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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 86 81 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -39
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 39 39 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.15% 2.44% 5.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.39% 7.16% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 78
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £44,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
528 545 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.04% 34.06% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 431 456 570
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 October 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (41.75%) Software Testing
3 34 (33.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 29 (28.16%) Business Analysis
5 28 (27.18%) SQL
6 27 (26.21%) Finance
7 25 (24.27%) QA
8 21 (20.39%) Automated Testing
9 20 (19.42%) Scrum
9 20 (19.42%) Test Scripting
10 18 (17.48%) Test Planning
10 18 (17.48%) Selenium
11 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
11 17 (16.50%) PRINCE2
12 16 (15.53%) Oracle
12 16 (15.53%) Degree
12 16 (15.53%) Line Management
12 16 (15.53%) Waterfall
13 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (13.59%) ISTQB
14 14 (13.59%) QuickTest Pro
14 14 (13.59%) Project Management
15 13 (12.62%) N-Tier
15 13 (12.62%) Windows
15 13 (12.62%) Test Automation
16 12 (11.65%) Manual Testing
16 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
16 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
17 10 (9.71%) V-Model
17 10 (9.71%) User Stories

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.91%) IIS
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.77%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.91%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Internet
2 3 (2.91%) Intranet
3 2 (1.94%) SAN
3 2 (1.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) MS Access
3 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (17.48%) Selenium
2 14 (13.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.94%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.94%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.97%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.97%) Bugzilla
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.74%) Retail
4 7 (6.80%) Legal
5 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.91%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.94%) Banking
6 2 (1.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.97%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (46.60%) Analyst
2 24 (23.30%) Test Analyst
3 23 (22.33%) Business Analyst
4 22 (21.36%) Tester
5 11 (10.68%) Test Leader
6 9 (8.74%) QA Tester
7 8 (7.77%) Senior Tester
8 7 (6.80%) Automated Tester
9 6 (5.83%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Test Manager
11 4 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Consultant
11 4 (3.88%) Test Consultant
11 4 (3.88%) QA Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Integration Consultant
11 4 (3.88%) Integration Test Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Integration Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.74%) HTML
1 9 (8.74%) CSS
2 3 (2.91%) CSS3
3 1 (0.97%) SOAP
3 1 (0.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.62%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Open Source
6 1 (0.97%) iPad
6 1 (0.97%) Kindle
6 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Windows
2 4 (3.88%) UNIX
3 1 (0.97%) Linux
3 1 (0.97%) Android
3 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (41.75%) Software Testing
3 29 (28.16%) Business Analysis
4 21 (20.39%) Automated Testing
5 20 (19.42%) Scrum
5 20 (19.42%) Test Scripting
6 18 (17.48%) Test Planning
7 17 (16.50%) PRINCE2
8 16 (15.53%) Line Management
8 16 (15.53%) Waterfall
9 14 (13.59%) Project Management
10 13 (12.62%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.65%) Manual Testing
11 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
12 10 (9.71%) TDD
12 10 (9.71%) Test Strategy
12 10 (9.71%) User Stories
12 10 (9.71%) V-Model
13 9 (8.74%) Integration Testing
13 9 (8.74%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.18%) SQL
2 8 (7.77%) Java
3 7 (6.80%) VBA
4 4 (3.88%) C++
5 3 (2.91%) C
5 3 (2.91%) Python
6 2 (1.94%) VB
7 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (33.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 16 (15.53%) Degree
3 14 (13.59%) ISTQB
4 8 (7.77%) HND
5 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (24.27%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.53%) Oracle
3 3 (2.91%) Telerik
4 2 (1.94%) SAP
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco
4 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.94%) QAD
4 2 (1.94%) VMware
4 2 (1.94%) HP
4 2 (1.94%) EMC
4 2 (1.94%) Citrix
4 2 (1.94%) Juniper
5 1 (0.97%) Informatica
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