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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 150 119 99
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -20
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 91 117 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 1.99% 2.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.33% 6.92% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 68 99 122
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1707 1690 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.43% 28.81% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1362 1484
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £51,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 22 May 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 -36 31 £42,500 +3.03% 8
Wiltshire +2 24 £29,000 -22.66%
Gloucestershire -11 19 £33,000 -12.00% 2
Somerset +17 8 £53,000 +130.43% 1
Dorset +7 6 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Devon -8 2 £60,000 +84.61% 2
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 96 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (37.25%) Finance
3 82 (33.20%) ISTQB
4 77 (31.17%) QA
5 74 (29.96%) Software Testing
6 63 (25.51%) Scrum
7 58 (23.48%) Retail
8 55 (22.27%) Degree
9 54 (21.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 53 (21.46%) Test Scripting
11 50 (20.24%) SQL
12 45 (18.22%) Banking
13 32 (12.96%) ITIL
14 31 (12.55%) PRINCE2
15 27 (10.93%) Java
16 26 (10.53%) Test Management
16 26 (10.53%) Security Cleared
16 26 (10.53%) Test Strategy
17 25 (10.12%) People Management
17 25 (10.12%) Performance Testing
17 25 (10.12%) Business Analysis
17 25 (10.12%) Aerospace
18 24 (9.72%) SQL Server
18 24 (9.72%) Selenium
19 23 (9.31%) Manual Testing
19 23 (9.31%) SC Cleared
20 22 (8.91%) MS Excel
20 22 (8.91%) Service Management
21 21 (8.50%) Service Delivery
21 21 (8.50%) Telecoms

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (2.83%) SAS
2 2 (0.81%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.81%) IIS
3 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.26%) MS Office
3 7 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (0.81%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.43%) Internet
2 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.81%) DNS
3 1 (0.40%) NAS
3 1 (0.40%) Network Security
3 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.40%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.81%) OLTP
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (9.72%) Selenium
2 13 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (3.64%) WebDriver
5 7 (2.83%) LoadRunner
5 7 (2.83%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.43%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.62%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.62%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.81%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.81%) TestPartner
9 1 (0.40%) JIRA
9 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
General
1 92 (37.25%) Finance
2 58 (23.48%) Retail
3 45 (18.22%) Banking
4 25 (10.12%) Aerospace
5 21 (8.50%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.45%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.02%) Law
8 4 (1.62%) Back Office
8 4 (1.62%) Billing
9 2 (0.81%) Electronics
9 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.81%) Publishing
9 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 118 (47.77%) Analyst
2 76 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 45 (18.22%) Test Manager
4 34 (13.77%) Business Analyst
5 20 (8.10%) Senior Analyst
6 19 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 17 (6.88%) Test Engineer
8 16 (6.48%) Test Leader
9 13 (5.26%) Tester
10 12 (4.86%) Service Manager
11 11 (4.45%) QA Manager
12 10 (4.05%) Services Delivery Manager
12 10 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
13 9 (3.64%) Architect
14 7 (2.83%) Transition Manager
14 7 (2.83%) Lead Test Analyst
14 7 (2.83%) QA Tester
15 6 (2.43%) Consultant
15 6 (2.43%) Software Tester
15 6 (2.43%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.48%) .NET
2 13 (5.26%) XML
3 4 (1.62%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.81%) Middleware
5 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.40%) WCF
5 1 (0.40%) J2EE
5 1 (0.40%) Web Services
5 1 (0.40%) AppFabric
5 1 (0.40%) REST
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.07%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.64%) Statistics
4 7 (2.83%) Replication
5 6 (2.43%) Life Science
6 5 (2.02%) FMCG
7 3 (1.21%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.40%) DTV
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.07%) Windows
2 12 (4.86%) UNIX
2 12 (4.86%) Linux
3 3 (1.21%) Solaris
4 1 (0.40%) HPUX
4 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (29.96%) Software Testing
3 63 (25.51%) Scrum
4 53 (21.46%) Test Scripting
5 32 (12.96%) ITIL
6 31 (12.55%) PRINCE2
7 26 (10.53%) Test Management
7 26 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 25 (10.12%) People Management
8 25 (10.12%) Performance Testing
8 25 (10.12%) Business Analysis
9 23 (9.31%) Manual Testing
10 22 (8.91%) Service Management
11 21 (8.50%) Service Delivery
11 21 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (8.10%) Automated Testing
13 19 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (7.29%) Test Automation
14 18 (7.29%) Regression Testing
15 17 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.24%) SQL
2 27 (10.93%) Java
3 13 (5.26%) C#
4 12 (4.86%) C
5 7 (2.83%) C++
5 7 (2.83%) VBScript
6 6 (2.43%) VB
7 5 (2.02%) Ruby
8 3 (1.21%) Python
8 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.81%) Perl
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
10 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.40%) VBA
10 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (33.20%) ISTQB
2 55 (22.27%) Degree
3 54 (21.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 23 (9.31%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.83%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (1.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.62%) HND
7 4 (1.62%) GIAC
7 4 (1.62%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.62%) CITP
8 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) MOS
9 1 (0.40%) MCP
9 1 (0.40%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (31.17%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.40%) Snort
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (8.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.69%) Oracle
3 9 (3.64%) IBM
4 7 (2.83%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.43%) SAP
6 5 (2.02%) VMware
7 2 (0.81%) Green Hat
7 2 (0.81%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.81%) Pega
8 1 (0.40%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35K - £55K
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
NES IT
Salary: Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Resource Management
Salary: £21500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35-55,000 + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth, South, United Kingdom
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 17 days ago