The table below looks at the statistics for Risk Management 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 Management over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Risk Management
Rank 68 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 95 91 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.03% 2.28% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.80% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 53 70 31
Average salary £46,000 £51,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.24% +11.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +6.38%
Risk Management
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
2678 3246 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.48% 81.29% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 2143 1464
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Risk Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Risk Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Risk Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Risk Management Salary Trend in Scotland

Risk Management
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Risk Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Risk Management Salary Histogram in Scotland

Risk Management
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 Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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 +19 52 £46,000 -16.36% 5
Edinburgh +2 33 £46,250 +2.20% 8
Stirling -3 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Fife - 4 £31,500 -
West Lothian - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Risk Management
UK

Risk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Risk Management 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 Management.

1 105 (63.64%) Finance
2 52 (31.52%) Banking
3 50 (30.30%) Information Security
4 41 (24.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (24.85%) Project Management
5 37 (22.42%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (21.82%) Degree
7 30 (18.18%) ITIL
8 27 (16.36%) CISA
9 24 (14.55%) Risk Assessment
9 24 (14.55%) CISSP
10 18 (10.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (10.91%) Mathematics
10 18 (10.91%) Cyber Security
11 17 (10.30%) Computer Science
11 17 (10.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (9.70%) Java
13 15 (9.09%) MS Excel
13 15 (9.09%) CISM
13 15 (9.09%) Retail
13 15 (9.09%) QA
13 15 (9.09%) Security Cleared
14 14 (8.48%) Investment Management
14 14 (8.48%) Physics
14 14 (8.48%) Investment Banking
14 14 (8.48%) Legal
15 13 (7.88%) Test Scripting
16 12 (7.27%) SC Cleared
16 12 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (7.27%) Management Information System

Risk Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Risk Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.64%) SAS
2 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.21%) Mule
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.03%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) SPSS
4 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) SAP ERP
1 4 (2.42%) SAP LE
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.03%) Network Security
2 4 (2.42%) Intranet
3 2 (1.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) Wireless
4 1 (0.61%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.06%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.42%) QlikView
4 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.61%) OLTP
6 1 (0.61%) OLAP
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.61%) JUnit
1 1 (0.61%) Maven
1 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 105 (63.64%) Finance
2 52 (31.52%) Banking
3 15 (9.09%) Retail
4 14 (8.48%) Investment Banking
4 14 (8.48%) Legal
5 8 (4.85%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.03%) Law
7 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (15.15%) Risk Manager
2 24 (14.55%) Analyst
3 18 (10.91%) Project Manager
4 17 (10.30%) Developer
5 11 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 9 (5.45%) Senior Manager
6 9 (5.45%) Security Officer
6 9 (5.45%) Information Security Analyst
6 9 (5.45%) Information Analyst
7 8 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (4.85%) .NET Developer
7 8 (4.85%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.24%) Information Manager
8 7 (4.24%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.24%) Information Security Officer
9 6 (3.64%) Security Manager
9 6 (3.64%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (3.64%) Risk Analyst
9 6 (3.64%) Junior
9 6 (3.64%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.27%) .NET
2 2 (1.21%) REST
2 2 (1.21%) RESTful
2 2 (1.21%) Web Services
3 1 (0.61%) LAMP
3 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.61%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.61%) WPF
3 1 (0.61%) Drools
3 1 (0.61%) Spring
3 1 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.42%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.91%) Mathematics
3 17 (10.30%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.48%) Physics
5 12 (7.27%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.85%) Cryptography
7 7 (4.24%) Statistics
8 6 (3.64%) Market Risk
9 5 (3.03%) Grid Computing
9 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.42%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.42%) Neural Network
10 4 (2.42%) PMI
11 3 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.82%) SCADA
11 3 (1.82%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.82%) CESG
11 3 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (1.21%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.21%) Windows
2 1 (0.61%) UNIX
2 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.30%) Information Security
2 41 (24.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (24.85%) Project Management
3 30 (18.18%) ITIL
4 24 (14.55%) Risk Assessment
5 18 (10.91%) Cyber Security
6 14 (8.48%) Investment Management
7 13 (7.88%) Test Scripting
8 12 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 11 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 11 (6.67%) Validation
9 11 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 11 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 11 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 11 (6.67%) Coaching
10 10 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 10 (6.06%) Supplier Management
10 10 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.06%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.70%) Java
2 10 (6.06%) VBA
3 9 (5.45%) C#
4 7 (4.24%) SQL
5 5 (3.03%) C++
5 5 (3.03%) Python
5 5 (3.03%) R
6 4 (2.42%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.21%) C
8 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.61%) VB
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (21.82%) Degree
2 27 (16.36%) CISA
3 24 (14.55%) CISSP
4 15 (9.09%) CISM
4 15 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.85%) CRISC
7 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.42%) PhD
7 4 (2.42%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.21%) APMP
9 2 (1.21%) ISEB
10 1 (0.61%) GIAC
10 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 17 (10.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (9.09%) QA
4 11 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 11 (6.67%) COBIT
5 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.61%) SLA
6 1 (0.61%) MiFID
6 1 (0.61%) EMIR
6 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.61%) SCOM
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.42%) Business Objects
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle
2 4 (2.42%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (2.42%) SAP
2 4 (2.42%) Remedy
3 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
3 1 (0.61%) Murex
3 1 (0.61%) Tableau
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