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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 70 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 102 60 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.85% 1.94% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.58% 7.59% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 69 30 44
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £57,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
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
881 790 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.58% 25.58% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 563 503 619
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
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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 -11 37 £37,500 -3.84% 2
Stirling +5 35 £47,500 -
Glasgow +1 22 £34,000 -24.44% 4
Aberdeen +10 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Dundee +8 1 £27,500 -
Fife -1 1 £31,000 -13.28%
Midlothian - 1 £31,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £26,223 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 84 (55.63%) ISTQB
2 52 (34.44%) Finance
3 49 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (27.81%) SQL
5 38 (25.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 36 (23.84%) Business Analysis
7 33 (21.85%) Software Testing
8 31 (20.53%) Automated Testing
9 30 (19.87%) Degree
9 30 (19.87%) HP Quality Center
10 29 (19.21%) HP
11 28 (18.54%) Manual Testing
12 27 (17.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 26 (17.22%) Selenium
14 24 (15.89%) QA
15 23 (15.23%) Test Management
15 23 (15.23%) Test Planning
16 19 (12.58%) Test Strategy
17 17 (11.26%) Microsoft
17 17 (11.26%) Regression Testing
18 16 (10.60%) Test Scripting
18 16 (10.60%) Mentoring
19 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
19 15 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (9.27%) UNIX
20 14 (9.27%) QuickTest Pro
21 11 (7.28%) Computer Science
21 11 (7.28%) Test Automation
22 10 (6.62%) C#
22 10 (6.62%) Oracle

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.66%) CMS
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.32%) MS Project
3 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.66%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) FTP
1 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.97%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.66%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.66%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.66%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (17.22%) Selenium
2 14 (9.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (5.96%) JIRA
4 8 (5.30%) Bugzilla
4 8 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.97%) FogBugz
6 4 (2.65%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.99%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.66%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.66%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.66%) MSTest
9 1 (0.66%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.66%) JMeter
9 1 (0.66%) Subversion
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
General
1 52 (34.44%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Banking
2 8 (5.30%) Retail
3 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.99%) Games
4 2 (1.32%) Back Office
4 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.66%) Front Office
5 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Local Government
5 1 (0.66%) Law
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (44.37%) Analyst
2 38 (25.17%) Test Analyst
3 27 (17.88%) Test Manager
4 25 (16.56%) Business Analyst
5 17 (11.26%) Tester
6 13 (8.61%) Systems Analyst
7 12 (7.95%) Business Systems Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) Trainer
9 9 (5.96%) Technical Manager
10 8 (5.30%) Business Manager
10 8 (5.30%) Business Analysis Manager
10 8 (5.30%) Applications Specialist
11 7 (4.64%) Test Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) Software Test Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) QA Tester
12 5 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) Consultant
12 5 (3.31%) Software Engineer
13 4 (2.65%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.30%) .NET
2 5 (3.31%) Web Services
3 3 (1.99%) XML
3 3 (1.99%) CSS
3 3 (1.99%) HTML
4 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.28%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.62%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.99%) Statistics
4 3 (1.99%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) EPoS
6 1 (0.66%) Replication
6 1 (0.66%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.27%) UNIX
2 3 (1.99%) Windows
2 3 (1.99%) Linux
2 3 (1.99%) Android
2 3 (1.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.66%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.84%) Business Analysis
3 33 (21.85%) Software Testing
4 31 (20.53%) Automated Testing
5 28 (18.54%) Manual Testing
6 27 (17.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (15.23%) Test Management
7 23 (15.23%) Test Planning
8 19 (12.58%) Test Strategy
9 17 (11.26%) Regression Testing
10 16 (10.60%) Mentoring
10 16 (10.60%) Test Scripting
11 11 (7.28%) Test Automation
12 10 (6.62%) Product Management
12 10 (6.62%) Six Sigma
12 10 (6.62%) Asset Management
12 10 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (5.96%) Change Management
14 8 (5.30%) Coaching
14 8 (5.30%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (27.81%) SQL
2 10 (6.62%) C#
3 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.97%) Perl
3 6 (3.97%) Python
3 6 (3.97%) Ruby
4 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.32%) VBA
5 2 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (55.63%) ISTQB
2 38 (25.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 30 (19.87%) Degree
4 9 (5.96%) ISEB Practitioner
5 8 (5.30%) MCITP
5 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.30%) IIBA
6 7 (4.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 7 (4.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.66%) GIAC
8 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.89%) QA
2 5 (3.31%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (19.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (19.21%) HP
2 17 (11.26%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.62%) Oracle
4 5 (3.31%) VMware
5 3 (1.99%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.99%) Informatica
6 2 (1.32%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.66%) Twitter
7 1 (0.66%) Capita
7 1 (0.66%) Charles River
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