The table below looks at the statistics for ISEB in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISEB over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 61 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 46 38 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.10% 2.56% 3.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.29% 10.05% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 14
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £28,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
ISEB
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
447 378 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.12% 25.47% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 310 241 163
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

ISEB
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISEB across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISEB Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ISEB
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

ISEB Salary Trend in Edinburgh

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISEB across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB.

1 56 (68.29%) ISTQB
2 40 (48.78%) Finance
3 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (34.15%) Banking
5 21 (25.61%) Software Testing
5 21 (25.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (25.61%) Mentoring
6 20 (24.39%) Waterfall
7 18 (21.95%) Test Strategy
7 18 (21.95%) QA
7 18 (21.95%) V-Model
8 16 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (18.29%) Information Assurance
10 14 (17.07%) Test Scripting
10 14 (17.07%) Security Testing
11 13 (15.85%) Degree
11 13 (15.85%) Coaching
12 12 (14.63%) FATCA
12 12 (14.63%) SQL
13 11 (13.41%) Python
14 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
14 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
14 10 (12.20%) Ruby
14 10 (12.20%) Retail
14 10 (12.20%) Test Management
15 9 (10.98%) SDLC
15 9 (10.98%) Performance Testing
15 9 (10.98%) Windows
16 8 (9.76%) HP UFT
16 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ISEB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISEB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.88%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) LAN
1 5 (6.10%) WAN
2 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
3 4 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) HP UFT
1 8 (9.76%) JIRA
2 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.54%) Bugzilla
3 6 (7.32%) FogBugz
4 3 (3.66%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.44%) JMeter
6 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.22%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.22%) MSTest
6 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.22%) TestLink
General
1 40 (48.78%) Finance
2 28 (34.15%) Banking
3 10 (12.20%) Retail
4 6 (7.32%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.44%) Back Office
5 2 (2.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 38 (46.34%) Analyst
2 25 (30.49%) Test Analyst
3 21 (25.61%) Test Manager
4 11 (13.41%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Performance Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Performance Test Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Test Leader
6 6 (7.32%) Tester
7 5 (6.10%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Programme Test Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.44%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Software Tester
9 2 (2.44%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) .NET
1 2 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) EPoS
2 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 5 (6.10%) Mac OS X
2 5 (6.10%) Android
2 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.61%) Software Testing
2 21 (25.61%) Mentoring
3 20 (24.39%) Waterfall
4 18 (21.95%) V-Model
4 18 (21.95%) Test Strategy
5 16 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (18.29%) Information Assurance
7 14 (17.07%) Test Scripting
7 14 (17.07%) Security Testing
8 13 (15.85%) Coaching
9 10 (12.20%) Test Management
10 9 (10.98%) SDLC
10 9 (10.98%) Performance Testing
11 8 (9.76%) Business Analysis
12 7 (8.54%) TDD
12 7 (8.54%) Project Management
13 6 (7.32%) Change Management
13 6 (7.32%) Asset Management
13 6 (7.32%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
2 11 (13.41%) Python
3 10 (12.20%) Ruby
3 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.32%) Perl
5 3 (3.66%) C#
6 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (68.29%) ISTQB
2 21 (25.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (15.85%) Degree
4 7 (8.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (7.32%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.22%) GIAC
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.95%) QA
2 12 (14.63%) FATCA
3 3 (3.66%) Solvency II
3 3 (3.66%) Basel II
4 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.10%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.10%) XenApp
2 5 (6.10%) XenDesktop
2 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) VMware
2 5 (6.10%) Citrix
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.88%) HP
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) Pega
6 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.22%) Charles River
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