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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 62 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 7 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.26% 1.35% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 6.12% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 10
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,750 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £48,750 £38,575
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
154 147 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.70% 22.07% 36.28%
Number of salaries quoted 126 115 225
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,248 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +7 4 £53,000 +35.89% 1
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Test Management
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (42.86%) QA
7 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
7 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
9 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Selenium
9 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (14.29%) Line Management
10 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (7.14%) FMCG
10 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
10 1 (7.14%) User Stories
10 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) QA Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Testing Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Tester
6 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Graduate
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) Test Management
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (14.29%) Line Management
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
9 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.14%) ERP
9 1 (7.14%) Migration
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Taunton
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday