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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 63 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 8 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.35% 3.39% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.02% 14.13% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 10
Average salary £33,500 £31,250 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.20% -12.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
114 184 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 19.22% 23.96% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 104 153 137
Average salary £37,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.35% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 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
Street - 3 - -
Yeovil -11 2 £45,000 -
Taunton +7 1 £27,000 -21.97%
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Test Management
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
4 5 (31.25%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (25.00%) SAP
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) SilkTest
6 3 (18.75%) Logistics
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) SOAP
6 3 (18.75%) HTML

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP HR
1 1 (6.25%) SAP SD
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP MM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
2 3 (18.75%) SilkTest
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Back Office
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Test Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
6 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
6 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Process Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Process Manager
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) XBRL
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Test Management
3 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 3 (18.75%) Software Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) Logistics
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle