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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 113 75 118
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +43
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 48 94 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 3.03% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 10.80% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 32 75 38
Average salary £36,500 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.31% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +10.00%
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
838 870 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.25% 28.00% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 522 593 496
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
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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 -8 26 £50,000 +13.63% 2
Glasgow -19 22 £35,000 +0.71%
Fife +1 4 £32,250 -14.00%
West Lothian - 4 - -
Aberdeen +12 1 £33,500 +4.68%
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 63 (42.00%) ISTQB
2 59 (39.33%) Finance
3 57 (38.00%) Test Scripting
4 42 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (28.00%) Software Testing
5 40 (26.67%) QA
6 32 (21.33%) Banking
6 32 (21.33%) SQL
7 31 (20.67%) Business Analysis
7 31 (20.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 29 (19.33%) Retail
9 26 (17.33%) Selenium
10 24 (16.00%) Mobile App
10 24 (16.00%) Waterfall
11 23 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (14.67%) Project Management
12 22 (14.67%) Apple iOS
12 22 (14.67%) Manual Testing
13 21 (14.00%) Degree
14 19 (12.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (12.67%) SDLC
15 18 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (12.00%) Functional Testing
15 18 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (11.33%) Java
16 17 (11.33%) Test Management
17 16 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (10.67%) ITIL
18 15 (10.00%) Line Management
19 14 (9.33%) Process Improvement

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (8.00%) SAS
2 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.33%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) SMS
2 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.33%) Network Security
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) WAN
4 1 (0.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (8.67%) Data Mining
3 12 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (17.33%) Selenium
2 12 (8.00%) HP UFT
3 8 (5.33%) JIRA
3 8 (5.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.00%) Bugzilla
4 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.33%) Subversion
6 1 (0.67%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.67%) TestLink
General
1 59 (39.33%) Finance
2 32 (21.33%) Banking
3 29 (19.33%) Retail
4 12 (8.00%) Spanish Language
5 5 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.00%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.00%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.67%) Front Office
7 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Law
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (59.33%) Analyst
2 51 (34.00%) Test Analyst
3 32 (21.33%) Business Analyst
4 30 (20.00%) Tester
5 16 (10.67%) Test Leader
6 15 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
6 15 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 14 (9.33%) Automation Tester
8 12 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
8 12 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
8 12 (8.00%) Test Manager
9 8 (5.33%) Financial Analyst
10 7 (4.67%) QA Leader
10 7 (4.67%) QA Manager
10 7 (4.67%) QA Test Manager
11 6 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Service Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.67%) Flash
2 2 (1.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.33%) CSS
2 2 (1.33%) HTML
2 2 (1.33%) HTML5
2 2 (1.33%) JSON
2 2 (1.33%) Web Services
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.67%) jQuery
3 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 18 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.00%) User Experience
4 6 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.67%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.67%) Statistics
7 2 (1.33%) EPoS
7 2 (1.33%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.67%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.67%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.33%) Windows
3 8 (5.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.67%) Android
5 6 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.00%) Test Scripting
2 42 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.00%) Software Testing
3 31 (20.67%) Business Analysis
4 24 (16.00%) Waterfall
5 23 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (14.67%) Manual Testing
6 22 (14.67%) Project Management
7 19 (12.67%) SDLC
7 19 (12.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (12.00%) Functional Testing
9 17 (11.33%) Test Management
10 16 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (10.67%) ITIL
11 15 (10.00%) Line Management
12 14 (9.33%) Defect Management
12 14 (9.33%) Process Improvement
12 14 (9.33%) Regression Testing
13 13 (8.67%) UML
14 12 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.33%) SQL
2 17 (11.33%) Java
3 8 (5.33%) C#
4 3 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.00%) Python
4 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.67%) C
5 1 (0.67%) C++
5 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.67%) Tcl
5 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (42.00%) ISTQB
2 31 (20.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (14.00%) Degree
4 12 (8.00%) CBAP
4 12 (8.00%) IIBA
4 12 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.33%) CISM
6 2 (1.33%) CISSP
7 1 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (26.67%) QA
2 12 (8.00%) Basel II
2 12 (8.00%) Solvency II
3 6 (4.00%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (8.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.67%) Cadence
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle
3 2 (1.33%) HP
3 2 (1.33%) IBM
3 2 (1.33%) Imperva
3 2 (1.33%) Splunk
3 2 (1.33%) VMware
4 1 (0.67%) Informatica
4 1 (0.67%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (0.67%) Pega
4 1 (0.67%) SAP
4 1 (0.67%) Teradata
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