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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 14 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.56% 1.93% 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.57% 6.76% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
28 74 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 43.75% 28.57% 42.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 50 92
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) OO

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree