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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 133 115 90
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -25
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 118 130 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.91% 2.24% 2.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.28% 7.95% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 81 110 148
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
1879 1636 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.49% 28.25% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1451 1334 1656
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -11 46 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Wiltshire +16 31 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Gloucestershire -22 21 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Devon 0 7 £60,000 +71.42%
Somerset +4 6 £40,000 +10.34%
Dorset -18 6 £37,500 -25.00% 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 114 (41.30%) Finance
2 94 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (33.70%) ISTQB
4 81 (29.35%) Software Testing
5 80 (28.99%) QA
6 65 (23.55%) Scrum
7 64 (23.19%) Degree
8 63 (22.83%) Banking
9 58 (21.01%) SQL
9 58 (21.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 57 (20.65%) Retail
11 51 (18.48%) Test Scripting
12 43 (15.58%) Telecoms
12 43 (15.58%) People Management
13 32 (11.59%) Security Cleared
14 29 (10.51%) Aerospace
14 29 (10.51%) Business Analysis
15 28 (10.14%) SC Cleared
15 28 (10.14%) Performance Testing
16 27 (9.78%) Selenium
16 27 (9.78%) Java
16 27 (9.78%) ITIL
17 26 (9.42%) SQL Server
18 25 (9.06%) Manual Testing
19 24 (8.70%) Test Management
20 23 (8.33%) PRINCE2
20 23 (8.33%) MS Excel
21 22 (7.97%) Service Delivery
21 22 (7.97%) User Acceptance Testing
21 22 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (2.54%) SAS
2 2 (0.72%) IIS
2 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.71%) MS Office
3 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.36%) BASE24
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.81%) Internet
2 2 (0.72%) DNS
2 2 (0.72%) NAS
3 1 (0.36%) SAN
3 1 (0.36%) LAN
3 1 (0.36%) WAN
3 1 (0.36%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) Firewall
3 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.36%) MS Access
4 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (9.78%) Selenium
2 14 (5.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (2.90%) LoadRunner
3 8 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.90%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.54%) WebDriver
5 5 (1.81%) JIRA
6 4 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.09%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.72%) TestPartner
8 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.36%) Hudson
9 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.36%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.36%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 114 (41.30%) Finance
2 63 (22.83%) Banking
3 57 (20.65%) Retail
4 43 (15.58%) Telecoms
5 29 (10.51%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.45%) Billing
8 2 (0.72%) Local Government
8 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
8 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 2 (0.72%) Military
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Back Office
9 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 141 (51.09%) Analyst
2 80 (28.99%) Test Analyst
3 53 (19.20%) Business Analyst
4 43 (15.58%) Test Manager
5 22 (7.97%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (7.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 16 (5.80%) Financial Business Analyst
7 16 (5.80%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 15 (5.43%) Test Leader
8 15 (5.43%) Test Engineer
8 15 (5.43%) Tester
9 13 (4.71%) Architect
10 11 (3.99%) Service Manager
10 11 (3.99%) QA Manager
11 10 (3.62%) Services Delivery Manager
11 10 (3.62%) Consultant
11 10 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
12 8 (2.90%) Test Consultant
13 7 (2.54%) Lead Test Analyst
13 7 (2.54%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.43%) .NET
2 10 (3.62%) XML
3 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.72%) CSS
4 2 (0.72%) HTML
4 2 (0.72%) Web Services
4 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.36%) AppFabric
5 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.36%) WCF
5 1 (0.36%) XSL
5 1 (0.36%) Ajax
5 1 (0.36%) SOAP
5 1 (0.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.26%) Replication
5 7 (2.54%) Statistics
6 5 (1.81%) FMCG
7 4 (1.45%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) NHS
9 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.36%) DTV
9 1 (0.36%) Open Source
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Life Science
9 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.16%) Windows
2 15 (5.43%) UNIX
3 13 (4.71%) Linux
4 2 (0.72%) HPUX
4 2 (0.72%) Solaris
5 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (29.35%) Software Testing
3 65 (23.55%) Scrum
4 51 (18.48%) Test Scripting
5 43 (15.58%) People Management
6 29 (10.51%) Business Analysis
7 28 (10.14%) Performance Testing
8 27 (9.78%) ITIL
9 25 (9.06%) Manual Testing
10 24 (8.70%) Test Management
11 23 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 22 (7.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (7.97%) Service Delivery
12 22 (7.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (7.97%) Test Strategy
13 21 (7.61%) Test Automation
14 20 (7.25%) Line Management
14 20 (7.25%) User Stories
14 20 (7.25%) Automated Testing
14 20 (7.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (21.01%) SQL
2 27 (9.78%) Java
3 14 (5.07%) C
4 13 (4.71%) C#
5 10 (3.62%) VBScript
6 9 (3.26%) VB
7 8 (2.90%) C++
8 7 (2.54%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.81%) Ruby
9 5 (1.81%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.09%) PHP
10 3 (1.09%) Python
10 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.72%) Perl
12 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.36%) VBA
12 1 (0.36%) VB6
12 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (33.70%) ISTQB
2 64 (23.19%) Degree
3 58 (21.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 32 (11.59%) Security Cleared
5 28 (10.14%) SC Cleared
6 12 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (2.54%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.45%) CITP
8 4 (1.45%) GIAC
8 4 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.09%) HND
10 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.36%) CISM
11 1 (0.36%) MOS
11 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.36%) MCP
11 1 (0.36%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (28.99%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.88%) Oracle
3 9 (3.26%) IBM
4 7 (2.54%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.17%) SAP
5 6 (2.17%) VMware
6 3 (1.09%) Citrix
7 2 (0.72%) HP
7 2 (0.72%) Cisco
7 2 (0.72%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.36%) Telerik
8 1 (0.36%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.36%) EMC
8 1 (0.36%) Juniper
8 1 (0.36%) CheckPoint
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: .35,000 - 48,000 plus benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
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