The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 64 83 64
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 22 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.68% 1.30% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.58% 4.41% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 6
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.89% +10.00%
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 Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
190 227 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.14% 29.52% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 105 208 120
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,875
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

ISEB
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Dorset

ISEB
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +16 21 - -
Poole +8 1 £32,500 -13.33%
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 37 (86.05%) Finance
2 32 (74.42%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (67.44%) Banking
4 27 (62.79%) Software Testing
4 27 (62.79%) QA
4 27 (62.79%) XML
4 27 (62.79%) HP
4 27 (62.79%) Middleware
5 26 (60.47%) Test Management
6 22 (51.16%) IBM
6 22 (51.16%) MQSeries
6 22 (51.16%) Green Hat
7 21 (48.84%) Test Automation
7 21 (48.84%) Functional Testing
7 21 (48.84%) Regression Testing
7 21 (48.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (41.86%) ISTQB
8 18 (41.86%) Unix
9 17 (39.53%) Java
9 17 (39.53%) Oracle
9 17 (39.53%) webMethods
9 17 (39.53%) Configuration Management
9 17 (39.53%) Data Management
9 17 (39.53%) System Testing
9 17 (39.53%) Temenos T24
9 17 (39.53%) Relational Database
10 16 (37.21%) Automation Testing
10 16 (37.21%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (32.56%) Investment Banking
11 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 22 (51.16%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Temenos T24
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) Relational Database
2 8 (18.60%) OLTP
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) HP UFT
1 5 (11.63%) LoadRunner
1 5 (11.63%) Subversion
1 5 (11.63%) YourKit
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (86.05%) Finance
2 29 (67.44%) Banking
3 14 (32.56%) Investment Banking
4 8 (18.60%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Test Engineer
3 12 (27.91%) Test Leader
4 9 (20.93%) Business Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) Middleware Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) QA Leader
6 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Defect Manager
7 5 (11.63%) Functional Test Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Lead Tester
7 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Tester
7 5 (11.63%) QA Tester
7 5 (11.63%) Tester
8 4 (9.30%) Software Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Banking Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (62.79%) Middleware
1 27 (62.79%) XML
2 5 (11.63%) JMS
2 5 (11.63%) XML Messaging
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (74.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.63%) SWIFT
4 4 (9.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Software Testing
2 26 (60.47%) Test Management
3 21 (48.84%) Functional Testing
3 21 (48.84%) Regression Testing
3 21 (48.84%) Test Automation
3 21 (48.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (39.53%) Configuration Management
4 17 (39.53%) Data Management
4 17 (39.53%) System Testing
5 16 (37.21%) Automation Testing
6 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (32.56%) Test Scripting
7 13 (30.23%) SDLC
8 12 (27.91%) Integration Testing
8 12 (27.91%) SOA
9 9 (20.93%) Asset Management
10 8 (18.60%) Cash Management
11 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
11 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) XPath
4 3 (6.98%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) ISTQB
2 12 (27.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (62.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (11.63%) CA Service Virtualization
2 5 (11.63%) nmon
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) HP
2 22 (51.16%) Green Hat
2 22 (51.16%) IBM
3 17 (39.53%) Oracle
3 17 (39.53%) webMethods
4 5 (11.63%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase