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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 86 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 4 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 1.03% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 3.71% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 17
Median salary £38,750 £33,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.67% -23.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -12.82%

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
247 350 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.79% 27.84% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 143 238 257
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £67,500
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 9 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS

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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB