Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Secure Coding skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Secure Coding over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Code Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 - 212
Rank change year-on-year - +212 +22
Permanent jobs citing Secure Coding 6 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Scotland median annual salary £42,250 - £28,500
10th Percentile £38,375 - £27,750
90th Percentile £45,125 - £43,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £53,750 £49,250
% change year-on-year +6.98% +9.14% -1.50%

Secure Coding 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,003 5,097 4,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.98% 92.15% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,262 3,251 2,923
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Secure Coding
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Secure Coding as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Secure Coding in Scotland

Secure Coding
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Secure Coding in Scotland

Secure Coding
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Secure Coding within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 £42,250 -
Secure Coding
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Secure Coding 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Secure Coding.

1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Asynchronous Programming
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) OSSTMM
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) GWAPT
2 2 (33.33%) GPEN
2 2 (33.33%) OSCP

Secure Coding
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Asynchronous Programming
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) OSSTMM
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) GPEN
1 2 (33.33%) GWAPT
1 2 (33.33%) OSCE
1 2 (33.33%) OSCP
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft