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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK / Scotland
Rank 93 115 69
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -46
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 39 47 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.76% 1.59% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.25% 5.85% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 77
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%

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
538 804 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.26% 27.19% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 339 525 595
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing ISEB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Scotland

ISEB
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISEB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +16 17 £46,250 +32.14%
Edinburgh +8 17 £37,500 - 2
Fife +2 4 £27,000 -15.62%
Inverclyde - 1 £42,500 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) Finance
3 26 (48.15%) ISTQB
4 20 (37.04%) Waterfall
4 20 (37.04%) SQL
5 17 (31.48%) Selenium
6 15 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 15 (27.78%) C#
7 14 (25.93%) Business Analysis
7 14 (25.93%) Manual Testing
8 11 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
9 10 (18.52%) HP
10 9 (16.67%) .NET
10 9 (16.67%) Degree
11 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
11 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 8 (14.81%) Project Management
11 8 (14.81%) Scrum
11 8 (14.81%) User Experience
11 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.81%) SDLC
12 7 (12.96%) Test Planning
12 7 (12.96%) Python
12 7 (12.96%) Integration Testing
13 6 (11.11%) Use Case
13 6 (11.11%) Process Improvement
13 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
13 6 (11.11%) IIBA
13 6 (11.11%) CBAP

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (1.85%) CMS
1 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.85%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Selenium
2 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.85%) Mocha
5 1 (1.85%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Test Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Test Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Tester
7 6 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Manual Tester
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Software Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Test Leader
9 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
10 3 (5.56%) Automation Tester
11 2 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
11 2 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (3.70%) QA Test Manager
11 2 (3.70%) Senior Automation Tester
11 2 (3.70%) Senior Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) Chai
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (14.81%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) EMV
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) Waterfall
3 15 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 14 (25.93%) Business Analysis
4 14 (25.93%) Manual Testing
5 10 (18.52%) Automated Testing
6 8 (14.81%) Project Management
6 8 (14.81%) Scrum
6 8 (14.81%) SDLC
6 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.96%) Integration Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Test Planning
8 6 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 6 (11.11%) Data Flow Diagram
8 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 6 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) C#
3 7 (12.96%) Python
4 6 (11.11%) Java
5 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) ISTQB
2 9 (16.67%) Degree
3 6 (11.11%) CBAP
3 6 (11.11%) IIBA
4 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) XenApp
2 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) HP
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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