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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 120 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 25 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.02% 0.88% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.02% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
2125 1563 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.95% 85.83% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1558 1254 1335
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham 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 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 6 May 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 29 (74.36%) Non-Functional Testing
2 27 (69.23%) Test Management
2 27 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 25 (64.10%) Test Strategy
3 25 (64.10%) ISEB
4 16 (41.03%) Validation
4 16 (41.03%) Data Centre
4 16 (41.03%) Functional Testing
5 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Life Science
6 9 (23.08%) Manufacturing
7 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Selenium
8 7 (17.95%) QA
9 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (15.38%) JBehave
9 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
9 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
9 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
9 6 (15.38%) TestNG
9 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
9 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) Workflow
9 6 (15.38%) Web Services
9 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (15.38%) Appium

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (5.13%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Selenium
2 6 (15.38%) Appium
2 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 6 (15.38%) JBehave
2 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
2 6 (15.38%) TestNG
2 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.69%) NeoLoad
4 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Test Manager
2 16 (41.03%) Service Manager
2 16 (41.03%) Test Validation Manager
3 6 (15.38%) QA Leader
3 6 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 3 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (5.13%) Functional Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Architecture Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.08%) Life Science
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Non-Functional Testing
2 27 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 27 (69.23%) Test Management
3 25 (64.10%) Test Strategy
4 16 (41.03%) Functional Testing
4 16 (41.03%) Validation
5 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Automated Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 6 (15.38%) Workflow
8 4 (10.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Test Planning
9 3 (7.69%) QA Automation
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) Dynatrace
2 1 (2.56%) New Relic