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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 53 72 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -41
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 49 30 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.62% 2.14% 6.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.58% 8.60% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 46
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
423 349 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.29% 24.88% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 275 210 254
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,550 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 27 February 2015.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 51 (63.75%) Finance
2 46 (57.50%) ISTQB
3 32 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (33.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (28.75%) Waterfall
7 21 (26.25%) Software Testing
8 20 (25.00%) Banking
9 18 (22.50%) V-Model
9 18 (22.50%) Analytics
10 16 (20.00%) Coaching
11 15 (18.75%) Information Assurance
12 14 (17.50%) Security Testing
12 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (17.50%) UML
12 14 (17.50%) Mentoring
13 12 (15.00%) User Stories
14 11 (13.75%) SQL
14 11 (13.75%) Project Management
14 11 (13.75%) QA
14 11 (13.75%) Business Analysis
15 10 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
16 9 (11.25%) Use Case
16 9 (11.25%) Systems Analysis
16 9 (11.25%) Regression Testing
16 9 (11.25%) FATCA
17 8 (10.00%) Test Management
18 7 (8.75%) Test Scripting
18 7 (8.75%) Resource Management
18 7 (8.75%) Ruby

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (7.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.25%) OLAP
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.25%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.25%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.75%) JIRA
2 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.50%) Selenium
3 2 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.50%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.25%) FogBugz
General
1 51 (63.75%) Finance
2 20 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Back Office
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (53.75%) Analyst
2 22 (27.50%) Business Analyst
3 20 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 16 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 10 (12.50%) Test Leader
6 9 (11.25%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Tester
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) QA Tester
10 3 (3.75%) QA Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Architect
11 2 (2.50%) Business Architect
11 2 (2.50%) Lead Test Analyst
11 2 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (2.50%) QA Manager
11 2 (2.50%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.50%) CSS
2 2 (2.50%) XML
2 2 (2.50%) Ajax
2 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.50%) jQuery
2 2 (2.50%) HTML5
2 2 (2.50%) CSS3
2 2 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.50%) EPoS
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Statistics
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) Waterfall
3 21 (26.25%) Software Testing
4 18 (22.50%) V-Model
4 18 (22.50%) Analytics
5 16 (20.00%) Coaching
6 15 (18.75%) Information Assurance
7 14 (17.50%) Mentoring
7 14 (17.50%) Security Testing
7 14 (17.50%) UML
7 14 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (15.00%) User Stories
9 11 (13.75%) Project Management
9 11 (13.75%) Business Analysis
10 9 (11.25%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (11.25%) Regression Testing
10 9 (11.25%) Use Case
11 8 (10.00%) Test Management
12 7 (8.75%) Test Scripting
12 7 (8.75%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (8.75%) Perl
2 7 (8.75%) Python
2 7 (8.75%) Ruby
3 5 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (2.50%) XPath
4 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (57.50%) ISTQB
2 27 (33.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (2.50%) VCP4
6 1 (1.25%) CISSP
6 1 (1.25%) CISM
6 1 (1.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) QA
2 9 (11.25%) FATCA
3 5 (6.25%) Solvency II
3 5 (6.25%) Basel II
4 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.25%) SLA
4 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) Business Objects
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.75%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Telerik
5 2 (2.50%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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