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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 96 97 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -26
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 160 142 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.70% 2.59% 3.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.75% 8.96% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 114 117 209
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,712 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.69%
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
1828 1584 1968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.84% 28.87% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1276 1627
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +23 68 £42,500 +21.42% 13
Wiltshire -19 31 £44,500 +6.11% 3
Gloucestershire -13 24 £45,000 +18.42% 7
Devon +6 14 £70,000 +115.38% 2
Dorset -18 11 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Somerset +11 9 £31,000 -32.97% 4
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 129 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (38.15%) Finance
3 116 (35.69%) Software Testing
4 114 (35.08%) ISTQB
5 91 (28.00%) QA
6 88 (27.08%) Scrum
7 76 (23.38%) Degree
7 76 (23.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 74 (22.77%) SQL
9 67 (20.62%) Test Scripting
10 63 (19.38%) Banking
11 59 (18.15%) Test Automation
12 46 (14.15%) MS Excel
12 46 (14.15%) Line Management
13 45 (13.85%) Waterfall
13 45 (13.85%) Selenium
14 44 (13.54%) Test Management
15 43 (13.23%) Security Cleared
15 43 (13.23%) Retail
15 43 (13.23%) People Management
16 41 (12.62%) Telecoms
17 39 (12.00%) Microsoft
18 35 (10.77%) Business Analysis
19 34 (10.46%) Java
19 34 (10.46%) PRINCE2
20 33 (10.15%) QuickTest Pro
21 32 (9.85%) Automated Testing
22 29 (8.92%) Manual Testing
22 29 (8.92%) Aerospace
23 28 (8.62%) Performance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
1 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.31%) IIS
2 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.15%) MS Office
3 4 (1.23%) MS Project
3 4 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.85%) SAN
1 6 (1.85%) NAS
2 2 (0.62%) iSCSI
2 2 (0.62%) LAN
2 2 (0.62%) WAN
2 2 (0.62%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) Firewall
3 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.77%) MS Access
3 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.92%) DB2
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (13.85%) Selenium
2 33 (10.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.69%) SoapUI
4 9 (2.77%) LoadRunner
5 7 (2.15%) JIRA
5 7 (2.15%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.15%) WebDriver
5 7 (2.15%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.54%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.23%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.92%) TestNG
8 3 (0.92%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.92%) WATIR
9 2 (0.62%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.62%) Hudson
9 2 (0.62%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.31%) FitNesse
General
1 124 (38.15%) Finance
2 63 (19.38%) Banking
3 43 (13.23%) Retail
4 41 (12.62%) Telecoms
5 29 (8.92%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.85%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.54%) Military
7 5 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.23%) Advertising
9 3 (0.92%) Local Government
10 2 (0.62%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 157 (48.31%) Analyst
2 91 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 69 (21.23%) Business Analyst
4 57 (17.54%) Test Manager
5 29 (8.92%) Senior Analyst
6 27 (8.31%) Tester
7 25 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
8 24 (7.38%) Financial Business Analyst
8 24 (7.38%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 21 (6.46%) QA Manager
10 20 (6.15%) Architect
11 19 (5.85%) Test Engineer
12 14 (4.31%) Programme Manager
13 11 (3.38%) Consultant
13 11 (3.38%) Test Leader
13 11 (3.38%) Automated Tester
14 9 (2.77%) Testing Manager
14 9 (2.77%) Junior
15 8 (2.46%) Senior Tester
15 8 (2.46%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.38%) .NET
2 10 (3.08%) XML
3 8 (2.46%) Web Services
4 6 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.54%) CSS
5 5 (1.54%) HTML
5 5 (1.54%) SOAP
6 3 (0.92%) JDBC
6 3 (0.92%) REST
6 3 (0.92%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.92%) RESTful
6 3 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.62%) J2EE
7 2 (0.62%) XSL
8 1 (0.31%) Ajax
8 1 (0.31%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.38%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.77%) Replication
4 7 (2.15%) Statistics
5 4 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.23%) FMCG
6 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.62%) Clustering
6 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.31%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.69%) UNIX
2 21 (6.46%) Linux
3 19 (5.85%) Windows
4 3 (0.92%) HPUX
4 3 (0.92%) Solaris
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (35.69%) Software Testing
3 88 (27.08%) Scrum
4 67 (20.62%) Test Scripting
5 59 (18.15%) Test Automation
6 46 (14.15%) Line Management
7 45 (13.85%) Waterfall
8 44 (13.54%) Test Management
9 43 (13.23%) People Management
10 35 (10.77%) Business Analysis
11 34 (10.46%) PRINCE2
12 32 (9.85%) Automated Testing
13 29 (8.92%) Manual Testing
14 28 (8.62%) Performance Testing
15 25 (7.69%) Security Testing
16 24 (7.38%) TOGAF
16 24 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
18 19 (5.85%) ITIL
19 18 (5.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 74 (22.77%) SQL
2 34 (10.46%) Java
3 20 (6.15%) C#
4 15 (4.62%) VBScript
5 14 (4.31%) VB
5 14 (4.31%) C
6 12 (3.69%) Ruby
7 11 (3.38%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.38%) Shell Script
8 10 (3.08%) Python
8 10 (3.08%) C++
9 9 (2.77%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.77%) VBA
10 3 (0.92%) PHP
11 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.62%) VB6
12 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 114 (35.08%) ISTQB
2 76 (23.38%) Degree
2 76 (23.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 43 (13.23%) Security Cleared
4 25 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 24 (7.38%) ISEB Practitioner
6 9 (2.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (2.15%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.85%) HND
9 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.23%) CITP
9 4 (1.23%) GIAC
10 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.62%) MCSE
10 2 (0.62%) MCP
10 2 (0.62%) MCSD
11 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.31%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (28.00%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.62%) XenApp
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.85%) Oracle
3 9 (2.77%) Citrix
4 7 (2.15%) Cisco
5 6 (1.85%) HP
5 6 (1.85%) VMware
6 5 (1.54%) IBM
7 4 (1.23%) EMC
7 4 (1.23%) Juniper
7 4 (1.23%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.62%) NetApp
9 1 (0.31%) Telerik
9 1 (0.31%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.31%) Northgate
9 1 (0.31%) Civica
9 1 (0.31%) Capita
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £5000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits (Depends on Location)
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Required IT
Salary: £25,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago