Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 187 149
Rank change year-on-year -7 -38 -52
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 38 48 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.71% 0.86% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.21% 3.64% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 43
Scotland median annual salary £35,500 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.47% +18.06% -4.00%
10th Percentile £28,125 £31,075 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £90,000 £52,250
UK median annual salary £46,000 £40,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +13.58% - +1.25%

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 1,182 1,318 1,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.10% 23.55% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 747 846 734
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -
10th Percentile £26,150 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Glasgow -8 21 £35,500 -16.47% 2
Edinburgh -5 11 £36,500 -47.86% 5
North Lanarkshire - 4 £32,991 -
Dundee +12 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £60,000 -
ISEB
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 26 (68.42%) Test Automation
2 24 (63.16%) ISTQB
3 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (39.47%) QA
5 14 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (36.84%) Test Strategy
6 12 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 12 (31.58%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 11 (28.95%) Selenium
7 11 (28.95%) SDLC
8 10 (26.32%) Finance
9 9 (23.68%) Degree
10 8 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
12 5 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
12 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
12 5 (13.16%) BDD
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
12 5 (13.16%) C#
12 5 (13.16%) Java
13 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
13 4 (10.53%) Oracle
13 4 (10.53%) Python
13 4 (10.53%) Project Management
13 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
13 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing

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 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Selenium
2 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 3 (7.89%) Appium
3 3 (7.89%) Hudson
4 2 (5.26%) Ant
4 2 (5.26%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.26%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.63%) JBehave
5 1 (2.63%) JMeter
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Tester
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Test Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Agile Test Manager
6 3 (7.89%) QA Manager
6 3 (7.89%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Project Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.26%) jQuery
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) RESTful
2 2 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.63%) React
3 1 (2.63%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Fintech
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Test Automation
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) Test Strategy
3 14 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 12 (31.58%) Test Scripting
5 11 (28.95%) SDLC
6 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
8 5 (13.16%) BDD
8 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.53%) Coaching
9 4 (10.53%) Functional Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Scrum
9 4 (10.53%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) ISTQB
2 9 (23.68%) Degree
3 8 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.26%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) HP