The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 60 66 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 17 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.43% 2.45% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.90% 5.80% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 11
Average salary £41,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.95% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
ISEB
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
191 362 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.32% 42.19% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 168 312 270
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

ISEB
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Southampton region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Southampton

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Southampton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 22 (61.11%) Software Testing
2 20 (55.56%) QA
3 19 (52.78%) ISTQB
3 19 (52.78%) Windows
4 15 (41.67%) Test Planning
5 14 (38.89%) CGI
5 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 14 (38.89%) CTI
5 14 (38.89%) Replication
6 12 (33.33%) SQL
6 12 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (22.22%) Scrum
9 7 (19.44%) Finance
9 7 (19.44%) C#
9 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
9 7 (19.44%) SDLC
10 6 (16.67%) Degree
11 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
11 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
11 5 (13.89%) Selenium
12 4 (11.11%) BDD
12 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
12 4 (11.11%) TDD
12 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 4 (11.11%) Analytics
13 3 (8.33%) User Stories
13 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) CTI
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Selenium
2 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 3 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Test Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 4 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
6 4 (11.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.56%) Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Test Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Junior Business Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Junior
9 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) CGI
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) iSeries
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Software Testing
2 15 (41.67%) Test Planning
3 12 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
6 7 (19.44%) SDLC
7 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) TDD
8 4 (11.11%) Analytics
8 4 (11.11%) BDD
9 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.33%) User Stories
9 3 (8.33%) Automation Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.78%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (55.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
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