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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 154 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +1
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 90 141 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.53% 2.29% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.19% 8.87% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 65 123 106
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
1734 1590 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.51% 25.87% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1223 1270
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Bristol -27 36 £43,750 +16.66% 9
Gloucestershire -18 20 £42,500 +11.84% 5
Dorset +4 13 £36,750 +13.07% 4
Somerset +2 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Wiltshire -25 7 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Devon -1 6 £21,500 -18.33%
Cornwall -12 1 £35,000 -12.50%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 74 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.20%) Finance
3 49 (25.00%) SQL
3 49 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 45 (22.96%) Test Scripting
5 43 (21.94%) QA
6 38 (19.39%) Degree
7 33 (16.84%) Business Analysis
8 32 (16.33%) Retail
8 32 (16.33%) Software Testing
9 31 (15.82%) Scrum
10 30 (15.31%) PRINCE2
10 30 (15.31%) Automated Testing
11 28 (14.29%) Test Strategy
12 27 (13.78%) Performance Testing
12 27 (13.78%) Java
13 26 (13.27%) Oracle
13 26 (13.27%) ITIL
13 26 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (12.24%) Banking
15 23 (11.73%) Service Management
16 22 (11.22%) Test Management
17 21 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 20 (10.20%) Project Management
19 19 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
19 19 (9.69%) Continuous Improvement
20 18 (9.18%) Manual Testing
20 18 (9.18%) .NET
20 18 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
20 18 (9.18%) SDLC

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.59%) SAS
2 5 (2.55%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.61%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.59%) MS Office
4 4 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Temenos T24
1 5 (2.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.51%) BASE24
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.55%) Internet
2 2 (1.02%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) NAS
3 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.59%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.55%) Big Data
5 5 (2.55%) OLTP
6 4 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (8.16%) Selenium
2 10 (5.10%) WebDriver
3 8 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.57%) HP UFT
5 5 (2.55%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.55%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.02%) Toad
7 2 (1.02%) TestPartner
7 2 (1.02%) JIRA
8 1 (0.51%) MSTest
8 1 (0.51%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.51%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
General
1 69 (35.20%) Finance
2 32 (16.33%) Retail
3 24 (12.24%) Banking
4 16 (8.16%) Manufacturing
5 13 (6.63%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.61%) Law
7 7 (3.57%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.55%) Back Office
9 4 (2.04%) Billing
10 3 (1.53%) Advertising
11 2 (1.02%) Electronics
12 1 (0.51%) Legal
12 1 (0.51%) Publishing
12 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (51.02%) Analyst
2 57 (29.08%) Test Analyst
3 37 (18.88%) Business Analyst
4 21 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 19 (9.69%) Test Manager
6 18 (9.18%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (6.63%) Transition Manager
8 12 (6.12%) Test Leader
8 12 (6.12%) Senior Test Analyst
9 11 (5.61%) Tester
10 10 (5.10%) QA Tester
11 9 (4.59%) Lead Test Analyst
11 9 (4.59%) Service Manager
12 8 (4.08%) Services Delivery Manager
12 8 (4.08%) Delivery Manager
13 7 (3.57%) Business Manager
14 6 (3.06%) Software Tester
14 6 (3.06%) Software Manager
14 6 (3.06%) Business Consultant
14 6 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.18%) .NET
2 15 (7.65%) XML
3 8 (4.08%) HTML
4 6 (3.06%) Web Services
5 5 (2.55%) Middleware
6 3 (1.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.51%) SOAP
8 1 (0.51%) REST
8 1 (0.51%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.63%) Life Science
4 6 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.55%) Statistics
6 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.04%) FMCG
7 2 (1.02%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.02%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.51%) DTV
8 1 (0.51%) AS400
8 1 (0.51%) PMI
8 1 (0.51%) iSeries
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.61%) Linux
2 10 (5.10%) UNIX
3 7 (3.57%) Windows
4 5 (2.55%) Solaris
5 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (22.96%) Test Scripting
3 33 (16.84%) Business Analysis
4 32 (16.33%) Software Testing
5 31 (15.82%) Scrum
6 30 (15.31%) PRINCE2
6 30 (15.31%) Automated Testing
7 28 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 27 (13.78%) Performance Testing
9 26 (13.27%) ITIL
10 23 (11.73%) Service Management
11 22 (11.22%) Test Management
12 20 (10.20%) Project Management
13 19 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (9.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (9.18%) SDLC
14 18 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (9.18%) Manual Testing
15 17 (8.67%) Waterfall
16 16 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.00%) SQL
2 27 (13.78%) Java
3 15 (7.65%) C#
4 8 (4.08%) VB
4 8 (4.08%) Ruby
5 7 (3.57%) C
5 7 (3.57%) C++
6 3 (1.53%) VBScript
7 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.02%) Python
7 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.51%) Perl
8 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 38 (19.39%) Degree
3 21 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.06%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.02%) IIBA
8 1 (0.51%) APMG
8 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.51%) MOS
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.51%) MCP
8 1 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (21.94%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.55%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (13.27%) Oracle
2 17 (8.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.57%) SAP
4 6 (3.06%) IBM
5 5 (2.55%) VMware
5 5 (2.55%) Green Hat
6 2 (1.02%) Casewise
6 2 (1.02%) Pega
6 2 (1.02%) TIBCO
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £49838 - £63682 per annum + status car
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £29905 - £44228 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 32,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
The People Network
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago