The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 104 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 14 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.14% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £52,500 £61,250 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +33.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,250 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £80,250 £52,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
Security Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1494 1437 1342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.40% 79.61% 76.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1211 1255 1112
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 14 (77.78%) Banking
1 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
1 14 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 14 (77.78%) Information Assurance
1 14 (77.78%) FATCA
2 12 (66.67%) ISEB
3 10 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 5 (27.78%) Coaching
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security
6 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 3 (16.67%) Process Management
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
6 3 (16.67%) Security Management
6 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (16.67%) Electronics
6 3 (16.67%) CISSP
6 3 (16.67%) BCP
6 3 (16.67%) CESG
6 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (16.67%) COBIT
6 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
6 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Retail

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

General
1 14 (77.78%) Banking
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Electronics
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Test Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Test Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) CESG
1 3 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Software Testing
1 14 (77.78%) Information Assurance
2 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
2 5 (27.78%) Coaching
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) BCP
4 3 (16.67%) Process Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 3 (16.67%) Security Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 3 (16.67%) Information Governance
4 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) OWASP
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 12 (66.67%) ISEB
3 3 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (77.78%) FATCA
2 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (16.67%) COBIT
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance
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