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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 114 78
Rank change year-on-year +11 -36  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 29 50 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.26% 1.70% 2.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.45% 6.22% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24 35 60
Median salary £35,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,300 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.58% -5.19%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 532 804 834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.11% 27.40% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 328 525 530
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing ISEB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Edinburgh -5 15 £40,000 - 3
Glasgow +2 7 £34,000 -2.85% 1
West Lothian -9 3 £30,000 -
Fife - 3 £26,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 £42,500 -
ISEB
UK

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (51.52%) ISTQB
2 30 (45.45%) Finance
3 25 (37.88%) SQL
4 23 (34.85%) Waterfall
5 22 (33.33%) C#
6 21 (31.82%) Software Testing
6 21 (31.82%) Selenium
7 17 (25.76%) Test Automation
8 15 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (22.73%) Manual Testing
8 15 (22.73%) Automated Testing
8 15 (22.73%) .NET
9 14 (21.21%) HP
9 14 (21.21%) Business Analysis
10 12 (18.18%) SDLC
11 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (16.67%) Integration Testing
12 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
12 10 (15.15%) Test Strategy
12 10 (15.15%) Python
13 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
13 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.64%) Java
13 9 (13.64%) Project Management
13 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (12.12%) Scrum
14 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
14 8 (12.12%) Degree
14 8 (12.12%) User Experience

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 2 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.61%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.52%) LAN
2 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) MS Access
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Selenium
2 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
2 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 5 (7.58%) SpecFlow
3 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.52%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.52%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.52%) Mocha
5 1 (1.52%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Analyst
2 20 (30.30%) Test Engineer
3 15 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 12 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Tester
6 6 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Manual Tester
8 4 (6.06%) Automation Tester
8 4 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Software Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Software Tester
8 4 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Automation Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Manual Tester
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Tester
10 2 (3.03%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.52%) Chai
3 1 (1.52%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) User Experience
3 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Android
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) Waterfall
3 21 (31.82%) Software Testing
4 17 (25.76%) Test Automation
5 15 (22.73%) Automated Testing
5 15 (22.73%) Manual Testing
6 14 (21.21%) Business Analysis
7 12 (18.18%) SDLC
8 11 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 10 (15.15%) Test Scripting
9 10 (15.15%) Test Strategy
10 9 (13.64%) Project Management
10 9 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (12.12%) Scrum
11 8 (12.12%) Test Planning
12 7 (10.61%) V-Model
13 6 (9.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 6 (9.09%) Data Flow Diagram
13 6 (9.09%) RUP
13 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) SQL
2 22 (33.33%) C#
3 10 (15.15%) Python
4 9 (13.64%) Java
5 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (51.52%) ISTQB
2 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 8 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (9.09%) CBAP
3 6 (9.09%) IIBA
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) XenApp
2 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) HP
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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