Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 158 144
Rank change year-on-year -33 -14 -46
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 44 49 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.77% 0.99% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 4.17% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 43 71
Scotland median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +6.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £27,875 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £90,000 £52,625
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%

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 1,283 1,176 1,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.44% 23.82% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 877 735 930
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% -3.41% +4.76%
10th Percentile £27,300 £27,500 £25,475
90th Percentile £66,500 £65,000 £62,625
UK median annual salary £49,552 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.12% - -

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -12 22 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Glasgow -20 16 £35,500 +1.43% 3
Dundee - 3 - -
West Lothian -3 1 £32,000 +6.67%
Fife -8 1 £30,000 +13.21%
Stirling - 1 £40,000 -
ISEB
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
2 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.91%) ISTQB
4 16 (36.36%) SQL
5 14 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
6 13 (29.55%) SDLC
7 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 10 (22.73%) Manual Testing
8 10 (22.73%) QA
8 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
8 10 (22.73%) Defect Management
9 9 (20.45%) Test Strategy
10 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
10 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.91%) C#
10 7 (15.91%) .NET
10 7 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (13.64%) Finance
11 6 (13.64%) Bugzilla
11 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
11 6 (13.64%) Selenium
11 6 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (13.64%) Test Planning
11 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
12 5 (11.36%) User Experience
12 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.36%) Security Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Data Protection

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Bugzilla
1 6 (13.64%) Selenium
2 5 (11.36%) TestComplete
3 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) Ant
5 1 (2.27%) Appium
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) MSTest
5 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Law
2 2 (4.55%) Legal
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Test Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Test Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Security Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Security Officer
8 1 (2.27%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) RESTful
5 1 (2.27%) Symfony
5 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
2 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (29.55%) SDLC
4 13 (29.55%) Software Testing
5 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 10 (22.73%) Defect Management
6 10 (22.73%) Manual Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 9 (20.45%) Test Strategy
8 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
8 7 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (13.64%) Test Planning
10 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
10 5 (11.36%) Information Security
10 5 (11.36%) Security Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
11 4 (9.09%) CRM
11 4 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.82%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) C#
3 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) ISTQB
2 10 (22.73%) Degree
3 6 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.55%) CISM
4 2 (4.55%) CISSP
4 2 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (6.82%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle