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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 123 145 155
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +10
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 8 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.44% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.49% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +5.55%

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
2020 2672 2672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.50% 90.33% 88.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1721 1762
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 7 £37,500 -55.88%
Glasgow +24 1 £40,000 -
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 4 (50.00%) VB
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Solaris
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Appium
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Security Tester
3 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Solaris
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OWASP
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat