Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 95 76
Rank change year-on-year +22 -19 +17
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 22 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.30% 1.67% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.53% 6.69% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 24
Somerset median annual salary £37,745 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.85% +10.77% -27.78%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

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 199 329 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 23.47% 24.92% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 164 238 309
Somerset median annual salary £37,623 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.64% +2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £72,500 £51,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +3.85%

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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 6 months to 19 September 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
Taunton +11 4 £37,623 +0.33% 1
Yeovil -7 4 £50,000 - 1
Bath +31 2 £37,500 +4.17%
ISEB
South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) FMCG
7 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (18.18%) SAP
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Web Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Management
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (9.09%) CBAP
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft