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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 118 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.11% - 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £35,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
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
1445 1242 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.20% 79.41% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1087 1319
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) WATIR
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) J2SE
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) X.509
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) STUN

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (100.00%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) X.509
3 1 (33.33%) STUN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) WATIR
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) J2SE
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) C#