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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 96 104 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -45
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 168 126 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.67% 2.39% 3.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 8.09% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 140 115 175
Average salary £38,750 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.63% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,630
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
1930 1557 2077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.64% 29.53% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1338 1806
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +4 47 £34,750 +8.59% 11
Wiltshire +9 41 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Gloucestershire +6 29 £43,750 +16.66% 6
Somerset -8 25 £31,250 -16.66% 5
Devon -14 15 £42,500 +31.69% 1
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 115 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (32.11%) Finance
3 85 (28.43%) Software Testing
4 76 (25.42%) SQL
5 73 (24.41%) ISTQB
6 69 (23.08%) Scrum
7 68 (22.74%) QA
8 66 (22.07%) Degree
9 57 (19.06%) Business Analysis
10 56 (18.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 52 (17.39%) Test Scripting
12 51 (17.06%) Test Automation
13 49 (16.39%) MS Excel
14 48 (16.05%) Automated Testing
15 44 (14.72%) Selenium
15 44 (14.72%) Line Management
16 43 (14.38%) Waterfall
16 43 (14.38%) PRINCE2
17 41 (13.71%) Microsoft
18 38 (12.71%) User Acceptance Testing
19 37 (12.37%) Manual Testing
19 37 (12.37%) Test Management
20 35 (11.71%) Java
21 34 (11.37%) Security Cleared
22 33 (11.04%) UNIX
23 32 (10.70%) QuickTest Pro
24 31 (10.37%) Banking
25 29 (9.70%) Windows
26 27 (9.03%) Oracle
26 27 (9.03%) Project Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (1.00%) IIS
1 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.67%) CMS
3 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 49 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.36%) MS Office
3 5 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.34%) MS Project
5 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.34%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.01%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.01%) LAN
1 9 (3.01%) WAN
2 6 (2.01%) Internet
3 5 (1.67%) NAS
3 5 (1.67%) SAN
4 3 (1.00%) Intranet
5 2 (0.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.68%) MS Access
3 7 (2.34%) DB2
4 6 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 44 (14.72%) Selenium
2 32 (10.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.68%) SoapUI
5 10 (3.34%) WebDriver
6 9 (3.01%) WATIR
6 9 (3.01%) LoadRunner
7 7 (2.34%) TestNG
7 7 (2.34%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.67%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.34%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.00%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.00%) JIRA
11 2 (0.67%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.33%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.33%) Hudson
12 1 (0.33%) NUnit
12 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 96 (32.11%) Finance
2 31 (10.37%) Banking
3 26 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 24 (8.03%) Retail
5 10 (3.34%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.34%) Military
7 5 (1.67%) Legal
7 5 (1.67%) Marketing
8 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.00%) Automotive
9 3 (1.00%) Advertising
9 3 (1.00%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 143 (47.83%) Analyst
2 75 (25.08%) Business Analyst
2 75 (25.08%) Test Analyst
3 50 (16.72%) Tester
4 42 (14.05%) Test Manager
5 29 (9.70%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (6.02%) Test Engineer
6 18 (6.02%) Senior Test Analyst
6 18 (6.02%) Test Leader
7 15 (5.02%) Automated Tester
8 14 (4.68%) Programme Manager
9 12 (4.01%) Architect
9 12 (4.01%) QA Manager
9 12 (4.01%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 12 (4.01%) Financial Business Analyst
9 12 (4.01%) Lead Tester
10 11 (3.68%) QA Tester
10 11 (3.68%) QA Engineer
10 11 (3.68%) Senior Business Analyst
11 9 (3.01%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.35%) Web Services
1 13 (4.35%) XML
2 12 (4.01%) HTML
2 12 (4.01%) CSS
3 10 (3.34%) SOAP
4 9 (3.01%) .NET
5 7 (2.34%) REST
6 6 (2.01%) RESTful
7 4 (1.34%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.00%) CSS3
8 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (1.00%) J2EE
8 3 (1.00%) JDBC
8 3 (1.00%) XSL
8 3 (1.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.68%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.01%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.67%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.34%) PMI
8 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.67%) Open Source
9 2 (0.67%) Clustering
10 1 (0.33%) SCADA
10 1 (0.33%) FMCG
10 1 (0.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.04%) UNIX
2 29 (9.70%) Windows
3 23 (7.69%) Linux
4 5 (1.67%) HPUX
4 5 (1.67%) Solaris
5 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (28.43%) Software Testing
3 69 (23.08%) Scrum
4 57 (19.06%) Business Analysis
5 52 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 51 (17.06%) Test Automation
7 48 (16.05%) Automated Testing
8 44 (14.72%) Line Management
9 43 (14.38%) Waterfall
9 43 (14.38%) PRINCE2
10 38 (12.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 37 (12.37%) Test Management
11 37 (12.37%) Manual Testing
12 27 (9.03%) Project Management
13 24 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (8.03%) Performance Testing
14 21 (7.02%) TDD
15 20 (6.69%) Mentoring
16 19 (6.35%) Use Case
17 18 (6.02%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 76 (25.42%) SQL
2 35 (11.71%) Java
3 21 (7.02%) C#
4 20 (6.69%) Shell Script
5 17 (5.69%) VB
6 16 (5.35%) VBScript
7 15 (5.02%) C++
8 14 (4.68%) VBA
9 12 (4.01%) Python
9 12 (4.01%) C
9 12 (4.01%) Ruby
10 8 (2.68%) JavaScript
11 7 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.00%) Perl
12 3 (1.00%) PHP
12 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.00%) VB6
13 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (24.41%) ISTQB
2 66 (22.07%) Degree
3 56 (18.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 34 (11.37%) Security Cleared
5 23 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
6 17 (5.69%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (2.34%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (2.01%) HND
10 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.34%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.00%) MCSD
12 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.67%) MCP
13 2 (0.67%) MCSE
13 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (22.74%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 41 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.03%) Oracle
3 11 (3.68%) Cisco
4 10 (3.34%) Citrix
5 7 (2.34%) HP
6 5 (1.67%) VMware
6 5 (1.67%) Telerik
7 3 (1.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.00%) EMC
7 3 (1.00%) Juniper
8 2 (0.67%) SAP
8 2 (0.67%) NetApp
9 1 (0.33%) Lotus
9 1 (0.33%) QAD
9 1 (0.33%) Northgate
9 1 (0.33%) Civica
9 1 (0.33%) Capita
9 1 (0.33%) Planview
9 1 (0.33%) IBM
9 1 (0.33%) Informatica
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £41500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Brilliant Company Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago