The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 116 155
Rank change year-on-year -21 +39  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 111 127 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.09% 2.43% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.60% 7.93% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 90 99 74
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1681 1602 1778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.62% 30.59% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1260 1394
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,683 £26,538 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

ISEB
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for ISEB in the South West

ISEB
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in the South West

ISEB
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Bristol -6 50 £43,750 +34.61% 2
Wiltshire -4 17 £33,500 -25.55% 3
Somerset +1 16 £36,000 -12.72%
Gloucestershire -32 15 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Cornwall -3 6 - -
Dorset +4 4 £43,500 +33.84% 1
Devon +8 2 £35,000 -
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South West region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 157 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (56.06%) Test Automation
3 139 (52.65%) ISTQB
4 90 (34.09%) Finance
4 90 (34.09%) SQL
5 86 (32.58%) Selenium
6 84 (31.82%) Cucumber
7 77 (29.17%) Software Testing
8 69 (26.14%) Java
9 67 (25.38%) C#
10 61 (23.11%) Non-Functional Testing
11 59 (22.35%) Waterfall
12 53 (20.08%) Test Scripting
13 52 (19.70%) Business Analysis
14 50 (18.94%) BDD
15 48 (18.18%) SpecFlow
15 48 (18.18%) QA
16 46 (17.42%) Scrum
17 45 (17.05%) User Acceptance Testing
18 43 (16.29%) Team Foundation Server
19 42 (15.91%) Security Cleared
20 40 (15.15%) Test Strategy
21 39 (14.77%) User Stories
22 37 (14.02%) Microsoft
23 36 (13.64%) JIRA
24 35 (13.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 33 (12.50%) Manual Testing
26 32 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
26 32 (12.12%) Functional Testing
27 31 (11.74%) Test Management

ISEB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (1.52%) CMS
1 4 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.38%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.38%) FileNet
3 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.89%) Mingle
4 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.38%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.38%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.38%) Kypera Housing
2 1 (0.38%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.38%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.38%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.55%) IaaS
2 12 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.55%) PaaS
3 10 (3.79%) SaaS
4 4 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.03%) SMS
1 8 (3.03%) SSL
2 5 (1.89%) SSH
3 1 (0.38%) FTP
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.65%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.89%) DB2
3 5 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.52%) MySQL
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) Big Data
6 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 86 (32.58%) Selenium
2 84 (31.82%) Cucumber
3 48 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 43 (16.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (13.64%) JIRA
6 27 (10.23%) Jenkins
7 25 (9.47%) LoadRunner
7 25 (9.47%) WebDriver
8 20 (7.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (7.20%) SoapUI
10 18 (6.82%) Git (software)
11 17 (6.44%) Visual Studio
12 14 (5.30%) Capybara
12 14 (5.30%) JMeter
12 14 (5.30%) WATIR
13 12 (4.55%) JUnit
14 11 (4.17%) Jasmine
14 11 (4.17%) Protractor
14 11 (4.17%) TestNG
15 8 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 90 (34.09%) Finance
2 25 (9.47%) Marketing
3 15 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.30%) Banking
5 12 (4.55%) Retail
6 10 (3.79%) Advertising
7 9 (3.41%) Manufacturing
8 8 (3.03%) Electronics
8 8 (3.03%) Publishing
9 7 (2.65%) Legal
10 5 (1.89%) Law
11 3 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.14%) Games
12 2 (0.76%) Local Government
13 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 133 (50.38%) Analyst
2 66 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 63 (23.86%) Test Analyst
4 54 (20.45%) Business Analyst
5 45 (17.05%) Test Automation Engineer
6 21 (7.95%) Software Analyst
7 18 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
9 15 (5.68%) Tester
10 14 (5.30%) QA Analyst
10 14 (5.30%) Test Manager
11 13 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
11 13 (4.92%) Service Manager
12 11 (4.17%) QA Engineer
12 11 (4.17%) QA Test Engineer
12 11 (4.17%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 11 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
13 9 (3.41%) Agile Test Analyst
13 9 (3.41%) Automation Test Analyst
14 8 (3.03%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.82%) REST
2 17 (6.44%) SOAP
3 16 (6.06%) XML
4 15 (5.68%) .NET
4 15 (5.68%) Gherkin
5 14 (5.30%) Behat
6 12 (4.55%) JSON
7 8 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.03%) React
7 8 (3.03%) Web Services
8 7 (2.65%) Flash
9 3 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.38%) HTML
10 1 (0.38%) J2EE
10 1 (0.38%) Middleware
10 1 (0.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.65%) User Experience
6 5 (1.89%) CMDB
6 5 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (1.89%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.14%) Replication
9 2 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.76%) Fintech
10 1 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.61%) Windows
2 21 (7.95%) Linux
3 7 (2.65%) Unix
4 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.76%) Android
5 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.76%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (56.06%) Test Automation
3 77 (29.17%) Software Testing
4 61 (23.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 59 (22.35%) Waterfall
6 53 (20.08%) Test Scripting
7 52 (19.70%) Business Analysis
8 50 (18.94%) BDD
9 46 (17.42%) Scrum
10 45 (17.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 40 (15.15%) Test Strategy
12 39 (14.77%) User Stories
13 33 (12.50%) Manual Testing
14 32 (12.12%) Functional Testing
14 32 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (11.74%) Load Testing
15 31 (11.74%) Test Management
16 30 (11.36%) TDD
17 26 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (9.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 90 (34.09%) SQL
2 69 (26.14%) Java
3 67 (25.38%) C#
4 29 (10.98%) Ruby
5 26 (9.85%) C++
6 18 (6.82%) Python
7 11 (4.17%) C
7 11 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.89%) XPath
9 4 (1.52%) PHP
10 3 (1.14%) Perl
10 3 (1.14%) VB
11 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.38%) VB6
12 1 (0.38%) VBA
12 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 139 (52.65%) ISTQB
2 42 (15.91%) Security Cleared
3 35 (13.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (9.85%) DV Cleared
5 22 (8.33%) Degree
6 14 (5.30%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.52%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.52%) PMP
9 3 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.38%) ACCA
10 1 (0.38%) EXIN
10 1 (0.38%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (18.18%) QA
2 12 (4.55%) SLA
3 6 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (1.89%) Docker
2 4 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.52%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.47%) HP
3 12 (4.55%) Cadence
4 11 (4.17%) BMC
5 8 (3.03%) Oracle
5 8 (3.03%) SAP
6 7 (2.65%) IBM
6 7 (2.65%) Snow
6 7 (2.65%) VMware
7 5 (1.89%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.52%) Cisco
8 4 (1.52%) Citrix
8 4 (1.52%) EMC
8 4 (1.52%) Juniper
8 4 (1.52%) NetApp
8 4 (1.52%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.14%) SOASTA, Inc
10 2 (0.76%) Capita
10 2 (0.76%) Civica
10 2 (0.76%) Northgate
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