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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 72 123 76
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -47
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 87 53 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.75% 1.40% 2.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.12% 6.08% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 59 35 45
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £30,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
860 871 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.22% 22.95% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 535 573 493
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,973 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 47 £42,500 +11.84% 2
Glasgow +22 20 £38,750 -24.39% 5
Stirling -6 7 £44,000 -16.19%
Renfrewshire - 7 - -
Aberdeen +13 4 £31,000 -11.42%
Dundee - 3 £22,000 -
Fife +2 1 £27,500 -45.00%
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 101 (58.38%) Finance
2 99 (57.23%) ISTQB
3 61 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (25.43%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (24.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 39 (22.54%) Test Management
7 36 (20.81%) Software Testing
8 34 (19.65%) SQL
9 33 (19.08%) Mentoring
10 30 (17.34%) Waterfall
11 28 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
12 27 (15.61%) Test Strategy
12 27 (15.61%) Coaching
13 25 (14.45%) Project Management
13 25 (14.45%) Degree
14 24 (13.87%) V-Model
15 23 (13.29%) Business Analysis
15 23 (13.29%) Analytics
16 22 (12.72%) QA
16 22 (12.72%) HP
16 22 (12.72%) Banking
16 22 (12.72%) ISEB Practitioner
17 21 (12.14%) PRINCE2
18 18 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (10.40%) Information Assurance
18 18 (10.40%) Manual Testing
19 17 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
19 17 (9.83%) Test Planning
20 16 (9.25%) Test Scripting
20 16 (9.25%) Security Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (4.62%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.31%) SAS
3 1 (0.58%) JBoss
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.47%) MS Project
3 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (4.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.89%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.89%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.31%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.73%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle SCM
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.58%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.05%) SQLPlus
3 6 (3.47%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.73%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (6.94%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (6.94%) Selenium
2 10 (5.78%) Cucumber
3 7 (4.05%) Toad
4 5 (2.89%) JIRA
5 4 (2.31%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.16%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.58%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.58%) MSTest
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
General
1 101 (58.38%) Finance
2 22 (12.72%) Banking
3 6 (3.47%) Retail
4 2 (1.16%) Billing
4 2 (1.16%) Local Government
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 80 (46.24%) Analyst
2 51 (29.48%) Test Analyst
3 39 (22.54%) Test Manager
4 26 (15.03%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.94%) Tester
6 11 (6.36%) Test Leader
7 8 (4.62%) Oracle Analyst
7 8 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (4.05%) QA Engineer
9 6 (3.47%) Software Tester
9 6 (3.47%) IT Trainer
9 6 (3.47%) Trainer
9 6 (3.47%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (2.89%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (2.89%) Architect
10 5 (2.89%) Quality Engineer
11 4 (2.31%) Systems Tester
11 4 (2.31%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.31%) QA Tester
11 4 (2.31%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.62%) .NET
2 5 (2.89%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.73%) Java EE
4 2 (1.16%) jQuery
4 2 (1.16%) HTML5
4 2 (1.16%) CSS3
4 2 (1.16%) CSS
4 2 (1.16%) XML
4 2 (1.16%) Ajax
4 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.16%) HTML
5 1 (0.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.31%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.58%) EPoS
6 1 (0.58%) Social Media
6 1 (0.58%) Replication
6 1 (0.58%) Statistics
6 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.05%) UNIX
2 6 (3.47%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (0.58%) Windows
4 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.54%) Test Management
3 36 (20.81%) Software Testing
4 33 (19.08%) Mentoring
5 30 (17.34%) Waterfall
6 27 (15.61%) Test Strategy
6 27 (15.61%) Coaching
7 25 (14.45%) Project Management
8 24 (13.87%) V-Model
9 23 (13.29%) Business Analysis
9 23 (13.29%) Analytics
10 21 (12.14%) PRINCE2
11 18 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (10.40%) Information Assurance
11 18 (10.40%) Manual Testing
12 17 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (9.83%) Test Planning
13 16 (9.25%) Test Scripting
13 16 (9.25%) Security Testing
14 13 (7.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.65%) SQL
2 10 (5.78%) C#
3 7 (4.05%) Perl
4 6 (3.47%) VBA
4 6 (3.47%) Python
4 6 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.89%) Ruby
6 4 (2.31%) Java
7 2 (1.16%) XPath
7 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (57.23%) ISTQB
2 42 (24.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 25 (14.45%) Degree
4 22 (12.72%) ISEB Practitioner
5 11 (6.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.16%) PMP
7 2 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CISM
8 1 (0.58%) GIAC
8 1 (0.58%) CISSP
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.72%) QA
2 12 (6.94%) FATCA
3 3 (1.73%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.73%) Basel II
4 2 (1.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (12.72%) HP
2 16 (9.25%) Oracle
3 7 (4.05%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.47%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.89%) Primavera
6 2 (1.16%) Telerik
6 2 (1.16%) Twitter
7 1 (0.58%) VMware
7 1 (0.58%) SAP
7 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.58%) Charles River
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