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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 91 81 115
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 4 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 1.48% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 1.68% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £55,000 £36,895
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +49.07%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,500 £47,250
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +6.87%
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
1157 1189 1442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 89.90% 88.01% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 736 710 936
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Security Testing
2 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
2 9 (56.25%) ISEB
2 9 (56.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) Retail
4 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) CRM
5 5 (31.25%) ETL
5 5 (31.25%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (25.00%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Coaching
7 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) V-Model
8 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
8 2 (12.50%) Analytics
8 2 (12.50%) CRISC
8 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment

Information Assurance
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Junior
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Security Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) V-Model
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
1 9 (56.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 2 (12.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) FATCA