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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 65 84 34
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -50
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 34 19 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.51% 1.39% 6.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.32% 6.27% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 46
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
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
365 303 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.90% 22.21% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 256 174 271
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
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 23 January 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (62.86%) Finance
2 38 (54.29%) ISTQB
3 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (44.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 22 (31.43%) Waterfall
6 21 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (25.71%) V-Model
8 17 (24.29%) Analytics
9 14 (20.00%) SQL
10 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (18.57%) User Stories
11 12 (17.14%) Coaching
11 12 (17.14%) Business Analysis
11 12 (17.14%) Software Testing
11 12 (17.14%) UML
12 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
12 11 (15.71%) Project Management
12 11 (15.71%) QA
13 10 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
13 10 (14.29%) Regression Testing
14 9 (12.86%) Banking
15 8 (11.43%) Use Case
15 8 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
15 8 (11.43%) C#
16 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
16 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
16 7 (10.00%) .NET
16 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
16 7 (10.00%) Degree
17 6 (8.57%) Resource Management

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (5.71%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.71%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.43%) OLAP
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.43%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Bugzilla
1 4 (5.71%) JIRA
1 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.29%) FogBugz
2 3 (4.29%) Selenium
3 2 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 44 (62.86%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (58.57%) Analyst
2 22 (31.43%) Business Analyst
3 18 (25.71%) Test Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) Tester
5 8 (11.43%) Test Leader
6 7 (10.00%) Test Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) QA Tester
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) QA Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Quality Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (2.86%) Software Tester
11 2 (2.86%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (2.86%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.86%) jQuery
3 2 (2.86%) Ajax
3 2 (2.86%) HTML
3 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.86%) CSS
3 2 (2.86%) XML
3 2 (2.86%) HTML5
3 2 (2.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (4.29%) EPoS
5 2 (2.86%) Statistics
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Social Media
6 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) UNIX
2 1 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) Waterfall
3 18 (25.71%) V-Model
4 17 (24.29%) Analytics
5 13 (18.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (18.57%) User Stories
6 12 (17.14%) Coaching
6 12 (17.14%) Business Analysis
6 12 (17.14%) Software Testing
6 12 (17.14%) UML
7 11 (15.71%) Project Management
8 10 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Use Case
9 8 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (8.57%) Resource Management
11 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.57%) Test Planning
11 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (11.43%) C#
3 6 (8.57%) Ruby
3 6 (8.57%) Python
3 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.57%) Perl
4 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.86%) XPath
6 1 (1.43%) Java
6 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (54.29%) ISTQB
2 31 (44.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (2.86%) GIAC
6 1 (1.43%) CISM
6 1 (1.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) Basel II
2 4 (5.71%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) VMware
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.86%) Telerik
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago