Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 137 155
Rank change year-on-year -55 +18 -40
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 146 267 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.42% 2.48% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 7.52% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 117 204 173
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,550 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.52% +7.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £27,100
90th Percentile £52,850 £52,125 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3068 3551 3644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.83% 32.99% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2355 2783 2916
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,050 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Bristol -4 66 £44,250 +26.43% 2
Wiltshire -8 29 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Gloucestershire -27 18 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Dorset -8 15 £42,000 +20.00%
Somerset -40 13 £35,000 +7.69%
Devon +10 5 £40,544 +22.86%
ISEB
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South West region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 91 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (60.96%) Test Automation
3 69 (47.26%) ISTQB
4 49 (33.56%) Software Testing
5 46 (31.51%) SQL
6 44 (30.14%) Selenium
7 42 (28.77%) QA
7 42 (28.77%) Finance
8 37 (25.34%) Manual Testing
9 35 (23.97%) Microsoft
10 32 (21.92%) C#
10 32 (21.92%) Waterfall
11 30 (20.55%) Cucumber
11 30 (20.55%) Test Scripting
12 28 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (19.18%) Business Analysis
13 27 (18.49%) ITIL
14 26 (17.81%) Marketing
15 25 (17.12%) SpecFlow
16 24 (16.44%) Non-Functional Testing
16 24 (16.44%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (15.75%) Security Cleared
17 23 (15.75%) Test Strategy
17 23 (15.75%) DevOps
18 22 (15.07%) Functional Testing
18 22 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (15.07%) Degree
18 22 (15.07%) TDD
18 22 (15.07%) Scrum
19 21 (14.38%) 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 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.90%) IaaS
3 13 (8.90%) PaaS
3 13 (8.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.53%) SSL
2 9 (6.16%) SMS
3 4 (2.74%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (30.14%) Selenium
2 30 (20.55%) Cucumber
3 25 (17.12%) SpecFlow
4 22 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (13.01%) Jenkins
6 18 (12.33%) Git (software)
7 17 (11.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (9.59%) Protractor
9 13 (8.90%) Jasmine
9 13 (8.90%) WebDriver
10 11 (7.53%) Mercurial
11 10 (6.85%) Capybara
11 10 (6.85%) WATIR
12 9 (6.16%) JIRA
12 9 (6.16%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.74%) Bitbucket
13 4 (2.74%) LoadRunner
13 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.74%) Vagrant
13 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (28.77%) Finance
2 26 (17.81%) Marketing
3 14 (9.59%) Manufacturing
4 13 (8.90%) Electronics
4 13 (8.90%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.74%) Advertising
5 4 (2.74%) Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (48.63%) Analyst
2 34 (23.29%) Test Analyst
3 32 (21.92%) Tester
4 30 (20.55%) Business Analyst
5 21 (14.38%) Test Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) Automation Tester
6 11 (7.53%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (7.53%) Service Manager
6 11 (7.53%) Test Automation Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) Business IT Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) IT Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) Software Tester
8 9 (6.16%) IT Business Analyst
8 9 (6.16%) QA Analyst
8 9 (6.16%) QA Engineer
8 9 (6.16%) QA Leader
8 9 (6.16%) Software Analyst
9 8 (5.48%) Agile Tester
9 8 (5.48%) Selenium Tester
9 8 (5.48%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.33%) REST
2 13 (8.90%) AngularJS
2 13 (8.90%) JSON
2 13 (8.90%) React
3 12 (8.22%) XML
4 11 (7.53%) .NET
5 10 (6.85%) Behat
5 10 (6.85%) SOAP
6 7 (4.79%) Flash
6 7 (4.79%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.74%) Web Services
8 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.37%) CSS
8 2 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.16%) User Experience
3 4 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.74%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.05%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.37%) Replication
5 2 (1.37%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.37%) Xbox
6 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.59%) Linux
2 8 (5.48%) Windows
3 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (60.96%) Test Automation
3 49 (33.56%) Software Testing
4 37 (25.34%) Manual Testing
5 32 (21.92%) Waterfall
6 30 (20.55%) Test Scripting
7 28 (19.18%) Business Analysis
7 28 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (18.49%) ITIL
9 24 (16.44%) Non-Functional Testing
9 24 (16.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (15.75%) DevOps
10 23 (15.75%) Test Strategy
11 22 (15.07%) Functional Testing
11 22 (15.07%) Scrum
11 22 (15.07%) TDD
12 21 (14.38%) SDLC
12 21 (14.38%) Test Management
13 20 (13.70%) Process Improvement
14 18 (12.33%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.51%) SQL
2 32 (21.92%) C#
3 19 (13.01%) Ruby
4 15 (10.27%) Java
5 7 (4.79%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.42%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.74%) XPath
8 3 (2.05%) C++
8 3 (2.05%) Python
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (47.26%) ISTQB
2 23 (15.75%) Security Cleared
3 22 (15.07%) Degree
4 12 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.79%) CEH
6 7 (4.79%) MCSA
6 7 (4.79%) MCSE
7 6 (4.11%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.05%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.68%) CISM
9 1 (0.68%) CISMP
9 1 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (28.77%) QA
2 11 (7.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.90%) SAP
3 11 (7.53%) Cadence
4 6 (4.11%) HP
5 2 (1.37%) IBM
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle
5 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.37%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.68%) Google