The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for ISEB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 69 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 15 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.34% 2.01% 3.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 6.85% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 25
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £31,800 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.58% -5.19%  

ISEB is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 270 394 392
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 24.15% 29.38% 28.99%
Number of salaries quoted 157 270 227
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISEB
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing ISEB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for ISEB in Edinburgh

ISEB
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for ISEB in Edinburgh

ISEB
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISEB in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Edinburgh

ISEB
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing ISEB 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 ISEB.

1 22 (70.97%) C#
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) Finance
4 17 (54.84%) Software Testing
4 17 (54.84%) Selenium
5 16 (51.61%) SQL
6 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
6 15 (48.39%) Waterfall
7 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
8 13 (41.94%) .NET
8 13 (41.94%) HP
8 13 (41.94%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (35.48%) Integration Testing
10 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (29.03%) Java
11 9 (29.03%) Python
12 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
12 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
12 8 (25.81%) Test Planning
13 7 (22.58%) Scrum
14 6 (19.35%) Degree
15 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (16.13%) SpecFlow
16 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
16 4 (12.90%) User Stories
16 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
16 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
16 4 (12.90%) BDD
16 4 (12.90%) SDLC

ISEB
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) SpecFlow
3 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.23%) FogBugz
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Test Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Test Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Manual Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Manual Tester
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Tester
8 2 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Applications Tester
9 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Software Testing
3 15 (48.39%) Waterfall
4 14 (45.16%) Test Automation
5 11 (35.48%) Integration Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Test Planning
7 7 (22.58%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) BDD
8 4 (12.90%) Data Management
8 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) User Stories
9 3 (9.68%) Automation Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.45%) Wealth Management
11 1 (3.23%) Compatibility Testing
11 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C#
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) Python
4 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) ISTQB
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) HP
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: £competitive + company benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000-110,000
Posted: 5 days ago