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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 129 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.054% 0.32% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.38% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
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
1537 1319 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.58% 83.80% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1156 1073
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 £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,850 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISSMP
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) ISSMP
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA