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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 113 124 102
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 15 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.34% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £68,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £50,000 £55,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £81,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
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
1722 1452 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.83% 80.40% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 1288 1030
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 8 February 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) Test Management
2 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 7 (43.75%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Appium
3 6 (37.50%) TestNG
3 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
3 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 6 (37.50%) JBehave
3 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) Workflow
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 6 (37.50%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Validation
4 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 3 (18.75%) QA Automation
5 3 (18.75%) NeoLoad
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Appium
1 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 6 (37.50%) JBehave
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
1 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
1 6 (37.50%) TestNG
1 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (18.75%) NeoLoad
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Manager
2 6 (37.50%) QA Leader
2 6 (37.50%) Test Leader
3 5 (31.25%) Service Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Test Validation Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) Test Management
2 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 6 (37.50%) Workflow
4 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Validation
5 3 (18.75%) QA Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Dynatrace
1 1 (6.25%) New Relic
Birmingham
Capita plc
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago