The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB Foundation Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB Foundation Certification over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 90 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 1 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.093% 0.83% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 3.21% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 4
Median salary - £41,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.88%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
ISTQB Foundation Certification
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
234 374 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.85% 25.79% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 138 243 262
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Edinburgh region.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Trend in Edinburgh

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) EPoS
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Coaching
6 1 (16.67%) QA

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) ISEB
1 6 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
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