The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 178 211 227
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +16
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 11 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.19% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.22% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 2
Median salary £64,000 £53,750 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.06% -32.81%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3124 4487 4636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.57% 85.97% 85.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2386 3637 3291
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Reading +40 8 £75,000 +27.65% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £53,000 - 2
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 9 (52.94%) Java
1 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) QA
3 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
3 7 (41.18%) JMeter
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) Financial Institution
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Automation Testing
3 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
3 7 (41.18%) Gatling
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) Product Management
7 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
7 3 (17.65%) Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (17.65%) CREST Certified
7 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (5.88%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
1 2 (11.76%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Gatling
1 7 (41.18%) JMeter
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
1 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
2 2 (11.76%) Burp Suite
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
1 7 (41.18%) Financial Institution
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) QA Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) QA Automation Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Tester
4 5 (29.41%) Automation Tester
4 5 (29.41%) QA Automation Tester
4 5 (29.41%) QA Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Testing Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Platform Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Flash
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Kali Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Automation Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Product Management
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) Logistics
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) SIEM
6 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) CREST Certified
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CHECK Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (5.88%) IISP
4 1 (5.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) COSO
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nessus
2 2 (11.76%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) ArcSight
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago