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 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 129 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 0.10% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.12% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 10
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £46,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
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
1619 1678 1489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.30% 86.27% 87.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1447 1365 1226
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) ISMS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) WATIR
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) HTML

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WATIR
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Music Industry
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (40.00%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) OAuth
1 1 (20.00%) OpenID
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SAML
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XHTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) ISMS
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft