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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
London / City of London
Rank 208 246 303
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +57
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 24 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 11
Median salary £62,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £67,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
4419 5680 8637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.96% 88.79% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4003 5094 7456
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 18 (40.00%) Information Security
2 16 (35.56%) Performance Testing
2 16 (35.56%) WebDriver
2 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
3 15 (33.33%) Selenium
3 15 (33.33%) CISM
3 15 (33.33%) CISSP
4 14 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (26.67%) CISA
7 11 (24.44%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (24.44%) Automated Testing
7 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
8 10 (22.22%) BDD
8 10 (22.22%) SoapUI
8 10 (22.22%) SIEM
8 10 (22.22%) QA
8 10 (22.22%) Web Testing
8 10 (22.22%) Finance
9 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 9 (20.00%) Java
9 9 (20.00%) Linux
10 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.78%) HTTP
10 8 (17.78%) CRISC
10 8 (17.78%) SABSA
11 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
11 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (15.56%) Legal
11 7 (15.56%) Banking

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) CMS
1 5 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.67%) JBoss
2 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.22%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.22%) Route 53
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) HTTP
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) IPsec
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.22%) SSH
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
1 16 (35.56%) WebDriver
2 15 (33.33%) Selenium
3 11 (24.44%) Jenkins
4 10 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 6 (13.33%) Gatling
5 6 (13.33%) The Grinder
6 5 (11.11%) Capybara
6 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 5 (11.11%) JMeter
6 5 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 5 (11.11%) WATIR
7 3 (6.67%) AppScan
7 3 (6.67%) Burp Suite
7 3 (6.67%) Paros
8 1 (2.22%) Grunt
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
2 7 (15.56%) Legal
3 5 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Tester
2 6 (13.33%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Automation Tester
2 6 (13.33%) Risk Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Lead Tester
3 5 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
3 5 (11.11%) QA Leader
3 5 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 5 (11.11%) Ruby Automation Tester
3 5 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
3 5 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
3 5 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 5 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Web Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Web Applications Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Guice
2 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 5 (11.11%) SOAP
2 5 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.44%) LAMP
3 2 (4.44%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.44%) CESG
4 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Information Security
2 16 (35.56%) Performance Testing
3 14 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (24.44%) Automated Testing
5 11 (24.44%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (22.22%) BDD
6 10 (22.22%) SIEM
6 10 (22.22%) Web Testing
7 8 (17.78%) SABSA
8 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (13.33%) Security Management
8 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.11%) TDD
9 5 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (11.11%) Ruby
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.44%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) CISM
1 15 (33.33%) CISSP
2 12 (26.67%) CISA
3 8 (17.78%) CRISC
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
5 3 (6.67%) CSSLP
6 2 (4.44%) CEH
6 2 (4.44%) CREST Certified
6 2 (4.44%) SANS
7 1 (2.22%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (2.22%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (2.22%) GIAC
7 1 (2.22%) GPEN
7 1 (2.22%) OSCP
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
2 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
4 4 (8.89%) ISO27005
4 4 (8.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (4.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) NFS
2 1 (2.22%) Samba
2 1 (2.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Fortify
1 3 (6.67%) WebInspect
2 2 (4.44%) CSIRT
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) Nessus
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Splunk
5 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
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