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

Secure Code Development
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 221 225
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Secure Coding 6 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.019% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.020% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Scotland median annual salary £38,000 - £28,500
10th Percentile £28,525 - £27,750
90th Percentile £44,875 - £43,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -14.29%

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 5,108 4,957 5,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.97% 92.53% 92.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,418 3,072 3,117
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Secure Coding in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram 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 21 August 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
Glasgow - 4 £38,000 -
Edinburgh -7 2 - -
Secure Coding
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (33.33%) OSSTMM
4 2 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (16.67%) DNN
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) nopCommerce
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
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Developer
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Web Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Testing Specialist
3 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Asynchronous Programming
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) OSSTMM
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) 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
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
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