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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 118 - 122
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.11% - 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1461 1265 1386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.85% 76.67% 75.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1091 1186
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (80.00%) Perl
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
3 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Product Management
3 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 4 (40.00%) Scala
3 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
3 4 (40.00%) Nessus
3 4 (40.00%) STUN
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) X.509
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) J2SE
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) CSS

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (60.00%) Internet
1 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) STUN
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) SSL
2 4 (40.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) WATIR
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
1 4 (40.00%) J2SE
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
1 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Product Management
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Perl
1 8 (80.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Scala
3 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nessus