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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 101 122 99
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 69 51 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.16% 1.37% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.06% 5.98% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 49 36 31
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
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
856 853 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.85% 22.94% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 587 564 532
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 +19 35 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Glasgow +17 21 £43,913 +29.15%
West Lothian -8 3 - -
Stirling - 3 £35,000 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £50,000 -
Dundee -4 2 £27,500 +6.79%
Aberdeen +21 1 - -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 94 (60.26%) ISTQB
2 64 (41.03%) Finance
3 63 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 34 (21.79%) Degree
5 34 (21.79%) SQL
6 29 (18.59%) Software Testing
6 29 (18.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 27 (17.31%) SDLC
7 27 (17.31%) Manual Testing
8 26 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (16.67%) Banking
9 25 (16.03%) Project Management
9 25 (16.03%) Test Management
10 24 (15.38%) Test Scripting
10 24 (15.38%) V-Model
11 22 (14.10%) QA
12 20 (12.82%) Mentoring
12 20 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (11.54%) Test Strategy
13 18 (11.54%) Business Analysis
14 16 (10.26%) TDD
15 15 (9.62%) Oracle
15 15 (9.62%) Information Assurance
16 14 (8.97%) Security Testing
16 14 (8.97%) Coaching
17 13 (8.33%) Retail
17 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
17 13 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
18 12 (7.69%) Automated Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (6.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.56%) SAS
3 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.64%) JBoss
3 1 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (6.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (5.13%) Primavera
3 6 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.64%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) LAN
1 4 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.41%) SQL Server
1 10 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (6.41%) SQLPlus
2 3 (1.92%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Toad
2 9 (5.77%) HP UFT
3 8 (5.13%) JIRA
4 5 (3.21%) Bugzilla
4 5 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.56%) FogBugz
5 4 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.56%) LoadRunner
6 3 (1.92%) Selenium
7 2 (1.28%) JMeter
7 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.64%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.64%) MSTest
8 1 (0.64%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.64%) TestLink
8 1 (0.64%) TestDirector
General
1 64 (41.03%) Finance
2 26 (16.67%) Banking
3 13 (8.33%) Retail
4 6 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.56%) Billing
6 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.28%) Games
7 2 (1.28%) Back Office
7 2 (1.28%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (43.59%) Analyst
2 47 (30.13%) Test Analyst
3 31 (19.87%) Test Manager
4 20 (12.82%) Business Analyst
5 14 (8.97%) Architect
6 13 (8.33%) Tester
7 12 (7.69%) Test Architect
8 10 (6.41%) Test Leader
8 10 (6.41%) Oracle Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (4.49%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.85%) Software Tester
11 6 (3.85%) Lead Architect
12 5 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.21%) Programme Manager
13 4 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
13 4 (2.56%) Performance Test Analyst
13 4 (2.56%) Performance Analyst
13 4 (2.56%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.13%) .NET
2 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.28%) CSS
3 2 (1.28%) XML
3 2 (1.28%) Ajax
3 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.28%) Java EE
3 2 (1.28%) jQuery
3 2 (1.28%) HTML5
3 2 (1.28%) CSS3
3 2 (1.28%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 8 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.21%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.92%) Life Science
7 2 (1.28%) Replication
8 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.41%) Windows
1 10 (6.41%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.49%) Android
3 4 (2.56%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.28%) UNIX
6 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 29 (18.59%) Software Testing
4 27 (17.31%) Manual Testing
4 27 (17.31%) SDLC
5 25 (16.03%) Test Management
5 25 (16.03%) Project Management
6 24 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 24 (15.38%) V-Model
7 20 (12.82%) Mentoring
7 20 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 18 (11.54%) Test Strategy
9 16 (10.26%) TDD
10 15 (9.62%) Information Assurance
11 14 (8.97%) Security Testing
11 14 (8.97%) Coaching
12 12 (7.69%) Analytics
12 12 (7.69%) Time Management
12 12 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.79%) SQL
2 10 (6.41%) Python
3 9 (5.77%) C#
3 9 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.13%) Ruby
5 5 (3.21%) Perl
6 2 (1.28%) Java
6 2 (1.28%) XPath
6 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 94 (60.26%) ISTQB
2 34 (21.79%) Degree
3 29 (18.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 10 (6.41%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (3.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.28%) PMP
7 2 (1.28%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.28%) GIAC
8 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.10%) QA
2 12 (7.69%) FATCA
3 3 (1.92%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.92%) Basel II
4 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.56%) XenApp
2 4 (2.56%) XenDesktop
2 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (7.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (9.62%) Oracle
2 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.49%) HP
4 6 (3.85%) VMware
4 6 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.56%) Citrix
6 2 (1.28%) Telerik
6 2 (1.28%) Pega
7 1 (0.64%) Twitter
7 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.64%) Charles River
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