The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 99 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.29% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.35% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
Information Assurance
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1141 1143 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.58% 83.31% 82.99%
Number of salaries quoted 744 748 622
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Information Assurance
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance.

1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (100.00%) V-Model
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (100.00%) V-Model
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
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