The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Risk Analysis over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Analysis
Rank 156 163 156
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Risk Analysis 9 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Average salary £37,500 £59,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.44% +57.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £59,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Risk Analysis
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2928 3074 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.54% 83.56% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 1990 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Risk Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Risk Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Risk Analysis
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Analysis across the Scotland region.

Risk Analysis Salary Trend in Scotland

Risk Analysis
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Analysis across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Risk Analysis Salary Histogram in Scotland

Risk Analysis
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 5 £50,000 -
Edinburgh -6 3 £35,000 -40.67%
Dundee - 1 £45,000 -
Risk Analysis
UK

Risk Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Risk Analysis 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 Risk Analysis.

1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
2 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) ISEB
4 5 (31.25%) Information Security
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 5 (31.25%) SDLC
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (25.00%) Test Management
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
6 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 3 (18.75%) COBIT

Risk Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Risk Analysis 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 Risk Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Information Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) QA Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Testing Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (25.00%) Test Management
3 4 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Identity Management
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
4 3 (18.75%) Database Security
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) COBIT
3 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter