The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 123 142 122
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.094% 0.16% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.19% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 16
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
Security Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1760 2053 1807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.78% 82.12% 80.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1527 1631 1532
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,075 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +15 2 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Security Testing
East of England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (40.00%) Automotive
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £50k (DOE) + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago