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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 71 76 103
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 22 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.78% 1.69% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.53% 7.12% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 8
Median salary £37,500 £46,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.47% +31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,550 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £52,500 £40,100
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +7.85%
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
337 309 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.29% 23.75% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 221 182 217
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 25 May 2016.

ISTQB Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ISTQB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 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 36 (85.71%) ISEB
2 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 16 (38.10%) Banking
5 15 (35.71%) Finance
6 13 (30.95%) Retail
6 13 (30.95%) Degree
7 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (23.81%) Waterfall
8 10 (23.81%) Test Management
9 9 (21.43%) V-Model
9 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
10 8 (19.05%) Information Assurance
10 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (19.05%) Security Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Retail Banking
10 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
10 8 (19.05%) SQL
11 7 (16.67%) Test Planning
11 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
12 6 (14.29%) C#
12 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (14.29%) QA
12 6 (14.29%) HP
13 5 (11.90%) Migration
13 5 (11.90%) Scrum
13 5 (11.90%) Selenium

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 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) LAN
1 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.90%) HP UFT
2 5 (11.90%) Selenium
3 4 (9.52%) Bugzilla
4 3 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (4.76%) FogBugz
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) TestLink
General
1 16 (38.10%) Banking
2 15 (35.71%) Finance
3 13 (30.95%) Retail
4 8 (19.05%) Retail Banking
5 4 (9.52%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Analyst
1 16 (38.10%) Test Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Test Leader
3 6 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (2.38%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Junior
8 1 (2.38%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) EPoS
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Android
1 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 10 (23.81%) Test Management
3 10 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 9 (21.43%) V-Model
5 8 (19.05%) Automated Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Information Assurance
5 8 (19.05%) Security Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 6 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
8 5 (11.90%) ETL
8 5 (11.90%) Migration
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.52%) CRM
10 3 (7.14%) Project Management
10 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (85.71%) ISEB
2 20 (47.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (30.95%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) XenApp
2 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Citrix
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