The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 97 103 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 153 124 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.62% 2.44% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.51% 8.70% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 101 100 161
Average salary £41,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.49% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,150 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
ISEB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2037 1425 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.90% 27.99% 36.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1168 1598
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ISEB
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the South West region.

ISEB Salary Trend in the South West

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in the South West

ISEB
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 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
Bristol +10 74 £41,000 +4.45% 6
Wiltshire +16 33 £44,500 +8.62% 9
Devon +11 14 £70,000 +93.10% 2
Gloucestershire -30 14 £42,500 +31.78% 2
Dorset -20 9 £38,750 +10.71%
Somerset +1 6 £33,750 -20.58% 3
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 129 (41.08%) Finance
2 106 (33.76%) ISTQB
3 96 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (29.30%) Software Testing
5 77 (24.52%) QA
6 76 (24.20%) Degree
7 66 (21.02%) Banking
8 65 (20.70%) SQL
9 61 (19.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 60 (19.11%) Scrum
11 51 (16.24%) People Management
12 50 (15.92%) Retail
12 50 (15.92%) Test Scripting
13 49 (15.61%) Telecoms
14 39 (12.42%) MS Excel
14 39 (12.42%) Test Automation
15 37 (11.78%) Business Analysis
16 35 (11.15%) Test Management
17 34 (10.83%) Selenium
17 34 (10.83%) Security Cleared
18 33 (10.51%) Microsoft
19 30 (9.55%) PRINCE2
19 30 (9.55%) Line Management
20 29 (9.24%) Aerospace
21 28 (8.92%) Java
21 28 (8.92%) Performance Testing
22 27 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
23 26 (8.28%) QuickTest Pro
23 26 (8.28%) SC Cleared
24 25 (7.96%) ITIL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (0.32%) IIS
1 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) BASE24
2 1 (0.32%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.59%) NAS
2 4 (1.27%) SAN
3 2 (0.64%) Internet
3 2 (0.64%) DNS
4 1 (0.32%) LAN
4 1 (0.32%) WAN
4 1 (0.32%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.91%) MS Access
3 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) Big Data
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (10.83%) Selenium
2 26 (8.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (2.55%) LoadRunner
3 8 (2.55%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.23%) JIRA
4 7 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.96%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.96%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.96%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.64%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.64%) Hudson
8 1 (0.32%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.32%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
General
1 129 (41.08%) Finance
2 66 (21.02%) Banking
3 50 (15.92%) Retail
4 49 (15.61%) Telecoms
5 29 (9.24%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.59%) Advertising
7 5 (1.59%) Military
8 4 (1.27%) Billing
9 2 (0.64%) Local Government
9 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.64%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 156 (49.68%) Analyst
2 78 (24.84%) Test Analyst
3 73 (23.25%) Business Analyst
4 51 (16.24%) Test Manager
5 24 (7.64%) Financial Business Analyst
5 24 (7.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 21 (6.69%) Tester
7 20 (6.37%) Architect
8 19 (6.05%) Senior Analyst
9 17 (5.41%) Test Engineer
10 16 (5.10%) Senior Test Analyst
11 12 (3.82%) Test Leader
12 11 (3.50%) QA Manager
12 11 (3.50%) Consultant
13 9 (2.87%) Programme Manager
13 9 (2.87%) Service Manager
14 8 (2.55%) Services Delivery Manager
14 8 (2.55%) Junior
14 8 (2.55%) Integration Architect
14 8 (2.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.78%) .NET
2 8 (2.55%) XML
3 5 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.96%) JDBC
5 2 (0.64%) HTML
5 2 (0.64%) Web Services
5 2 (0.64%) CSS
5 2 (0.64%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.32%) AppFabric
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.32%) WCF
6 1 (0.32%) XSL
6 1 (0.32%) Ajax
6 1 (0.32%) J2EE
6 1 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.87%) Replication
5 7 (2.23%) Statistics
6 5 (1.59%) FMCG
7 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.32%) Open Source
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.32%) NHS
9 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.32%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.69%) UNIX
1 21 (6.69%) Linux
2 14 (4.46%) Windows
3 3 (0.96%) HPUX
3 3 (0.96%) Solaris
4 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (29.30%) Software Testing
3 60 (19.11%) Scrum
4 51 (16.24%) People Management
5 50 (15.92%) Test Scripting
6 39 (12.42%) Test Automation
7 37 (11.78%) Business Analysis
8 35 (11.15%) Test Management
9 30 (9.55%) PRINCE2
9 30 (9.55%) Line Management
10 28 (8.92%) Performance Testing
11 27 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (7.96%) Automated Testing
12 25 (7.96%) Manual Testing
12 25 (7.96%) ITIL
13 24 (7.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (6.37%) Service Delivery
14 20 (6.37%) TOGAF
14 20 (6.37%) Waterfall
15 18 (5.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 65 (20.70%) SQL
2 28 (8.92%) Java
3 15 (4.78%) C#
4 13 (4.14%) C
4 13 (4.14%) Ruby
5 12 (3.82%) VB
6 11 (3.50%) VBScript
6 11 (3.50%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.87%) Python
7 9 (2.87%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.87%) C++
8 8 (2.55%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.91%) VBA
10 3 (0.96%) PHP
11 2 (0.64%) Perl
12 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 106 (33.76%) ISTQB
2 76 (24.20%) Degree
3 61 (19.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 34 (10.83%) Security Cleared
5 26 (8.28%) SC Cleared
6 22 (7.01%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (2.23%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.23%) VCP4
8 5 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (1.27%) CITP
9 4 (1.27%) GIAC
10 3 (0.96%) HND
11 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.32%) CISM
12 1 (0.32%) MOS
12 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (24.52%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (10.51%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.41%) Oracle
3 10 (3.18%) IBM
4 9 (2.87%) VMware
5 7 (2.23%) Citrix
6 6 (1.91%) HP
7 5 (1.59%) SAP
7 5 (1.59%) Cisco
8 4 (1.27%) EMC
8 4 (1.27%) Juniper
8 4 (1.27%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.64%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.32%) Telerik
10 1 (0.32%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.32%) Northgate
10 1 (0.32%) Civica
10 1 (0.32%) Capita
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Burnham Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath
People Source
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits, pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive salary - discussed in detail upon application
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EE
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Plymouth
Land Registry
Salary: £44k - 49k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Posted: 24 days ago