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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 89 79 89
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 23 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.68% 2.05% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.18% 7.33% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 10
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -26.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,250 £65,000
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
372 300 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.21% 28.01% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 236 194 133
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,100 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 February 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Glasgow

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (64.56%) Test Scripting
2 39 (49.37%) ISTQB
3 28 (35.44%) Finance
4 24 (30.38%) QA
5 23 (29.11%) Software Testing
6 20 (25.32%) Retail
7 18 (22.78%) Business Analysis
7 18 (22.78%) Manual Testing
8 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (18.99%) Project Management
9 15 (18.99%) Apple iOS
9 15 (18.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (18.99%) Functional Testing
9 15 (18.99%) Mobile App
10 14 (17.72%) Java
11 13 (16.46%) Spanish Language
11 13 (16.46%) IIBA
11 13 (16.46%) CBAP
11 13 (16.46%) Line Management
11 13 (16.46%) User Experience
12 12 (15.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (15.19%) Defect Management
12 12 (15.19%) Process Improvement
12 12 (15.19%) ITIL
12 12 (15.19%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (15.19%) Banking
12 12 (15.19%) Regression Testing
13 11 (13.92%) Selenium
14 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
14 10 (12.66%) SQL

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (5.06%) SAS
2 1 (1.27%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.59%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.06%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Selenium
2 8 (10.13%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.80%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 20 (25.32%) Retail
3 13 (16.46%) Spanish Language
4 12 (15.19%) Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Legal
6 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (64.56%) Analyst
2 32 (40.51%) Test Analyst
3 28 (35.44%) Tester
4 18 (22.78%) Business Analyst
5 14 (17.72%) Automation Analyst
5 14 (17.72%) Automation Test Analyst
5 14 (17.72%) Automation Tester
6 10 (12.66%) Test Manager
7 7 (8.86%) QA Manager
7 7 (8.86%) QA Test Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.53%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Junior Test Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Performance Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) Testing Manager
10 2 (2.53%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Mobile App
2 13 (16.46%) User Experience
3 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.59%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.06%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Apple iOS
2 8 (10.13%) Windows
2 8 (10.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (64.56%) Test Scripting
2 23 (29.11%) Software Testing
3 18 (22.78%) Business Analysis
3 18 (22.78%) Manual Testing
4 16 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.99%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (18.99%) Functional Testing
5 15 (18.99%) Project Management
6 13 (16.46%) Line Management
7 12 (15.19%) Defect Management
7 12 (15.19%) ITIL
7 12 (15.19%) Process Improvement
7 12 (15.19%) Regression Testing
8 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
9 9 (11.39%) Test Management
10 8 (10.13%) SDLC
11 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.59%) Information Assurance
12 6 (7.59%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (7.59%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) Java
2 10 (12.66%) SQL
3 4 (5.06%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (49.37%) ISTQB
2 13 (16.46%) CBAP
2 13 (16.46%) IIBA
3 12 (15.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (15.19%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (11.39%) Degree
5 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.38%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) Basel II
2 4 (5.06%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.27%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle