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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 59 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 43 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.93% 3.13% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.59% 12.62% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 24
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -0.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,200 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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
406 301 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.68% 24.77% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 237 171 279
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,225 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 August 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 30 (47.62%) Business Analysis
3 26 (41.27%) ISTQB
4 21 (33.33%) SQL
5 16 (25.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 13 (20.63%) QA
9 12 (19.05%) Regression Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Six Sigma
10 10 (15.87%) Degree
10 10 (15.87%) Asset Management
11 9 (14.29%) Automated Testing
12 8 (12.70%) C#
13 7 (11.11%) .NET
13 7 (11.11%) Banking
13 7 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
13 7 (11.11%) Selenium
13 7 (11.11%) Mobile App
13 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
13 7 (11.11%) IIBA
13 7 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 6 (9.52%) System Testing
14 6 (9.52%) Bugzilla
14 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
15 5 (7.94%) Migration
15 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (7.94%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.59%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) OLAP
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Selenium
2 6 (9.52%) Bugzilla
3 5 (7.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (7.94%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) FogBugz
4 3 (4.76%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.59%) MSTest
6 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.59%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.59%) JMeter
6 1 (1.59%) Subversion
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.17%) Back Office
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Analyst
2 19 (30.16%) Business Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) Test Analyst
4 11 (17.46%) Business Systems Analyst
4 11 (17.46%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Business Manager
5 9 (14.29%) Business Analysis Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Tester
7 5 (7.94%) Test Manager
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.76%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Strategic Business Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Systems Test Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) CSS
2 3 (4.76%) XML
2 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.76%) Statistics
2 3 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.59%) EPoS
3 1 (1.59%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) UNIX
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) VMS
3 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Business Analysis
2 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 12 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 10 (15.87%) Six Sigma
5 10 (15.87%) Asset Management
6 9 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 7 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
7 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 6 (9.52%) System Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
9 5 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Migration
9 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.35%) Test Management
10 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.35%) Analytics
10 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.35%) Product Management
11 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) C#
3 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.35%) Perl
3 4 (6.35%) Python
3 4 (6.35%) Ruby
4 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) ISTQB
2 16 (25.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (15.87%) Degree
4 7 (11.11%) IIBA
4 7 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.59%) GIAC
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) VMware
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) thinkFolio
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) Informatica
4 1 (1.59%) Charles River
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