Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 65 98
Rank change year-on-year -45 +33 -16
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 13 50 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.98% 3.75% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 13.48% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 6
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +8.87%
10th Percentile £29,850 £31,000 £24,875
90th Percentile £43,500 £48,750 £46,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,550 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% +7.29% -7.89%

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 268 371 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.14% 27.85% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 208 283 285
Somerset median annual salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,400 £21,850
90th Percentile £54,125 £52,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -7 9 £35,000 -
ISEB
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
2 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
3 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
6 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (46.15%) Selenium
7 5 (38.46%) Test Management
7 5 (38.46%) QA
7 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
7 5 (38.46%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
7 5 (38.46%) BDD
8 4 (30.77%) Scrum
8 4 (30.77%) C#
8 4 (30.77%) Java
8 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
9 3 (23.08%) REST
9 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
9 3 (23.08%) User Stories
9 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills

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 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (46.15%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 5 (38.46%) SpecFlow
4 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
5 1 (7.69%) NUnit
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) QA Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Test Automation
3 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Test Management
6 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 3 (23.08%) User Stories
8 2 (15.38%) API Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
8 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
8 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft