Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Security Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Testing over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 141 132
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.079% 0.38% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.41% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% - -
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.00% -6.25% +14.29%

Security Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,368 2,424 2,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.97% 92.55% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,435 1,498 1,411
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Security Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Edinburgh

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft