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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 64 82 50
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -32
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 35 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.53% 1.95% 3.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.62% 8.21% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 17
Average salary £51,250 £38,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.86% -14.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,400 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
364 390 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.36% 23.79% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 210 248 190
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,350 £60,000 £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 24 April 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (68.12%) Finance
2 43 (62.32%) ISTQB
3 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (36.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 22 (31.88%) Waterfall
7 20 (28.99%) Analytics
8 19 (27.54%) Coaching
8 19 (27.54%) V-Model
9 18 (26.09%) Banking
10 17 (24.64%) Mentoring
11 16 (23.19%) Information Assurance
12 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (21.74%) Security Testing
13 13 (18.84%) ISEB Practitioner
14 12 (17.39%) FATCA
15 10 (14.49%) Project Management
15 10 (14.49%) SQL
15 10 (14.49%) UML
15 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (13.04%) Resource Management
17 8 (11.59%) User Stories
18 7 (10.14%) QA
18 7 (10.14%) Use Case
18 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
18 7 (10.14%) Systems Analysis
19 6 (8.70%) Perl
20 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
20 5 (7.25%) C#
20 5 (7.25%) Python

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (5.80%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) MSTest
4 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.45%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.45%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 47 (68.12%) Finance
2 18 (26.09%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Analyst
2 19 (27.54%) Test Analyst
3 18 (26.09%) Test Manager
4 12 (17.39%) Business Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Business Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Architect
9 1 (1.45%) Security Officer
9 1 (1.45%) QA Tester
9 1 (1.45%) Head of Testing
9 1 (1.45%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (1.45%) Information Security Officer
9 1 (1.45%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.90%) CSS
2 2 (2.90%) XML
2 2 (2.90%) Ajax
2 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.90%) jQuery
2 2 (2.90%) HTML5
2 2 (2.90%) CSS3
2 2 (2.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.45%) EPoS
3 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Statistics
3 1 (1.45%) Social Media
3 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 22 (31.88%) Waterfall
4 20 (28.99%) Analytics
5 19 (27.54%) Coaching
5 19 (27.54%) V-Model
6 17 (24.64%) Mentoring
7 16 (23.19%) Information Assurance
8 15 (21.74%) Security Testing
9 10 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.49%) UML
9 10 (14.49%) Project Management
10 9 (13.04%) Resource Management
11 8 (11.59%) User Stories
12 7 (10.14%) Use Case
12 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
12 7 (10.14%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
13 5 (7.25%) Test Management
13 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 6 (8.70%) Perl
3 5 (7.25%) Python
3 5 (7.25%) Ruby
3 5 (7.25%) C#
3 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.90%) XPath
5 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (62.32%) ISTQB
2 25 (36.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (18.84%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (7.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) FATCA
2 7 (10.14%) QA
3 3 (4.35%) Solvency II
3 3 (4.35%) Basel II
4 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Business Objects
1 4 (5.80%) HP
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Telerik
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.45%) Charles River
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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