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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 131 159 161
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +2
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.043% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £58,750 -
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
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
2089 2776 2864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.12% 89.58% 88.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1760 1870
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 1 - - 1
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified

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 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Testing Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CREST Certified
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago