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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 252 302 311
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +9
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 13 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 6
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -21.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,900 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £61,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
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
5881 8832 9057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.10% 85.04% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5254 7581 7664
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 11 (36.67%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 10 (33.33%) Information Security
2 10 (33.33%) OWASP
3 9 (30.00%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) Degree
3 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (26.67%) QA
4 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (26.67%) SANS
5 7 (23.33%) WebDriver
5 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Selenium
5 7 (23.33%) C++
5 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
5 7 (23.33%) C
5 7 (23.33%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) Unix
6 6 (20.00%) IIS
6 6 (20.00%) Apache
6 6 (20.00%) IBM
6 6 (20.00%) HP
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (20.00%) Android
6 6 (20.00%) HIPAA
6 6 (20.00%) Semantic Web
6 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (20.00%) WebInspect
6 6 (20.00%) AppDetective

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.00%) Apache
2 6 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (3.33%) Intranet
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Selenium
1 7 (23.33%) WebDriver
2 6 (20.00%) Burp Suite
3 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.67%) JMeter
5 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.33%) Capybara
6 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.33%) Geb
6 1 (3.33%) Gradle
6 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.33%) Spock
6 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Games
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Security Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Information Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Application Security Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Software Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) XHTML
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.00%) Semantic Web
4 1 (3.33%) CESG
4 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.33%) Fintech
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Android
2 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Information Security
1 10 (33.33%) OWASP
2 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (16.67%) BDD
4 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (10.00%) Line Management
6 3 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Secure Coding
6 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) C
3 7 (23.33%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Go
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 8 (26.67%) SANS
3 6 (20.00%) CSSLP
3 6 (20.00%) GSSP-.NET
3 6 (20.00%) GSSP-JAVA
3 6 (20.00%) GWAPT
4 2 (6.67%) CEH
4 2 (6.67%) CISSP
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CISM
5 1 (3.33%) GIAC
5 1 (3.33%) GPEN
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
2 6 (20.00%) HIPAA
2 6 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.33%) COBIT
4 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) AppDetective
1 6 (20.00%) HP Fortify
1 6 (20.00%) WebInspect
2 2 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) HP
1 6 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NCC Group
Salary: Flexible (depending on experience) + car allowance + target bonus + pe
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago