The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 105 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 144 118 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.35% 2.27% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.05% 7.89% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 124 105 133
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1592 1495 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.96% 28.74% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1260 1815
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
ISEB
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +5 51 £37,500 +10.29% 5
Wiltshire +11 30 £40,000 -4.19% 5
Gloucestershire +2 25 £38,000 -15.55% 4
Dorset -13 16 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Somerset -11 15 £32,500 -2.25% 5
Devon -17 4 £26,326 -22.57% 4
Cornwall +2 2 £40,000 +8.10%
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 85 (31.25%) Finance
2 75 (27.57%) Business Analysis
3 74 (27.21%) QA
4 73 (26.84%) Software Testing
5 63 (23.16%) Degree
6 62 (22.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 62 (22.79%) ISTQB
7 60 (22.06%) SQL
8 57 (20.96%) Scrum
9 47 (17.28%) Automated Testing
10 42 (15.44%) Test Scripting
10 42 (15.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 41 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (14.71%) Project Management
12 40 (14.71%) Java
13 37 (13.60%) Selenium
14 36 (13.24%) PRINCE2
14 36 (13.24%) UNIX
15 30 (11.03%) Windows
15 30 (11.03%) Security Cleared
16 29 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 29 (10.66%) MS Excel
17 28 (10.29%) VB
17 28 (10.29%) QuickTest Pro
17 28 (10.29%) Telecoms
18 27 (9.93%) Linux
18 27 (9.93%) Banking
19 26 (9.56%) Manual Testing
20 24 (8.82%) DV Cleared
20 24 (8.82%) Retail

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.10%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.10%) IIS
4 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.37%) CMS
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.82%) MS Office
3 4 (1.47%) MS Project
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.31%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (2.94%) JDE OneWorld
4 5 (1.84%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.04%) LAN
1 11 (4.04%) WAN
2 6 (2.21%) Internet
3 5 (1.84%) Intranet
4 4 (1.47%) LTE
4 4 (1.47%) UMTS
4 4 (1.47%) GSM
5 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.74%) WCDMA
5 2 (0.74%) FTP
5 2 (0.74%) HTTP
5 2 (0.74%) GPRS
6 1 (0.37%) SMS
6 1 (0.37%) 3G
6 1 (0.37%) 2G
6 1 (0.37%) MVNO
6 1 (0.37%) 4G
6 1 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.84%) DB2
3 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (13.60%) Selenium
2 28 (10.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (7.72%) LoadRunner
4 18 (6.62%) SoapUI
5 12 (4.41%) WATIR
5 12 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.31%) JMeter
7 7 (2.57%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.21%) FitNesse
9 5 (1.84%) TestNG
9 5 (1.84%) TestComplete
9 5 (1.84%) Bugzilla
9 5 (1.84%) WatiN
10 4 (1.47%) Ranorex
10 4 (1.47%) JIRA
11 3 (1.10%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.74%) JProfiler
12 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.74%) NUnit
12 2 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 85 (31.25%) Finance
2 28 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 27 (9.93%) Banking
4 24 (8.82%) Retail
5 13 (4.78%) Legal
6 10 (3.68%) Military
7 8 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 7 (2.57%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.84%) Marketing
10 4 (1.47%) Electronics
10 4 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.10%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.74%) Advertising
12 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.74%) Automotive
13 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 144 (52.94%) Analyst
2 79 (29.04%) Business Analyst
3 64 (23.53%) Test Analyst
4 52 (19.12%) Tester
5 27 (9.93%) Test Manager
6 22 (8.09%) Test Leader
7 19 (6.99%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (5.51%) Consultant
8 15 (5.51%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 14 (5.15%) QA Tester
9 14 (5.15%) Lead Tester
10 13 (4.78%) Senior Business Analyst
11 12 (4.41%) Test Engineer
12 10 (3.68%) QA Engineer
12 10 (3.68%) Technical Consultant
13 9 (3.31%) Software Tester
13 9 (3.31%) Automated Tester
14 7 (2.57%) Business Systems Analyst
14 7 (2.57%) Systems Analyst
15 6 (2.21%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.78%) XML
2 12 (4.41%) Web Services
3 11 (4.04%) SOAP
4 10 (3.68%) .NET
5 8 (2.94%) HTML
5 8 (2.94%) CSS
6 6 (2.21%) REST
7 4 (1.47%) RESTful
8 3 (1.10%) J2EE
8 3 (1.10%) CSS3
9 2 (0.74%) Middleware
9 2 (0.74%) JDBC
9 2 (0.74%) ODBC
10 1 (0.37%) XSL
10 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.99%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.04%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.57%) PMI
6 6 (2.21%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.74%) Open Source
9 2 (0.74%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.37%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) iPad
10 1 (0.37%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.24%) UNIX
2 30 (11.03%) Windows
3 27 (9.93%) Linux
4 12 (4.41%) Solaris
5 10 (3.68%) HPUX
6 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.57%) Business Analysis
2 73 (26.84%) Software Testing
3 62 (22.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 57 (20.96%) Scrum
5 47 (17.28%) Automated Testing
6 42 (15.44%) Test Scripting
7 41 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (14.71%) Project Management
9 36 (13.24%) PRINCE2
10 29 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (9.56%) Manual Testing
12 24 (8.82%) Test Strategy
13 23 (8.46%) Waterfall
13 23 (8.46%) Test Automation
14 21 (7.72%) Software Engineering
15 17 (6.25%) Use Case
15 17 (6.25%) Test Management
15 17 (6.25%) TDD
16 16 (5.88%) Performance Testing
16 16 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.06%) SQL
2 40 (14.71%) Java
3 28 (10.29%) VB
4 23 (8.46%) Shell Script
5 21 (7.72%) C#
6 20 (7.35%) C++
7 16 (5.88%) VBScript
8 14 (5.15%) VBA
9 12 (4.41%) C
10 11 (4.04%) JavaScript
11 10 (3.68%) Perl
11 10 (3.68%) Python
12 9 (3.31%) PHP
12 9 (3.31%) Ruby
13 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 63 (23.16%) Degree
2 62 (22.79%) ISTQB
3 42 (15.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 30 (11.03%) Security Cleared
5 24 (8.82%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (2.57%) HND
7 7 (2.57%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.57%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.37%) MCSD
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.37%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (27.21%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.74%) nmon
2 2 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.72%) Oracle
3 15 (5.51%) HP
4 10 (3.68%) Citrix
5 6 (2.21%) Telerik
5 6 (2.21%) Cisco
6 3 (1.10%) SAP
6 3 (1.10%) Lotus
6 3 (1.10%) Planview
6 3 (1.10%) TOWER Software
7 2 (0.74%) Green Hat
7 2 (0.74%) QAD
8 1 (0.37%) IBM
8 1 (0.37%) Compuware
8 1 (0.37%) Empirix
8 1 (0.37%) Informatica
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
CPS Group UK
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Devon
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 38k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 5% Bonus and other benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £37,935 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
The UK Hydrographic Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £500 - £600 per day + rates are flexible
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 25 days ago