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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 116 94 131
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +37
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 48 69 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 2.18% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.16% 7.99% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34 49 35
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £27,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,700 £53,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
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
779 864 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.36% 27.30% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 400 588 597
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 1 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 1 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
Edinburgh +2 24 £36,750 -8.12% 2
Glasgow -11 19 £40,750 -4.01% 3
Fife - 4 £27,250 -
Stirling +11 1 - -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 (64.29%) ISTQB
2 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (30.61%) Finance
4 25 (25.51%) Waterfall
5 24 (24.49%) V-Model
6 23 (23.47%) Degree
6 23 (23.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 21 (21.43%) SDLC
7 21 (21.43%) QA
7 21 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 21 (21.43%) SQL
8 20 (20.41%) Banking
9 19 (19.39%) Automated Testing
10 18 (18.37%) Business Analysis
10 18 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (18.37%) Project Management
10 18 (18.37%) PRINCE2
10 18 (18.37%) Test Scripting
10 18 (18.37%) Mentoring
11 16 (16.33%) Test Management
12 15 (15.31%) Manual Testing
13 14 (14.29%) Test Planning
14 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
14 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (12.24%) Test Strategy
15 11 (11.22%) Test Automation
15 11 (11.22%) Automation Testing
15 11 (11.22%) RUP
16 10 (10.20%) Microsoft

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 (1.02%) Confluence
1 1 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Markit EDM
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.04%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) LAN
1 5 (5.10%) WAN
2 4 (4.08%) SMS
2 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.04%) Network Security
3 2 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.14%) Bugzilla
2 7 (7.14%) JIRA
2 7 (7.14%) Selenium
3 5 (5.10%) FogBugz
3 5 (5.10%) HP UFT
4 4 (4.08%) Subversion
5 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.02%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.02%) TestLink
General
1 30 (30.61%) Finance
2 20 (20.41%) Banking
3 10 (10.20%) Retail
4 7 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.10%) Spanish Language
6 4 (4.08%) Legal
7 3 (3.06%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.02%) Electronics
9 1 (1.02%) Law
9 1 (1.02%) Marketing
9 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (36.73%) Analyst
2 21 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 20 (20.41%) Test Manager
4 14 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 14 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 9 (9.18%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) QA Manager
6 6 (6.12%) QA Test Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Service Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.08%) Test Team Leader
9 3 (3.06%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Software Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Software Test Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) .NET
2 4 (4.08%) Flash
3 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.10%) EPoS
2 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.10%) User Experience
3 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.08%) Statistics
4 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.10%) Android
1 5 (5.10%) Apple iOS
1 5 (5.10%) Mac OS X
1 5 (5.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.51%) Waterfall
3 24 (24.49%) V-Model
4 21 (21.43%) SDLC
4 21 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 19 (19.39%) Automated Testing
6 18 (18.37%) Business Analysis
6 18 (18.37%) Mentoring
6 18 (18.37%) PRINCE2
6 18 (18.37%) Project Management
6 18 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (18.37%) Test Scripting
7 16 (16.33%) Test Management
8 15 (15.31%) Manual Testing
9 14 (14.29%) Test Planning
10 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
10 12 (12.24%) Test Strategy
11 11 (11.22%) Automation Testing
11 11 (11.22%) RUP
11 11 (11.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) SQL
2 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.16%) Python
3 7 (7.14%) C#
4 5 (5.10%) Java
4 5 (5.10%) Ruby
5 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (64.29%) ISTQB
2 23 (23.47%) Degree
2 23 (23.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.10%) CBAP
3 5 (5.10%) IIBA
4 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (3.06%) APMP
5 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.04%) CISM
6 2 (2.04%) CISSP
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.02%) MCITP
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.02%) PMP
7 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.43%) QA
2 6 (6.12%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) Basel II
3 1 (1.02%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.10%) XenApp
3 5 (5.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) VMware
3 7 (7.14%) Citrix
3 7 (7.14%) HP
4 4 (4.08%) Cadence
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle
6 2 (2.04%) IBM
6 2 (2.04%) Imperva
6 2 (2.04%) Splunk
7 1 (1.02%) Cisco
7 1 (1.02%) SAP
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