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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 94 101 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 159 117 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.58% 2.31% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.60% 7.78% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 132 103 149
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,033 £28,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
1657 1504 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.86% 29.70% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1274 1910
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 £23,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +3 46 £34,750 +15.83% 5
Wiltshire +2 36 £39,000 +8.33% 3
Somerset -1 28 £31,000 -14.48% 2
Gloucestershire +7 23 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Devon -9 10 £27,500 -19.11% 1
Dorset -21 9 £31,500 -37.00% 1
Cornwall -2 2 £40,000 +8.10%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 82 (28.98%) Software Testing
2 80 (28.27%) QA
3 79 (27.92%) Finance
4 74 (26.15%) Business Analysis
4 74 (26.15%) Scrum
5 64 (22.61%) SQL
6 63 (22.26%) ISTQB
7 57 (20.14%) Degree
8 54 (19.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 52 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 48 (16.96%) Test Scripting
10 48 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (16.61%) Automated Testing
12 46 (16.25%) Waterfall
13 42 (14.84%) PRINCE2
14 39 (13.78%) Selenium
15 37 (13.07%) MS Excel
16 36 (12.72%) Project Management
16 36 (12.72%) Java
17 35 (12.37%) Security Cleared
18 33 (11.66%) Test Automation
18 33 (11.66%) Microsoft
19 32 (11.31%) UNIX
19 32 (11.31%) Windows
20 29 (10.25%) Manual Testing
21 27 (9.54%) Banking
22 26 (9.19%) MS Office
22 26 (9.19%) QuickTest Pro
23 25 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
23 25 (8.83%) Retail

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.06%) IIS
3 3 (1.06%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.71%) CMS
4 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (13.07%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.19%) MS Office
3 6 (2.12%) MS Project
4 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.18%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (2.83%) JDE OneWorld
4 6 (2.12%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.53%) WAN
1 10 (3.53%) LAN
2 6 (2.12%) Internet
3 3 (1.06%) Intranet
4 2 (0.71%) FTP
4 2 (0.71%) HTTP
4 2 (0.71%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.71%) SAN
4 2 (0.71%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.71%) NAS
5 1 (0.35%) 4G
5 1 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.35%) MVNO
5 1 (0.35%) LTE
5 1 (0.35%) 3G
5 1 (0.35%) 2G
5 1 (0.35%) GSM
5 1 (0.35%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.12%) DB2
3 5 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.71%) MS Access
4 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (13.78%) Selenium
2 26 (9.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (4.24%) SoapUI
4 12 (4.24%) LoadRunner
4 12 (4.24%) WATIR
5 10 (3.53%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.12%) TestNG
7 5 (1.77%) JMeter
8 4 (1.41%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.41%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.41%) TestComplete
8 4 (1.41%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.41%) Ranorex
9 3 (1.06%) WatiN
10 2 (0.71%) JProfiler
10 2 (0.71%) JIRA
10 2 (0.71%) Toad
10 2 (0.71%) Introscope
General
1 79 (27.92%) Finance
2 27 (9.54%) Banking
3 25 (8.83%) Retail
4 23 (8.13%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.59%) Legal
6 10 (3.53%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.83%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.83%) Military
8 5 (1.77%) Marketing
9 4 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.06%) Automotive
10 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Local Government
12 1 (0.35%) Billing
12 1 (0.35%) Advertising
12 1 (0.35%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 145 (51.24%) Analyst
2 79 (27.92%) Business Analyst
3 70 (24.73%) Test Analyst
4 53 (18.73%) Tester
5 37 (13.07%) Test Manager
6 26 (9.19%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (7.42%) Test Leader
8 14 (4.95%) Test Engineer
8 14 (4.95%) Senior Test Analyst
8 14 (4.95%) Lead Tester
9 13 (4.59%) QA Tester
9 13 (4.59%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 12 (4.24%) QA Manager
10 12 (4.24%) Senior Business Analyst
10 12 (4.24%) Consultant
11 11 (3.89%) Automated Tester
12 10 (3.53%) QA Engineer
13 8 (2.83%) Technical Consultant
13 8 (2.83%) Business Systems Analyst
13 8 (2.83%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.24%) Web Services
2 11 (3.89%) HTML
2 11 (3.89%) .NET
2 11 (3.89%) CSS
3 10 (3.53%) XML
4 9 (3.18%) SOAP
5 6 (2.12%) REST
5 6 (2.12%) RESTful
6 3 (1.06%) CSS3
6 3 (1.06%) J2EE
7 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.71%) XSL
7 2 (0.71%) ODBC
7 2 (0.71%) Middleware
7 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.71%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.42%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.01%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.59%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.83%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.47%) PMI
6 5 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.77%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.71%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.71%) Clustering
8 2 (0.71%) Open Source
9 1 (0.35%) iPad
9 1 (0.35%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.31%) UNIX
1 32 (11.31%) Windows
2 23 (8.13%) Linux
3 10 (3.53%) Solaris
4 8 (2.83%) HPUX
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (28.98%) Software Testing
2 74 (26.15%) Business Analysis
2 74 (26.15%) Scrum
3 54 (19.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 48 (16.96%) Test Scripting
4 48 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (16.61%) Automated Testing
6 46 (16.25%) Waterfall
7 42 (14.84%) PRINCE2
8 36 (12.72%) Project Management
9 33 (11.66%) Test Automation
10 29 (10.25%) Manual Testing
11 25 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (8.48%) Test Management
13 22 (7.77%) Use Case
13 22 (7.77%) Software Engineering
14 20 (7.07%) TDD
14 20 (7.07%) Test Strategy
15 16 (5.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 16 (5.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 64 (22.61%) SQL
2 36 (12.72%) Java
3 24 (8.48%) VB
4 23 (8.13%) C#
5 20 (7.07%) Shell Script
6 19 (6.71%) C++
7 16 (5.65%) VBScript
8 14 (4.95%) C
8 14 (4.95%) VBA
9 10 (3.53%) Python
9 10 (3.53%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.83%) Perl
10 8 (2.83%) Ruby
11 7 (2.47%) PHP
12 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.71%) VB6
13 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (22.26%) ISTQB
2 57 (20.14%) Degree
3 52 (18.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 35 (12.37%) Security Cleared
5 21 (7.42%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (3.18%) HND
8 8 (2.83%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.47%) PMI Certification
9 7 (2.47%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (2.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.71%) MCSE
11 2 (0.71%) MCP
11 2 (0.71%) MCSD
12 1 (0.35%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (28.27%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.71%) nmon
3 1 (0.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.07%) Oracle
3 10 (3.53%) Citrix
4 8 (2.83%) Cisco
5 7 (2.47%) HP
6 5 (1.77%) Telerik
7 3 (1.06%) Planview
7 3 (1.06%) Lotus
7 3 (1.06%) SAP
8 2 (0.71%) NetApp
8 2 (0.71%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.71%) QAD
8 2 (0.71%) VMware
8 2 (0.71%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.35%) Informatica
Swindon, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £600000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 to 44,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 7 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Posted: 16 days ago
Somerset
CPS Group
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago