Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 139 126
Rank change year-on-year -5 -13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 9 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.45% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.49% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 6
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,000 £37,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.33% -30.23% +198.61%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £49,375
90th Percentile £66,825 £41,250 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,750 £37,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +27.33% -30.23% +34.38%

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 2,352 2,472 2,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.30% 93.04% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,453 1,495 1,379
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £70,050
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.41% -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

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (55.56%) Bugzilla
3 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
3 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) TestComplete
5 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (33.33%) API Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) CISSP
6 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Bugzilla
2 4 (44.44%) TestComplete
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
2 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) API Testing
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) CISM
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Qualys