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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 113 123 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 132 129 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.56% 2.26% 2.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.15% 7.23% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 109 81 135
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,775 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1619 1785 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.36% 31.23% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1437 1632
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Somerset +34 32 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Gloucestershire -39 30 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Bristol +4 26 £35,250 +8.46% 1
Wiltshire - 23 £33,500 - 1
Dorset +21 13 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Devon -7 5 £33,500 +21.81% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 159 (60.46%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (56.27%) ISTQB
3 80 (30.42%) Software Testing
4 76 (28.90%) SQL
4 76 (28.90%) Microsoft
5 73 (27.76%) BDD
6 72 (27.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 68 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 64 (24.33%) Test Scripting
9 59 (22.43%) Scrum
10 57 (21.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 57 (21.67%) Test Automation
11 56 (21.29%) Finance
12 55 (20.91%) Test Management
13 54 (20.53%) Security Cleared
13 54 (20.53%) Waterfall
13 54 (20.53%) Java
14 52 (19.77%) ITIL
14 52 (19.77%) Linux
15 49 (18.63%) Business Analysis
15 49 (18.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 48 (18.25%) Cucumber
17 45 (17.11%) Selenium
18 42 (15.97%) QA
18 42 (15.97%) Manual Testing
19 41 (15.59%) Performance Testing
19 41 (15.59%) Regression Testing
20 39 (14.83%) JIRA
21 37 (14.07%) Automated Testing
21 37 (14.07%) Line Management

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 7 (2.66%) GlassFish
2 6 (2.28%) Confluence
2 6 (2.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.28%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.28%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.76%) CMS
3 2 (0.76%) SAS
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (4.56%) MS Office
1 12 (4.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (3.04%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.66%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.52%) MS Project
5 2 (0.76%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (4.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.28%) SAP CO
2 6 (2.28%) SAP FI
2 6 (2.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Lawson
3 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.90%) IaaS
2 5 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.90%) PaaS
3 4 (1.52%) Lucidchart
4 3 (1.14%) SaaS
5 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.84%) SSH
2 8 (3.04%) SMS
3 6 (2.28%) LAN
3 6 (2.28%) WAN
4 3 (1.14%) Internet
5 1 (0.38%) HTTP
5 1 (0.38%) Intranet
5 1 (0.38%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.90%) DB2
2 5 (1.90%) MySQL
3 3 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.76%) Big Data
4 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 68 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (18.25%) Cucumber
3 45 (17.11%) Selenium
4 39 (14.83%) JIRA
5 35 (13.31%) SpecFlow
6 28 (10.65%) Jenkins
7 21 (7.98%) Git (software)
8 18 (6.84%) Zephyr
9 17 (6.46%) LoadRunner
10 10 (3.80%) SoapUI
10 10 (3.80%) Visual Studio
11 9 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (3.42%) JUnit
11 9 (3.42%) WebDriver
12 8 (3.04%) Eclipse
12 8 (3.04%) JMeter
12 8 (3.04%) Subversion
13 6 (2.28%) Bugzilla
14 5 (1.90%) Maven
15 4 (1.52%) Calabash
General
1 56 (21.29%) Finance
2 22 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.98%) Retail
4 16 (6.08%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.94%) Marketing
6 12 (4.56%) Electronics
7 7 (2.66%) Advertising
8 6 (2.28%) Banking
9 5 (1.90%) Publishing
10 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.76%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 165 (62.74%) Analyst
2 114 (43.35%) Test Analyst
3 45 (17.11%) Tester
4 41 (15.59%) Business Analyst
5 36 (13.69%) Senior Analyst
6 31 (11.79%) Senior Test Analyst
7 29 (11.03%) Software Analyst
8 27 (10.27%) Software Test Analyst
9 26 (9.89%) Software Tester
10 24 (9.13%) Test Engineer
11 17 (6.46%) IT Analyst
11 17 (6.46%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
12 16 (6.08%) Test Manager
13 12 (4.56%) Agile Test Analyst
13 12 (4.56%) Automation Test Analyst
13 12 (4.56%) Service Manager
14 11 (4.18%) Security Analyst
14 11 (4.18%) Test Leader
15 10 (3.80%) Manual Tester
15 10 (3.80%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.41%) SOAP
2 22 (8.37%) Web Services
3 19 (7.22%) Gherkin
3 19 (7.22%) REST
4 16 (6.08%) XML
5 12 (4.56%) .NET
6 8 (3.04%) Flash
7 7 (2.66%) RESTful
8 5 (1.90%) Middleware
9 3 (1.14%) CSS
9 3 (1.14%) HTML
9 3 (1.14%) JSON
10 2 (0.76%) CSS3
11 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.38%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.94%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.56%) Statistics
4 10 (3.80%) User Experience
5 6 (2.28%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.28%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.90%) CMDB
6 5 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.90%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.52%) Replication
8 3 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.76%) Fintech
9 2 (0.76%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.38%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.77%) Linux
2 30 (11.41%) Windows
3 18 (6.84%) Unix
4 10 (3.80%) CentOS
5 8 (3.04%) Android
5 8 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (60.46%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (30.42%) Software Testing
3 73 (27.76%) BDD
4 72 (27.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 64 (24.33%) Test Scripting
6 59 (22.43%) Scrum
7 57 (21.67%) Test Automation
7 57 (21.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 55 (20.91%) Test Management
9 54 (20.53%) Waterfall
10 52 (19.77%) ITIL
11 49 (18.63%) Business Analysis
12 42 (15.97%) Manual Testing
13 41 (15.59%) Performance Testing
13 41 (15.59%) Regression Testing
14 37 (14.07%) Automated Testing
14 37 (14.07%) Line Management
15 35 (13.31%) Load Testing
15 35 (13.31%) SDLC
16 31 (11.79%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (28.90%) SQL
2 54 (20.53%) Java
3 33 (12.55%) C#
4 19 (7.22%) Ruby
5 16 (6.08%) Python
6 15 (5.70%) C++
7 13 (4.94%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.14%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.76%) C
10 2 (0.76%) Perl
10 2 (0.76%) VB
10 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.76%) XPath
11 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 148 (56.27%) ISTQB
2 54 (20.53%) Security Cleared
3 49 (18.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 30 (11.41%) SC Cleared
5 26 (9.89%) DV Cleared
6 24 (9.13%) Degree
7 8 (3.04%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.90%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.90%) PMP
9 4 (1.52%) IIBA
10 2 (0.76%) CISM
10 2 (0.76%) CISSP
10 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.38%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (15.97%) QA
2 12 (4.56%) SLA
3 3 (1.14%) ISO19770
4 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.76%) SDET
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.28%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (4.94%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.28%) SCCM
2 6 (2.28%) SCOM
3 5 (1.90%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 76 (28.90%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.41%) HP
3 21 (7.98%) SAP
4 13 (4.94%) Oracle
5 12 (4.56%) Cadence
6 11 (4.18%) VMware
7 10 (3.80%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.04%) BMC
9 5 (1.90%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.90%) Cisco
9 5 (1.90%) Citrix
9 5 (1.90%) EMC
9 5 (1.90%) IBM
9 5 (1.90%) Juniper
9 5 (1.90%) NetApp
10 2 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.76%) SOASTA, Inc
11 1 (0.38%) IFS
11 1 (0.38%) Panasonic
11 1 (0.38%) Sage
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Perks
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
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Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
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Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 plus benefits
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Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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EDFE
Salary: £52,002 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: 20 days ago
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People Source Consulting
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