The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 63 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 15 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.88% 1.42% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.55% 5.16% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 5
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,800 £34,900
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
157 155 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 19.70% 27.53% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 139 138 165
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,450 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
South West

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 1 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 1 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 -12 7 £29,000 -12.78% 1
Yeovil - 5 £45,000 -
Taunton -10 1 £39,500 +18.79% 3
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 7 (33.33%) QA
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Selenium
5 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) Marketing
6 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.52%) System Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
7 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
7 2 (9.52%) JMeter
7 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
7 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Retail
7 2 (9.52%) Telerik
7 2 (9.52%) SOA

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
2 2 (9.52%) JMeter
2 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Solutions Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
7 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
8 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Web Tester
8 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XSL
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (9.52%) System Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Logistics
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) MCSD
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Telerik
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
Taunton, Somerset
CPS Group UK
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £37,935 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
The UK Hydrographic Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago