Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for ISTQB qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 105 111
Rank change year-on-year -18 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 27 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.09% 1.59% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.59% 5.83% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 38 11
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £32,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.29% -14.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £34,250 £28,025 £28,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £43,400 £42,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -4.41% -18.56%

ISTQB is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 588 721 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 23.71% 27.33% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 407 510 295
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £67,500 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

ISTQB
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing ISTQB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for ISTQB in Edinburgh

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for ISTQB in Edinburgh

ISTQB
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISTQB in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for ISTQB in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, IT jobs citing ISTQB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for ISTQB.

1 20 (74.07%) Test Automation
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Selenium
3 10 (37.04%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
4 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
5 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (25.93%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (25.93%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
6 6 (22.22%) ISEB
6 6 (22.22%) CGI
6 6 (22.22%) HP ALM
6 6 (22.22%) V-Model
7 5 (18.52%) Test Management
7 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) Degree
8 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) BDD
8 4 (14.81%) Defect Management
9 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) Time Management
9 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy

ISTQB
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 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.11%) Hudson
4 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.70%) Ant
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Automation Tester
1 10 (37.04%) Tester
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Platform Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) CGI
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) Dojo
3 1 (3.70%) EJB
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Fintech
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Test Automation
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL
4 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 7 (25.93%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
6 6 (22.22%) V-Model
7 5 (18.52%) Test Management
8 4 (14.81%) BDD
8 4 (14.81%) Defect Management
8 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) TDD
9 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 3 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Groovy
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ISEB
2 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (22.22%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore