The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 111 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 132 111 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.20% 2.12% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.60% 7.39% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 113 99 129
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +11.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1534 1503 2017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.60% 28.68% 36.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1173 1276 1787
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 -2 50 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Gloucestershire +1 26 £38,000 -15.55% 3
Wiltshire +4 24 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Dorset -20 16 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Somerset -8 12 £39,500 +12.85% 2
Cornwall +1 2 £40,000 +8.10%
Devon -15 1 £27,500 -19.11% 4
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 83 (31.92%) Finance
2 75 (28.85%) Business Analysis
3 72 (27.69%) QA
4 69 (26.54%) Software Testing
5 62 (23.85%) ISTQB
6 60 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 58 (22.31%) SQL
8 57 (21.92%) Degree
9 47 (18.08%) Scrum
10 41 (15.77%) Automated Testing
11 40 (15.38%) Project Management
11 40 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 38 (14.62%) Java
13 36 (13.85%) UNIX
13 36 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (13.46%) PRINCE2
15 33 (12.69%) Test Scripting
16 30 (11.54%) Security Cleared
16 30 (11.54%) VB
17 29 (11.15%) Linux
18 28 (10.77%) MS Excel
18 28 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
18 28 (10.77%) Selenium
19 27 (10.38%) Telecoms
19 27 (10.38%) QuickTest Pro
19 27 (10.38%) Windows
20 26 (10.00%) DV Cleared
21 25 (9.62%) Banking
21 25 (9.62%) Shell Script
22 24 (9.23%) Microsoft

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.15%) IIS
3 3 (1.15%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.85%) MS Office
3 4 (1.54%) MS Project
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.46%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (3.08%) JDE OneWorld
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.23%) LAN
1 11 (4.23%) WAN
2 5 (1.92%) Internet
3 4 (1.54%) LTE
3 4 (1.54%) Intranet
3 4 (1.54%) GSM
3 4 (1.54%) UMTS
4 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.77%) WCDMA
4 2 (0.77%) FTP
4 2 (0.77%) HTTP
4 2 (0.77%) GPRS
5 1 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.38%) 4G
5 1 (0.38%) MVNO
5 1 (0.38%) SMS
5 1 (0.38%) 2G
5 1 (0.38%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.15%) DB2
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (10.77%) Selenium
2 27 (10.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 22 (8.46%) LoadRunner
4 16 (6.15%) SoapUI
5 12 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.46%) JMeter
7 7 (2.69%) WATIR
8 6 (2.31%) FitNesse
9 5 (1.92%) TestComplete
9 5 (1.92%) WatiN
10 4 (1.54%) JIRA
10 4 (1.54%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.54%) Ranorex
11 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.15%) TestNG
12 2 (0.77%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.77%) Subversion
12 2 (0.77%) NUnit
12 2 (0.77%) ClearQuest
12 2 (0.77%) Introscope
General
1 83 (31.92%) Finance
2 27 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 25 (9.62%) Banking
4 19 (7.31%) Retail
5 13 (5.00%) Legal
6 12 (4.62%) Military
7 8 (3.08%) Marketing
7 8 (3.08%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.54%) Electronics
9 2 (0.77%) Advertising
9 2 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 139 (53.46%) Analyst
2 79 (30.38%) Business Analyst
3 58 (22.31%) Test Analyst
4 51 (19.62%) Tester
5 23 (8.85%) Test Manager
6 20 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 18 (6.92%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (6.54%) Consultant
9 15 (5.77%) QA Tester
9 15 (5.77%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 15 (5.77%) Senior Business Analyst
10 13 (5.00%) Lead Tester
11 12 (4.62%) Software Tester
11 12 (4.62%) Test Engineer
11 12 (4.62%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (3.08%) QA Engineer
12 8 (3.08%) Automated Tester
13 6 (2.31%) Business Systems Analyst
13 6 (2.31%) Systems Analyst
14 5 (1.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.62%) XML
2 9 (3.46%) .NET
2 9 (3.46%) SOAP
3 7 (2.69%) Web Services
4 6 (2.31%) CSS
4 6 (2.31%) HTML
5 4 (1.54%) REST
6 2 (0.77%) Middleware
6 2 (0.77%) J2EE
6 2 (0.77%) JDBC
6 2 (0.77%) ODBC
6 2 (0.77%) CSS3
7 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.38%) XSL
7 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.38%) RESTful
7 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.77%) Computer Science
1 15 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 7 (2.69%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.69%) PMI
4 6 (2.31%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.77%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.38%) iPad
7 1 (0.38%) Kindle
7 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.85%) UNIX
2 29 (11.15%) Linux
3 27 (10.38%) Windows
4 14 (5.38%) Solaris
5 12 (4.62%) HPUX
6 2 (0.77%) Android
6 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.85%) Business Analysis
2 69 (26.54%) Software Testing
3 60 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 47 (18.08%) Scrum
5 41 (15.77%) Automated Testing
6 40 (15.38%) Project Management
7 36 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (13.46%) PRINCE2
9 33 (12.69%) Test Scripting
10 28 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (8.46%) Software Engineering
11 22 (8.46%) Test Strategy
12 20 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 20 (7.69%) Manual Testing
13 18 (6.92%) Test Automation
13 18 (6.92%) Test Management
14 16 (6.15%) ITIL
14 16 (6.15%) Performance Testing
14 16 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 15 (5.77%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (22.31%) SQL
2 38 (14.62%) Java
3 30 (11.54%) VB
4 25 (9.62%) Shell Script
5 22 (8.46%) C#
5 22 (8.46%) C++
6 16 (6.15%) VBScript
7 13 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (4.62%) C
8 12 (4.62%) VBA
9 10 (3.85%) Perl
10 9 (3.46%) PHP
10 9 (3.46%) Python
10 9 (3.46%) Ruby
11 6 (2.31%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.92%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.38%) VB6
13 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (23.85%) ISTQB
2 57 (21.92%) Degree
3 40 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 30 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 26 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (2.69%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.31%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.31%) HND
9 4 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.38%) MCSD
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (27.69%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.77%) nmon
2 2 (0.77%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.85%) Oracle
3 17 (6.54%) HP
4 12 (4.62%) Citrix
5 10 (3.85%) Telerik
6 6 (2.31%) Cisco
7 3 (1.15%) SAP
7 3 (1.15%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.15%) Lotus
7 3 (1.15%) Planview
8 2 (0.77%) QAD
8 2 (0.77%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.38%) IBM
9 1 (0.38%) Compuware
9 1 (0.38%) Empirix
9 1 (0.38%) Informatica
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Westek Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £31651 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 5% Bonus and other benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 38k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + superb benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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