The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 134 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.10% 0.63% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.73% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 2
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £37,500 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £37,500 £39,150
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Security Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1674 1648 1298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.95% 86.28% 76.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1361 1102
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,517 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Bristol region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

Security Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) OSCE
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacker
1 1 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) OSCP
1 1 (33.33%) OSCE
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago