The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 108 91 40
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -51
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 133 156 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.26% 2.85% 5.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.01% 8.18% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 113 148 246
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £46,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1661 1908 2158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.26% 34.86% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1646 1869
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
ISEB
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol +28 65 £40,000 - 10
Gloucestershire -13 31 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Wiltshire -27 20 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Somerset -4 10 £40,000 +8.10% 12
Dorset -9 2 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Devon -20 2 £35,000 +2.94% 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 92 (32.86%) Finance
2 85 (30.36%) Business Analysis
3 74 (26.43%) SQL
4 72 (25.71%) QA
5 71 (25.36%) ISTQB
6 64 (22.86%) Software Testing
7 57 (20.36%) Test Scripting
8 56 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 52 (18.57%) Degree
10 51 (18.21%) Java
11 45 (16.07%) Selenium
11 45 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (15.36%) Security Cleared
13 40 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 39 (13.93%) C#
15 35 (12.50%) Scrum
15 35 (12.50%) Performance Management
16 32 (11.43%) Software Engineering
16 32 (11.43%) Linux
17 31 (11.07%) UNIX
17 31 (11.07%) QuickTest Pro
17 31 (11.07%) Waterfall
18 30 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
19 29 (10.36%) VB
19 29 (10.36%) Microsoft
19 29 (10.36%) Information Management
20 28 (10.00%) V-Model
20 28 (10.00%) Test Management
20 28 (10.00%) C++
21 27 (9.64%) Shell Script

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 7 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.71%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.64%) MS Office
3 5 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.71%) JDE OneWorld
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.86%) WAN
1 8 (2.86%) LAN
2 4 (1.43%) GSM
2 4 (1.43%) UMTS
2 4 (1.43%) LTE
3 3 (1.07%) HTTP
3 3 (1.07%) Intranet
3 3 (1.07%) Internet
4 2 (0.71%) GPRS
4 2 (0.71%) WCDMA
4 2 (0.71%) FTP
4 2 (0.71%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.36%) 4G
5 1 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.36%) MVNO
5 1 (0.36%) 3G
5 1 (0.36%) 2G
5 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (16.07%) Selenium
2 31 (11.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 25 (8.93%) LoadRunner
4 12 (4.29%) NUnit
5 10 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 9 (3.21%) FitNesse
6 9 (3.21%) JMeter
7 7 (2.50%) MSTest
7 7 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.14%) Subversion
8 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.79%) WATIR
9 5 (1.79%) TestComplete
9 5 (1.79%) WatiN
9 5 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.79%) JIRA
10 4 (1.43%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.43%) SilkTest
11 3 (1.07%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 92 (32.86%) Finance
2 23 (8.21%) Banking
3 17 (6.07%) Military
4 15 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.64%) Retail
5 13 (4.64%) Marketing
6 9 (3.21%) Legal
7 8 (2.86%) Electronics
8 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.43%) Advertising
10 3 (1.07%) Back Office
11 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 154 (55.00%) Analyst
2 97 (34.64%) Business Analyst
3 49 (17.50%) Test Analyst
4 42 (15.00%) Tester
5 24 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
5 24 (8.57%) Consultant
6 23 (8.21%) Software Tester
7 20 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
7 20 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
8 18 (6.43%) QA Tester
9 15 (5.36%) Test Manager
10 14 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
10 14 (5.00%) Test Engineer
11 10 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (3.21%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 8 (2.86%) Test Leader
14 7 (2.50%) Automation Analyst
14 7 (2.50%) Test Consultant
14 7 (2.50%) Software Test Analyst
14 7 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.14%) .NET
2 16 (5.71%) XML
3 11 (3.93%) Web Services
4 10 (3.57%) SOAP
5 7 (2.50%) REST
6 4 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.71%) CSS
7 2 (0.71%) JDBC
7 2 (0.71%) ODBC
7 2 (0.71%) HTML
7 2 (0.71%) Middleware
7 2 (0.71%) WCF
7 2 (0.71%) WPF
7 2 (0.71%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.29%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.93%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (1.43%) PMI
5 3 (1.07%) Replication
5 3 (1.07%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.07%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.71%) NHS
6 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.71%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.36%) Kindle
7 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.36%) FMCG
7 1 (0.36%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.43%) Linux
2 31 (11.07%) UNIX
3 19 (6.79%) Solaris
4 17 (6.07%) Windows
4 17 (6.07%) HPUX
5 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Android
5 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (30.36%) Business Analysis
2 64 (22.86%) Software Testing
3 57 (20.36%) Test Scripting
4 56 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 45 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (12.50%) Scrum
7 35 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 32 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 31 (11.07%) Waterfall
10 30 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (10.36%) Information Management
12 28 (10.00%) V-Model
12 28 (10.00%) Test Management
13 27 (9.64%) Automated Testing
14 25 (8.93%) Data Governance
14 25 (8.93%) Automation Testing
15 24 (8.57%) Test Strategy
16 21 (7.50%) PRINCE2
17 20 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 74 (26.43%) SQL
2 51 (18.21%) Java
3 39 (13.93%) C#
4 29 (10.36%) VB
5 28 (10.00%) C++
6 27 (9.64%) Shell Script
7 22 (7.86%) JavaScript
8 17 (6.07%) PL/SQL
9 13 (4.64%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.21%) VBScript
10 9 (3.21%) Python
11 8 (2.86%) PHP
11 8 (2.86%) Ruby
12 7 (2.50%) Perl
12 7 (2.50%) VBA
13 6 (2.14%) C
14 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 71 (25.36%) ISTQB
2 52 (18.57%) Degree
3 43 (15.36%) Security Cleared
4 25 (8.93%) DV Cleared
5 17 (6.07%) HND
6 7 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.71%) MCP
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.71%) MCPD
8 2 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.71%) MCTS
9 1 (0.36%) APMG
9 1 (0.36%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (25.71%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.71%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.71%) nmon
2 2 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 29 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.29%) Oracle
3 19 (6.79%) HP
4 17 (6.07%) Citrix
5 13 (4.64%) Telerik
6 3 (1.07%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.71%) Informatica
7 2 (0.71%) Lotus
7 2 (0.71%) Planview
7 2 (0.71%) DataFlux
7 2 (0.71%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.36%) QAD
8 1 (0.36%) Sun
8 1 (0.36%) Compuware
8 1 (0.36%) Empirix
8 1 (0.36%) SAP
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
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