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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 66 88 56
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -32
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 31 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.29% 1.27% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.90% 5.71% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 12
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £31,900 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,800 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
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
313 350 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.17% 22.15% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 193 224 166
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 50 (63.29%) Finance
2 48 (60.76%) ISTQB
3 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (34.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (31.65%) Waterfall
6 23 (29.11%) Banking
7 22 (27.85%) V-Model
8 20 (25.32%) Software Testing
9 19 (24.05%) Analytics
10 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
11 16 (20.25%) Coaching
12 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (17.72%) Information Assurance
13 13 (16.46%) Security Testing
13 13 (16.46%) ISEB Practitioner
14 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (15.19%) SQL
14 12 (15.19%) FATCA
15 10 (12.66%) Project Management
15 10 (12.66%) Degree
15 10 (12.66%) QA
16 9 (11.39%) UML
17 8 (10.13%) Resource Management
17 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
17 8 (10.13%) SDLC
18 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy
18 7 (8.86%) Test Management
18 7 (8.86%) Retail
18 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
19 6 (7.59%) JavaScript

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (5.06%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) LAN
1 2 (2.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.80%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) JIRA
1 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.53%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.53%) JMeter
3 2 (2.53%) Bugzilla
3 2 (2.53%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.27%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.27%) MSTest
4 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 50 (63.29%) Finance
2 23 (29.11%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Back Office
6 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 36 (45.57%) Analyst
2 23 (29.11%) Test Analyst
3 19 (24.05%) Test Manager
4 13 (16.46%) Business Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.06%) Tester
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Performance Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Business Architect
8 2 (2.53%) QA Tester
8 2 (2.53%) Graduate
8 2 (2.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.53%) CSS
2 2 (2.53%) XML
2 2 (2.53%) Ajax
2 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.53%) jQuery
2 2 (2.53%) HTML5
2 2 (2.53%) CSS3
2 2 (2.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.53%) Android
2 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) Waterfall
3 22 (27.85%) V-Model
4 20 (25.32%) Software Testing
5 19 (24.05%) Analytics
6 18 (22.78%) Mentoring
7 16 (20.25%) Coaching
8 14 (17.72%) Information Assurance
9 13 (16.46%) Security Testing
10 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (12.66%) Project Management
12 9 (11.39%) UML
13 8 (10.13%) Resource Management
13 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
13 8 (10.13%) SDLC
14 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy
14 7 (8.86%) Test Management
15 6 (7.59%) Use Case
15 6 (7.59%) Systems Analysis
15 6 (7.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.59%) Python
2 6 (7.59%) Ruby
3 5 (6.33%) C#
3 5 (6.33%) Perl
4 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.53%) XPath
5 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (60.76%) ISTQB
2 27 (34.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (16.46%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (12.66%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) GIAC
5 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) FATCA
2 10 (12.66%) QA
3 3 (3.80%) Solvency II
3 3 (3.80%) Basel II
4 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.53%) XenApp
2 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Business Objects
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.06%) HP
2 3 (3.80%) VMware
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Telerik
3 2 (2.53%) Pega
3 2 (2.53%) Citrix
4 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.27%) Charles River
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