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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 67 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 14 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.08% 1.36% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.38% 6.25% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 11
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,416 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £59,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
167 128 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 24.85% 21.81% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 142 116 131
Median salary £40,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Somerset

ISEB
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 4 £32,500 -
Bath -10 1 £45,000 -19.64%
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) ISTQB
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
6 9 (40.91%) Test Management
6 9 (40.91%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (40.91%) BDD
6 9 (40.91%) Regression Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Scrum
7 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
7 8 (36.36%) SpecFlow
7 8 (36.36%) QA
7 8 (36.36%) Line Management
8 7 (31.82%) Load Testing
8 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Security Testing
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) SDLC
11 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (18.18%) MS Office
11 4 (18.18%) System Testing
11 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
12 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
12 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
13 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) Mingle
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 8 (36.36%) SpecFlow
3 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Analyst
2 16 (72.73%) Test Analyst
3 9 (40.91%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (40.91%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 9 (40.91%) BDD
5 9 (40.91%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Regression Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Test Management
6 8 (36.36%) Line Management
6 8 (36.36%) Scrum
7 7 (31.82%) Load Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Manual Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
9 5 (22.73%) SDLC
9 5 (22.73%) Security Testing
10 4 (18.18%) System Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
11 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
11 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
12 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) ISTQB
2 10 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) SAP