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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 79 125 96
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -29
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 87 41 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.80% 1.26% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.60% 5.07% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 72 28 40
Average salary £35,500 £40,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.34% +7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £66,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
821 809 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.39% 24.84% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 572 476 649
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 £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,900 £60,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +10 34 £44,000 +33.33% 2
Glasgow +11 20 £33,500 -29.47% 1
Stirling - 20 £35,000 - 2
Aberdeen +10 5 £26,750 -30.51%
Fife - 5 £37,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £26,223 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 120 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 87 (45.31%) Finance
3 59 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (29.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 48 (25.00%) Test Management
6 46 (23.96%) SQL
7 44 (22.92%) HP Quality Center
8 39 (20.31%) HP
9 37 (19.27%) Software Testing
9 37 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (18.75%) Test Strategy
11 32 (16.67%) Test Planning
11 32 (16.67%) Business Analysis
12 31 (16.15%) Mentoring
12 31 (16.15%) Manual Testing
12 31 (16.15%) QA
13 28 (14.58%) Degree
13 28 (14.58%) Automated Testing
14 27 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (14.06%) Selenium
15 21 (10.94%) Coaching
16 19 (9.90%) Waterfall
16 19 (9.90%) Project Management
16 19 (9.90%) QuickTest Pro
17 18 (9.38%) ISEB Practitioner
18 17 (8.85%) Regression Testing
18 17 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (8.85%) PRINCE2
18 17 (8.85%) Test Scripting
18 17 (8.85%) UNIX

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (1.56%) SAS
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.65%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.13%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) FTP
1 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.56%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.52%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.52%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (14.06%) Selenium
2 19 (9.90%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (4.69%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.13%) Bugzilla
4 6 (3.13%) JIRA
5 5 (2.60%) FogBugz
5 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.56%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.52%) JMeter
8 1 (0.52%) Fiddler
General
1 87 (45.31%) Finance
2 12 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (2.08%) Back Office
3 4 (2.08%) Local Government
4 3 (1.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Front Office
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (45.83%) Analyst
2 52 (27.08%) Test Analyst
3 37 (19.27%) Test Manager
4 32 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 19 (9.90%) Tester
6 15 (7.81%) Trainer
7 10 (5.21%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (5.21%) QA Engineer
8 9 (4.69%) Technical Manager
8 9 (4.69%) IT Trainer
9 8 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
9 8 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
9 8 (4.17%) Test Leader
10 7 (3.65%) QA Tester
10 7 (3.65%) Lead Test Analyst
11 6 (3.13%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
11 6 (3.13%) Software Tester
11 6 (3.13%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.52%) CSS
2 1 (0.52%) XML
2 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.52%) Java EE
2 1 (0.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.21%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.21%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.08%) Statistics
4 4 (2.08%) EPoS
5 1 (0.52%) Social Media
5 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.85%) UNIX
2 5 (2.60%) Windows
3 2 (1.04%) Linux
4 1 (0.52%) VMS
4 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.00%) Test Management
3 37 (19.27%) Software Testing
4 36 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 32 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 32 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 31 (16.15%) Manual Testing
6 31 (16.15%) Mentoring
7 28 (14.58%) Automated Testing
8 27 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (10.94%) Coaching
10 19 (9.90%) Waterfall
10 19 (9.90%) Project Management
11 17 (8.85%) Regression Testing
11 17 (8.85%) PRINCE2
11 17 (8.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (8.85%) Test Scripting
12 13 (6.77%) V-Model
13 12 (6.25%) Test Automation
13 12 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.96%) SQL
2 10 (5.21%) C#
3 9 (4.69%) Perl
4 8 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.17%) Python
4 8 (4.17%) Ruby
5 7 (3.65%) VBA
6 4 (2.08%) Java
7 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 120 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 57 (29.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 28 (14.58%) Degree
4 18 (9.38%) ISEB Practitioner
5 9 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (3.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (3.13%) MCITP
7 6 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.56%) IIBA
9 2 (1.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.04%) PMP
9 2 (1.04%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.52%) CISM
10 1 (0.52%) GIAC
10 1 (0.52%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.15%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.56%) SLA
2 3 (1.56%) Basel II
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 44 (22.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (20.31%) HP
2 16 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.25%) Oracle
4 7 (3.65%) VMware
5 6 (3.13%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.56%) Informatica
7 1 (0.52%) Charles River
7 1 (0.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.52%) Capita
7 1 (0.52%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.52%) Twitter
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