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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 72 70 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 53 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.75% 3.01% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.96% 10.63% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 35
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +1.40%
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
532 508 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.62% 28.27% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 434 375 462
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 30 March 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 53 (43.09%) QA
2 50 (40.65%) Finance
3 49 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (37.40%) ISTQB
5 45 (36.59%) Software Testing
6 38 (30.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 37 (30.08%) Banking
8 33 (26.83%) Scrum
9 30 (24.39%) Retail
10 22 (17.89%) Aerospace
11 21 (17.07%) Selenium
11 21 (17.07%) Degree
12 19 (15.45%) Business Analysis
12 19 (15.45%) SQL
13 18 (14.63%) Test Scripting
14 17 (13.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
14 17 (13.82%) ITIL
15 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
16 15 (12.20%) MS Excel
17 14 (11.38%) People Management
18 13 (10.57%) Automated Testing
18 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
19 12 (9.76%) Java
19 12 (9.76%) Manual Testing
20 11 (8.94%) Test Automation
20 11 (8.94%) Test Strategy
20 11 (8.94%) Waterfall
20 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
20 11 (8.94%) Oracle

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Applications
1 15 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Internet
1 3 (2.44%) NAS
2 2 (1.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.44%) MS Access
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (17.07%) Selenium
2 7 (5.69%) SoapUI
3 6 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.25%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
General
1 50 (40.65%) Finance
2 37 (30.08%) Banking
3 30 (24.39%) Retail
4 22 (17.89%) Aerospace
5 13 (10.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.25%) Billing
7 3 (2.44%) Advertising
8 2 (1.63%) Publishing
8 2 (1.63%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Electronics
9 1 (0.81%) Legal
9 1 (0.81%) Military
Job Titles
1 60 (48.78%) Analyst
2 28 (22.76%) Business Analyst
3 27 (21.95%) Test Analyst
4 23 (18.70%) Test Manager
5 11 (8.94%) Test Leader
6 8 (6.50%) Consultant
6 8 (6.50%) Test Consultant
7 7 (5.69%) QA Manager
8 6 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Financial Business Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Tester
8 6 (4.88%) Software Manager
8 6 (4.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Software Asset Manager
9 5 (4.07%) Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.81%) XML
2 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.50%) Windows
2 4 (3.25%) Linux
3 3 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.59%) Software Testing
3 33 (26.83%) Scrum
4 19 (15.45%) Business Analysis
5 18 (14.63%) Test Scripting
6 17 (13.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (13.82%) ITIL
7 14 (11.38%) People Management
8 13 (10.57%) Automated Testing
9 12 (9.76%) Manual Testing
10 11 (8.94%) Test Automation
10 11 (8.94%) Waterfall
10 11 (8.94%) Test Strategy
11 10 (8.13%) Test Planning
11 10 (8.13%) Data Management
11 10 (8.13%) PRINCE2
12 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (6.50%) Line Management
13 8 (6.50%) Performance Testing
13 8 (6.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.45%) SQL
2 12 (9.76%) Java
3 4 (3.25%) C#
3 4 (3.25%) C++
4 3 (2.44%) VBA
4 3 (2.44%) Python
4 3 (2.44%) Ruby
5 2 (1.63%) VB
6 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.81%) Perl
6 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (37.40%) ISTQB
2 38 (30.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (17.07%) Degree
4 4 (3.25%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.44%) HND
5 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.63%) GIAC
6 2 (1.63%) CITP
6 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (43.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.94%) Oracle
3 7 (5.69%) IBM
3 7 (5.69%) VMware
4 5 (4.07%) SAP
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco
5 2 (1.63%) HP
5 2 (1.63%) EMC
5 2 (1.63%) Citrix
5 2 (1.63%) Juniper
5 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago