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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 69 92 57
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -35
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 34 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.38% 1.57% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.88% 6.93% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 13
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £31,600 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £59,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
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
383 361 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.86% 22.62% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 265 230 166
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 1 July 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 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 50 (61.73%) ISTQB
2 42 (51.85%) Finance
3 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.86%) Banking
5 23 (28.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (24.69%) Software Testing
6 20 (24.69%) Waterfall
7 18 (22.22%) V-Model
7 18 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 16 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (18.52%) Degree
10 14 (17.28%) SQL
10 14 (17.28%) Information Assurance
11 13 (16.05%) QA
11 13 (16.05%) Security Testing
12 12 (14.81%) Test Strategy
12 12 (14.81%) FATCA
12 12 (14.81%) Coaching
13 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (13.58%) Test Scripting
14 10 (12.35%) Retail
14 10 (12.35%) ISEB Practitioner
14 10 (12.35%) Project Management
14 10 (12.35%) Analytics
15 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
15 9 (11.11%) Python
15 9 (11.11%) Test Management
16 8 (9.88%) Ruby
16 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
16 8 (9.88%) SDLC

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (4.94%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) LAN
1 4 (4.94%) WAN
2 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) HP UFT
1 6 (7.41%) JIRA
2 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.17%) Bugzilla
3 4 (4.94%) FogBugz
3 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.47%) JMeter
5 1 (1.23%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.23%) MSTest
5 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.23%) TestLink
General
1 42 (51.85%) Finance
2 25 (30.86%) Banking
3 10 (12.35%) Retail
4 6 (7.41%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Back Office
5 2 (2.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Analyst
2 24 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 21 (25.93%) Test Manager
4 10 (12.35%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Test Leader
6 6 (7.41%) Tester
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Business Architect
9 2 (2.47%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.47%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Programme Test Manager
9 2 (2.47%) Software Tester
9 2 (2.47%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.47%) CSS
2 2 (2.47%) XML
2 2 (2.47%) Ajax
2 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.47%) jQuery
2 2 (2.47%) HTML5
2 2 (2.47%) CSS3
2 2 (2.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Mac OS X
2 4 (4.94%) Android
2 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.69%) Software Testing
2 20 (24.69%) Waterfall
3 18 (22.22%) V-Model
3 18 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 16 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (17.28%) Information Assurance
6 13 (16.05%) Security Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Coaching
7 12 (14.81%) Test Strategy
8 11 (13.58%) Test Scripting
9 10 (12.35%) Analytics
9 10 (12.35%) Project Management
10 9 (11.11%) Test Management
11 8 (9.88%) SDLC
12 7 (8.64%) UML
13 6 (7.41%) Project Planning
13 6 (7.41%) Test Planning
13 6 (7.41%) Manual Testing
14 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) Python
3 8 (9.88%) Ruby
3 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.17%) Perl
4 5 (6.17%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) XPath
5 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (61.73%) ISTQB
2 23 (28.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (18.52%) Degree
4 10 (12.35%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (6.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.47%) GIAC
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) QA
2 12 (14.81%) FATCA
3 3 (3.70%) Solvency II
3 3 (3.70%) Basel II
4 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.94%) XenApp
2 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
2 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.17%) VMware
2 4 (4.94%) Business Objects
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) HP
2 4 (4.94%) Citrix
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Telerik
4 2 (2.47%) Pega
5 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.23%) Charles River
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 9 days ago