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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 113 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £46,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1383 1319 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.24% 75.85% 71.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1094 910
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
1 7 (70.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Usability Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
1 7 (70.00%) QA
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (70.00%) SoapUI
1 7 (70.00%) SpecFlow
1 7 (70.00%) Gherkin
1 7 (70.00%) User Stories
2 5 (50.00%) DNA
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (70.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (70.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (70.00%) SoapUI
1 7 (70.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Chief Information Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Chief Security Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
1 7 (70.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Usability Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Integration Testing
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
1 7 (70.00%) User Stories
2 5 (50.00%) DNA
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) CEH
1 1 (10.00%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Argyll Scott
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago