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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 60 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 9 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.51% 2.04% 4.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 7.53% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 28
Average salary £39,250 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £26,283 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £39,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
153 186 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 25.67% 27.11% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 138 156 196
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £20,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +1 3 £38,000 +27.89%
Yeovil - 1 £45,000 -
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 28 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Software Testing
3 20 (57.14%) Line Management
4 19 (54.29%) Waterfall
5 17 (48.57%) Test Automation
6 16 (45.71%) Scrum
7 15 (42.86%) QA
7 15 (42.86%) Test Management
8 11 (31.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (28.57%) Security Testing
9 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.86%) C#
10 8 (22.86%) Migration
11 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 7 (20.00%) Load Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
12 6 (17.14%) SQL
12 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
13 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
13 4 (11.43%) .NET
13 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
13 4 (11.43%) Marketing
13 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
13 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
13 4 (11.43%) SpecFlow
13 4 (11.43%) BDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.43%) SpecFlow
2 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Test Analyst
3 13 (37.14%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (31.43%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (28.57%) Test Manager
5 10 (28.57%) QA Manager
6 7 (20.00%) Testing Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Solutions Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Solutions Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) QA Test Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Web Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) XSL
2 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (62.86%) Software Testing
2 20 (57.14%) Line Management
3 19 (54.29%) Waterfall
4 17 (48.57%) Test Automation
5 16 (45.71%) Scrum
6 15 (42.86%) Test Management
7 10 (28.57%) Security Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Migration
9 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 7 (20.00%) Load Testing
10 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
11 4 (11.43%) BDD
11 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
12 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
13 2 (5.71%) ITIL
13 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
13 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
13 2 (5.71%) Project Management
13 2 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) C#
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.71%) VBScript
3 2 (5.71%) VB
3 2 (5.71%) VB6
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (31.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (5.71%) MCSD
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.71%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Telerik
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago