Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 136 113
Rank change year-on-year -47 -23 -29
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 46 64 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.82% 1.37% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 5.86% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 117
Scotland median annual salary £39,250 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.88% +9.59% -5.81%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £59,250 £52,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -

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 1,341 1,092 1,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.86% 23.45% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 910 694 1,059
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,225 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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
Edinburgh -28 21 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Glasgow -37 17 £40,000 -12.57% 5
Fife -7 5 £35,750 +34.91%
Stirling - 2 £40,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £38,000 -
ISEB
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing ISEB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for ISEB.

1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) ISTQB
3 17 (36.96%) Test Automation
4 14 (30.43%) Finance
5 13 (28.26%) Degree
5 13 (28.26%) Business Analysis
6 12 (26.09%) Software Testing
6 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
7 10 (21.74%) Waterfall
8 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Scrum
9 8 (17.39%) QA
9 8 (17.39%) Test Planning
9 8 (17.39%) SDLC
10 7 (15.22%) Defect Management
10 7 (15.22%) .NET
10 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (13.04%) SQL
11 6 (13.04%) Test Management
11 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
11 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.04%) User Stories
11 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
11 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
11 6 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Mobile Development
12 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.87%) Acceptance Criteria

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 2 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Bugzilla
1 3 (6.52%) Selenium
1 3 (6.52%) TestComplete
2 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) MSTest
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Games
4 2 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Software Tester
4 8 (17.39%) Tester
5 6 (13.04%) Test Leader
6 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.52%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Test Leader
8 2 (4.35%) Project Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Software QA Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Business Change Business Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Finance Business Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) OpenGL
2 3 (6.52%) WebGL
3 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 3 (6.52%) iPad
3 3 (6.52%) iPhone
3 3 (6.52%) Xbox
4 1 (2.17%) Fintech
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Android
1 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Test Automation
3 13 (28.26%) Business Analysis
4 12 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 10 (21.74%) Waterfall
6 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
6 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Scrum
7 8 (17.39%) SDLC
7 8 (17.39%) Test Planning
8 7 (15.22%) Defect Management
8 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Test Management
9 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 6 (13.04%) User Stories
10 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.87%) Mobile Development
10 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) C#
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) ISTQB
2 13 (28.26%) Degree
3 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) GDPR
3 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Perfecto Mobile
3 1 (2.17%) VMware