The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 20 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 7.61% 4.62% -
As % of the Qualifications category 24.14% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £29,712 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.67% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
ISEB
Somerset

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

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 31.52% 23.08% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 35
Average salary £31,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.58% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,712 £22,336 £23,387
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £39,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

ISEB
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Taunton

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Line Management
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (75.00%) Test Management
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSL
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Line Management
2 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (75.00%) Test Management
2 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) VB6
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
2 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft