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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 130 131 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 128 124 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.29% 2.09% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.56% 7.04% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 97 97 117
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,561
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
1950 1761 1782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.95% 29.71% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1539 1400 1462
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,225 £62,500
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -33 38 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Somerset +19 28 £32,500 -9.72% 5
Wiltshire +13 22 £33,500 +3.07% 3
Bristol -18 14 £33,000 -14.83% 3
Dorset +11 12 £28,500 -28.75%
Cornwall - 6 - -
Devon +3 5 - - 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 142 (54.62%) ISTQB
2 133 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (31.15%) SQL
4 75 (28.85%) Microsoft
5 68 (26.15%) ITIL
5 68 (26.15%) Software Testing
6 66 (25.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 63 (24.23%) Java
8 62 (23.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 57 (21.92%) BDD
10 55 (21.15%) Security Cleared
11 53 (20.38%) Test Automation
11 53 (20.38%) Scrum
12 52 (20.00%) Test Scripting
13 51 (19.62%) Finance
13 51 (19.62%) Manual Testing
14 49 (18.85%) Linux
14 49 (18.85%) Test Management
15 47 (18.08%) SDLC
16 44 (16.92%) Cucumber
16 44 (16.92%) Selenium
17 43 (16.54%) User Acceptance Testing
17 43 (16.54%) Automated Testing
17 43 (16.54%) Regression Testing
18 40 (15.38%) QA
19 39 (15.00%) ITIL V3
19 39 (15.00%) Waterfall
19 39 (15.00%) Line Management
20 37 (14.23%) Performance Testing
21 36 (13.85%) 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 9 (3.46%) MS Exchange
1 9 (3.46%) SharePoint
1 9 (3.46%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.54%) GlassFish
3 3 (1.15%) Apache
3 3 (1.15%) Confluence
3 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (6.92%) MS Office
2 9 (3.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.54%) Mingle
5 3 (1.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (5.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (4.62%) SAP CO
2 12 (4.62%) SAP FI
2 12 (4.62%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.92%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (4.62%) IaaS
2 12 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.62%) PaaS
3 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.77%) SSH
2 10 (3.85%) LAN
2 10 (3.85%) WAN
3 6 (2.31%) Internet
4 5 (1.92%) SMS
5 1 (0.38%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.62%) DB2
2 12 (4.62%) MySQL
3 5 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (23.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (16.92%) Cucumber
2 44 (16.92%) Selenium
3 32 (12.31%) JIRA
4 29 (11.15%) SpecFlow
5 28 (10.77%) Jenkins
6 20 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 20 (7.69%) LoadRunner
7 15 (5.77%) Zephyr
8 12 (4.62%) JUnit
8 12 (4.62%) WebDriver
9 11 (4.23%) JBehave
9 11 (4.23%) Visual Studio
10 9 (3.46%) SoapUI
11 8 (3.08%) Maven
12 7 (2.69%) Subversion
13 6 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (1.92%) RSpec
15 4 (1.54%) JMeter
15 4 (1.54%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 51 (19.62%) Finance
2 20 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.54%) Manufacturing
4 16 (6.15%) Marketing
5 14 (5.38%) Electronics
6 12 (4.62%) Publishing
7 8 (3.08%) Advertising
8 5 (1.92%) Retail
9 2 (0.77%) Back Office
9 2 (0.77%) Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 153 (58.85%) Analyst
2 111 (42.69%) Test Analyst
3 47 (18.08%) Tester
4 37 (14.23%) Software Tester
5 31 (11.92%) Software Analyst
6 30 (11.54%) Business Analyst
7 29 (11.15%) Senior Analyst
7 29 (11.15%) Software Test Analyst
8 26 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 26 (10.00%) Test Engineer
9 19 (7.31%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 19 (7.31%) Test Manager
10 16 (6.15%) SAP Analyst
11 15 (5.77%) IT Analyst
12 14 (5.38%) Developer
12 14 (5.38%) SAP Business Analyst
12 14 (5.38%) Security Analyst
13 12 (4.62%) Architect
13 12 (4.62%) QA Analyst
13 12 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.85%) SOAP
2 18 (6.92%) Web Services
2 18 (6.92%) XML
3 16 (6.15%) REST
4 15 (5.77%) Gherkin
5 10 (3.85%) Hibernate
5 10 (3.85%) HTML
5 10 (3.85%) Spring
6 9 (3.46%) .NET
7 8 (3.08%) Middleware
8 5 (1.92%) Flash
8 5 (1.92%) RESTful
9 3 (1.15%) CSS
10 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.38%) JDBC
10 1 (0.38%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.54%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.38%) User Experience
5 12 (4.62%) CMDB
6 9 (3.46%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.46%) Statistics
7 6 (2.31%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.92%) Internet of Things
8 5 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.92%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.15%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.85%) Linux
2 36 (13.85%) Windows
3 26 (10.00%) Unix
4 11 (4.23%) CentOS
4 11 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.54%) Android
5 4 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (26.15%) ITIL
2 68 (26.15%) Software Testing
3 66 (25.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 57 (21.92%) BDD
5 53 (20.38%) Scrum
5 53 (20.38%) Test Automation
6 52 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 51 (19.62%) Manual Testing
8 49 (18.85%) Test Management
9 47 (18.08%) SDLC
10 43 (16.54%) Automated Testing
10 43 (16.54%) Regression Testing
10 43 (16.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 39 (15.00%) ITIL V3
11 39 (15.00%) Line Management
11 39 (15.00%) Waterfall
12 37 (14.23%) Performance Testing
13 36 (13.85%) User Stories
14 33 (12.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 81 (31.15%) SQL
2 63 (24.23%) Java
3 22 (8.46%) Python
3 22 (8.46%) Ruby
4 19 (7.31%) C#
5 15 (5.77%) C++
5 15 (5.77%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.08%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.92%) C
9 5 (1.92%) Perl
9 5 (1.92%) VB
10 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 142 (54.62%) ISTQB
2 55 (21.15%) Security Cleared
3 36 (13.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 32 (12.31%) DV Cleared
5 30 (11.54%) Degree
6 29 (11.15%) SC Cleared
7 12 (4.62%) PMI Certification
7 12 (4.62%) PMP
8 11 (4.23%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.54%) CISM
10 4 (1.54%) CISSP
11 3 (1.15%) CISA
12 1 (0.38%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (15.38%) QA
2 10 (3.85%) SLA
3 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.54%) SDET
4 3 (1.15%) ISO19770
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (3.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.62%) SCVMM
2 9 (3.46%) SCCM
2 9 (3.46%) SCOM
3 4 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.69%) SAP
3 29 (11.15%) HP
4 25 (9.62%) Oracle
5 21 (8.08%) VMware
6 15 (5.77%) BMC
7 12 (4.62%) CheckPoint
7 12 (4.62%) Cisco
7 12 (4.62%) Citrix
7 12 (4.62%) EMC
7 12 (4.62%) IBM
7 12 (4.62%) Juniper
7 12 (4.62%) NetApp
8 11 (4.23%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.46%) Cadence
10 3 (1.15%) Rally
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