The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 110 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 58 71 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.60% 2.20% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.06% 8.03% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 55
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -18.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
822 884 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.68% 27.39% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 539 527 730
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
ISEB
UK

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -26 29 £40,000 +28.00% 7
Glasgow -21 12 £34,000 -24.44% 1
West Lothian - 6 £29,000 -
Aberdeen +10 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Dundee -1 5 £25,750 +17.04%
Midlothian - 2 £33,000 -
Fife -2 1 £31,000 +10.71%
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 43 (38.05%) ISTQB
2 39 (34.51%) Finance
3 33 (29.20%) SQL
3 33 (29.20%) Business Analysis
4 25 (22.12%) Degree
5 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (18.58%) Software Testing
7 17 (15.04%) Automated Testing
8 16 (14.16%) Selenium
8 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
9 13 (11.50%) Banking
9 13 (11.50%) QA
9 13 (11.50%) Test Scripting
10 12 (10.62%) Test Management
10 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
10 12 (10.62%) Oracle
10 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
11 11 (9.73%) Six Sigma
11 11 (9.73%) UNIX
11 11 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
12 10 (8.85%) JIRA
12 10 (8.85%) Mobile App
12 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.85%) Asset Management
13 9 (7.96%) Bugzilla
13 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
13 9 (7.96%) .NET
13 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database
13 9 (7.96%) Test Automation

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.65%) SAS
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle BPEL
1 3 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.88%) GPRS
2 1 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.65%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.88%) OLAP
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Selenium
2 10 (8.85%) JIRA
3 9 (7.96%) Bugzilla
4 8 (7.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (5.31%) FogBugz
5 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.42%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.65%) WinRunner
8 2 (1.77%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.77%) Subversion
8 2 (1.77%) MSTest
9 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.88%) InstallShield
General
1 39 (34.51%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Banking
3 7 (6.19%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.65%) Games
4 3 (2.65%) Front Office
5 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (52.21%) Analyst
2 28 (24.78%) Test Analyst
3 26 (23.01%) Business Analyst
4 15 (13.27%) Tester
5 12 (10.62%) Business Systems Analyst
5 12 (10.62%) Systems Analyst
6 11 (9.73%) Test Manager
7 9 (7.96%) Business Manager
7 9 (7.96%) Business Analysis Manager
8 8 (7.08%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) QA Tester
9 6 (5.31%) Applications Specialist
9 6 (5.31%) Quality Analyst
10 5 (4.42%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) QA Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Technical Business Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Strategic Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) .NET
2 6 (5.31%) Web Services
2 6 (5.31%) XML
3 5 (4.42%) CSS
3 5 (4.42%) HTML
4 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.85%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.77%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.88%) Economics
5 1 (0.88%) Statistics
5 1 (0.88%) EPoS
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) UNIX
2 8 (7.08%) Windows
3 4 (3.54%) Linux
4 3 (2.65%) Android
4 3 (2.65%) Solaris
4 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.20%) Business Analysis
2 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.58%) Software Testing
4 17 (15.04%) Automated Testing
5 13 (11.50%) Test Scripting
6 12 (10.62%) Test Management
6 12 (10.62%) Regression Testing
7 11 (9.73%) Six Sigma
7 11 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.85%) Asset Management
9 9 (7.96%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.19%) System Testing
10 7 (6.19%) Lean Six Sigma
11 6 (5.31%) Project Management
11 6 (5.31%) UML
11 6 (5.31%) Investment Management
11 6 (5.31%) Test Strategy
12 5 (4.42%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.42%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.20%) SQL
2 8 (7.08%) C#
3 3 (2.65%) Java
3 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.65%) Python
4 2 (1.77%) Ruby
4 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.77%) Perl
5 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (38.05%) ISTQB
2 25 (22.12%) Degree
3 7 (6.19%) IIBA
3 7 (6.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.31%) MCITP
5 2 (1.77%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) QA
2 5 (4.42%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.65%) Basel II
3 3 (2.65%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
1 12 (10.62%) Oracle
2 5 (4.42%) thinkFolio
2 5 (4.42%) HP
3 4 (3.54%) Citrix
3 4 (3.54%) VMware
4 3 (2.65%) Informatica
4 3 (2.65%) Charles River
4 3 (2.65%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.65%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.88%) Twitter
5 1 (0.88%) LexisNexis
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