The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 105 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.61% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £42,000 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +7.22%
Security Testing
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1171 1217 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.94% 87.49% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 733 719 620
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Glasgow region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in Glasgow

Security Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing.

1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (60.00%) CISM
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (60.00%) Legal
2 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) Project Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Project Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Project Consultant
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
1 6 (60.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB