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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 57 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 23 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.96% 2.96% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.09% 10.00% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 14
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £27,951 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £41,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 Somerset region.

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
228 180 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 29.34% 29.61% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 181 165 190
Average salary £31,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.51% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £23,680 £23,446
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

ISEB
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Somerset

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Somerset

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

ISEB Salary Histogram in Somerset

ISEB
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Taunton +4 9 £31,000 -1.58% 5
Bath -16 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Yeovil -1 1 £45,000 +5.88%
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 24 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Line Management
3 16 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 16 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 14 (38.89%) Scrum
5 13 (36.11%) QA
6 12 (33.33%) Test Management
6 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) C#
8 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (19.44%) SQL
9 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
9 7 (19.44%) Finance
9 7 (19.44%) Migration
10 6 (16.67%) Project Management
10 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Security Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (13.89%) .NET
11 5 (13.89%) Load Testing
12 4 (11.11%) Marketing
12 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
12 4 (11.11%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Analyst
2 17 (47.22%) Test Analyst
3 14 (38.89%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Test Manager
5 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) QA Manager
6 6 (16.67%) Testing Manager
7 5 (13.89%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) Solutions Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) Senior Solutions Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Web Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) CSS
2 3 (8.33%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) XSL
2 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (52.78%) Line Management
2 16 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 14 (38.89%) Scrum
4 12 (33.33%) Test Management
4 12 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (19.44%) Migration
6 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Load Testing
8 4 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) Test Planning
9 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Service Management
9 3 (8.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.33%) VBScript
3 3 (8.33%) VB
3 3 (8.33%) VB6
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (8.33%) MCSD
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Telerik
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton
CPS Group
Salary: £38000 - £41500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago