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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 145 151 151
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 16 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.30% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.34% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Average salary £32,500 - £20,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
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
2665 2660 2763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.37% 87.21% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1702 1798
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 5 February 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
(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
Edinburgh +8 7 - - 1
Dundee - 7 £32,500 -
Glasgow -10 5 - -
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (52.38%) SQL
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
1 11 (52.38%) Information Assurance
2 10 (47.62%) Performance Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 9 (42.86%) ISEB
3 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 9 (42.86%) Selenium
3 9 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) IIS
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Perl
5 7 (33.33%) XML
5 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 7 (33.33%) Python
5 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (33.33%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) JIRA
5 7 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Android Development
5 7 (33.33%) iOS Development
5 7 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 7 (33.33%) SDLC
5 7 (33.33%) Cegedim Rx
5 7 (33.33%) Ruby

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (38.10%) IIS
2 7 (33.33%) Jetty
2 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Tester
2 8 (38.10%) Software Tester
3 7 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Software Testing Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Testing Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacker
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.76%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 7 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) CESG
2 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Android
2 7 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (52.38%) Information Assurance
1 11 (52.38%) Software Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Performance Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Android Development
3 7 (33.33%) ATDD
3 7 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 7 (33.33%) BDD
3 7 (33.33%) High Availability
3 7 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 7 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) SDLC
3 7 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) V-Model
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) Perl
3 7 (33.33%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 9 (42.86%) ISEB
2 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 9 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) CEH
4 1 (4.76%) CRISC
4 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) FATCA
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Cegedim Rx
3 1 (4.76%) Genesys
3 1 (4.76%) Verint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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