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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 140 161 154
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 21 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.40% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.48% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 2
Average salary £40,750 £32,500 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.38% +31.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,800 £18,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £57,000 £30,950
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +12.22%
Security Testing
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
2784 3137 2695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.41% 83.99% 81.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 2096 1763
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Scotland

Security Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +14 8 £42,000 -26.31%
West Lothian +1 7 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh -2 7 £18,000 -28.00%
Stirling - 2 - -
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 27 (55.10%) Finance
2 19 (38.78%) Software Testing
3 16 (32.65%) QA
3 16 (32.65%) Information Assurance
4 15 (30.61%) ISTQB
4 15 (30.61%) SQL
4 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
5 14 (28.57%) ISEB
5 14 (28.57%) CISSP
5 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 14 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 13 (26.53%) Performance Testing
6 13 (26.53%) Banking
7 12 (24.49%) Business Analysis
7 12 (24.49%) IIS
7 12 (24.49%) Web Services
7 12 (24.49%) System Testing
7 12 (24.49%) FATCA
8 11 (22.45%) Software Delivery
8 11 (22.45%) SDLC
8 11 (22.45%) Selenium
8 11 (22.45%) Release Management
9 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (16.33%) CISM
10 7 (14.29%) Information Security
10 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 7 (14.29%) Python
10 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (24.49%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
1 5 (10.20%) Network Security
1 5 (10.20%) tcpdump
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Selenium
General
1 27 (55.10%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Analyst
2 20 (40.82%) Test Analyst
3 14 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Automation Tester
4 8 (16.33%) Tester
4 8 (16.33%) QA Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Project Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Project Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Project Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Security Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Security Consultant
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Security Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) QA Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Software Testing
2 16 (32.65%) Information Assurance
3 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 14 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (26.53%) Performance Testing
5 12 (24.49%) Business Analysis
5 12 (24.49%) System Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Software Delivery
6 11 (22.45%) SDLC
6 11 (22.45%) Release Management
7 7 (14.29%) Information Security
7 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.20%) Coaching
9 5 (10.20%) SIEM
10 2 (4.08%) Analytics
10 2 (4.08%) V-Model
10 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (4.08%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) ISTQB
2 14 (28.57%) ISEB
2 14 (28.57%) CISSP
3 8 (16.33%) CISM
4 5 (10.20%) GCIA
4 5 (10.20%) GIAC
4 5 (10.20%) CEH
4 5 (10.20%) CISA
4 5 (10.20%) Degree
5 3 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) QA
2 12 (24.49%) FATCA
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
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