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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 127 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.21% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.27% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1711 1502 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.86% 79.89% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1329 1065
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) CESG
3 3 (37.50%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (37.50%) ISMS
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) RMADS
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SSCP
4 2 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (25.00%) CEH
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) FATCA
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Head of Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Security Advisor
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) CESG
2 3 (37.50%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (37.50%) RMADS
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Assurance
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) ISMS
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) CRAMM
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) SSCP
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) CEH
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) FATCA
3 1 (12.50%) COBIT
3 1 (12.50%) QA
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago