The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 85 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 22 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.57% 0.98% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.61% 4.09% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 5
Average salary £34,000 £40,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
289 269 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.64% 23.98% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 180 187 136
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £29,200 £26,696
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

ISEB
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Glasgow

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) HP
4 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
5 10 (38.46%) UNIX
5 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
6 9 (34.62%) Degree
6 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
7 8 (30.77%) MCITP
7 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (30.77%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (19.23%) Selenium
9 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.54%) V-Model
9 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
10 2 (7.69%) Retail
10 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (7.69%) Workflow
10 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
10 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Test Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Trainer
2 8 (30.77%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
4 3 (11.54%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 9 (34.62%) Automated Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 3 (11.54%) V-Model
4 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Test Management
5 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) BPEL
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
2 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (34.62%) Degree
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (30.77%) MCITP
5 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.85%) IIBA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica