The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 66 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 37 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.13% 2.59% 4.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.64% 8.14% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 37
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,434 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
428 295 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.15% 31.79% 46.37%
Number of salaries quoted 339 231 328
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

ISEB
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

ISEB
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Cheltenham +2 11 £45,000 +20.00%
Gloucester +12 10 £50,000 +31.57%
Cirencester +15 8 £45,000 +73.07%
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 21 (38.89%) Degree
2 19 (35.19%) Telecoms
2 19 (35.19%) Test Scripting
3 18 (33.33%) Finance
3 18 (33.33%) Banking
4 17 (31.48%) People Management
5 16 (29.63%) Linux
5 16 (29.63%) ISTQB
6 15 (27.78%) Business Analysis
7 14 (25.93%) Java
7 14 (25.93%) UNIX
8 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
9 12 (22.22%) Automated Testing
10 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
10 11 (20.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (18.52%) Waterfall
11 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
12 9 (16.67%) SQL
12 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
12 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
13 8 (14.81%) Ruby
13 8 (14.81%) DV Cleared
14 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
14 7 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
15 6 (11.11%) C#
15 6 (11.11%) C++

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.85%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) LAN
1 4 (7.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Selenium
2 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner
2 4 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) TestDirector
3 2 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.85%) Hudson
4 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (35.19%) Telecoms
2 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Analyst
2 30 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 15 (27.78%) Financial Business Analyst
3 15 (27.78%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 14 (25.93%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Test Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Systems Architect
10 1 (1.85%) Banking Business Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Head of IT
10 1 (1.85%) Architect
10 1 (1.85%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) Software Manager
10 1 (1.85%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) JDBC
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) UNIX
3 2 (3.70%) HPUX
3 2 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Test Scripting
2 17 (31.48%) People Management
3 15 (27.78%) Business Analysis
4 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
6 10 (18.52%) Waterfall
6 10 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.41%) ITIL
11 4 (7.41%) Test Management
12 3 (5.56%) User Stories
12 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
13 2 (3.70%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 9 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 8 (14.81%) Ruby
4 6 (11.11%) C#
4 6 (11.11%) C++
5 5 (9.26%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) VB
7 2 (3.70%) C
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) Degree
2 16 (29.63%) ISTQB
3 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
4 11 (20.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (14.81%) DV Cleared
6 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (1.85%) Northgate
3 1 (1.85%) Civica
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle