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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 300 310 325
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 20 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.14% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 12
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £83,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
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
9438 9707 10189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 82.09% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7873 8476 9301
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 24 (43.64%) Information Security
2 22 (40.00%) C#
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) QA
3 21 (38.18%) Test Strategy
4 20 (36.36%) Selenium
5 18 (32.73%) Integration Testing
6 17 (30.91%) Automated Testing
6 17 (30.91%) Visual Studio
6 17 (30.91%) Project Management
6 17 (30.91%) Cucumber
7 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (29.09%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 15 (27.27%) Finance
9 14 (25.45%) SQL
10 13 (23.64%) Java
10 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
10 13 (23.64%) Manual Testing
10 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
10 13 (23.64%) Performance Testing
10 13 (23.64%) SpecFlow
11 12 (21.82%) SoapUI
11 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.00%) CISSP
12 11 (20.00%) Degree
12 11 (20.00%) Usability Testing
13 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
13 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (18.18%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) HTTP
1 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) Network Security
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Selenium
2 17 (30.91%) Visual Studio
2 17 (30.91%) Cucumber
3 13 (23.64%) SpecFlow
4 12 (21.82%) SoapUI
5 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 10 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (14.55%) JIRA
7 7 (12.73%) WebDriver
7 7 (12.73%) Hudson
8 6 (10.91%) CruiseControl
8 6 (10.91%) WATIR
8 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
8 6 (10.91%) Bugzilla
9 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
9 4 (7.27%) Jasmine
9 4 (7.27%) Capybara
9 4 (7.27%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (3.64%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Consultant
2 9 (16.36%) Governance Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Technology Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) Portfolio Manager
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Security Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Tester
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.45%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior QA Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Project Governance Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (3.64%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
1 10 (18.18%) SOAP
1 10 (18.18%) Gherkin
2 6 (10.91%) SAML
3 5 (9.09%) RESTful
4 3 (5.45%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.27%) Open Source
5 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.64%) BBC
7 1 (1.82%) CESG
7 1 (1.82%) Derivative
7 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.82%) iPhone
7 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) UNIX
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Information Security
2 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.18%) Test Strategy
4 18 (32.73%) Integration Testing
5 17 (30.91%) Automated Testing
5 17 (30.91%) Project Management
6 16 (29.09%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 13 (23.64%) Performance Testing
8 13 (23.64%) E-Commerce
8 13 (23.64%) Manual Testing
8 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
9 11 (20.00%) Usability Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Scrum
10 10 (18.18%) User Stories
11 9 (16.36%) Cyber Security
11 9 (16.36%) Business Transformation
11 9 (16.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (16.36%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) C#
2 14 (25.45%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 8 (14.55%) C++
6 6 (10.91%) PHP
6 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
6 6 (10.91%) Ruby
6 6 (10.91%) C
7 4 (7.27%) Scala
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) CISSP
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 10 (18.18%) ISEB
3 9 (16.36%) CISM
4 8 (14.55%) CCNP
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.64%) CEH
5 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) GIAC
6 1 (1.82%) GPEN
6 1 (1.82%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) hybris
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) Coverity
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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