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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 110 104 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -33
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 140 123 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.27% 2.43% 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% 8.30% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 119 109 176
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,950 £27,826
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
1749 1482 2208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.34% 29.24% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1268 1940
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 September 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 September 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 -11 40 £34,500 +15.00% 8
Wiltshire +3 36 £39,000 +8.33% 2
Somerset -6 26 £29,712 -20.76% 1
Gloucestershire +1 15 £38,000 -15.55% 5
Devon -19 12 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Dorset -23 5 £32,500 -35.00% 3
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 123 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (31.07%) Software Testing
3 79 (28.21%) Finance
4 76 (27.14%) QA
4 76 (27.14%) Scrum
5 71 (25.36%) SQL
6 66 (23.57%) Business Analysis
7 64 (22.86%) ISTQB
8 60 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 54 (19.29%) Degree
10 51 (18.21%) Automated Testing
11 50 (17.86%) Test Scripting
12 48 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 46 (16.43%) MS Excel
13 46 (16.43%) Waterfall
14 44 (15.71%) Selenium
15 42 (15.00%) PRINCE2
15 42 (15.00%) Test Automation
16 39 (13.93%) Microsoft
17 35 (12.50%) Manual Testing
17 35 (12.50%) Line Management
18 34 (12.14%) Security Cleared
18 34 (12.14%) Java
19 33 (11.79%) QuickTest Pro
20 32 (11.43%) Project Management
21 31 (11.07%) UNIX
21 31 (11.07%) Windows
22 28 (10.00%) Test Management
23 27 (9.64%) MS Office
23 27 (9.64%) Analytical Skills

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (1.07%) IIS
3 2 (0.71%) CMS
3 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 46 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 27 (9.64%) MS Office
3 5 (1.79%) MS Project
4 4 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.86%) JDE OneWorld
2 7 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.21%) LAN
1 9 (3.21%) WAN
2 7 (2.50%) Internet
3 3 (1.07%) SAN
3 3 (1.07%) Intranet
3 3 (1.07%) NAS
4 2 (0.71%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.50%) DB2
3 6 (2.14%) MS Access
3 6 (2.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (15.71%) Selenium
2 33 (11.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (4.64%) SoapUI
5 11 (3.93%) WATIR
6 10 (3.57%) LoadRunner
6 10 (3.57%) WebDriver
7 7 (2.50%) TestNG
8 6 (2.14%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.79%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.43%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.07%) Ranorex
11 3 (1.07%) JMeter
11 3 (1.07%) TestComplete
11 3 (1.07%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.71%) WatiN
13 1 (0.36%) JProfiler
13 1 (0.36%) Hudson
13 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 79 (28.21%) Finance
2 25 (8.93%) Retail
3 23 (8.21%) Banking
4 19 (6.79%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.57%) Retail Banking
6 9 (3.21%) Legal
7 8 (2.86%) Military
8 7 (2.50%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.79%) Marketing
10 4 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.07%) Automotive
11 3 (1.07%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.71%) Advertising
13 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.36%) Billing
13 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 139 (49.64%) Analyst
2 75 (26.79%) Test Analyst
3 69 (24.64%) Business Analyst
4 55 (19.64%) Tester
5 39 (13.93%) Test Manager
6 27 (9.64%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (7.50%) Test Leader
8 17 (6.07%) Senior Test Analyst
9 15 (5.36%) Test Engineer
9 15 (5.36%) Automated Tester
10 14 (5.00%) Lead Tester
11 13 (4.64%) QA Tester
12 12 (4.29%) QA Manager
13 11 (3.93%) Consultant
13 11 (3.93%) QA Engineer
14 10 (3.57%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 10 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
15 8 (2.86%) Senior Tester
16 7 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
16 7 (2.50%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.64%) Web Services
2 11 (3.93%) XML
2 11 (3.93%) CSS
2 11 (3.93%) HTML
3 10 (3.57%) .NET
3 10 (3.57%) SOAP
4 7 (2.50%) REST
5 6 (2.14%) RESTful
6 3 (1.07%) CSS3
6 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.07%) J2EE
7 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.71%) XSL
7 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.36%) ODBC
8 1 (0.36%) JDBC
8 1 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.64%) N-Tier
3 13 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.50%) PMI
6 5 (1.79%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.71%) Clustering
8 2 (0.71%) Open Source
9 1 (0.36%) iPad
9 1 (0.36%) Kindle
9 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.07%) UNIX
1 31 (11.07%) Windows
2 20 (7.14%) Linux
3 8 (2.86%) Solaris
4 7 (2.50%) HPUX
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (31.07%) Software Testing
3 76 (27.14%) Scrum
4 66 (23.57%) Business Analysis
5 51 (18.21%) Automated Testing
6 50 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 48 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 46 (16.43%) Waterfall
9 42 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 42 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 35 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 35 (12.50%) Line Management
11 32 (11.43%) Project Management
12 28 (10.00%) Test Management
13 23 (8.21%) Test Planning
14 21 (7.50%) Software Engineering
14 21 (7.50%) TDD
14 21 (7.50%) Use Case
15 19 (6.79%) Test Strategy
16 18 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (25.36%) SQL
2 34 (12.14%) Java
3 23 (8.21%) C#
4 21 (7.50%) VB
5 19 (6.79%) Shell Script
6 18 (6.43%) C++
7 16 (5.71%) VBScript
8 15 (5.36%) VBA
9 12 (4.29%) C
10 10 (3.57%) Python
11 9 (3.21%) JavaScript
12 8 (2.86%) Ruby
13 5 (1.79%) Perl
13 5 (1.79%) PHP
14 2 (0.71%) VB6
14 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (22.86%) ISTQB
2 60 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 54 (19.29%) Degree
4 34 (12.14%) Security Cleared
5 19 (6.79%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (3.21%) HND
7 9 (3.21%) ISEB Practitioner
8 8 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 8 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (2.50%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.71%) MCP
11 2 (0.71%) MCSD
11 2 (0.71%) MCSE
11 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.36%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (27.14%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.36%) nmon
1 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 39 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.29%) Oracle
3 10 (3.57%) Citrix
4 9 (3.21%) Cisco
5 7 (2.50%) HP
6 5 (1.79%) Telerik
7 3 (1.07%) SAP
7 3 (1.07%) VMware
8 2 (0.71%) QAD
8 2 (0.71%) Planview
8 2 (0.71%) NetApp
8 2 (0.71%) Lotus
9 1 (0.36%) Green Hat
9 1 (0.36%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.36%) Informatica
9 1 (0.36%) Juniper
9 1 (0.36%) EMC
9 1 (0.36%) Capita
9 1 (0.36%) TOWER Software
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