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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 218 209 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 4 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.068% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £87,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -11.06%
Security Testing
South East

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
4418 4080 4165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 75.30% 74.43% 74.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3078 3442
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 4 £45,000 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA