The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 7 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 21 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 18.10% - 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.26% - 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 1
Average salary £38,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
ISEB
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Qualifications Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 32.76% 18.46% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 17
Average salary £38,000 £39,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +56.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £33,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

ISEB
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Stirling region.

ISEB Salary Trend in Stirling

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Stirling

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 57 (98.28%) ISTQB
2 36 (62.07%) Test Management
3 33 (56.90%) HP Quality Center
4 31 (53.45%) Finance
5 27 (46.55%) HP
6 24 (41.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (39.66%) Test Strategy
8 19 (32.76%) Test Planning
9 18 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
11 15 (25.86%) Selenium
11 15 (25.86%) Mentoring
12 13 (22.41%) ISEB Practitioner
13 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
14 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
15 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
16 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
17 6 (10.34%) Change Management
17 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
17 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
17 6 (10.34%) Line Management
18 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
18 5 (8.62%) SQL
19 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
19 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
19 4 (6.90%) LoadRunner

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (25.86%) Selenium
3 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (53.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Analyst
2 27 (46.55%) Test Analyst
3 26 (44.83%) Test Manager
4 6 (10.34%) Technical Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Test Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Test Leader
7 1 (1.72%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Business Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Test Management
2 23 (39.66%) Test Strategy
3 19 (32.76%) Test Planning
4 15 (25.86%) Mentoring
5 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Automated Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
8 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.34%) Change Management
9 6 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.34%) Line Management
10 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
11 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
11 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
12 3 (5.17%) Security Testing
12 3 (5.17%) V-Model
12 3 (5.17%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (98.28%) ISTQB
2 24 (41.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (22.41%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (5.17%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 33 (56.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) HP
2 4 (6.90%) Business Objects
3 3 (5.17%) Informatica
4 1 (1.72%) Capita
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle