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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 65 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 5 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.82% 1.81% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.79% 6.34% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 6
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -32.97%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
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
179 142 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 29.20% 28.51% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 153 125 111
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £22,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Yeovil - 3 £27,500 -
Bath - 2 £42,500 -
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
5 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
6 2 (22.22%) SAP
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) SilkTest
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 1 (11.11%) BDD

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
1 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
1 1 (11.11%) SAP SD
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (11.11%) SilkTest
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) QA Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle