The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 79 68 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +34
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 21 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 1.98% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.82% 7.69% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 8
Median salary £36,500 £46,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.65% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £32,550 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £52,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
ISTQB
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
361 351 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.83% 25.71% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 247 203 235
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing ISTQB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Edinburgh region.

ISTQB Salary Trend in Edinburgh

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing ISTQB 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.

1 35 (74.47%) ISEB
2 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (48.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (38.30%) Software Testing
5 17 (36.17%) Finance
6 16 (34.04%) Degree
6 16 (34.04%) Waterfall
7 14 (29.79%) Test Management
7 14 (29.79%) Banking
8 13 (27.66%) Retail
8 13 (27.66%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (21.28%) C#
10 9 (19.15%) SQL
10 9 (19.15%) V-Model
10 9 (19.15%) Information Assurance
10 9 (19.15%) Security Testing
11 8 (17.02%) HP
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (14.89%) Retail Banking
12 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
12 7 (14.89%) Test Planning
12 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
13 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
13 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
13 6 (12.77%) Selenium
13 6 (12.77%) Migration
13 6 (12.77%) Scrum

ISTQB
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 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) Selenium
3 5 (10.64%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.26%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.13%) TestLink
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 14 (29.79%) Banking
3 13 (27.66%) Retail
4 7 (14.89%) Retail Banking
5 5 (10.64%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
1 16 (34.04%) Test Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Test Manager
3 8 (17.02%) Test Leader
4 6 (12.77%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Tester
7 3 (6.38%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Junior
8 2 (4.26%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Junior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.26%) CSS
1 2 (4.26%) HTML
1 2 (4.26%) HTML5
1 2 (4.26%) JSON
2 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.13%) jQuery
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) EPoS
4 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Software Testing
3 16 (34.04%) Waterfall
4 14 (29.79%) Test Management
5 9 (19.15%) Information Assurance
5 9 (19.15%) Security Testing
5 9 (19.15%) V-Model
6 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
6 7 (14.89%) Test Planning
6 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
7 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Data Migration
7 6 (12.77%) ETL
7 6 (12.77%) Migration
7 6 (12.77%) Scrum
8 5 (10.64%) CRM
8 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.38%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Project Management
9 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) C#
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) Tcl
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (74.47%) ISEB
2 23 (48.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (34.04%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) HP
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
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