Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 118 137
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 13 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.86% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.92% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 3
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -31.82% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £33,750 £48,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £52,500 £81,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -20.25%

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 2,415 2,066 2,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.44% 93.19% 91.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,586 1,332 1,626
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (61.54%) CISSP
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Supplier Management
3 5 (38.46%) SIEM
3 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) CISM
5 3 (23.08%) ITSM
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (23.08%) Bugzilla
5 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) COBIT
5 3 (23.08%) TestComplete
5 3 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) Mobile App

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 3 (23.08%) Bugzilla
1 3 (23.08%) TestComplete
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Protractor
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) IT Manager
1 7 (53.85%) IT Security Manager
1 7 (53.85%) Security Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Security Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Operational Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
1 3 (23.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Supplier Management
2 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
2 5 (38.46%) SIEM
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Line Management
5 2 (15.38%) Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) COBIT
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
2 1 (7.69%) Qualys