The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 118 127 107
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.098% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £39,500 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £50,000 £58,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £50,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1505 1582 1207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.20% 77.89% 71.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1395 1062
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Security Testing
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) CRAMM
2 1 (20.00%) ISMS
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
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