The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 14 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.89% 1.68% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 4.95% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
ISEB
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 101 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 39.62% 34.01% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 68 100
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

ISEB
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Aberdeen region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Aberdeen

ISEB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter
4 1 (20.00%) JSON

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter