The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 104 127 118
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.45% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.26% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Median salary £47,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1144 1526 1484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 85.76% 83.34% 81.90%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1277 1142
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Penetration Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +13 6 £47,500 -32.14%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) JMeter
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Automotive
3 3 (42.86%) XML Messaging
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) AppDynamics
3 3 (42.86%) Protractor
3 3 (42.86%) VisualVM
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) JBehave
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Degree

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JMeter
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) JBehave
2 3 (42.86%) Protractor
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) VisualVM
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (42.86%) Automotive
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Technical Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Principal Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) XML Messaging
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) GPEN
3 1 (14.29%) PhD
3 1 (14.29%) SANS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) AppDynamics
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft