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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 293 310 330
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +20
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 19 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.12% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.15% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 3
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% +53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £51,550
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -12.70%
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
9484 9722 10291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.02% 80.94% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7865 8554 9393
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014, 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 32 (50.00%) QA
2 29 (45.31%) Selenium
3 25 (39.06%) Automated Testing
4 23 (35.94%) Information Security
5 22 (34.38%) Test Strategy
6 21 (32.81%) Performance Testing
6 21 (32.81%) C#
7 20 (31.25%) Finance
7 20 (31.25%) Cucumber
8 19 (29.69%) Test Scripting
8 19 (29.69%) SQL
8 19 (29.69%) E-Commerce
9 18 (28.13%) Integration Testing
9 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (28.13%) SoapUI
10 17 (26.56%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (26.56%) ISEB
11 16 (25.00%) Project Management
11 16 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 16 (25.00%) Degree
12 14 (21.88%) SpecFlow
13 13 (20.31%) Test Automation
14 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 12 (18.75%) Manual Testing
15 11 (17.19%) Usability Testing
15 11 (17.19%) Load Testing
15 11 (17.19%) CISSP
15 11 (17.19%) .NET
15 11 (17.19%) Java
15 11 (17.19%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Internet
2 6 (9.38%) HTTP
3 4 (6.25%) Firewall
3 4 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (45.31%) Selenium
2 20 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 18 (28.13%) SoapUI
4 16 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 14 (21.88%) SpecFlow
6 11 (17.19%) WebDriver
7 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (14.06%) WATIR
9 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 6 (9.38%) JIRA
11 5 (7.81%) RSpec
11 5 (7.81%) Hudson
12 4 (6.25%) Jasmine
12 4 (6.25%) Capybara
12 4 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
12 4 (6.25%) CruiseControl
12 4 (6.25%) Bugzilla
12 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Retail
3 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Consultant
2 8 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 8 (12.50%) Technology Consultant
2 8 (12.50%) Governance Manager
3 7 (10.94%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Tester
4 6 (9.38%) Portfolio Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) QA Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (4.69%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.13%) Project Governance Manager
7 2 (3.13%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior QA Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Senior QA Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) .NET
2 10 (15.63%) SOAP
2 10 (15.63%) Gherkin
3 8 (12.50%) Web Services
4 5 (7.81%) RESTful
5 4 (6.25%) SAML
6 1 (1.56%) JSON
6 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) BBC
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.25%) Open Source
4 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) CESG
5 1 (1.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) UNIX
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) Automated Testing
2 23 (35.94%) Information Security
3 22 (34.38%) Test Strategy
4 21 (32.81%) Performance Testing
5 19 (29.69%) E-Commerce
5 19 (29.69%) Test Scripting
6 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (28.13%) Integration Testing
7 17 (26.56%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (25.00%) Project Management
9 13 (20.31%) Test Automation
10 12 (18.75%) Manual Testing
11 11 (17.19%) DevOps
11 11 (17.19%) Load Testing
11 11 (17.19%) Usability Testing
12 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
12 10 (15.63%) Scrum
12 10 (15.63%) User Stories
13 9 (14.06%) Cyber Security
13 9 (14.06%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) C#
2 19 (29.69%) SQL
3 11 (17.19%) Java
4 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
5 9 (14.06%) Ruby
6 6 (9.38%) C++
7 4 (6.25%) PHP
7 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.25%) C
7 4 (6.25%) Scala
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) ISEB
2 16 (25.00%) Degree
3 11 (17.19%) CISSP
4 10 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (14.06%) CISM
6 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (12.50%) CCNP
7 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (3.13%) CEH
7 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.56%) GIAC
8 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) GPEN
8 1 (1.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) hybris
3 5 (7.81%) VMware
4 1 (1.56%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) Coverity
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Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago