The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 116 103 115
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 39 64 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 2.03% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 7.63% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 44
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £56,600 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
ISEB
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
754 839 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.10% 26.67% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 401 583 576
Median salary £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ISEB
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Scotland

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Scotland

ISEB
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +5 18 £35,250 -17.05% 2
Edinburgh -18 17 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Fife - 4 £24,500 -
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ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 63 (67.74%) ISTQB
2 44 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.88%) Degree
4 23 (24.73%) Waterfall
4 23 (24.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (23.66%) Finance
6 21 (22.58%) SQL
6 21 (22.58%) QA
7 20 (21.51%) V-Model
7 20 (21.51%) SDLC
8 18 (19.35%) Banking
8 18 (19.35%) Business Analysis
9 17 (18.28%) Automated Testing
9 17 (18.28%) Software Testing
9 17 (18.28%) PRINCE2
9 17 (18.28%) Test Management
10 16 (17.20%) Test Scripting
10 16 (17.20%) Test Planning
10 16 (17.20%) Project Management
10 16 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (15.05%) Mentoring
11 14 (15.05%) Manual Testing
12 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
13 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.90%) Test Strategy
14 11 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (11.83%) RUP
15 10 (10.75%) Scrum
15 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
15 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.08%) Confluence
1 1 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.15%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.15%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) LAN
1 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.38%) WAN
2 3 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.08%) Network Security
3 1 (1.08%) SMS
3 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.53%) Bugzilla
2 7 (7.53%) JIRA
2 7 (7.53%) Selenium
3 5 (5.38%) FogBugz
3 5 (5.38%) HP UFT
4 4 (4.30%) Subversion
5 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.15%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.08%) TestLink
6 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 18 (19.35%) Banking
3 8 (8.60%) Retail
4 5 (5.38%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.30%) Legal
6 3 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (3.23%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.08%) Electronics
8 1 (1.08%) Law
8 1 (1.08%) Marketing
8 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Analyst
2 20 (21.51%) Test Analyst
2 20 (21.51%) Test Manager
3 15 (16.13%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Test Leader
5 10 (10.75%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) QA Manager
6 6 (6.45%) QA Test Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.30%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (4.30%) Tester
9 3 (3.23%) Business IT Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) .NET
2 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.30%) HTML
4 2 (2.15%) Web Services
5 1 (1.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.38%) EPoS
4 3 (3.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) EMV
6 1 (1.08%) Fintech
6 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Android
1 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
1 5 (5.38%) Mac OS X
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Linux
2 4 (4.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.73%) Waterfall
3 20 (21.51%) SDLC
3 20 (21.51%) V-Model
4 18 (19.35%) Business Analysis
5 17 (18.28%) Automated Testing
5 17 (18.28%) PRINCE2
5 17 (18.28%) Software Testing
5 17 (18.28%) Test Management
6 16 (17.20%) Project Management
6 16 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (17.20%) Test Planning
6 16 (17.20%) Test Scripting
7 14 (15.05%) Manual Testing
7 14 (15.05%) Mentoring
8 12 (12.90%) Test Strategy
9 11 (11.83%) RUP
10 10 (10.75%) Scrum
10 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) SQL
2 9 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.68%) Python
3 8 (8.60%) C#
4 5 (5.38%) Java
4 5 (5.38%) Ruby
5 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (67.74%) ISTQB
2 25 (26.88%) Degree
3 23 (24.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.23%) APMP
5 3 (3.23%) CBAP
5 3 (3.23%) IIBA
5 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CISSP
6 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) MCITP
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.08%) PMP
6 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.58%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) Basel II
3 1 (1.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.53%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.38%) XenApp
3 5 (5.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) HP
3 8 (8.60%) Citrix
3 8 (8.60%) VMware
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.08%) Cadence
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco
5 1 (1.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.08%) Imperva
5 1 (1.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.08%) Splunk
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