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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 132 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 12 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +39.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,900
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.84%
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
2009 1713 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 85.60% 84.84% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1414 1440
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 30 July 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (79.49%) Non-Functional Testing
2 28 (71.79%) Test Automation
3 26 (66.67%) Test Management
4 25 (64.10%) ISEB
5 23 (58.97%) Test Strategy
5 23 (58.97%) Exploratory Testing
6 13 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 13 (33.33%) Validation
7 10 (25.64%) Life Science
7 10 (25.64%) Performance Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Manufacturing
8 8 (20.51%) Finance
8 8 (20.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Test Planning
10 6 (15.38%) Selenium
11 5 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Information Security
11 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
12 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
12 4 (10.26%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (10.26%) CISSP
12 4 (10.26%) HP UFT
12 4 (10.26%) CISM
12 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
12 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
12 4 (10.26%) QA
12 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing

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 (7.69%) Firewall
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
1 3 (7.69%) IPsec
1 3 (7.69%) LAN
1 3 (7.69%) SSL
1 3 (7.69%) VPN
1 3 (7.69%) WAN
1 3 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.56%) Appium
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) JBehave
3 1 (2.56%) SilkTest
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.56%) TestNG
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (25.64%) Manufacturing
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Test Manager
2 13 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 13 (33.33%) Test Validation Manager
3 3 (7.69%) Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Information Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) QA Leader
5 1 (2.56%) Architecture Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (2.56%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Head of Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Security Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (25.64%) Life Science
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Non-Functional Testing
2 28 (71.79%) Test Automation
3 26 (66.67%) Test Management
4 23 (58.97%) Exploratory Testing
4 23 (58.97%) Test Strategy
5 13 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Validation
6 10 (25.64%) Performance Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Test Planning
9 5 (12.82%) Information Security
9 5 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
9 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
11 3 (7.69%) Line Management
11 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) CISM
2 4 (10.26%) CISSP
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) HP