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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 11 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 1 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.22% 4.08% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 13.64% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £33,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
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
18 44 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 40.00% 29.93% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 50
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP