The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South West / Somerset
Rank 58 63 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 23 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.65% 1.28% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.08% 4.85% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 5
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.58% -5.19%  

ISEB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 143 165 147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 22.70% 26.44% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 124 141 125
Median salary £35,000 £37,710 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.18% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing ISEB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Somerset

ISEB
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Somerset

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Somerset over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Somerset

ISEB
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath 0 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Taunton 0 2 £35,000 +7.69% 2
ISEB
South West

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 46 (86.79%) ISTQB
2 45 (84.91%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (73.58%) Software Testing
3 39 (73.58%) Waterfall
4 37 (69.81%) BDD
5 35 (66.04%) SpecFlow
5 35 (66.04%) Test Automation
5 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
6 34 (64.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (64.15%) Cucumber
6 34 (64.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 33 (62.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 30 (56.60%) Test Management
8 30 (56.60%) Load Testing
9 27 (50.94%) Scrum
10 25 (47.17%) Security Testing
10 25 (47.17%) Performance Testing
11 21 (39.62%) C#
11 21 (39.62%) Java
11 21 (39.62%) SQL
12 20 (37.74%) User Stories
13 13 (24.53%) Project Planning
13 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
13 13 (24.53%) Line Management
14 11 (20.75%) Customer Requirements
14 11 (20.75%) Test Scripting
15 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
16 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
17 8 (15.09%) JIRA
17 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.55%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (7.55%) MS Project
2 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.66%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (66.04%) SpecFlow
2 34 (64.15%) Cucumber
2 34 (64.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (15.09%) JIRA
3 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
4 5 (9.43%) IntelliJ
4 5 (9.43%) Selenium
5 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.89%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.89%) MSTest
7 1 (1.89%) NUnit
7 1 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (7.55%) Advertising
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Test Analyst
3 21 (39.62%) Test Engineer
4 20 (37.74%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (32.08%) Test Automation Engineer
6 16 (30.19%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
10 4 (7.55%) Senior Business Analyst
11 3 (5.66%) Tester
12 2 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
12 2 (3.77%) Automation Tester
12 2 (3.77%) Software Tester
12 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
12 2 (3.77%) Systems Test Analyst
13 1 (1.89%) Mobile Tester
13 1 (1.89%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 1 (1.89%) SQL Analyst
13 1 (1.89%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
1 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.89%) REST
2 1 (1.89%) SOAP
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (84.91%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (73.58%) Software Testing
2 39 (73.58%) Waterfall
3 37 (69.81%) BDD
4 35 (66.04%) Test Automation
5 33 (62.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 30 (56.60%) Load Testing
6 30 (56.60%) Test Management
7 27 (50.94%) Scrum
8 25 (47.17%) Performance Testing
8 25 (47.17%) Security Testing
9 20 (37.74%) User Stories
10 13 (24.53%) Line Management
10 13 (24.53%) Project Planning
11 11 (20.75%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (20.75%) Test Scripting
12 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
13 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
14 6 (11.32%) DevOps
14 6 (11.32%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) C#
1 21 (39.62%) Java
1 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (86.79%) ISTQB
2 34 (64.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
4 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.55%) IIBA
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 14001
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 35 (66.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
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