Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 - 141
Rank change year-on-year - +141 +7
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 9 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.39% - 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% - 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 - £42,000
10th Percentile £37,500 - £39,500
90th Percentile £52,500 - £44,500
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -28.57% +25.00% +29.23%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2109 1991 2354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.94% 92.60% 91.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1077 1500
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,575
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Glasgow

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Usability Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Kanban
2 5 (55.56%) Groovy
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
2 5 (55.56%) User Stories
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) API Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
2 5 (55.56%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) CASP
3 4 (44.44%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (44.44%) Security+ Certification
3 4 (44.44%) CISSP
3 4 (44.44%) CISM

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 5 (55.56%) Selenium
1 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Project Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) API Testing
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
2 5 (55.56%) Exploratory Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Kanban
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Usability Testing
2 5 (55.56%) User Stories
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Groovy
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CASP
1 4 (44.44%) CISM
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) CompTIA Security+
1 4 (44.44%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA