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 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)
England / South West
Rank 97 153 113
Rank change year-on-year +56 -40  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 150 99 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.99% 1.70% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.74% 5.09% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 124 63 97
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -14.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £49,500 £55,300
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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1540 1945 1825
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.71% 33.34% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1541 1435
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 March 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 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
Bristol +14 46 £42,500 +30.76% 5
Wiltshire +39 31 £45,000 +33.33% 3
Gloucestershire +12 27 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Somerset +5 23 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Dorset +22 10 £43,050 +45.93% 1
Devon - 10 £35,000 - 2
Cornwall - 1 - -
ISEB
England

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 South West region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 182 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (57.68%) ISTQB
3 96 (32.76%) Finance
4 94 (32.08%) Cucumber
5 92 (31.40%) Selenium
6 91 (31.06%) SQL
7 80 (27.30%) Java
8 79 (26.96%) Test Automation
9 78 (26.62%) Software Testing
10 75 (25.60%) BDD
10 75 (25.60%) Non-Functional Testing
11 71 (24.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 68 (23.21%) C#
13 67 (22.87%) Scrum
14 66 (22.53%) Test Scripting
15 64 (21.84%) JIRA
16 62 (21.16%) Business Analysis
16 62 (21.16%) Waterfall
17 60 (20.48%) Team Foundation Server
18 59 (20.14%) Microsoft
19 56 (19.11%) QA
20 52 (17.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 47 (16.04%) Test Management
22 46 (15.70%) Security Cleared
23 45 (15.36%) SpecFlow
23 45 (15.36%) User Stories
24 44 (15.02%) Load Testing
25 41 (13.99%) Linux
26 39 (13.31%) Test Strategy
27 38 (12.97%) HP

ISEB
Top Related 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 6 (2.05%) GlassFish
2 4 (1.37%) CMS
2 4 (1.37%) Confluence
3 2 (0.68%) SAS
3 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.34%) FileNet
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (4.78%) MS Excel
1 14 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (3.75%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.37%) Mingle
3 4 (1.37%) MS Project
4 2 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.34%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.39%) IaaS
2 7 (2.39%) Lucidchart
2 7 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.39%) PaaS
3 5 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.12%) SSH
2 10 (3.41%) SMS
3 2 (0.68%) FTP
3 2 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.34%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.73%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.05%) DB2
4 5 (1.71%) MySQL
5 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (32.08%) Cucumber
2 92 (31.40%) Selenium
3 64 (21.84%) JIRA
4 60 (20.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 45 (15.36%) SpecFlow
6 36 (12.29%) Jenkins
7 26 (8.87%) LoadRunner
8 24 (8.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (7.85%) Git (software)
10 19 (6.48%) WebDriver
11 18 (6.14%) JMeter
12 17 (5.80%) SoapUI
13 16 (5.46%) JUnit
14 15 (5.12%) Bugzilla
14 15 (5.12%) Zephyr
15 14 (4.78%) Appium
15 14 (4.78%) Gatling
15 14 (4.78%) Visual Studio
16 13 (4.44%) Calabash
16 13 (4.44%) The Grinder
General
1 96 (32.76%) Finance
2 26 (8.87%) Banking
2 26 (8.87%) Retail
3 24 (8.19%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.12%) Marketing
5 13 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 12 (4.10%) Advertising
7 11 (3.75%) Electronics
8 9 (3.07%) Financial Institution
8 9 (3.07%) Publishing
9 2 (0.68%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 153 (52.22%) Analyst
2 88 (30.03%) Test Analyst
3 56 (19.11%) Business Analyst
3 56 (19.11%) Test Engineer
4 39 (13.31%) Test Automation Engineer
5 28 (9.56%) Senior Analyst
6 26 (8.87%) Tester
7 24 (8.19%) Software Analyst
7 24 (8.19%) Software Test Analyst
7 24 (8.19%) Test Manager
8 21 (7.17%) Senior Test Analyst
9 16 (5.46%) QA Analyst
10 15 (5.12%) Agile Business Analyst
11 11 (3.75%) Automation Tester
11 11 (3.75%) Service Manager
12 10 (3.41%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (3.41%) IT Analyst
12 10 (3.41%) Services Delivery Manager
13 9 (3.07%) Agile Test Analyst
13 9 (3.07%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.92%) SOAP
2 22 (7.51%) Gherkin
3 20 (6.83%) XML
4 18 (6.14%) REST
5 17 (5.80%) Web Services
6 10 (3.41%) Flash
6 10 (3.41%) JSON
7 9 (3.07%) .NET
8 6 (2.05%) RESTful
9 5 (1.71%) Behat
10 3 (1.02%) HTML
11 2 (0.68%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.68%) CSS
11 2 (0.68%) CSS3
11 2 (0.68%) Middleware
11 2 (0.68%) React
11 2 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.80%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.46%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.73%) Fintech
6 6 (2.05%) CMDB
7 5 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.02%) User Experience
9 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.68%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.68%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.34%) iPad
10 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.34%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.99%) Linux
2 33 (11.26%) Windows
3 8 (2.73%) Android
3 8 (2.73%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.71%) Unix
5 3 (1.02%) CentOS
5 3 (1.02%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.34%) AIX
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (62.12%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (26.96%) Test Automation
3 78 (26.62%) Software Testing
4 75 (25.60%) BDD
4 75 (25.60%) Non-Functional Testing
5 71 (24.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 67 (22.87%) Scrum
7 66 (22.53%) Test Scripting
8 62 (21.16%) Business Analysis
8 62 (21.16%) Waterfall
9 47 (16.04%) Test Management
10 45 (15.36%) User Stories
11 44 (15.02%) Load Testing
12 39 (13.31%) Test Strategy
13 34 (11.60%) Performance Testing
14 33 (11.26%) Regression Testing
15 32 (10.92%) Functional Testing
16 31 (10.58%) Manual Testing
17 30 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
18 29 (9.90%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (31.06%) SQL
2 80 (27.30%) Java
3 68 (23.21%) C#
4 29 (9.90%) Ruby
5 28 (9.56%) C++
6 18 (6.14%) Python
7 8 (2.73%) XPath
8 7 (2.39%) C
9 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.02%) PHP
11 2 (0.68%) Perl
11 2 (0.68%) VBScript
12 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.34%) VB
12 1 (0.34%) VB6
12 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 169 (57.68%) ISTQB
2 52 (17.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 46 (15.70%) Security Cleared
4 33 (11.26%) Degree
5 27 (9.22%) DV Cleared
6 16 (5.46%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.05%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.71%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.71%) PMP
9 4 (1.37%) IIBA
10 1 (0.34%) ACCA
10 1 (0.34%) APMG
10 1 (0.34%) EXIN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (19.11%) QA
2 10 (3.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) ISO19770
4 1 (0.34%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (2.73%) Docker
2 5 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (9.56%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.71%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.02%) SCCM
5 1 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.97%) HP
3 15 (5.12%) Oracle
3 15 (5.12%) SAP
4 10 (3.41%) Cadence
5 6 (2.05%) BMC
5 6 (2.05%) CheckPoint
5 6 (2.05%) IBM
5 6 (2.05%) VMware
6 5 (1.71%) Cisco
6 5 (1.71%) Citrix
6 5 (1.71%) EMC
6 5 (1.71%) Juniper
6 5 (1.71%) NetApp
7 4 (1.37%) SOASTA, Inc
8 3 (1.02%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.34%) IFS
10 1 (0.34%) Panasonic
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