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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 108 111 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -47
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 159 135 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.41% 2.36% 4.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.81% 8.18% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 133 126 190
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 1650 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.90% 28.85% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1672 1363 1649
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £59,400
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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(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 +2 48 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Gloucestershire +14 44 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Wiltshire -5 36 £42,500 +1.34% 3
Somerset -5 11 £31,000 -17.33% 2
Devon -21 8 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Dorset -19 5 £30,000 -25.00%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 123 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (33.97%) Finance
3 85 (26.98%) Software Testing
4 84 (26.67%) ISTQB
5 81 (25.71%) SQL
6 77 (24.44%) Degree
7 70 (22.22%) Scrum
8 66 (20.95%) QA
9 63 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 58 (18.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 57 (18.10%) Test Automation
12 52 (16.51%) Business Analysis
13 49 (15.56%) Banking
14 48 (15.24%) MS Excel
15 47 (14.92%) Selenium
15 47 (14.92%) Line Management
16 46 (14.60%) Automated Testing
17 43 (13.65%) Microsoft
17 43 (13.65%) Waterfall
18 40 (12.70%) Telecoms
19 39 (12.38%) PRINCE2
20 38 (12.06%) Test Management
21 37 (11.75%) Manual Testing
21 37 (11.75%) Java
22 35 (11.11%) Security Cleared
23 34 (10.79%) UNIX
24 33 (10.48%) QuickTest Pro
24 33 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
25 30 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
26 29 (9.21%) Performance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (0.95%) SharePoint
1 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.63%) CMS
3 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.30%) MS Office
3 4 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.95%) MS Project
5 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.32%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.22%) LAN
1 7 (2.22%) WAN
2 6 (1.90%) SAN
2 6 (1.90%) Internet
2 6 (1.90%) NAS
3 3 (0.95%) Intranet
4 2 (0.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.86%) MS Access
3 7 (2.22%) DB2
3 7 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (14.92%) Selenium
2 33 (10.48%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (3.81%) SoapUI
5 10 (3.17%) WebDriver
6 9 (2.86%) WATIR
7 8 (2.54%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.22%) TestNG
8 7 (2.22%) LoadRunner
8 7 (2.22%) JIRA
9 5 (1.59%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.59%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.95%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.63%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.63%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.63%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.63%) Hudson
12 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
General
1 107 (33.97%) Finance
2 49 (15.56%) Banking
3 40 (12.70%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.71%) Retail
5 10 (3.17%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.90%) Military
7 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.27%) Marketing
9 3 (0.95%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.95%) Automotive
9 3 (0.95%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 160 (50.79%) Analyst
2 86 (27.30%) Test Analyst
3 81 (25.71%) Business Analyst
4 44 (13.97%) Tester
5 40 (12.70%) Test Manager
6 27 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
7 24 (7.62%) Financial Business Analyst
7 24 (7.62%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 20 (6.35%) Test Engineer
9 19 (6.03%) Senior Test Analyst
10 14 (4.44%) Architect
10 14 (4.44%) Programme Manager
11 13 (4.13%) Test Leader
11 13 (4.13%) Automated Tester
12 12 (3.81%) QA Manager
13 11 (3.49%) QA Tester
14 10 (3.17%) QA Engineer
14 10 (3.17%) Junior
15 9 (2.86%) Senior Tester
16 8 (2.54%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.44%) Web Services
1 14 (4.44%) XML
2 13 (4.13%) HTML
2 13 (4.13%) CSS
3 11 (3.49%) SOAP
4 10 (3.17%) .NET
5 7 (2.22%) REST
6 6 (1.90%) RESTful
7 4 (1.27%) J2EE
7 4 (1.27%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.95%) XSL
8 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.95%) CSS3
8 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (0.95%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.95%) JDBC
9 1 (0.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 17 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.27%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.63%) Replication
7 2 (0.63%) Clustering
7 2 (0.63%) FMCG
7 2 (0.63%) Open Source
8 1 (0.32%) iPad
8 1 (0.32%) SCADA
8 1 (0.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.79%) UNIX
2 25 (7.94%) Windows
3 23 (7.30%) Linux
4 4 (1.27%) HPUX
4 4 (1.27%) Solaris
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (26.98%) Software Testing
3 70 (22.22%) Scrum
4 63 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 57 (18.10%) Test Automation
6 52 (16.51%) Business Analysis
7 47 (14.92%) Line Management
8 46 (14.60%) Automated Testing
9 43 (13.65%) Waterfall
10 39 (12.38%) PRINCE2
11 38 (12.06%) Test Management
12 37 (11.75%) Manual Testing
13 33 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (9.21%) Performance Testing
16 26 (8.25%) People Management
17 23 (7.30%) Project Management
18 21 (6.67%) Mentoring
19 20 (6.35%) TDD
19 20 (6.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 81 (25.71%) SQL
2 37 (11.75%) Java
3 22 (6.98%) C#
4 17 (5.40%) VB
4 17 (5.40%) Shell Script
5 16 (5.08%) VBScript
6 13 (4.13%) Python
6 13 (4.13%) Ruby
6 13 (4.13%) C++
7 11 (3.49%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.49%) VBA
8 10 (3.17%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.86%) C
10 6 (1.90%) PHP
11 4 (1.27%) Perl
12 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.95%) VB6
13 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 77 (24.44%) Degree
3 58 (18.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 35 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 24 (7.62%) ISEB Practitioner
6 14 (4.44%) DV Cleared
7 12 (3.81%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.59%) HND
10 3 (0.95%) MCSD
10 3 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.63%) MCP
11 2 (0.63%) MCSE
11 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.32%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (20.95%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) WMI
1 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (13.65%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.25%) Oracle
3 10 (3.17%) Cisco
3 10 (3.17%) Citrix
4 8 (2.54%) HP
5 6 (1.90%) VMware
6 4 (1.27%) Telerik
6 4 (1.27%) EMC
6 4 (1.27%) Juniper
6 4 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.63%) NetApp
8 1 (0.32%) Informatica
8 1 (0.32%) IBM
8 1 (0.32%) Northgate
8 1 (0.32%) Civica
8 1 (0.32%) Capita
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £28000 per annum + 30 days holiday, generous pension
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000 - £59000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000 - £59000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Taunton
CPS Group
Salary: £38000 - £41500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Exeter
WA Consultants
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + +Car, 15% bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheltenham
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus, medical
Posted: 22 days ago