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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 89 83 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 7 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 1.22% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 4.79% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 4
Median salary £36,250 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +42.85%
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
317 355 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.55% 25.52% 21.87%
Number of salaries quoted 179 242 217
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 27 June 2016.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 22 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 21 (95.45%) ISEB
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Banking
5 9 (40.91%) Retail
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
6 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 7 (31.82%) Security Testing
7 7 (31.82%) V-Model
7 7 (31.82%) Information Assurance
7 7 (31.82%) C#
7 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
7 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (31.82%) Test Planning
8 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (27.27%) Java
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (22.73%) ETL
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) Retail Banking
9 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 4 (18.18%) Coaching
10 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
10 4 (18.18%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
10 4 (18.18%) Migration
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server

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 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 9 (40.91%) Banking
1 9 (40.91%) Retail
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Retail Banking
4 4 (18.18%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) EPoS
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Information Assurance
3 7 (31.82%) Security Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Test Planning
3 7 (31.82%) V-Model
3 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
4 5 (22.73%) ETL
5 4 (18.18%) Coaching
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Line Management
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Usability Testing
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 21 (95.45%) ISEB
3 8 (36.36%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) HP
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