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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 100 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.57% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £42,000 £57,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +2.53%
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
1103 1121 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.10% 86.76% 78.55%
Number of salaries quoted 707 712 663
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (70.00%) CISSP
1 7 (70.00%) CISM
1 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
1 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (60.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) SQL

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Project Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (60.00%) Project Consultant
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Project Consultant
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (60.00%) Consultant
3 6 (60.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 7 (70.00%) Risk Management
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) V-Model
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CISSP
1 7 (70.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner