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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 155 150 114
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -36
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 95 105 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 1.71% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.19% 5.66% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66 77 105
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.21%
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
1829 1856 1656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.32% 30.31% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1419 1351
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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
Gloucestershire +18 29 £45,000 +36.36% 6
Bristol -18 25 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Wiltshire -18 16 £43,750 +50.86% 2
Dorset +17 10 £32,500 -16.12% 3
Somerset -1 8 £37,500 -29.24% 3
Cornwall - 2 £42,500 -
Devon +3 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (51.25%) ISTQB
2 112 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (34.17%) SQL
4 77 (32.08%) Software Testing
5 74 (30.83%) QA
6 71 (29.58%) Finance
7 66 (27.50%) Java
8 61 (25.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 55 (22.92%) Test Scripting
10 54 (22.50%) Degree
11 51 (21.25%) Selenium
12 49 (20.42%) Oracle
13 48 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (19.17%) Test Automation
14 46 (19.17%) XML
14 46 (19.17%) HP
15 43 (17.92%) ITIL
16 41 (17.08%) Test Management
16 41 (17.08%) Functional Testing
17 40 (16.67%) Unix
18 39 (16.25%) Regression Testing
19 36 (15.00%) Microsoft
19 36 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
20 35 (14.58%) IBM
21 34 (14.17%) Project Management
21 34 (14.17%) SDLC
21 34 (14.17%) Security Cleared
22 33 (13.75%) Business Analysis
22 33 (13.75%) PRINCE2
23 32 (13.33%) Banking

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 22 (9.17%) MQSeries
2 4 (1.67%) Apache
2 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.92%) MS Office
3 5 (2.08%) Mingle
3 5 (2.08%) MS Project
4 4 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (7.08%) Temenos T24
2 7 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.83%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (5.00%) IaaS
1 12 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (5.00%) PaaS
2 6 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.00%) Internet
1 12 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.50%) LAN
2 6 (2.50%) WAN
3 4 (1.67%) SMS
4 3 (1.25%) SSH
5 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.25%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.00%) DB2
3 12 (5.00%) MySQL
4 8 (3.33%) OLTP
5 7 (2.92%) Big Data
6 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.42%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (21.25%) Selenium
2 25 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (8.75%) Cucumber
3 21 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 21 (8.75%) JIRA
4 20 (8.33%) LoadRunner
5 14 (5.83%) JUnit
6 12 (5.00%) JBehave
7 11 (4.58%) WebDriver
8 9 (3.75%) Git (software)
8 9 (3.75%) SpecFlow
8 9 (3.75%) Subversion
9 8 (3.33%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.50%) RSpec
11 5 (2.08%) ClearQuest
11 5 (2.08%) HP UFT
11 5 (2.08%) Maven
11 5 (2.08%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.08%) TestDirector
11 5 (2.08%) YourKit
General
1 71 (29.58%) Finance
2 32 (13.33%) Banking
3 15 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.83%) Investment Banking
5 13 (5.42%) Publishing
6 11 (4.58%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.75%) Marketing
7 9 (3.75%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.33%) Electronics
8 8 (3.33%) Law
9 7 (2.92%) Retail
10 5 (2.08%) Advertising
11 4 (1.67%) Back Office
12 2 (0.83%) Billing
12 2 (0.83%) Games
12 2 (0.83%) Local Government
13 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 121 (50.42%) Analyst
2 91 (37.92%) Test Analyst
3 34 (14.17%) Test Engineer
3 34 (14.17%) Tester
4 28 (11.67%) Business Analyst
5 16 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 15 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (5.83%) Manual Test Analyst
7 14 (5.83%) Software Tester
8 13 (5.42%) Senior Test Analyst
8 13 (5.42%) Software Analyst
8 13 (5.42%) Software Test Analyst
8 13 (5.42%) Test Manager
9 12 (5.00%) Architect
9 12 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.58%) QA Analyst
10 11 (4.58%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 10 (4.17%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
11 10 (4.17%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.17%) XML
2 28 (11.67%) Middleware
3 25 (10.42%) .NET
4 17 (7.08%) HTML
5 11 (4.58%) Hibernate
5 11 (4.58%) Spring
6 7 (2.92%) SOAP
7 6 (2.50%) JDBC
7 6 (2.50%) XML Messaging
8 5 (2.08%) JMS
9 4 (1.67%) CSS
9 4 (1.67%) Flash
10 3 (1.25%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.25%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.25%) J2EE
10 3 (1.25%) REST
10 3 (1.25%) RESTful
10 3 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (11.67%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.08%) Data Centre
4 16 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 14 (5.83%) Client/Server
6 12 (5.00%) CMDB
7 8 (3.33%) Life Science
8 7 (2.92%) Internet of Things
8 7 (2.92%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.08%) Driving Licence
9 5 (2.08%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.67%) Statistics
10 4 (1.67%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.25%) PMI
11 3 (1.25%) Reinsurance
11 3 (1.25%) User Experience
12 2 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.83%) NHS
13 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.67%) Unix
2 26 (10.83%) Windows
3 25 (10.42%) Linux
4 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (32.08%) Software Testing
3 61 (25.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 55 (22.92%) Test Scripting
5 46 (19.17%) Test Automation
6 43 (17.92%) ITIL
7 41 (17.08%) Functional Testing
7 41 (17.08%) Test Management
8 39 (16.25%) Regression Testing
9 36 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 34 (14.17%) Project Management
10 34 (14.17%) SDLC
11 33 (13.75%) Business Analysis
11 33 (13.75%) PRINCE2
12 32 (13.33%) Scrum
13 31 (12.92%) Automated Testing
14 29 (12.08%) Manual Testing
14 29 (12.08%) Waterfall
15 28 (11.67%) Requirements Analysis
16 27 (11.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (34.17%) SQL
2 66 (27.50%) Java
3 24 (10.00%) C#
4 20 (8.33%) C
5 18 (7.50%) Ruby
6 17 (7.08%) Python
7 16 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.17%) C++
10 8 (3.33%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.50%) VB
12 5 (2.08%) XPath
13 4 (1.67%) PHP
14 3 (1.25%) Perl
15 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (51.25%) ISTQB
2 54 (22.50%) Degree
3 34 (14.17%) Security Cleared
4 27 (11.25%) DV Cleared
4 27 (11.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.25%) PMI Certification
7 12 (5.00%) PMP
8 7 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (1.67%) APMP
10 4 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.42%) CBAP
12 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (30.83%) QA
2 6 (2.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.83%) SDET
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.08%) vSphere
3 3 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (10.83%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (5.00%) SCVMM
3 5 (2.08%) CA Service Virtualization
3 5 (2.08%) nmon
3 5 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (20.42%) Oracle
2 46 (19.17%) HP
3 36 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 35 (14.58%) IBM
5 22 (9.17%) Green Hat
6 17 (7.08%) Citrix
6 17 (7.08%) VMware
6 17 (7.08%) webMethods
7 12 (5.00%) BMC
7 12 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 12 (5.00%) Cisco
7 12 (5.00%) EMC
7 12 (5.00%) Juniper
7 12 (5.00%) NetApp
8 9 (3.75%) SAP
9 5 (2.08%) Dynatrace
9 5 (2.08%) Remedy
9 5 (2.08%) Sybase
10 4 (1.67%) Cadence
10 4 (1.67%) Teradata
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