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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 63 109 63
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -46
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 106 55 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.38% 1.61% 3.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.29% 6.95% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 82 39 61
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
939 791 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 29.97% 23.12% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 637 510 502
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,500 £22,550
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 49 £44,000 +25.71% 1
Glasgow +20 22 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Stirling +6 18 £38,000 -27.61%
Renfrewshire - 7 - -
Aberdeen +10 5 £32,000 +6.66%
Fife +7 3 £31,000 -
Dundee - 3 £22,000 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 111 (60.33%) ISTQB
2 100 (54.35%) Finance
3 62 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (25.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 46 (25.00%) Test Management
7 40 (21.74%) SQL
8 35 (19.02%) Software Testing
9 33 (17.93%) Mentoring
9 33 (17.93%) HP Quality Center
10 30 (16.30%) Test Strategy
11 29 (15.76%) Waterfall
12 28 (15.22%) Degree
13 27 (14.67%) Business Analysis
14 26 (14.13%) Project Management
15 25 (13.59%) Coaching
16 24 (13.04%) HP
17 23 (12.50%) PRINCE2
17 23 (12.50%) V-Model
17 23 (12.50%) QA
18 22 (11.96%) ISEB Practitioner
18 22 (11.96%) Banking
19 21 (11.41%) Oracle
19 21 (11.41%) Analytics
20 19 (10.33%) Test Planning
20 19 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
21 18 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
21 18 (9.78%) Manual Testing
22 17 (9.24%) Test Scripting
22 17 (9.24%) Selenium

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (3.26%) SAS
3 1 (0.54%) JBoss
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.26%) MS Project
3 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.72%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle SCM
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.54%) FTP
1 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.80%) SQLPlus
2 7 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.72%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.54%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.54%) OLAP
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.54%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.54%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 17 (9.24%) Selenium
2 15 (8.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (4.89%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.80%) Toad
5 5 (2.72%) JIRA
6 4 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.17%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.09%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.54%) FogBugz
General
1 100 (54.35%) Finance
2 22 (11.96%) Banking
3 7 (3.80%) Retail
4 4 (2.17%) Local Government
5 2 (1.09%) Billing
5 2 (1.09%) Back Office
5 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (47.83%) Analyst
2 55 (29.89%) Test Analyst
3 40 (21.74%) Test Manager
4 30 (16.30%) Business Analyst
5 16 (8.70%) Tester
6 12 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (5.98%) Test Leader
8 9 (4.89%) QA Engineer
9 8 (4.35%) Oracle Analyst
10 7 (3.80%) IT Trainer
10 7 (3.80%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (3.80%) Quality Engineer
10 7 (3.80%) Trainer
11 6 (3.26%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) Systems Tester
12 5 (2.72%) Technical Business Analyst
12 5 (2.72%) Senior Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.72%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.72%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (2.72%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.26%) .NET
2 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.09%) CSS
2 2 (1.09%) XML
2 2 (1.09%) Ajax
2 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.09%) Java EE
2 2 (1.09%) jQuery
2 2 (1.09%) HTML5
2 2 (1.09%) CSS3
2 2 (1.09%) HTML
3 1 (0.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.61%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.52%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.09%) EPoS
7 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.54%) Social Media
7 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.54%) Replication
7 1 (0.54%) Statistics
7 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.89%) UNIX
2 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.63%) Windows
4 2 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (25.00%) Test Management
3 35 (19.02%) Software Testing
4 33 (17.93%) Mentoring
5 30 (16.30%) Test Strategy
6 29 (15.76%) Waterfall
7 27 (14.67%) Business Analysis
8 26 (14.13%) Project Management
9 25 (13.59%) Coaching
10 23 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 23 (12.50%) V-Model
11 21 (11.41%) Analytics
12 19 (10.33%) Test Planning
12 19 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (9.78%) Manual Testing
14 17 (9.24%) Test Scripting
14 17 (9.24%) Information Assurance
14 17 (9.24%) Automated Testing
14 17 (9.24%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.74%) SQL
2 8 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.35%) Perl
3 7 (3.80%) C#
3 7 (3.80%) Python
3 7 (3.80%) Ruby
4 6 (3.26%) VBA
5 3 (1.63%) Java
6 2 (1.09%) XPath
6 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (60.33%) ISTQB
2 47 (25.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 28 (15.22%) Degree
4 22 (11.96%) ISEB Practitioner
5 11 (5.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.63%) PMP
7 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.09%) VCP4
9 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.54%) CISM
9 1 (0.54%) GIAC
9 1 (0.54%) CISSP
9 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.50%) QA
2 9 (4.89%) FATCA
3 5 (2.72%) Solvency II
3 5 (2.72%) Basel II
4 2 (1.09%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (17.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (13.04%) HP
2 21 (11.41%) Oracle
3 10 (5.43%) Business Objects
4 6 (3.26%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.72%) Primavera
6 3 (1.63%) VMware
7 2 (1.09%) Telerik
7 2 (1.09%) Twitter
7 2 (1.09%) Informatica
8 1 (0.54%) SAP
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