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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 57 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 50 43 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.16% 2.87% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.25% 10.34% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 15
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £28,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £58,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
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
488 416 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.85% 27.81% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 331 246 174
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 44 (55.70%) ISTQB
2 37 (46.84%) Finance
3 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (31.65%) Waterfall
5 23 (29.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (27.85%) QA
6 22 (27.85%) Banking
7 21 (26.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (26.58%) V-Model
8 20 (25.32%) Test Strategy
9 16 (20.25%) Mentoring
9 16 (20.25%) Test Scripting
9 16 (20.25%) Degree
10 15 (18.99%) Retail
11 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
11 14 (17.72%) Performance Testing
12 13 (16.46%) SQL
13 12 (15.19%) Windows
13 12 (15.19%) Business Analysis
14 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (13.92%) HP UFT
14 11 (13.92%) VMware
14 11 (13.92%) Project Management
15 10 (12.66%) Coaching
16 9 (11.39%) TDD
16 9 (11.39%) Asset Management
17 8 (10.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 8 (10.13%) Line Management
17 8 (10.13%) BDD
17 8 (10.13%) Test Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) LAN
1 6 (7.59%) WAN
2 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.59%) Data Mining
3 5 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.06%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) HP UFT
2 8 (10.13%) JIRA
3 7 (8.86%) Bugzilla
3 7 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.59%) FogBugz
5 5 (6.33%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.80%) JMeter
7 2 (2.53%) Selenium
8 1 (1.27%) TestLink
8 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.27%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.27%) MSTest
8 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 37 (46.84%) Finance
2 22 (27.85%) Banking
3 15 (18.99%) Retail
4 8 (10.13%) Retail Banking
5 5 (6.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.53%) Back Office
6 2 (2.53%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Front Office
7 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (58.23%) Analyst
2 23 (29.11%) Test Analyst
3 17 (21.52%) Business Analyst
4 13 (16.46%) Test Manager
5 9 (11.39%) Performance Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Performance Test Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Tester
8 5 (6.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.06%) Web Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) QA Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Programme Test Manager
11 2 (2.53%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.33%) EPoS
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Android
2 7 (8.86%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.27%) UNIX
4 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.65%) Waterfall
3 21 (26.58%) V-Model
3 21 (26.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (25.32%) Test Strategy
5 16 (20.25%) Test Scripting
5 16 (20.25%) Mentoring
6 14 (17.72%) Performance Testing
7 12 (15.19%) Business Analysis
8 11 (13.92%) Project Management
9 10 (12.66%) Coaching
10 9 (11.39%) TDD
10 9 (11.39%) Asset Management
11 8 (10.13%) Line Management
11 8 (10.13%) BDD
11 8 (10.13%) Test Management
12 7 (8.86%) Software Testing
12 7 (8.86%) Project Planning
12 7 (8.86%) Change Management
13 6 (7.59%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) Python
3 6 (7.59%) Ruby
3 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.53%) Perl
4 2 (2.53%) C#
5 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (55.70%) ISTQB
2 23 (29.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (20.25%) Degree
4 8 (10.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (6.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.27%) PMP
6 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.27%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.85%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) Solvency II
2 4 (5.06%) Basel II
3 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.33%) XenApp
2 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
2 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) VMware
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Citrix
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) Pega
6 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.27%) Charles River
6 1 (1.27%) HP
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