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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 116 112 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.056% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £37,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £51,550
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -12.70%
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
1496 1328 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.14% 83.26% 78.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1174 1161 1074
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (50.00%) AppDetective
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISSMP
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) ISSMP
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP