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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 126 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-39 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 26 85 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.93% 2.59% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.77% 9.53% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 22 70 62
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £33,450 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £55,000 £51,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.70%
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
689 892 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.74% 27.23% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 400 638 569
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,250 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Edinburgh -29 12 £35,500 -11.25%
Glasgow -11 10 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Fife - 4 £24,500 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 59 (71.95%) ISTQB
2 42 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.61%) QA
3 21 (25.61%) Waterfall
4 19 (23.17%) SDLC
4 19 (23.17%) Degree
4 19 (23.17%) SQL
5 18 (21.95%) V-Model
6 17 (20.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (20.73%) Automated Testing
7 16 (19.51%) Software Testing
7 16 (19.51%) PRINCE2
7 16 (19.51%) Test Management
8 15 (18.29%) Manual Testing
8 15 (18.29%) Business Analysis
9 14 (17.07%) Banking
9 14 (17.07%) Finance
9 14 (17.07%) Test Scripting
10 13 (15.85%) Test Planning
10 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
11 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
11 12 (14.63%) Test Strategy
12 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
12 11 (13.41%) Project Management
12 11 (13.41%) RUP
13 10 (12.20%) Scrum
13 10 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
14 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement

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 (1.22%) Confluence
1 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.44%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.44%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) LAN
1 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.10%) WAN
2 3 (3.66%) SAN
3 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.76%) Selenium
3 7 (8.54%) Bugzilla
3 7 (8.54%) JIRA
4 5 (6.10%) FogBugz
5 4 (4.88%) Subversion
6 3 (3.66%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.44%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.22%) TestLink
8 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.07%) Banking
1 14 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Legal
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Law
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Analyst
2 18 (21.95%) Test Analyst
2 18 (21.95%) Test Manager
3 12 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Test Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Test Leader
5 6 (7.32%) QA Manager
5 6 (7.32%) QA Test Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.88%) Test Team Leader
7 4 (4.88%) Tester
8 3 (3.66%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Software Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) .NET
2 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.88%) HTML
4 2 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.10%) EPoS
4 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.22%) EMV
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Fintech
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Android
1 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
1 5 (6.10%) Mac OS X
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.61%) Waterfall
3 19 (23.17%) SDLC
4 18 (21.95%) V-Model
5 17 (20.73%) Automated Testing
6 16 (19.51%) PRINCE2
6 16 (19.51%) Software Testing
6 16 (19.51%) Test Management
7 15 (18.29%) Business Analysis
7 15 (18.29%) Manual Testing
8 14 (17.07%) Test Scripting
9 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (15.85%) Test Planning
10 12 (14.63%) Test Strategy
11 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
11 11 (13.41%) Project Management
11 11 (13.41%) RUP
12 10 (12.20%) Scrum
12 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
13 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) SQL
2 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
2 9 (10.98%) Python
3 6 (7.32%) C#
4 5 (6.10%) Ruby
5 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.66%) Java
6 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (71.95%) ISTQB
2 19 (23.17%) Degree
3 17 (20.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) APMP
5 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.22%) CBAP
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.22%) IIBA
6 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.22%) MCITP
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.61%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Basel II
2 1 (1.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.10%) XenApp
3 5 (6.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.98%) HP
3 8 (9.76%) Citrix
3 8 (9.76%) VMware
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco
5 1 (1.22%) SAP