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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 98 97 103
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 72 67 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.99% 2.07% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.56% 7.50% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 43 35 51
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
841 893 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.27% 27.59% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 545 526 669
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -18 37 £40,000 +25.00% 2
Glasgow -6 18 £34,000 +13.33% 1
West Lothian - 5 £29,000 -
Dundee +3 4 £27,500 +25.00%
Stirling -9 4 £48,750 - 1
Aberdeen +10 3 £38,750 +10.71%
Midlothian - 2 £33,000 -
Fife -4 1 £31,000 +2.47%
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 47 (39.50%) ISTQB
2 40 (33.61%) Finance
3 33 (27.73%) Business Analysis
4 32 (26.89%) SQL
5 29 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (23.53%) Degree
7 22 (18.49%) Software Testing
8 21 (17.65%) QA
9 20 (16.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 18 (15.13%) Selenium
10 18 (15.13%) Automated Testing
11 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
11 16 (13.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (12.61%) Test Scripting
13 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 13 (10.92%) Regression Testing
15 12 (10.08%) UNIX
15 12 (10.08%) Test Management
15 12 (10.08%) Computer Science
16 11 (9.24%) JIRA
16 11 (9.24%) Manual Testing
16 11 (9.24%) Oracle
16 11 (9.24%) Six Sigma
16 11 (9.24%) Banking
17 10 (8.40%) Asset Management
17 10 (8.40%) HP Quality Center
17 10 (8.40%) Mobile App
18 9 (7.56%) Oracle Database
18 9 (7.56%) Test Automation
18 9 (7.56%) MCITP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (2.52%) Oracle BPEL
1 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.84%) IIS
2 1 (0.84%) SAS
2 1 (0.84%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Project
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
2 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.84%) GPRS
1 1 (0.84%) FTP
1 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.84%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.84%) OLAP
6 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.84%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (15.13%) Selenium
2 11 (9.24%) JIRA
3 9 (7.56%) Bugzilla
4 8 (6.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.88%) FogBugz
6 5 (4.20%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.52%) WinRunner
8 2 (1.68%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.84%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.84%) MSTest
9 1 (0.84%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 40 (33.61%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Banking
3 7 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.52%) Games
5 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.68%) Front Office
5 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Law
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (49.58%) Analyst
2 29 (24.37%) Test Analyst
3 26 (21.85%) Business Analyst
4 16 (13.45%) Test Manager
5 15 (12.61%) Tester
6 13 (10.92%) Business Systems Analyst
6 13 (10.92%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (7.56%) Business Analysis Manager
7 9 (7.56%) Business Manager
7 9 (7.56%) Applications Specialist
8 6 (5.04%) QA Tester
8 6 (5.04%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Quality Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Trainer
9 5 (4.20%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Technical Manager
11 3 (2.52%) Strategic Business Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Lead Test Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) .NET
2 6 (5.04%) Web Services
2 6 (5.04%) XML
3 5 (4.20%) CSS
3 5 (4.20%) HTML
4 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.40%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.52%) Statistics
3 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.68%) EPoS
5 1 (0.84%) Replication
5 1 (0.84%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.84%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) UNIX
2 7 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (2.52%) Android
3 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.52%) Solaris
4 2 (1.68%) Linux
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.73%) Business Analysis
2 29 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.49%) Software Testing
4 18 (15.13%) Automated Testing
5 16 (13.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (12.61%) Test Scripting
7 13 (10.92%) Regression Testing
8 12 (10.08%) Test Management
9 11 (9.24%) Manual Testing
9 11 (9.24%) Six Sigma
10 10 (8.40%) Asset Management
11 9 (7.56%) Test Automation
12 8 (6.72%) Product Management
13 7 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
13 7 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (5.04%) Waterfall
14 6 (5.04%) System Testing
15 5 (4.20%) Load Testing
15 5 (4.20%) Volume Testing
15 5 (4.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.89%) SQL
2 7 (5.88%) C#
3 4 (3.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.52%) Ruby
4 3 (2.52%) Perl
4 3 (2.52%) Python
5 2 (1.68%) Java
5 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (39.50%) ISTQB
2 28 (23.53%) Degree
3 20 (16.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (7.56%) MCITP
4 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.88%) IIBA
5 7 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (3.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.65%) QA
2 5 (4.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.84%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.84%) Basel II
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.84%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.24%) Oracle
3 8 (6.72%) HP
4 5 (4.20%) VMware
5 4 (3.36%) Citrix
6 3 (2.52%) thinkFolio
6 3 (2.52%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.52%) Informatica
7 2 (1.68%) Charles River
8 1 (0.84%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.84%) Twitter
8 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
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