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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 64 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 8 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.38% 1.05% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.82% 4.08% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Average salary £37,500 £53,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.24% +90.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £30,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £54,500 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
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
166 147 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 28.57% 25.70% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 141 121 115
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,700 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 May 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 1 May 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
Bath +9 5 £37,500 -29.24% 1
Shepton Mallet - 1 £28,000 -
Taunton - 1 £32,500 - 2
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
3 7 (53.85%) QA
4 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
5 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Time Management
7 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
7 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 3 (23.08%) Web Development
7 3 (23.08%) J2EE
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
8 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 2 (15.38%) JIRA
8 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (15.38%) Test Management
8 2 (15.38%) Mingle
9 1 (7.69%) SoapUI

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Mingle
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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