Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 157 94
Rank change year-on-year -17 -63 +4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 52 57 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.92% 1.09% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.83% 4.55% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 48 41 147
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £52,250 £56,750
UK median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

ISEB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1357 1252 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.94% 24.04% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 860 742 1167
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,250 £61,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing ISEB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Scotland

ISEB
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Scotland

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -10 25 £43,250 +21.83% 3
Edinburgh -25 18 £85,000 +126.67%
Fife -2 5 £35,750 +30.00% 2
South Lanarkshire - 1 £38,000 -
Stirling - 1 £40,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 -
Dundee - 1 £20,000 -
ISEB
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) ISTQB
2 22 (42.31%) Finance
3 19 (36.54%) Degree
4 16 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 16 (30.77%) Web Services
5 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (23.08%) QA
6 12 (23.08%) SQL
6 12 (23.08%) Scrum
6 12 (23.08%) User Stories
7 11 (21.15%) Banking
8 9 (17.31%) Oracle
9 8 (15.38%) SOA
9 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (15.38%) Test Management
9 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 8 (15.38%) Test Strategy
10 7 (13.46%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (13.46%) SDLC
10 7 (13.46%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (13.46%) Open Source
10 7 (13.46%) TOGAF
10 7 (13.46%) Online Banking
10 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
10 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
10 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
10 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
10 7 (13.46%) UML

ISEB
Co-occurring 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 3 (5.77%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
1 3 (5.77%) Selenium
2 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.92%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.92%) WinRunner
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.69%) Games
5 2 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Law
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Business Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Tester
3 7 (13.46%) Architect
3 7 (13.46%) Digital Architect
3 7 (13.46%) Lead Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Software Tester
4 6 (11.54%) Test Leader
5 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.77%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Test Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Process Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) Web Services
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) OpenGL
3 3 (5.77%) WebGL
4 1 (1.92%) REST
4 1 (1.92%) RESTful
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Mobile Banking
1 7 (13.46%) Online Banking
2 3 (5.77%) iPad
2 3 (5.77%) iPhone
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Xbox
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Android
1 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (23.08%) Scrum
4 12 (23.08%) User Stories
5 8 (15.38%) SOA
5 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.38%) Test Management
5 8 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 7 (13.46%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
6 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
6 7 (13.46%) Open Source
6 7 (13.46%) Regression Testing
6 7 (13.46%) SDLC
6 7 (13.46%) TOGAF
6 7 (13.46%) UML
7 6 (11.54%) DSDM
7 6 (11.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (5.77%) C#
3 3 (5.77%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) C++
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) ISTQB
2 19 (36.54%) Degree
3 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) GDPR
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.92%) VMware