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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 53 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 26 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.45% 1.73% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.13% 6.21% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 11
Average salary £31,250 £36,250 £34,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +3.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -1.38%
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
184 145 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 24.44% 27.88% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 153 131 195
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £34,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £23,426
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,450 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bath -5 9 £29,000 -17.14%
Taunton -9 4 £34,606 +9.86% 1
Yeovil +2 3 £45,000 +5.88%
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 13 (40.63%) QA
2 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
4 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (21.88%) Test Management
6 7 (21.88%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) Migration
6 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 6 (18.75%) C#
8 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.63%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Marketing
9 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 4 (12.50%) .NET
9 4 (12.50%) SQL
9 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Selenium
10 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Telerik

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Test Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Test Manager
4 7 (21.88%) QA Manager
4 7 (21.88%) Business Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Testing Manager
6 5 (15.63%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Solutions Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Tester
9 2 (6.25%) Web Tester
10 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
10 1 (3.13%) Lead Test Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) XSL
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
2 11 (34.38%) Scrum
2 11 (34.38%) Waterfall
3 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
4 7 (21.88%) Test Management
4 7 (21.88%) Migration
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.63%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Web Testing
8 2 (6.25%) System Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VB6
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
3 2 (6.25%) VB
3 2 (6.25%) C
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCSD
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Telerik
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
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