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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) formerly ISEB Foundation
Rank 82 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB Foundation Certification 13 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.50% 1.69% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 3
Average salary £33,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
371 355 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.63% 25.99% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 256 203 246
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,712 £55,000 £56,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 29 April 2016.

ISTQB Foundation Certification Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 21 (91.30%) ISEB
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) Banking
4 12 (52.17%) Retail
4 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
5 10 (43.48%) Degree
5 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (43.48%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
6 9 (39.13%) Security Testing
7 8 (34.78%) V-Model
7 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
8 7 (30.43%) Retail Banking
8 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (30.43%) C#
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) ETL
9 6 (26.09%) Migration
9 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
10 5 (21.74%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) CRM
10 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
10 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
11 4 (17.39%) Selenium
12 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing

ISTQB Foundation Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (52.17%) Banking
1 12 (52.17%) Retail
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Retail Banking
4 5 (21.74%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
1 13 (56.52%) Test Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Software Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
3 9 (39.13%) Security Testing
4 8 (34.78%) V-Model
4 8 (34.78%) Waterfall
5 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
5 6 (26.09%) ETL
5 6 (26.09%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) CRM
7 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
8 3 (13.04%) Analytics
8 3 (13.04%) BDD
8 3 (13.04%) Coaching
8 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.70%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 21 (91.30%) ISEB
3 10 (43.48%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) FATCA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
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