The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 104 129 117
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.14% 0.054% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.069% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Average salary £31,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
Security Testing
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1153 1455 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.83% 79.08% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1189 1240
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago