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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 72 76 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -34
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 46 40 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.59% 2.51% 5.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.91% 7.60% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 77
Average salary £34,750 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.83% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,421 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
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
516 526 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.02% 32.98% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 372 443 586
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £57,500 £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 27 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Bristol

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 36 (32.73%) Software Testing
3 32 (29.09%) QA
4 29 (26.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (23.64%) Finance
5 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (21.82%) Degree
7 23 (20.91%) SQL
8 22 (20.00%) Scrum
8 22 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 21 (19.09%) Test Scripting
10 20 (18.18%) Project Management
11 19 (17.27%) PRINCE2
12 18 (16.36%) Automated Testing
13 17 (15.45%) ISTQB
13 17 (15.45%) Selenium
14 15 (13.64%) Windows
15 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
16 13 (11.82%) N-Tier
16 13 (11.82%) Software Engineering
17 12 (10.91%) Legal
17 12 (10.91%) Telecoms
17 12 (10.91%) Java
17 12 (10.91%) V-Model
17 12 (10.91%) Test Strategy
18 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 11 (10.00%) Integration Testing
18 11 (10.00%) Oracle
18 11 (10.00%) Validation
19 10 (9.09%) User Stories

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (2.73%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) JDE OneWorld
1 8 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.36%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) Internet
2 3 (2.73%) Intranet
3 1 (0.91%) GSM
3 1 (0.91%) UMTS
3 1 (0.91%) 3G
3 1 (0.91%) 2G
3 1 (0.91%) LTE
3 1 (0.91%) 4G
3 1 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.91%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) MS Access
3 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Selenium
2 6 (5.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.73%) JMeter
5 2 (1.82%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.82%) JIRA
5 2 (1.82%) WATIR
5 2 (1.82%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.82%) TestComplete
5 2 (1.82%) WatiN
6 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.91%) Redmine
6 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.91%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (23.64%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Legal
2 12 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.18%) Retail
4 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.73%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.73%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (50.91%) Analyst
2 34 (30.91%) Business Analyst
3 21 (19.09%) Test Analyst
4 18 (16.36%) Tester
5 12 (10.91%) Test Leader
6 9 (8.18%) QA Tester
7 8 (7.27%) Business Systems Analyst
7 8 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Senior Tester
11 4 (3.64%) Consultant
11 4 (3.64%) Test Consultant
11 4 (3.64%) QA Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Integration Consultant
11 4 (3.64%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.64%) Integration Test Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Lead Business Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.18%) HTML
1 9 (8.18%) CSS
2 3 (2.73%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) CSS3
3 1 (0.91%) J2EE
3 1 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.18%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.82%) Open Source
6 1 (0.91%) iPad
6 1 (0.91%) Kindle
6 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.64%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) UNIX
3 4 (3.64%) Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Android
4 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 36 (32.73%) Software Testing
3 26 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.00%) Scrum
4 22 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 21 (19.09%) Test Scripting
6 20 (18.18%) Project Management
7 19 (17.27%) PRINCE2
8 18 (16.36%) Automated Testing
9 13 (11.82%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.91%) V-Model
10 12 (10.91%) Test Strategy
11 11 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (10.00%) Integration Testing
11 11 (10.00%) Validation
12 10 (9.09%) User Stories
13 9 (8.18%) Automation Testing
13 9 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (8.18%) TDD
13 9 (8.18%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.91%) SQL
2 12 (10.91%) Java
3 5 (4.55%) Python
4 4 (3.64%) C++
5 3 (2.73%) VBA
5 3 (2.73%) Perl
5 3 (2.73%) PHP
5 3 (2.73%) C
5 3 (2.73%) Ruby
6 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.91%) C#
6 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (26.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 24 (21.82%) Degree
3 17 (15.45%) ISTQB
4 9 (8.18%) HND
5 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (29.09%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) WMI
1 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (2.73%) Telerik
4 2 (1.82%) QAD
4 2 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (0.91%) Informatica
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago