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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 86 132 100
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -32
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 68 41 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.30% 1.07% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.02% 4.66% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 43 28 26
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £55,750 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
754 879 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.53% 22.94% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 473 573 516
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 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 +26 30 £38,000 -5.59% 9
Glasgow +29 27 £35,000 -25.53% 3
West Lothian -2 3 - -
Stirling - 3 £35,000 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £50,000 -
Aberdeen +14 1 £22,500 -34.30%
Dundee +2 1 - - 2
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 107 (61.14%) ISTQB
2 90 (51.43%) Finance
3 68 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (24.57%) Waterfall
5 40 (22.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 39 (22.29%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (21.14%) Test Management
8 33 (18.86%) SQL
9 32 (18.29%) Software Testing
10 28 (16.00%) Degree
10 28 (16.00%) V-Model
11 27 (15.43%) Manual Testing
11 27 (15.43%) Mentoring
11 27 (15.43%) Project Management
12 23 (13.14%) Analytics
13 22 (12.57%) Test Strategy
13 22 (12.57%) Coaching
13 22 (12.57%) ISEB Practitioner
14 21 (12.00%) Banking
14 21 (12.00%) QA
15 20 (11.43%) Test Scripting
15 20 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
16 19 (10.86%) Business Analysis
17 18 (10.29%) HP
17 18 (10.29%) PRINCE2
18 17 (9.71%) Information Assurance
19 16 (9.14%) Security Testing
20 14 (8.00%) Oracle
20 14 (8.00%) Microsoft
20 14 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.29%) SAS
3 1 (0.57%) JBoss
3 1 (0.57%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.14%) MS Project
2 2 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (4.57%) Primavera
3 6 (3.43%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (3.43%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (3.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle SCM
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) LAN
1 2 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.71%) SQLPlus
2 8 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.71%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Toad
2 9 (5.14%) Selenium
2 9 (5.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.43%) JIRA
5 4 (2.29%) LoadRunner
5 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.14%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.14%) JMeter
7 2 (1.14%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.57%) MSTest
8 1 (0.57%) TestDirector
General
1 90 (51.43%) Finance
2 21 (12.00%) Banking
3 7 (4.00%) Retail
4 4 (2.29%) Billing
5 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.14%) Games
6 2 (1.14%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 80 (45.71%) Analyst
2 55 (31.43%) Test Analyst
3 36 (20.57%) Test Manager
4 24 (13.71%) Business Analyst
5 12 (6.86%) Tester
5 12 (6.86%) Architect
5 12 (6.86%) Test Leader
6 10 (5.71%) Oracle Analyst
6 10 (5.71%) Test Architect
7 8 (4.57%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Lead Architect
10 5 (2.86%) Software Tester
11 4 (2.29%) Graduate
11 4 (2.29%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.29%) QA Tester
11 4 (2.29%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (1.71%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.00%) .NET
2 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.71%) Java EE
4 2 (1.14%) CSS
4 2 (1.14%) XML
4 2 (1.14%) HTML
4 2 (1.14%) HTML5
4 2 (1.14%) CSS3
4 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.14%) Ajax
4 2 (1.14%) jQuery
5 1 (0.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.57%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.43%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.29%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.71%) Life Science
8 2 (1.14%) Replication
9 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.57%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.43%) Windows
3 5 (2.86%) Android
4 3 (1.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.57%) Waterfall
3 37 (21.14%) Test Management
4 32 (18.29%) Software Testing
5 28 (16.00%) V-Model
6 27 (15.43%) Manual Testing
6 27 (15.43%) Mentoring
6 27 (15.43%) Project Management
7 23 (13.14%) Analytics
8 22 (12.57%) Test Strategy
8 22 (12.57%) Coaching
9 20 (11.43%) Test Scripting
10 19 (10.86%) Business Analysis
11 18 (10.29%) PRINCE2
12 17 (9.71%) Information Assurance
13 16 (9.14%) Security Testing
14 14 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (6.86%) Workflow
15 12 (6.86%) Test Automation
15 12 (6.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.86%) SQL
2 9 (5.14%) C#
3 7 (4.00%) Python
3 7 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.43%) Ruby
5 5 (2.86%) Perl
6 4 (2.29%) Java
7 2 (1.14%) VBA
7 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.14%) XPath
8 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 107 (61.14%) ISTQB
2 40 (22.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 28 (16.00%) Degree
4 22 (12.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 10 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (5.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.71%) PMP
7 3 (1.71%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.14%) GIAC
9 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.00%) QA
2 12 (6.86%) FATCA
3 3 (1.71%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.71%) Basel II
4 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.14%) XenApp
2 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (10.29%) HP
2 14 (8.00%) Oracle
2 14 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.43%) Business Objects
4 3 (1.71%) VMware
5 2 (1.14%) Citrix
5 2 (1.14%) Telerik
5 2 (1.14%) Twitter
5 2 (1.14%) Pega
6 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.57%) Charles River
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