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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 125 121 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.15% 0.25% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.29% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £22,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £48,100
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +19.54%
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
1653 1710 1486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.39% 84.82% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1375 1364 1277
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) OSCP
3 1 (20.00%) OSCE
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) CESG

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) OSCP
1 1 (20.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk