%) ISTQB
3 19 (17.92%) Degree
4 5 (4.72%) HND
5 3 (2.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (28.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Oracle
3 4 (3.77%) Cisco
3 4 (3.77%) CheckPoint
3 4 (3.77%) VMware
3 4 (3.77%) HP
3 4 (3.77%) EMC
3 4 (3.77%) Citrix
3 4 (3.77%) Juniper
4 1 (0.94%) Informatica
4 1 (0.94%) Telerik
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