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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 147 111 109
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 102 141 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.69% 2.28% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 8.55% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 76 116 104
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £28,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -
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
1780 1649 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.56% 26.66% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1279 1388
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -35 37 £61,250 +63.33% 2
Gloucestershire -17 24 £39,500 +5.33% 3
Wiltshire -10 17 £29,000 -17.14% 2
Dorset +4 10 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Somerset +15 8 £49,000 +10.73%
Devon - 4 £21,500 - 2
Cornwall -12 1 £35,000 -12.50%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 85 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (33.76%) Finance
3 62 (26.16%) ISTQB
3 62 (26.16%) QA
4 60 (25.32%) Software Testing
5 55 (23.21%) Degree
6 53 (22.36%) SQL
7 52 (21.94%) Test Scripting
8 47 (19.83%) Scrum
9 45 (18.99%) Retail
10 36 (15.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 35 (14.77%) Banking
12 33 (13.92%) PRINCE2
13 32 (13.50%) Business Analysis
14 31 (13.08%) Performance Testing
14 31 (13.08%) ITIL
15 30 (12.66%) Java
16 28 (11.81%) Automated Testing
17 27 (11.39%) Test Strategy
18 26 (10.97%) Oracle
19 25 (10.55%) Service Management
19 25 (10.55%) Test Management
19 25 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (10.13%) SQL Server
21 23 (9.70%) People Management
22 22 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
22 22 (9.28%) Manual Testing
23 21 (8.86%) Security Cleared
23 21 (8.86%) Telecoms
24 20 (8.44%) .NET

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (3.80%) SAS
2 5 (2.11%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.64%) MS Office
3 8 (3.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Temenos T24
1 5 (2.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.42%) BASE24
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.53%) Internet
2 5 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.84%) DNS
4 1 (0.42%) HTTP
4 1 (0.42%) Firewall
4 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.42%) Network Security
4 1 (0.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (2.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.11%) OLTP
4 4 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Selenium
2 12 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.64%) WebDriver
4 7 (2.95%) HP UFT
5 6 (2.53%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.11%) LoadRunner
6 5 (2.11%) TestDirector
7 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.84%) Toad
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.84%) TestPartner
8 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.42%) JIRA
9 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
General
1 80 (33.76%) Finance
2 45 (18.99%) Retail
3 35 (14.77%) Banking
4 21 (8.86%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.91%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.22%) Aerospace
7 8 (3.38%) Law
8 5 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.11%) Back Office
9 4 (1.69%) Billing
10 2 (0.84%) Local Government
10 2 (0.84%) Publishing
10 2 (0.84%) Electronics
11 1 (0.42%) Advertising
11 1 (0.42%) Legal
11 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 116 (48.95%) Analyst
2 69 (29.11%) Test Analyst
3 38 (16.03%) Business Analyst
4 29 (12.24%) Test Manager
5 25 (10.55%) Test Engineer
6 23 (9.70%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (8.02%) Senior Test Analyst
8 13 (5.49%) Tester
8 13 (5.49%) Test Leader
9 12 (5.06%) Service Manager
10 10 (4.22%) Services Delivery Manager
10 10 (4.22%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (4.22%) Transition Manager
11 9 (3.80%) Lead Test Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) QA Tester
12 8 (3.38%) Business Manager
12 8 (3.38%) Architect
13 7 (2.95%) Consultant
13 7 (2.95%) Software Tester
14 6 (2.53%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.44%) .NET
2 15 (6.33%) XML
3 6 (2.53%) HTML
4 5 (2.11%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.11%) Middleware
5 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.42%) WCF
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.42%) AppFabric
6 1 (0.42%) REST
6 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.22%) Statistics
3 10 (4.22%) Life Science
4 7 (2.95%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.11%) FMCG
5 5 (2.11%) Replication
6 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.42%) User Experience
7 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.42%) PMI
7 1 (0.42%) NHS
7 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.42%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.91%) Windows
2 12 (5.06%) Linux
3 11 (4.64%) UNIX
4 5 (2.11%) Solaris
5 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (25.32%) Software Testing
3 52 (21.94%) Test Scripting
4 47 (19.83%) Scrum
5 33 (13.92%) PRINCE2
6 32 (13.50%) Business Analysis
7 31 (13.08%) Performance Testing
7 31 (13.08%) ITIL
8 28 (11.81%) Automated Testing
9 27 (11.39%) Test Strategy
10 25 (10.55%) Test Management
10 25 (10.55%) Service Management
11 23 (9.70%) People Management
12 22 (9.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (9.28%) Manual Testing
13 19 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (8.02%) SDLC
14 18 (7.59%) Project Management
14 18 (7.59%) Service Delivery
15 17 (7.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.36%) SQL
2 30 (12.66%) Java
3 16 (6.75%) C#
4 15 (6.33%) C
5 9 (3.80%) Ruby
5 9 (3.80%) C++
6 8 (3.38%) VB
7 5 (2.11%) VBScript
8 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.84%) Python
9 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.42%) Perl
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (26.16%) ISTQB
2 55 (23.21%) Degree
3 36 (15.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (8.86%) Security Cleared
5 19 (8.02%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.27%) HND
7 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.84%) GIAC
8 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) IIBA
8 2 (0.84%) CITP
8 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.42%) MOS
9 1 (0.42%) MCP
9 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.42%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (26.16%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (10.97%) Oracle
2 19 (8.02%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.80%) Business Objects
4 7 (2.95%) IBM
5 6 (2.53%) SAP
6 5 (2.11%) VMware
6 5 (2.11%) Green Hat
7 2 (0.84%) Pega
7 2 (0.84%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.42%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco
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