The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 284 297 305
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 24 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 9
Average salary £51,250 £62,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £57,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-18.26% +22.34%
Security Testing
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8466 8617 8433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 82.99% 82.70% 80.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7148 7245 7524
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 12 (33.33%) Information Security
3 12 (33.33%) QA
3 12 (33.33%) Selenium
3 12 (33.33%) Network Security
4 10 (27.78%) Degree
4 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
5 9 (25.00%) BDD
5 9 (25.00%) TDD
5 9 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
7 7 (19.44%) Open Source
7 7 (19.44%) Jasmine
7 7 (19.44%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (19.44%) C
7 7 (19.44%) C#
8 6 (16.67%) McAfee
8 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 6 (16.67%) JMeter
8 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Load Testing
9 5 (13.89%) JIRA
9 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
9 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) Node.js
1 2 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Route 53
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Network Security
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) Internet
2 5 (13.89%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) IPsec
4 1 (2.78%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) DMZ
4 1 (2.78%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
4 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) MySQL
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.56%) Redis
1 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
1 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.56%) SimpleDB
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Selenium
2 10 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
3 7 (19.44%) Jasmine
3 7 (19.44%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (16.67%) JMeter
4 6 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 5 (13.89%) JIRA
6 4 (11.11%) Appium
6 4 (11.11%) QUnit
6 4 (11.11%) Mockito
6 4 (11.11%) jMock
7 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 3 (8.33%) WATIR
7 3 (8.33%) Capybara
7 3 (8.33%) SpecFlow
7 3 (8.33%) Hudson
7 3 (8.33%) CruiseControl
7 3 (8.33%) Bugzilla
7 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Security Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Security Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Senior QA Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Development Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) RESTful
2 3 (8.33%) SAML
3 2 (5.56%) Flash
3 2 (5.56%) XHTML
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 2 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) XSL
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) J2EE
3 2 (5.56%) POSIX
3 2 (5.56%) WSDL
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Axis
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Open Source
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
4 3 (8.33%) CESG
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Solaris
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Information Security
3 9 (25.00%) BDD
3 9 (25.00%) TDD
4 8 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Load Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Test Strategy
7 5 (13.89%) DevOps
7 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) SEO
8 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.11%) Agile Testing
8 4 (11.11%) OWASP
8 4 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) C
2 7 (19.44%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) PHP
4 4 (11.11%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.33%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) ISEB
3 3 (8.33%) CEH
3 3 (8.33%) CISA
3 3 (8.33%) CISM
3 3 (8.33%) CISSP
4 2 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (5.56%) VCP4
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) OSCP
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) QA
2 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
4 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.33%) Nmap
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) McAfee
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Qualys
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Facebook
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.78%) Websense
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) HP
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago