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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 118 162 116
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -46
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 126 94 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.35% 1.59% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.64% 5.37% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 95 69 113
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
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
1649 1749 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.74% 29.66% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1375 1179
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +29 47 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Bristol +5 26 £32,500 -48.00% 5
Wiltshire +22 18 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Somerset -4 14 £45,000 +5.88%
Dorset +5 6 £32,500 +4.83% 1
Cornwall -4 1 - - 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 108 (49.09%) ISTQB
2 102 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (37.27%) SQL
4 66 (30.00%) Java
5 63 (28.64%) ITIL
6 52 (23.64%) Microsoft
7 50 (22.73%) Selenium
8 48 (21.82%) Non-Functional Testing
9 47 (21.36%) Security Cleared
10 46 (20.91%) SDLC
11 45 (20.45%) Test Automation
11 45 (20.45%) Software Testing
12 44 (20.00%) QA
12 44 (20.00%) Scrum
13 43 (19.55%) Regression Testing
13 43 (19.55%) Oracle
13 43 (19.55%) Degree
13 43 (19.55%) Manual Testing
13 43 (19.55%) ITIL V3
14 42 (19.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 41 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 41 (18.64%) Automated Testing
16 40 (18.18%) Finance
17 39 (17.73%) Linux
18 38 (17.27%) Test Scripting
19 37 (16.82%) Test Management
19 37 (16.82%) Cucumber
20 36 (16.36%) DV Cleared
21 35 (15.91%) HP
22 34 (15.45%) Project Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.73%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.27%) Apache
3 5 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.82%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.91%) Confluence
6 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (6.36%) MS Office
2 10 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.18%) Mingle
4 3 (1.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.55%) SAP CO
1 10 (4.55%) SAP FI
1 10 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.27%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (9.09%) IaaS
1 20 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (9.09%) PaaS
2 9 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.45%) LAN
1 12 (5.45%) WAN
2 11 (5.00%) Internet
3 10 (4.55%) SSH
4 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.91%) SMS
6 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.45%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.09%) DB2
2 20 (9.09%) MySQL
3 9 (4.09%) Big Data
4 6 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (22.73%) Selenium
2 41 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (16.82%) Cucumber
4 32 (14.55%) JIRA
5 30 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 24 (10.91%) LoadRunner
7 19 (8.64%) Git (software)
8 17 (7.73%) JUnit
9 16 (7.27%) SpecFlow
10 15 (6.82%) JBehave
11 14 (6.36%) Visual Studio
11 14 (6.36%) WebDriver
12 10 (4.55%) Zephyr
13 9 (4.09%) Maven
13 9 (4.09%) RSpec
14 7 (3.18%) SoapUI
15 6 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (1.82%) Ant
16 4 (1.82%) Subversion
16 4 (1.82%) TestNG
General
1 40 (18.18%) Finance
2 20 (9.09%) Publishing
3 18 (8.18%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.82%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.45%) Marketing
6 11 (5.00%) Electronics
7 6 (2.73%) Banking
8 5 (2.27%) Retail
9 4 (1.82%) Advertising
10 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.91%) Back Office
11 2 (0.91%) Law
11 2 (0.91%) Legal
12 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (51.36%) Analyst
2 81 (36.82%) Test Analyst
3 39 (17.73%) Tester
4 31 (14.09%) Software Tester
5 28 (12.73%) Business Analyst
6 27 (12.27%) Test Engineer
7 24 (10.91%) Software Analyst
7 24 (10.91%) Software Test Analyst
8 20 (9.09%) Architect
8 20 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (9.09%) Test Manager
9 18 (8.18%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 17 (7.73%) Developer
11 15 (6.82%) Java Developer
12 14 (6.36%) SAP Analyst
12 14 (6.36%) SAP Business Analyst
12 14 (6.36%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (5.45%) Senior Test Analyst
13 12 (5.45%) Test Leader
14 11 (5.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.45%) XML
2 15 (6.82%) Hibernate
2 15 (6.82%) HTML
2 15 (6.82%) Spring
3 13 (5.91%) SOAP
4 11 (5.00%) REST
4 11 (5.00%) Web Services
5 10 (4.55%) Gherkin
6 9 (4.09%) Middleware
7 8 (3.64%) .NET
8 6 (2.73%) JDBC
9 5 (2.27%) CSS
10 2 (0.91%) Flash
10 2 (0.91%) RESTful
11 1 (0.45%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 22 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 20 (9.09%) CMDB
4 19 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 10 (4.55%) User Experience
7 9 (4.09%) Internet of Things
8 5 (2.27%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.36%) Statistics
10 2 (0.91%) Life Science
10 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (17.73%) Linux
2 33 (15.00%) Windows
3 29 (13.18%) Unix
4 10 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.64%) CentOS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (28.64%) ITIL
3 48 (21.82%) Non-Functional Testing
4 46 (20.91%) SDLC
5 45 (20.45%) Software Testing
5 45 (20.45%) Test Automation
6 44 (20.00%) Scrum
7 43 (19.55%) ITIL V3
7 43 (19.55%) Manual Testing
7 43 (19.55%) Regression Testing
8 42 (19.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 41 (18.64%) Automated Testing
10 38 (17.27%) Test Scripting
11 37 (16.82%) Test Management
12 34 (15.45%) Project Management
12 34 (15.45%) User Stories
13 33 (15.00%) BDD
14 31 (14.09%) Business Analysis
15 29 (13.18%) Line Management
16 28 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 82 (37.27%) SQL
2 66 (30.00%) Java
3 24 (10.91%) Ruby
4 23 (10.45%) Python
5 18 (8.18%) C#
6 17 (7.73%) PL/SQL
7 15 (6.82%) C++
7 15 (6.82%) Shell Script
8 14 (6.36%) JavaScript
9 13 (5.91%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.09%) VB
11 4 (1.82%) C
11 4 (1.82%) Perl
12 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 108 (49.09%) ISTQB
2 47 (21.36%) Security Cleared
3 43 (19.55%) Degree
4 36 (16.36%) DV Cleared
5 21 (9.55%) SC Cleared
6 20 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (9.09%) PMI Certification
6 20 (9.09%) PMP
7 9 (4.09%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.91%) CISA
9 2 (0.91%) CISM
9 2 (0.91%) CISSP
10 1 (0.45%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (20.00%) QA
2 5 (2.27%) SLA
3 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.91%) SDET
System Software
1 26 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (2.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (9.09%) SCVMM
2 7 (3.18%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.73%) SCCM
3 6 (2.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 43 (19.55%) Oracle
3 35 (15.91%) HP
4 27 (12.27%) SAP
5 26 (11.82%) VMware
6 24 (10.91%) IBM
7 20 (9.09%) BMC
7 20 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 20 (9.09%) Cisco
7 20 (9.09%) Citrix
7 20 (9.09%) EMC
7 20 (9.09%) Juniper
7 20 (9.09%) NetApp
8 8 (3.64%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.82%) Green Hat
10 3 (1.36%) Cadence
10 3 (1.36%) webMethods
11 2 (0.91%) Rally
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