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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 92 85 100
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 7 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.57% 1.45% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.15% 4.93% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 4
Median salary £36,250 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £35,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £39,950 £59,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
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
326 426 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.72% 29.40% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 180 293 240
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (100.00%) ISEB
1 18 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Test Planning
4 7 (38.89%) Banking
4 7 (38.89%) Retail
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) ETL
7 4 (22.22%) EPoS
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 4 (22.22%) V-Model
7 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
7 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance

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 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) EPoS
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Test Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) V-Model
4 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Line Management
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) ISEB
1 18 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago