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 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 74 93 122
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +29
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 102 62 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.73% 2.03% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.09% 7.64% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 66 32 31
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
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
920 812 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.63% 26.65% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 581 510 610
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Scotland

ISEB
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -6 43 £40,000 +33.33% 7
Stirling +4 29 £48,000 - 1
Glasgow +4 22 £34,000 -16.04%
Aberdeen +10 5 £37,500 +3.44%
Dundee - 2 £27,500 -
Midlothian - 2 £33,000 -
Fife 0 1 £31,000 -13.28%
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 72 (50.70%) ISTQB
2 51 (35.92%) Finance
3 40 (28.17%) SQL
4 36 (25.35%) Business Analysis
5 33 (23.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 32 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (20.42%) Software Testing
7 29 (20.42%) Degree
8 27 (19.01%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (19.01%) Automated Testing
9 25 (17.61%) HP
9 25 (17.61%) HP Quality Center
10 23 (16.20%) Selenium
11 22 (15.49%) QA
12 21 (14.79%) Test Management
13 17 (11.97%) Manual Testing
13 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
14 16 (11.27%) SQL Server
14 16 (11.27%) Test Strategy
15 15 (10.56%) UNIX
15 15 (10.56%) Regression Testing
16 13 (9.15%) QuickTest Pro
16 13 (9.15%) Test Scripting
17 12 (8.45%) Computer Science
18 11 (7.75%) Six Sigma
18 11 (7.75%) Oracle
18 11 (7.75%) Test Automation
19 10 (7.04%) Product Management
19 10 (7.04%) C#
19 10 (7.04%) MS Excel

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle BPEL
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) CMS
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.41%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.70%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) GPRS
1 1 (0.70%) FTP
1 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.70%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.70%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (16.20%) Selenium
2 13 (9.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (6.34%) JIRA
4 8 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.63%) Bugzilla
5 6 (4.23%) FogBugz
6 3 (2.11%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.11%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.70%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.70%) Subversion
8 1 (0.70%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.70%) JMeter
8 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.70%) MSTest
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 51 (35.92%) Finance
2 8 (5.63%) Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Retail
4 3 (2.11%) Games
5 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.41%) Back Office
5 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Front Office
6 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (43.66%) Analyst
2 34 (23.94%) Test Analyst
3 27 (19.01%) Test Manager
4 24 (16.90%) Business Analyst
5 15 (10.56%) Tester
6 13 (9.15%) Systems Analyst
7 12 (8.45%) Business Systems Analyst
8 10 (7.04%) Trainer
9 9 (6.34%) Business Manager
9 9 (6.34%) Business Analysis Manager
10 8 (5.63%) Technical Manager
10 8 (5.63%) Applications Specialist
11 7 (4.93%) Test Engineer
12 5 (3.52%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) Software Test Engineer
12 5 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.52%) QA Tester
13 4 (2.82%) Software Tester
14 3 (2.11%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) .NET
2 5 (3.52%) Web Services
3 3 (2.11%) XML
3 3 (2.11%) CSS
3 3 (2.11%) HTML
4 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.11%) Statistics
3 3 (2.11%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.41%) EPoS
4 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) Replication
5 1 (0.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.56%) UNIX
2 4 (2.82%) Windows
3 3 (2.11%) Linux
3 3 (2.11%) Android
3 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.41%) Solaris
5 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.35%) Business Analysis
2 32 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (20.42%) Software Testing
4 27 (19.01%) Automated Testing
4 27 (19.01%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (14.79%) Test Management
6 17 (11.97%) Manual Testing
7 16 (11.27%) Test Strategy
8 15 (10.56%) Regression Testing
9 13 (9.15%) Test Scripting
10 11 (7.75%) Test Automation
10 11 (7.75%) Six Sigma
11 10 (7.04%) Asset Management
11 10 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (7.04%) Product Management
12 9 (6.34%) Change Management
13 7 (4.93%) Lean Six Sigma
14 6 (4.23%) System Testing
15 5 (3.52%) Migration
15 5 (3.52%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.17%) SQL
2 10 (7.04%) C#
3 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.52%) Perl
3 5 (3.52%) Python
3 5 (3.52%) Ruby
4 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.41%) VBA
5 2 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (50.70%) ISTQB
2 33 (23.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 29 (20.42%) Degree
4 8 (5.63%) IIBA
4 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.63%) MCITP
5 7 (4.93%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (4.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 7 (4.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.70%) GIAC
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.49%) QA
2 5 (3.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) HP
2 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.75%) Oracle
4 5 (3.52%) VMware
5 4 (2.82%) Informatica
6 2 (1.41%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.41%) Citrix
6 2 (1.41%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.70%) Twitter
7 1 (0.70%) Charles River
7 1 (0.70%) Capita
Scotland
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stirlingshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago