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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 55 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 9 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.79% 1.48% 3.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.57% 6.43% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 23
Average salary £31,000 £46,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.97% +17.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £29,712 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,750 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
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
137 140 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.29% 23.03% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 124 113 215
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Taunton -5 2 £31,750 +6.85%
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (80.65%) Software Testing
1 25 (80.65%) ISTQB
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) Line Management
4 19 (61.29%) Test Automation
4 19 (61.29%) Waterfall
5 18 (58.06%) Scrum
6 17 (54.84%) Test Management
7 16 (51.61%) QA
8 13 (41.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
10 10 (32.26%) Security Testing
11 8 (25.81%) Migration
12 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
12 7 (22.58%) Load Testing
12 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
12 7 (22.58%) C#
13 6 (19.35%) SQL
13 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (12.90%) BDD
14 4 (12.90%) SpecFlow
14 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
14 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
15 3 (9.68%) .NET
15 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
15 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
16 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
16 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) SpecFlow
2 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
2 15 (48.39%) Test Analyst
3 12 (38.71%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (35.48%) Senior Test Analyst
4 11 (35.48%) QA Manager
4 11 (35.48%) Test Manager
5 8 (25.81%) Testing Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Web Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Solutions Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) XML
2 2 (6.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Software Testing
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) Line Management
4 19 (61.29%) Test Automation
4 19 (61.29%) Waterfall
5 18 (58.06%) Scrum
6 17 (54.84%) Test Management
7 10 (32.26%) Security Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Migration
9 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Load Testing
10 4 (12.90%) BDD
11 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.45%) ITIL
11 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
11 2 (6.45%) Service Management
11 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
11 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
11 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
11 2 (6.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.45%) VBScript
3 2 (6.45%) VB
3 2 (6.45%) C
3 2 (6.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) ISTQB
2 13 (41.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (6.45%) MCSD
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (6.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (51.61%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago