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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 57 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 6 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.21% 1.37% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.80% 6.72% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 16
Average salary £33,750 £46,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.02% +18.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £36,250 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
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
158 119 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 31.79% 20.38% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 136 97 238
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 -2 1 £20,000 -61.90% 1
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
3 9 (56.25%) Test Management
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) QA
4 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (37.50%) Line Management
5 6 (37.50%) Security Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Selenium
8 2 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
9 1 (6.25%) User Stories
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
9 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (6.25%) Project Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) QA Manager
5 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Testing Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Junior
7 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Graduate
7 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Junior Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSL
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Management
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) Line Management
4 6 (37.50%) Security Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VB6
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) MCSD
6 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (6.25%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
Bath
People Source
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits, pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago