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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank - 20 6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - 1.54% 11.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - 14.29% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.28%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +1.40%
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
10 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 24.39% 10.77% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 11
Average salary £44,000 £32,500 £38,789
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.38% -16.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,094 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £48,650 £32,853
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSL
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSD
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft