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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 96 107 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 6 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.70% 1.60% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
352 375 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.79% 22.87% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 203 234 178
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB Foundation Certification.

1 26 (100.00%) ISEB
2 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (76.92%) ISTQB
4 19 (73.08%) V-Model
4 19 (73.08%) Waterfall
5 18 (69.23%) Analytics
6 14 (53.85%) Coaching
7 11 (42.31%) ISEB Practitioner
8 9 (34.62%) Resource Management
8 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (15.38%) Business Development
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (11.54%) JIRA
11 3 (11.54%) Information Assurance
11 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
11 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
12 2 (7.69%) HP
12 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
12 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
12 2 (7.69%) .NET
12 2 (7.69%) C#
12 2 (7.69%) HTML
12 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
12 2 (7.69%) CSS

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ISTQB Foundation Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited ISTQB Foundation Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) FogBugz
3 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
General
1 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
1 11 (42.31%) Test Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Test Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate Software Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Graduate
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) XML
1 2 (7.69%) Ajax
1 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.69%) jQuery
1 2 (7.69%) HTML5
1 2 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) V-Model
2 19 (73.08%) Waterfall
3 18 (69.23%) Analytics
4 14 (53.85%) Coaching
5 9 (34.62%) Mentoring
5 9 (34.62%) Resource Management
6 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Business Development
7 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Information Assurance
9 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (7.69%) MVC
9 2 (7.69%) Validation
9 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.69%) System Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
9 2 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) XPath
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) ISEB
2 20 (76.92%) ISTQB
3 11 (42.31%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) XenApp
1 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) HP
1 2 (7.69%) Telerik
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
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Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
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Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum plus standard company benefits
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