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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Systems Examinations Board (ISEB)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 71 71
Rank change year-on-year -18 0  
Permanent jobs citing ISEB 11 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.88% 2.02% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.27% 7.50% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 25
Median salary £41,500 £36,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.92% -8.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £41,250 £57,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 336 320 363
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 27.03% 26.98% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 204 179 244
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for ISEB in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Finance
4 11 (42.31%) C#
4 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
5 8 (30.77%) Python
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) Selenium
7 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 6 (23.08%) Degree
7 6 (23.08%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
8 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
8 5 (19.23%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) HP
8 5 (19.23%) Internet
8 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 5 (19.23%) SOA
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) UML
8 5 (19.23%) Online Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Banking
8 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
8 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing

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 (3.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
3 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Digital Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Lead Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Manual Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Manual Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Software QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
4 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
4 5 (19.23%) SOA
4 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
4 5 (19.23%) UML
4 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
5 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 4 (15.38%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) HP
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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