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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 161 213 228
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 19 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.35% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.41% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 4
Median salary £47,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.04% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,000 £49,050
10% offered a salary of more than £68,400 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.38%

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
2897 4426 4712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.58% 86.99% 85.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 3596 3454
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +55 15 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Maidenhead +12 3 £53,000 -18.46%
Newbury +2 1 £42,500 -20.93% 1
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 12 (60.00%) Java
1 12 (60.00%) QA
2 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) JMeter
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 10 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 10 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Selenium
3 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 10 (50.00%) Gatling
4 6 (30.00%) Information Security
5 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) CREST Certified
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Social Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Presales
7 3 (15.00%) Tigerscheme
7 3 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless Security

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless Security
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) SSH
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Gatling
1 10 (50.00%) JMeter
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
1 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Tester
2 12 (60.00%) QA Engineer
3 11 (55.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 9 (45.00%) Automation Tester
4 9 (45.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 9 (45.00%) QA Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Security Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Software QA Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Flash
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (30.00%) Information Security
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Social Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Business Development
6 3 (15.00%) Presales
6 3 (15.00%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
7 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Product Management
7 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) CREST Certified
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Tigerscheme
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) IISP
4 1 (5.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Grafana
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Sanderson
Posted: 20 days ago