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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 67 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
+33 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 110 61 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.06% 1.96% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 7.74% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 75 31 38
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
880 788 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.51% 25.37% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 563 494 603
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -9 43 £35,000 -10.25% 5
Stirling - 38 £47,250 -
Glasgow +7 22 £34,000 -10.52% 1
Aberdeen +7 6 £30,500 -6.15% 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 £26,223 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 96 (59.63%) ISTQB
2 54 (33.54%) Finance
3 52 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (28.57%) SQL
5 43 (26.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 36 (22.36%) Software Testing
7 34 (21.12%) Business Analysis
7 34 (21.12%) Degree
8 33 (20.50%) HP Quality Center
9 32 (19.88%) Automated Testing
10 30 (18.63%) Manual Testing
11 29 (18.01%) HP
12 28 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (16.77%) Selenium
13 27 (16.77%) QA
14 26 (16.15%) Test Management
15 22 (13.66%) Test Planning
16 21 (13.04%) Test Strategy
17 20 (12.42%) Test Scripting
18 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
19 18 (11.18%) Regression Testing
20 16 (9.94%) Oracle
20 16 (9.94%) SQL Server
20 16 (9.94%) Mentoring
21 15 (9.32%) QuickTest Pro
22 13 (8.07%) UNIX
23 12 (7.45%) Mobile App
24 11 (6.83%) Computer Science
24 11 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (1.24%) SAS
2 1 (0.62%) CMS
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.24%) MS Project
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) FTP
2 1 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.24%) OLAP
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.24%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.24%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.24%) Star Schema
4 2 (1.24%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 27 (16.77%) Selenium
2 15 (9.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (6.21%) JIRA
4 9 (5.59%) Bugzilla
4 9 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.35%) FogBugz
6 4 (2.48%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.86%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.62%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.62%) MSTest
9 1 (0.62%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.62%) JMeter
9 1 (0.62%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
General
1 54 (33.54%) Finance
2 9 (5.59%) Banking
2 9 (5.59%) Retail
3 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.86%) Back Office
4 3 (1.86%) Games
4 3 (1.86%) Local Government
5 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Front Office
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (48.45%) Analyst
2 47 (29.19%) Test Analyst
3 28 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 27 (16.77%) Test Manager
5 22 (13.66%) Tester
6 13 (8.07%) Systems Analyst
7 12 (7.45%) Business Systems Analyst
8 11 (6.83%) Trainer
9 9 (5.59%) Technical Manager
10 8 (4.97%) Applications Specialist
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.35%) QA Tester
12 6 (3.73%) Systems Tester
12 6 (3.73%) Senior Test Analyst
13 5 (3.11%) Software Test Engineer
13 5 (3.11%) Software Tester
13 5 (3.11%) Test Engineer
13 5 (3.11%) Consultant
13 5 (3.11%) Software Engineer
14 4 (2.48%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.59%) .NET
2 5 (3.11%) Web Services
3 3 (1.86%) XML
3 3 (1.86%) CSS
3 3 (1.86%) HTML
4 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.45%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.83%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.86%) Statistics
4 3 (1.86%) EPoS
4 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) Replication
6 1 (0.62%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.07%) UNIX
2 4 (2.48%) Windows
3 3 (1.86%) Android
3 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.62%) Linux
4 1 (0.62%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.30%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.36%) Software Testing
3 34 (21.12%) Business Analysis
4 32 (19.88%) Automated Testing
5 30 (18.63%) Manual Testing
6 28 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (16.15%) Test Management
8 22 (13.66%) Test Planning
9 21 (13.04%) Test Strategy
10 20 (12.42%) Test Scripting
11 18 (11.18%) Regression Testing
12 16 (9.94%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (6.21%) Test Automation
14 10 (6.21%) Product Management
15 9 (5.59%) Asset Management
15 9 (5.59%) Change Management
16 8 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (4.97%) Waterfall
16 8 (4.97%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.57%) SQL
2 11 (6.83%) C#
3 7 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.35%) Perl
3 7 (4.35%) Python
3 7 (4.35%) Ruby
4 2 (1.24%) Java
4 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.24%) VBA
5 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (59.63%) ISTQB
2 43 (26.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 34 (21.12%) Degree
4 9 (5.59%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (4.97%) MCITP
5 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (3.73%) IIBA
8 5 (3.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.62%) PMP
10 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.62%) GIAC
10 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.77%) QA
2 5 (3.11%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.24%) Basel II
3 2 (1.24%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (20.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (18.01%) HP
2 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.94%) Oracle
4 6 (3.73%) VMware
5 5 (3.11%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.86%) Informatica
7 1 (0.62%) Charles River
7 1 (0.62%) Capita
7 1 (0.62%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.62%) Twitter
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