The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Risk Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Assessment
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 149 120
Rank change year-on-year +9 -29  
Permanent jobs citing Risk Assessment 2 8 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.086% 0.27% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.30% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 24
Median salary £72,500 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.81% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

Risk Assessment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2136 2681 2768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.32% 90.48% 89.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1732 1672
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in Scotland

Risk Assessment
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in Scotland.

Salary trend for Risk Assessment in Scotland

Risk Assessment
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in Scotland over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Risk Assessment in Scotland

Risk Assessment
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Assessment within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 2 £72,500 -3.33%
Risk Assessment
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Risk Assessment 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Risk Assessment.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
5 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
5 1 (14.29%) Fraud Detection
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) CISM
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

Risk Assessment
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Audit Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Fraud Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
2 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
2 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) UX Design
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS