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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 153 95 103
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 102 156 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.71% 2.56% 2.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.69% 9.59% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 76 129 103
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £25,900 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
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
1793 1627 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.98% 26.74% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1289 1275
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 August 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 28 August 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
Gloucestershire +1 39 £35,000 -7.89% 2
Bristol -37 28 £42,500 +22.30% 5
Dorset +6 11 £40,000 +26.98% 4
Wiltshire -26 10 £35,000 -10.25% 10
Somerset -13 8 £33,500 +7.20%
Devon -11 5 £23,250 -15.45% 1
Cornwall -7 1 £35,000 -12.50%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 88 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.03%) Test Scripting
3 67 (34.01%) Finance
4 57 (28.93%) ISTQB
5 51 (25.89%) Software Testing
6 44 (22.34%) SQL
7 39 (19.80%) QA
8 37 (18.78%) Scrum
9 35 (17.77%) Automated Testing
10 33 (16.75%) Degree
10 33 (16.75%) Performance Testing
11 31 (15.74%) PRINCE2
11 31 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (15.23%) Business Analysis
13 29 (14.72%) Java
14 28 (14.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 26 (13.20%) Project Management
15 26 (13.20%) Manual Testing
16 25 (12.69%) Retail
17 24 (12.18%) Oracle
18 22 (11.17%) SDLC
19 21 (10.66%) Test Management
19 21 (10.66%) Test Strategy
20 20 (10.15%) Waterfall
20 20 (10.15%) Banking
20 20 (10.15%) C
20 20 (10.15%) ITIL
21 19 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
21 19 (9.64%) Microsoft
21 19 (9.64%) Selenium

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (4.57%) SAS
2 5 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.54%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (8.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.11%) MS Office
3 13 (6.60%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Temenos T24
1 5 (2.54%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.51%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.51%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.51%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.54%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.57%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (4.06%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.54%) OLTP
4 5 (2.54%) Big Data
4 5 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (9.64%) Selenium
2 11 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.08%) WebDriver
4 9 (4.57%) HP UFT
5 5 (2.54%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.54%) TestDirector
6 4 (2.03%) JIRA
7 3 (1.52%) SilkTest
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.52%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (1.02%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.02%) Toad
9 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.51%) TestPartner
9 1 (0.51%) MSTest
9 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.51%) FitNesse
General
1 67 (34.01%) Finance
2 25 (12.69%) Retail
3 20 (10.15%) Banking
4 15 (7.61%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.58%) Law
6 8 (4.06%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.55%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.55%) Back Office
8 5 (2.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 114 (57.87%) Analyst
2 73 (37.06%) Test Analyst
3 38 (19.29%) Business Analyst
4 22 (11.17%) Test Engineer
5 19 (9.64%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (7.11%) Tester
6 14 (7.11%) Test Leader
7 13 (6.60%) Senior Test Analyst
7 13 (6.60%) Transition Manager
8 10 (5.08%) Lead Test Analyst
9 9 (4.57%) Test Manager
10 7 (3.55%) Systems Tester
10 7 (3.55%) QA Tester
11 6 (3.05%) Business Consultant
11 6 (3.05%) Service Manager
11 6 (3.05%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.05%) Consultant
11 6 (3.05%) Business Manager
11 6 (3.05%) Agile Business Analyst
12 5 (2.54%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.63%) XML
2 15 (7.61%) .NET
3 11 (5.58%) HTML
4 10 (5.08%) Web Services
5 5 (2.54%) Middleware
6 3 (1.52%) XBRL
6 3 (1.52%) SOAP
6 3 (1.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.02%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.60%) Life Science
3 8 (4.06%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.05%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.54%) Statistics
6 4 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.52%) FMCG
7 3 (1.52%) iSeries
7 3 (1.52%) AS400
7 3 (1.52%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.02%) PMI
9 1 (0.51%) NHS
9 1 (0.51%) DTV
9 1 (0.51%) User Experience
9 1 (0.51%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.09%) UNIX
1 12 (6.09%) Linux
2 7 (3.55%) Windows
3 5 (2.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.03%) Test Scripting
3 51 (25.89%) Software Testing
4 37 (18.78%) Scrum
5 35 (17.77%) Automated Testing
6 33 (16.75%) Performance Testing
7 31 (15.74%) PRINCE2
8 30 (15.23%) Business Analysis
9 26 (13.20%) Project Management
9 26 (13.20%) Manual Testing
10 22 (11.17%) SDLC
11 21 (10.66%) Test Strategy
11 21 (10.66%) Test Management
12 20 (10.15%) Waterfall
12 20 (10.15%) ITIL
13 19 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (9.14%) Service Management
14 18 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (8.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.34%) SQL
2 29 (14.72%) Java
3 20 (10.15%) C
4 16 (8.12%) C#
5 8 (4.06%) VB
6 7 (3.55%) C++
7 6 (3.05%) Ruby
8 3 (1.52%) VBScript
8 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.51%) Python
10 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (28.93%) ISTQB
2 33 (16.75%) Degree
3 28 (14.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.05%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.03%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.52%) APMG
6 3 (1.52%) EXIN
6 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.02%) IIBA
8 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) HND
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (19.80%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (2.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (12.18%) Oracle
2 19 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.05%) Casewise
4 5 (2.54%) Green Hat
4 5 (2.54%) SAP
5 3 (1.52%) IBM
6 2 (1.02%) Pega
7 1 (0.51%) HP
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Salary: £50 - £52 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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Posted: 9 days ago
Heelis, Swindon, Wiltshire, South West
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Salary: Circa £40k
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Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
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Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
National Tust
Posted: 9 days ago
Heelis, Swindon, Wiltshire, South West
National Trust
Salary: Circa £40k
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National Trust
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
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National Trust
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
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Poole
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension
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SCC
Posted: 20 days ago
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