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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 276 293 310
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +17
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 34 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.22% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.26% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 10
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +21.05%
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
8926 9505 9002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.31% 82.65% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7501 7952 7972
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 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 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 31 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 16 (34.78%) Information Security
2 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) Degree
3 13 (28.26%) Java
4 12 (26.09%) CISSP
4 12 (26.09%) QA
4 12 (26.09%) Selenium
4 12 (26.09%) Network Security
5 11 (23.91%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (21.74%) Cucumber
7 9 (19.57%) BDD
7 9 (19.57%) TDD
8 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
9 7 (15.22%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (15.22%) Jasmine
9 7 (15.22%) WebDriver
9 7 (15.22%) Open Source
9 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
9 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
10 6 (13.04%) JMeter
10 6 (13.04%) CEH
10 6 (13.04%) McAfee
10 6 (13.04%) C
10 6 (13.04%) C#
10 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
10 6 (13.04%) Load Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (4.35%) Apache
1 2 (4.35%) nginx
1 2 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Route 53
1 2 (4.35%) IaaS
1 2 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Network Security
2 5 (10.87%) HTTP
2 5 (10.87%) Internet
3 3 (6.52%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) Wireless
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.52%) Wireless Security
3 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) SMTP
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) SSL
4 1 (2.17%) DMZ
4 1 (2.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) SimpleDB
2 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.35%) Redis
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) Couchbase
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Selenium
2 10 (21.74%) Cucumber
3 7 (15.22%) WebDriver
3 7 (15.22%) Jasmine
3 7 (15.22%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (13.04%) JMeter
5 4 (8.70%) Mockito
5 4 (8.70%) jMock
5 4 (8.70%) Appium
5 4 (8.70%) QUnit
5 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.52%) Capybara
6 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
6 3 (6.52%) JIRA
6 3 (6.52%) WATIR
7 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.17%) Hudson
8 1 (2.17%) JUnit
8 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Test Manager
2 9 (19.57%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Tester
4 5 (10.87%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Senior QA Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Information Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) .NET
3 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.52%) RESTful
4 2 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (4.35%) JSP
4 2 (4.35%) SOAP
4 2 (4.35%) J2EE
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Axis
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Flex
4 2 (4.35%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) XSL
4 2 (4.35%) Flash
4 2 (4.35%) XHTML
4 2 (4.35%) POSIX
4 2 (4.35%) WSDL
5 1 (2.17%) SAML
5 1 (2.17%) Spring
5 1 (2.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.22%) Open Source
2 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) CESG
3 3 (6.52%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.35%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Information Security
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (19.57%) TDD
4 9 (19.57%) BDD
5 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 6 (13.04%) Load Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.87%) DevOps
9 4 (8.70%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (8.70%) Agile Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.70%) SEO
9 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) Java
2 6 (13.04%) C
2 6 (13.04%) C#
3 5 (10.87%) PHP
4 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) CISSP
3 6 (13.04%) CEH
4 5 (10.87%) CISA
4 5 (10.87%) CISM
5 4 (8.70%) ISEB
6 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) GPEN
7 2 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (2.17%) OSCP
8 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) QA
2 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
4 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Nmap
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.35%) Nessus
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) McAfee
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) Qualys
5 1 (2.17%) F5
5 1 (2.17%) Facebook
5 1 (2.17%) Websense
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) NetSuite
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