The first table below looks at the demand for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 109 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 11 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 0.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 0
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1422 1487 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.74% 74.84% 72.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1263 1278
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Security Testing
Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 19 (86.36%) Python
2 13 (59.09%) Perl
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) J2SE
4 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 8 (36.36%) Ruby
4 8 (36.36%) RESTful
4 8 (36.36%) Scala
5 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 7 (31.82%) Degree
5 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
5 7 (31.82%) STUN
5 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 7 (31.82%) HTTP
5 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
5 7 (31.82%) X.509
5 7 (31.82%) SSL
5 7 (31.82%) C++
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
6 6 (27.27%) Black-Box Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
6 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 6 (27.27%) QA
6 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Product Management
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
1 7 (31.82%) SSL
1 7 (31.82%) X.509
1 7 (31.82%) STUN
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) Wireless
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) VoIP
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Test Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) QA Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Principal Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior QA Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) J2SE
1 8 (36.36%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (22.73%) Open Source
3 5 (22.73%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
3 5 (22.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
1 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
2 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Black-Box Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
3 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
3 5 (22.73%) Product Management
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (13.64%) OWASP
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Python
2 13 (59.09%) Perl
3 8 (36.36%) Ruby
3 8 (36.36%) Scala
3 8 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) C++
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) CCNA
2 3 (13.64%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) SSCP
2 3 (13.64%) CISM
2 3 (13.64%) GIAC
2 3 (13.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Nessus
Cambridge
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