Period
to 23 February 2018

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 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 57 100
Rank change year-on-year -41 +43 -15
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 12 56 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.97% 4.45% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.80% 18.54% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 37 8
Somerset median annual salary £38,250 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.69% +18.18% -11.29%
10th Percentile £31,075 £30,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £43,775 £42,250 £43,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -17.65%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 250 302 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.29% 24.01% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 207 234 310
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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
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 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -11 5 £33,000 -5.71%
Taunton +4 3 £32,500 -
ISEB
South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Selenium
6 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
7 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) .NET
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) CSS
8 2 (16.67%) HTML
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Test Management
8 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 2 (16.67%) JIRA

ISEB
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) API Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) User Stories
7 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft