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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / South West
Rank 101 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 146 142 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.94% 2.58% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 7.73% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116 88 118
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%

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
1533 1836 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.89% 33.30% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1199 1487 1532
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -17 39 £40,000 - 3
Bristol -14 37 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Wiltshire +47 32 £34,500 +6.15% 3
Somerset +10 16 £32,500 +18.18%
Dorset +7 10 £38,750 +19.23%
Devon +5 10 £33,500 +11.66% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 171 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (58.84%) ISTQB
3 82 (29.60%) SQL
4 80 (28.88%) BDD
5 79 (28.52%) Software Testing
6 77 (27.80%) Finance
7 76 (27.44%) Non-Functional Testing
8 72 (25.99%) Cucumber
9 71 (25.63%) Microsoft
10 70 (25.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 68 (24.55%) Selenium
12 66 (23.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 65 (23.47%) Test Scripting
13 65 (23.47%) Java
14 63 (22.74%) Test Automation
15 60 (21.66%) Waterfall
15 60 (21.66%) Scrum
16 55 (19.86%) JIRA
17 53 (19.13%) Test Management
18 52 (18.77%) Business Analysis
18 52 (18.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 51 (18.41%) Linux
20 48 (17.33%) C#
20 48 (17.33%) Security Cleared
21 47 (16.97%) QA
22 43 (15.52%) Load Testing
23 42 (15.16%) ITIL
24 39 (14.08%) SOAP
25 38 (13.72%) Performance Testing
25 38 (13.72%) SpecFlow

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 (3.25%) GlassFish
2 5 (1.81%) Confluence
3 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.08%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.72%) CMS
4 2 (0.72%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (6.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (5.05%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.53%) MS Office
5 4 (1.44%) MS Project
6 3 (1.08%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 13 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.08%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.72%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.72%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.53%) Lucidchart
3 4 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.44%) IaaS
3 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.86%) SSH
2 13 (4.69%) SMS
3 3 (1.08%) LAN
3 3 (1.08%) WAN
4 2 (0.72%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) HTTP
5 1 (0.36%) Internet
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
5 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.44%) DB2
3 4 (1.44%) MySQL
4 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 72 (25.99%) Cucumber
2 70 (25.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (24.55%) Selenium
4 55 (19.86%) JIRA
5 38 (13.72%) SpecFlow
6 33 (11.91%) Jenkins
7 22 (7.94%) Git (software)
8 21 (7.58%) LoadRunner
9 19 (6.86%) Zephyr
10 18 (6.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (5.78%) JMeter
11 16 (5.78%) SoapUI
12 15 (5.42%) Bugzilla
13 14 (5.05%) JUnit
14 12 (4.33%) Appium
14 12 (4.33%) Gatling
14 12 (4.33%) WebDriver
15 11 (3.97%) Calabash
15 11 (3.97%) The Grinder
16 10 (3.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (27.80%) Finance
2 24 (8.66%) Retail
2 24 (8.66%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.14%) Banking
4 15 (5.42%) Manufacturing
5 14 (5.05%) Marketing
6 13 (4.69%) Electronics
7 8 (2.89%) Advertising
7 8 (2.89%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 162 (58.48%) Analyst
2 111 (40.07%) Test Analyst
3 37 (13.36%) Business Analyst
3 37 (13.36%) Tester
4 36 (13.00%) Test Engineer
5 35 (12.64%) Senior Analyst
6 30 (10.83%) Senior Test Analyst
6 30 (10.83%) Software Analyst
7 28 (10.11%) Software Test Analyst
8 22 (7.94%) Test Manager
9 19 (6.86%) Software Tester
10 16 (5.78%) Service Manager
11 15 (5.42%) Test Automation Engineer
12 13 (4.69%) Agile Test Analyst
12 13 (4.69%) Delivery Manager
12 13 (4.69%) QA Analyst
12 13 (4.69%) Services Delivery Manager
13 12 (4.33%) IT Analyst
13 12 (4.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
14 11 (3.97%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (14.08%) SOAP
2 22 (7.94%) Web Services
3 20 (7.22%) Gherkin
4 19 (6.86%) REST
4 19 (6.86%) XML
5 13 (4.69%) Flash
6 10 (3.61%) .NET
7 9 (3.25%) RESTful
8 7 (2.53%) JSON
9 3 (1.08%) HTML
9 3 (1.08%) Middleware
10 2 (0.72%) CSS
10 2 (0.72%) CSS3
11 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.50%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.78%) Statistics
4 13 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.89%) Fintech
6 7 (2.53%) User Experience
7 6 (2.17%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.44%) CMDB
8 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.08%) Replication
9 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.72%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.36%) iPad
11 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.36%) RIA
11 1 (0.36%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.41%) Linux
2 30 (10.83%) Windows
3 11 (3.97%) Unix
4 10 (3.61%) Android
4 10 (3.61%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.17%) CentOS
6 2 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.88%) BDD
3 79 (28.52%) Software Testing
4 76 (27.44%) Non-Functional Testing
5 66 (23.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 65 (23.47%) Test Scripting
7 63 (22.74%) Test Automation
8 60 (21.66%) Scrum
8 60 (21.66%) Waterfall
9 53 (19.13%) Test Management
10 52 (18.77%) Business Analysis
11 43 (15.52%) Load Testing
12 42 (15.16%) ITIL
13 38 (13.72%) Performance Testing
14 37 (13.36%) Regression Testing
15 36 (13.00%) User Stories
16 35 (12.64%) Line Management
17 34 (12.27%) Automation Testing
17 34 (12.27%) Manual Testing
18 32 (11.55%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (29.60%) SQL
2 65 (23.47%) Java
3 48 (17.33%) C#
4 23 (8.30%) Ruby
5 21 (7.58%) C++
6 15 (5.42%) Python
7 8 (2.89%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.81%) XPath
9 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.36%) C
10 1 (0.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 163 (58.84%) ISTQB
2 52 (18.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 48 (17.33%) Security Cleared
4 29 (10.47%) Degree
5 25 (9.03%) SC Cleared
6 24 (8.66%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.44%) IIBA
8 4 (1.44%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.44%) PMP
9 2 (0.72%) CISM
9 2 (0.72%) CISSP
10 1 (0.36%) APMG
10 1 (0.36%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (16.97%) QA
2 16 (5.78%) SLA
3 3 (1.08%) ISO19770
3 3 (1.08%) SDET
4 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.17%) Docker
3 4 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (8.66%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.81%) SCCM
4 4 (1.44%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.08%) SCOM
6 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 71 (25.63%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.64%) HP
3 19 (6.86%) SAP
4 16 (5.78%) Cadence
5 12 (4.33%) Oracle
6 7 (2.53%) BMC
6 7 (2.53%) VMware
7 6 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.44%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.44%) Cisco
8 4 (1.44%) Citrix
8 4 (1.44%) EMC
8 4 (1.44%) IBM
8 4 (1.44%) Juniper
8 4 (1.44%) NetApp
9 3 (1.08%) SOASTA, Inc
10 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.36%) IFS
11 1 (0.36%) Panasonic
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