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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 107 87 106
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.37% 0.37% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.41% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
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
1229 971 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.37% 89.33% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 750 632 645
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,976
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Information Assurance
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) CRM
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (14.29%) SANS
6 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) FATCA
6 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Verint

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 1 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Assurance
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Data Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) WFM
5 1 (14.29%) Workforce Management Optimization
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) FATCA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Genesys
1 1 (14.29%) Verint