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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 99 63 80
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +17
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 31 65 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.59% 3.25% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.52% 10.28% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 37
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,300 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,900 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
562 632 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.85% 31.63% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 479 474 499
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 22 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 52 (46.85%) QA
2 51 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (41.44%) ISTQB
4 42 (37.84%) Software Testing
5 37 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 36 (32.43%) Finance
7 35 (31.53%) Scrum
8 28 (25.23%) Banking
8 28 (25.23%) Retail
9 24 (21.62%) ITIL
10 20 (18.02%) Java
11 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
11 19 (17.12%) Selenium
12 18 (16.22%) Aerospace
12 18 (16.22%) Test Scripting
13 17 (15.32%) Degree
14 16 (14.41%) SQL
15 15 (13.51%) PRINCE2
16 12 (10.81%) Automated Testing
17 11 (9.91%) Business Analysis
17 11 (9.91%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (9.91%) Performance Testing
17 11 (9.91%) Windows
17 11 (9.91%) Waterfall
17 11 (9.91%) Manual Testing
17 11 (9.91%) Test Planning
17 11 (9.91%) Test Strategy
18 10 (9.01%) Test Automation
18 10 (9.01%) Oracle
18 10 (9.01%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.31%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Selenium
2 8 (7.21%) WebDriver
3 7 (6.31%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
General
1 36 (32.43%) Finance
2 28 (25.23%) Banking
2 28 (25.23%) Retail
3 18 (16.22%) Aerospace
4 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.50%) Law
6 4 (3.60%) Billing
7 2 (1.80%) Back Office
7 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.80%) Advertising
7 2 (1.80%) Publishing
7 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Legal
8 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (37.84%) Analyst
2 25 (22.52%) Test Manager
3 24 (21.62%) Test Analyst
4 14 (12.61%) Test Leader
5 13 (11.71%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Transition Manager
6 7 (6.31%) Test Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) QA Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Software Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Tester
8 5 (4.50%) Software Asset Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) Developer
9 4 (3.60%) QA Tester
9 4 (3.60%) Test Consultant
9 4 (3.60%) QA Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.90%) XML
2 1 (0.90%) REST
2 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Life Science
3 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Windows
2 5 (4.50%) Linux
3 4 (3.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.84%) Software Testing
3 35 (31.53%) Scrum
4 24 (21.62%) ITIL
5 18 (16.22%) Test Scripting
6 15 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 12 (10.81%) Automated Testing
8 11 (9.91%) Business Analysis
8 11 (9.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (9.91%) Performance Testing
8 11 (9.91%) Waterfall
8 11 (9.91%) Manual Testing
8 11 (9.91%) Test Planning
8 11 (9.91%) Test Strategy
9 10 (9.01%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.01%) Data Management
10 9 (8.11%) Project Management
10 9 (8.11%) V-Model
11 8 (7.21%) Test Management
11 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.02%) Java
2 16 (14.41%) SQL
3 6 (5.41%) C#
4 5 (4.50%) C++
5 4 (3.60%) Ruby
6 2 (1.80%) Python
7 1 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.90%) Perl
7 1 (0.90%) VB
7 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (41.44%) ISTQB
2 37 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 17 (15.32%) Degree
4 4 (3.60%) HND
4 4 (3.60%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) GIAC
6 2 (1.80%) CITP
7 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (46.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Oracle
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.31%) IBM
3 5 (4.50%) VMware
3 5 (4.50%) SAP
4 2 (1.80%) Pega
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