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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 120 100 110
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 138 163 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.42% 2.72% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.19% 8.74% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 87 112 115
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,712
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
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
1918 1864 1579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.58% 31.10% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 1513 1287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
Bristol -11 56 £32,500 -23.52% 9
Gloucestershire +20 39 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Dorset +22 25 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Wiltshire -20 6 £32,500 -26.96% 1
Somerset -12 5 £27,500 -11.29%
Devon -10 3 £32,500 -53.57%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 136 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (46.24%) ISTQB
3 110 (39.43%) Software Testing
4 101 (36.20%) Test Scripting
5 94 (33.69%) Finance
6 82 (29.39%) QA
7 79 (28.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 72 (25.81%) SQL
9 69 (24.73%) Analytical Skills
10 52 (18.64%) XML
11 51 (18.28%) Java
12 47 (16.85%) Degree
13 46 (16.49%) Banking
14 45 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 44 (15.77%) Test Management
15 44 (15.77%) Test Automation
15 44 (15.77%) C
16 43 (15.41%) Regression Testing
16 43 (15.41%) Functional Testing
17 40 (14.34%) Unix
17 40 (14.34%) Selenium
18 39 (13.98%) Requirements Analysis
18 39 (13.98%) Microsoft
19 37 (13.26%) Scrum
19 37 (13.26%) Manual Testing
19 37 (13.26%) Business Analysis
20 35 (12.54%) Security Cleared
21 34 (12.19%) Waterfall
21 34 (12.19%) SDLC
21 34 (12.19%) Project Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (7.89%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.79%) SAS
3 3 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (12.19%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.30%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.51%) MS Office
4 6 (2.15%) MS Project
5 4 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (6.09%) Temenos T24
2 4 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.30%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.23%) Internet
3 4 (1.43%) SMS
4 2 (0.72%) LAN
4 2 (0.72%) WAN
5 1 (0.36%) Broadband
5 1 (0.36%) HTTP
5 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.32%) Relational Database
2 23 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (4.66%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (3.23%) Big Data
6 8 (2.87%) OLTP
7 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.36%) MySQL
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.36%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (14.34%) Selenium
2 16 (5.73%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.73%) LoadRunner
2 16 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.58%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.87%) JIRA
5 7 (2.51%) ClearQuest
5 7 (2.51%) HP UFT
5 7 (2.51%) TestDirector
6 6 (2.15%) FitNesse
6 6 (2.15%) JBehave
6 6 (2.15%) JMeter
6 6 (2.15%) Subversion
7 5 (1.79%) Toad
7 5 (1.79%) YourKit
8 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.08%) RSpec
8 3 (1.08%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.72%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.72%) TestNG
General
1 94 (33.69%) Finance
2 46 (16.49%) Banking
3 20 (7.17%) Retail
4 14 (5.02%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.30%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.94%) Advertising
6 11 (3.94%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.87%) Law
9 6 (2.15%) Back Office
10 5 (1.79%) Electronics
10 5 (1.79%) Marketing
11 2 (0.72%) Billing
11 2 (0.72%) Games
11 2 (0.72%) Local Government
11 2 (0.72%) Publishing
12 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (58.42%) Analyst
2 116 (41.58%) Test Analyst
3 54 (19.35%) Tester
4 44 (15.77%) Business Analyst
5 26 (9.32%) Systems Tester
6 24 (8.60%) Manual Test Analyst
7 22 (7.89%) Test Engineer
8 21 (7.53%) Test Leader
9 19 (6.81%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
11 17 (6.09%) Software Analyst
12 15 (5.38%) Software Tester
13 12 (4.30%) Software Test Analyst
14 11 (3.94%) QA Analyst
15 10 (3.58%) Lead Business Analyst
15 10 (3.58%) QA Leader
15 10 (3.58%) Test Manager
16 9 (3.23%) Middleware Engineer
17 8 (2.87%) Data Business Analyst
17 8 (2.87%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.64%) XML
2 27 (9.68%) .NET
2 27 (9.68%) Middleware
3 15 (5.38%) HTML
4 8 (2.87%) XML Messaging
5 5 (1.79%) JMS
6 4 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.43%) Flash
7 3 (1.08%) J2EE
7 3 (1.08%) Web Services
8 2 (0.72%) JDBC
8 2 (0.72%) SOAP
9 1 (0.36%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (24.73%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 17 (6.09%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.58%) PMI
6 9 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.87%) Life Science
7 8 (2.87%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.51%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.15%) Internet of Things
9 6 (2.15%) Reinsurance
10 5 (1.79%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.43%) AS400
11 4 (1.43%) iSeries
11 4 (1.43%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.43%) Statistics
12 3 (1.08%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.08%) e-Learning
12 3 (1.08%) User Experience
13 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.34%) Unix
2 25 (8.96%) Windows
3 20 (7.17%) Linux
4 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (39.43%) Software Testing
3 101 (36.20%) Test Scripting
4 79 (28.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 44 (15.77%) Test Automation
5 44 (15.77%) Test Management
6 43 (15.41%) Functional Testing
6 43 (15.41%) Regression Testing
7 39 (13.98%) Requirements Analysis
8 37 (13.26%) Business Analysis
8 37 (13.26%) Manual Testing
8 37 (13.26%) Scrum
9 34 (12.19%) Project Management
9 34 (12.19%) SDLC
9 34 (12.19%) Waterfall
10 33 (11.83%) System Testing
11 32 (11.47%) Non-Functional Testing
12 31 (11.11%) Defect Management
12 31 (11.11%) Performance Testing
13 30 (10.75%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (25.81%) SQL
2 51 (18.28%) Java
3 44 (15.77%) C
4 23 (8.24%) C#
5 17 (6.09%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.73%) Python
7 10 (3.58%) C++
8 9 (3.23%) Ruby
9 5 (1.79%) XPath
10 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.08%) PHP
11 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.08%) VB
12 2 (0.72%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 129 (46.24%) ISTQB
2 47 (16.85%) Degree
3 45 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 35 (12.54%) Security Cleared
5 27 (9.68%) SC Cleared
6 20 (7.17%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.58%) PMI Certification
7 10 (3.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.08%) APMG
10 3 (1.08%) APMP
10 3 (1.08%) EXIN
11 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.36%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (29.39%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.87%) vSphere
2 6 (2.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (10.39%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.79%) CA Service Virtualization
2 5 (1.79%) nmon
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.83%) HP
3 31 (11.11%) Oracle
4 28 (10.04%) IBM
5 22 (7.89%) Green Hat
6 17 (6.09%) webMethods
7 9 (3.23%) Sybase
8 8 (2.87%) Citrix
8 8 (2.87%) Remedy
8 8 (2.87%) Teradata
8 8 (2.87%) VMware
9 5 (1.79%) Casewise
9 5 (1.79%) Dynatrace
9 5 (1.79%) SAP
10 4 (1.43%) Cadence
11 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.36%) Cognos
11 1 (0.36%) Epicor
11 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
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