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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 90 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 5 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 1.47% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 4.81% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 6
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £38,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
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
313 478 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.30% 30.62% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 194 337 241
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £28,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 26 August 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 12 (100.00%) ISEB
1 12 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (41.67%) Test Planning
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) EPoS
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
6 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (25.00%) V-Model
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) SDLC

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 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) EPoS
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Test Planning
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) V-Model
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) ISEB
1 12 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) VMware