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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 140 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.12% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Median salary £42,500 - £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.26%
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
2023 1681 1831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.34% 85.16% 84.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1408 1572
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 27 August 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (81.82%) Non-Functional Testing
2 24 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 22 (66.67%) Test Management
4 21 (63.64%) ISEB
5 19 (57.58%) Test Strategy
5 19 (57.58%) Exploratory Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Manufacturing
6 10 (30.30%) Life Science
6 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Validation
7 9 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
8 8 (24.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) Test Planning
10 5 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (15.15%) Selenium
11 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Information Security
11 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
11 4 (12.12%) HP UFT
11 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
12 3 (9.09%) Threat Modelling
12 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 3 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
12 3 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
12 3 (9.09%) Line Management
12 3 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
1 3 (9.09%) IPsec
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) SSL
1 3 (9.09%) VPN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
1 3 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.03%) SilkTest
3 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (30.30%) Manufacturing
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Test Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Service Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Test Validation Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Architecture Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Head of Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.03%) QA Leader
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Life Science
2 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Non-Functional Testing
2 24 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 22 (66.67%) Test Management
4 19 (57.58%) Exploratory Testing
4 19 (57.58%) Test Strategy
5 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Validation
7 8 (24.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Test Planning
9 5 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (12.12%) Information Security
10 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
10 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
11 3 (9.09%) DDoS Mitigation
11 3 (9.09%) Line Management
11 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (63.64%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) CISM
2 3 (9.09%) CISSP
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) COBIT
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago