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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 121 153 115
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -38
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 125 99 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.43% 1.65% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.93% 5.52% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 97 75 112
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 £32,500 £26,700 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
1577 1794 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.60% 29.93% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1413 1321
Median salary £40,500 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,800 £57,700
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +15 41 £45,000 +15.38% 4
Bristol +16 27 £32,500 -39.53% 4
Wiltshire +26 22 £45,000 +55.17% 4
Somerset +3 15 £41,250 -8.33%
Dorset +9 4 £32,500 -23.52%
Cornwall -7 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Devon -3 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 106 (47.11%) ISTQB
2 104 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (34.22%) SQL
4 68 (30.22%) Java
5 57 (25.33%) QA
6 53 (23.56%) Software Testing
6 53 (23.56%) ITIL
7 51 (22.67%) Finance
7 51 (22.67%) Selenium
8 50 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 45 (20.00%) Oracle
9 45 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 45 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 45 (20.00%) SDLC
10 44 (19.56%) Degree
11 42 (18.67%) Security Cleared
11 42 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (18.22%) Test Management
12 41 (18.22%) Scrum
12 41 (18.22%) HP
13 40 (17.78%) Manual Testing
13 40 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 39 (17.33%) Automated Testing
15 37 (16.44%) Linux
16 36 (16.00%) Test Scripting
16 36 (16.00%) Cucumber
16 36 (16.00%) ITIL V3
16 36 (16.00%) User Stories
17 35 (15.56%) Unix
18 34 (15.11%) Windows

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 11 (4.89%) MQSeries
2 4 (1.78%) Apache
2 4 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.44%) Confluence
4 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.44%) MS Office
3 7 (3.11%) Mingle
4 4 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.33%) MS Project
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.44%) SAP CO
1 10 (4.44%) SAP FI
1 10 (4.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.11%) Temenos T24
3 5 (2.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
1 18 (8.00%) IaaS
1 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (8.00%) PaaS
2 8 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.33%) Internet
2 10 (4.44%) SSH
3 9 (4.00%) LAN
3 9 (4.00%) WAN
4 7 (3.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.78%) SMS
6 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.44%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.00%) DB2
2 18 (8.00%) MySQL
3 11 (4.89%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.56%) Big Data
5 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (22.67%) Selenium
2 42 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 31 (13.78%) JIRA
5 25 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 20 (8.89%) LoadRunner
7 18 (8.00%) Git (software)
8 17 (7.56%) JUnit
8 17 (7.56%) SpecFlow
9 14 (6.22%) JBehave
9 14 (6.22%) WebDriver
10 11 (4.89%) Visual Studio
11 10 (4.44%) Zephyr
12 8 (3.56%) Maven
12 8 (3.56%) RSpec
13 7 (3.11%) SoapUI
14 5 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (2.22%) FitNesse
15 4 (1.78%) TestNG
16 3 (1.33%) Calabash
General
1 51 (22.67%) Finance
2 18 (8.00%) Publishing
3 15 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.78%) Banking
4 13 (5.78%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.33%) Marketing
6 11 (4.89%) Electronics
7 7 (3.11%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.22%) Retail
9 3 (1.33%) Advertising
9 3 (1.33%) Law
10 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.44%) Back Office
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
11 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (53.33%) Analyst
2 87 (38.67%) Test Analyst
3 33 (14.67%) Tester
4 32 (14.22%) Test Engineer
5 29 (12.89%) Business Analyst
6 27 (12.00%) Software Tester
7 21 (9.33%) Software Analyst
7 21 (9.33%) Software Test Analyst
8 18 (8.00%) Architect
8 18 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (7.11%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
10 15 (6.67%) Developer
10 15 (6.67%) QA Analyst
10 15 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (6.22%) Java Developer
11 14 (6.22%) QA Test Analyst
11 14 (6.22%) SAP Analyst
11 14 (6.22%) SAP Business Analyst
11 14 (6.22%) Test Manager
12 13 (5.78%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.78%) XML
2 17 (7.56%) HTML
3 14 (6.22%) Hibernate
3 14 (6.22%) Middleware
3 14 (6.22%) Spring
4 13 (5.78%) SOAP
5 11 (4.89%) .NET
5 11 (4.89%) REST
5 11 (4.89%) Web Services
6 10 (4.44%) Gherkin
7 6 (2.67%) JDBC
8 4 (1.78%) CSS
8 4 (1.78%) Flash
9 3 (1.33%) RESTful
10 2 (0.89%) J2EE
11 1 (0.44%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 26 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.78%) Data Centre
4 18 (8.00%) CMDB
5 16 (7.11%) Client/Server
6 10 (4.44%) User Experience
7 8 (3.56%) Internet of Things
8 7 (3.11%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.78%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.78%) Statistics
10 3 (1.33%) Life Science
11 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.44%) Linux
2 35 (15.56%) Unix
3 34 (15.11%) Windows
4 10 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.22%) CentOS
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.56%) ITIL
2 53 (23.56%) Software Testing
3 45 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 45 (20.00%) SDLC
3 45 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 41 (18.22%) Scrum
4 41 (18.22%) Test Management
5 40 (17.78%) Manual Testing
5 40 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 39 (17.33%) Automated Testing
7 36 (16.00%) ITIL V3
7 36 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 36 (16.00%) User Stories
8 34 (15.11%) Business Analysis
9 32 (14.22%) Project Management
10 30 (13.33%) BDD
11 28 (12.44%) Functional Testing
12 26 (11.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (11.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (34.22%) SQL
2 68 (30.22%) Java
3 24 (10.67%) Ruby
4 21 (9.33%) Python
5 19 (8.44%) C#
6 16 (7.11%) PL/SQL
7 15 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.78%) C++
9 11 (4.89%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.89%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.56%) VB
11 6 (2.67%) C
12 4 (1.78%) Perl
13 2 (0.89%) PHP
13 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 106 (47.11%) ISTQB
2 44 (19.56%) Degree
3 42 (18.67%) Security Cleared
4 32 (14.22%) DV Cleared
5 25 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 24 (10.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (8.00%) PMI Certification
7 18 (8.00%) PMP
8 7 (3.11%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (1.78%) APMP
10 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.89%) CISA
11 2 (0.89%) CISM
11 2 (0.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (25.33%) QA
2 6 (2.67%) SLA
3 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.33%) vSphere
4 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (8.00%) SCVMM
2 11 (4.89%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.33%) SCCM
3 3 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.00%) Oracle
3 41 (18.22%) HP
4 29 (12.89%) IBM
5 26 (11.56%) SAP
6 24 (10.67%) VMware
7 21 (9.33%) Citrix
8 18 (8.00%) BMC
8 18 (8.00%) CheckPoint
8 18 (8.00%) Cisco
8 18 (8.00%) EMC
8 18 (8.00%) Juniper
8 18 (8.00%) NetApp
9 11 (4.89%) Green Hat
10 7 (3.11%) webMethods
11 5 (2.22%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.78%) Cadence
13 3 (1.33%) Remedy
13 3 (1.33%) Sybase
14 2 (0.89%) Rally
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