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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 262 306 320
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +14
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 46 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.23% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.27% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 39 16 9
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,750 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +12.22%
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
8872 10353 9929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.14% 83.62% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7566 8532 8703
Average salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 July 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 July 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 49 (51.04%) Finance
2 34 (35.42%) Information Security
3 33 (34.38%) C#
4 32 (33.33%) Java
4 32 (33.33%) CISSP
5 29 (30.21%) C
6 27 (28.13%) .NET
7 25 (26.04%) C++
8 23 (23.96%) OWASP
9 22 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
10 21 (21.88%) Relational Database
11 20 (20.83%) Python
11 20 (20.83%) RDBMS
11 20 (20.83%) Project Management
12 18 (18.75%) Struts
12 18 (18.75%) Spring
12 18 (18.75%) Cyber Security
12 18 (18.75%) Degree
13 17 (17.71%) Problem Management
13 17 (17.71%) Selenium
13 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
15 15 (15.63%) QA
15 15 (15.63%) Network Security
16 13 (13.54%) Test Automation
16 13 (13.54%) Windows
16 13 (13.54%) TDD
17 12 (12.50%) VMware
18 11 (11.46%) HTTP
18 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (9.38%) Apache
2 8 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.17%) IIS
3 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.08%) nginx
4 2 (2.08%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.08%) Route 53
1 2 (2.08%) IaaS
1 2 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.04%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.63%) Network Security
2 11 (11.46%) HTTP
3 7 (7.29%) Internet
4 6 (6.25%) Wireless Security
4 6 (6.25%) Wireless
5 3 (3.13%) Firewall
6 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 20 (20.83%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.21%) MySQL
4 4 (4.17%) Big Data
5 2 (2.08%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.08%) SimpleDB
5 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) Selenium
2 11 (11.46%) WebDriver
3 10 (10.42%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 8 (8.33%) Capybara
4 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (7.29%) WATIR
6 2 (2.08%) JIRA
6 2 (2.08%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.08%) Firebug
7 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.04%) jMock
7 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.04%) JMeter
7 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.04%) Mockito
General
1 49 (51.04%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) Electronics
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (18.75%) Applications Specialist
1 18 (18.75%) Security Specialist
1 18 (18.75%) Application Security Specialist
2 15 (15.63%) Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Tester
4 9 (9.38%) Penetration Tester
5 8 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 7 (7.29%) Security Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Security Manager
8 5 (5.21%) QA Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Test Team Leader
8 5 (5.21%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Tester
9 4 (4.17%) Information Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
9 4 (4.17%) Security Officer
10 3 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.13%) .NET
2 18 (18.75%) Spring
2 18 (18.75%) Struts
3 7 (7.29%) HTML
3 7 (7.29%) RESTful
4 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.17%) CSS
5 3 (3.13%) SOAP
5 3 (3.13%) Web Services
5 3 (3.13%) XML
6 2 (2.08%) XSL
6 2 (2.08%) Flash
6 2 (2.08%) XHTML
6 2 (2.08%) POSIX
6 2 (2.08%) WSDL
6 2 (2.08%) JSP
6 2 (2.08%) J2EE
6 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.08%) Apache Axis
6 2 (2.08%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.29%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Cryptography
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.17%) Semantic Web
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
5 3 (3.13%) CESG
6 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.04%) DTV
7 1 (1.04%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 9 (9.38%) Linux
3 6 (6.25%) UNIX
4 5 (5.21%) Android
4 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.13%) Debian
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) Information Security
2 23 (23.96%) OWASP
3 22 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (20.83%) Project Management
5 18 (18.75%) Cyber Security
6 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (17.71%) Problem Management
7 13 (13.54%) TDD
7 13 (13.54%) Test Automation
8 11 (11.46%) BDD
8 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.42%) Automated Testing
9 10 (10.42%) Open Source
10 9 (9.38%) Test Strategy
10 9 (9.38%) Load Testing
10 9 (9.38%) DevOps
11 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 6 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (5.21%) Line Management
13 5 (5.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 33 (34.38%) C#
2 32 (33.33%) Java
3 29 (30.21%) C
4 25 (26.04%) C++
5 20 (20.83%) Python
6 7 (7.29%) SQL
7 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.17%) PHP
9 3 (3.13%) Ruby
10 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (33.33%) CISSP
2 18 (18.75%) Degree
3 11 (11.46%) GPEN
4 9 (9.38%) CEH
5 8 (8.33%) CISA
5 8 (8.33%) CISM
6 5 (5.21%) OSCP
7 4 (4.17%) ISEB
7 4 (4.17%) CSSLP
7 4 (4.17%) GWAPT
8 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (1.04%) GIAC
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.04%) CCNP
10 1 (1.04%) CCNA
10 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.04%) OSCE
10 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.63%) QA
2 6 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (5.21%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.17%) HIPAA
5 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) AppDetective
2 3 (3.13%) Nmap
3 2 (2.08%) Nessus
3 2 (2.08%) Puppet
3 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.08%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) VMware
2 8 (8.33%) IBM
3 6 (6.25%) Oracle
3 6 (6.25%) WorldPay
4 5 (5.21%) HP
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.13%) McAfee
6 3 (3.13%) Qualys
7 1 (1.04%) Facebook
7 1 (1.04%) SAP
7 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.04%) Google
7 1 (1.04%) NetSuite
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Runpath
Salary: Great benefits - 30 days holiday, BUPA, Cycle to Work and more!
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago