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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Rank 71 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 39 39 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.61% 3.10% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.29% 12.87% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 22
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £66,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
420 303 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.13% 24.11% 29.07%
Number of salaries quoted 251 182 247
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 2014.

ISEB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISEB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 37 (56.06%) Finance
2 31 (46.97%) Business Analysis
3 29 (43.94%) ISTQB
4 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (33.33%) SQL
6 19 (28.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (25.76%) Software Testing
8 15 (22.73%) Regression Testing
9 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
9 14 (21.21%) QA
10 10 (15.15%) Degree
10 10 (15.15%) Asset Management
10 10 (15.15%) Mobile App
10 10 (15.15%) Test Planning
11 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
11 9 (13.64%) Manual Testing
11 9 (13.64%) Selenium
11 9 (13.64%) Automated Testing
11 9 (13.64%) Six Sigma
12 8 (12.12%) C#
12 8 (12.12%) Banking
13 7 (10.61%) Lean Six Sigma
13 7 (10.61%) .NET
13 7 (10.61%) IIBA
13 7 (10.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
14 6 (9.09%) System Testing
14 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (9.09%) Relational Database

ISEB
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.52%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.52%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.52%) OLAP
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) Selenium
2 6 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (9.09%) Bugzilla
3 5 (7.58%) JIRA
3 5 (7.58%) FogBugz
4 3 (4.55%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) JMeter
6 1 (1.52%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.52%) MSTest
General
1 37 (56.06%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Analyst
2 22 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 14 (21.21%) Test Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Business Manager
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Tester
5 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Test Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) QA Tester
9 3 (4.55%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) QA Test Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) HTML
2 3 (4.55%) CSS
2 3 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Statistics
4 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.52%) Economics
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) UNIX
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) VMS
3 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Business Analysis
2 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.76%) Software Testing
4 15 (22.73%) Regression Testing
5 10 (15.15%) Asset Management
5 10 (15.15%) Test Planning
6 9 (13.64%) Test Scripting
6 9 (13.64%) Manual Testing
6 9 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 9 (13.64%) Six Sigma
7 7 (10.61%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.09%) System Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.58%) Migration
9 5 (7.58%) Release Management
9 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.58%) V-Model
9 5 (7.58%) Security Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (12.12%) C#
3 5 (7.58%) Ruby
3 5 (7.58%) Python
3 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.58%) Perl
4 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (43.94%) ISTQB
2 19 (28.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (15.15%) Degree
4 7 (10.61%) IIBA
4 7 (10.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.52%) GIAC
5 1 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.03%) Basel II
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) VMware
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) thinkFolio
4 1 (1.52%) Charles River
Edinburgh, Midlothian
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + health + pension + other
Posted: 6 days ago