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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 74 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.61% 0.32% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.15% 1.32% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 9
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
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
186 152 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 28.14% 24.09% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 151 122 164
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 1 May 2015. 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 -7 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Poole - 1 £37,500 -
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) QA
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VB
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
5 2 (14.29%) Process Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) GIAC
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
3 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Tester
5 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Architect
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Process Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) MSF
4 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (14.29%) GIAC
3 2 (14.29%) CITP
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco