The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 58 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.21% 1.04% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.28% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £65,000 £33,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+96.96% +40.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Security Testing
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
380 234 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 81.02% 81.25% 73.36%
Number of salaries quoted 312 193 177
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Security Testing
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing