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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 48 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 28 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.66% 1.69% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.05% 5.96% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 11
Average salary £31,000 £36,250 £34,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.48% +3.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,450 £40,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
186 151 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 24.35% 28.44% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 154 137 198
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,250 £23,289
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 1 September 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 September 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 -4 9 £29,000 -17.14%
Taunton -6 6 £30,356 -3.63%
Yeovil +1 3 £45,000 +5.88%
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (64.71%) ISTQB
2 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
3 14 (41.18%) QA
4 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
5 12 (35.29%) Scrum
6 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
7 9 (26.47%) Test Management
8 7 (20.59%) Migration
8 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (20.59%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) C#
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (14.71%) Project Management
10 5 (14.71%) SQL
10 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
11 4 (11.76%) .NET
11 4 (11.76%) Marketing
11 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
11 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
12 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
12 3 (8.82%) BDD
12 3 (8.82%) Load Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.88%) CMS
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
2 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Analyst
2 15 (44.12%) Test Analyst
3 11 (32.35%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Test Manager
4 7 (20.59%) Business Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) QA Manager
5 6 (17.65%) Testing Manager
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Solutions Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Solutions Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Tester
9 2 (5.88%) Web Tester
10 1 (2.94%) Lead Test Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Supply Chain Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) XSL
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Software Testing
2 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
3 12 (35.29%) Scrum
4 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 9 (26.47%) Test Management
6 7 (20.59%) Migration
6 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Load Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
10 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.88%) Service Management
10 2 (5.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) C#
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
3 2 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) VB6
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) ISTQB
2 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.88%) MCSD
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Telerik
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
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