The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 76 59 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 4 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.54% 2.26% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 2.90% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £66,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.07% +194.44%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,550
% change year-on-year
- -12.70%
Security Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
545 517 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 73.35% 77.98% 76.09%
Number of salaries quoted 378 378 395
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Time Management
2 4 (44.44%) Logistics
2 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) SaaS
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Security Researcher
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Time Management
1 4 (44.44%) Logistics
1 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS