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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 75 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 5 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.67% 3.80% 4.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.96% 15.70% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 8
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
169 172 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 22.56% 24.19% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 144 138 135
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram 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 22 September 2014. 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
Poole +2 3 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Bournemouth -27 2 £24,750 -50.50% 2
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
2 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (35.29%) Black-Box Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
5 4 (23.53%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) RUP
7 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
8 1 (5.88%) Subversion
8 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
8 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.88%) NUnit
8 1 (5.88%) Test Management
8 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) JProfiler
2 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) Introscope
2 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Tester
3 6 (35.29%) Test Leader
3 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Lead Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) JDBC
1 1 (5.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Black-Box Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
4 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) RUP
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Test Management
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (5.88%) nmon
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Green Hat
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, medical cover
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago