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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 305 314 315
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 12 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.16% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 9
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £36,700 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
8729 9610 9183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.58% 82.97% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7577 8199 8267
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 December 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 29 December 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 17 (56.67%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) C#
2 13 (43.33%) Information Security
3 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
4 9 (30.00%) Firewall
4 9 (30.00%) QA
5 8 (26.67%) JIRA
5 8 (26.67%) OWASP
5 8 (26.67%) Hudson
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
5 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (23.33%) C++
6 7 (23.33%) PHP
6 7 (23.33%) C
6 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
6 7 (23.33%) SAML
6 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
6 7 (23.33%) Finance
6 7 (23.33%) Bugzilla
6 7 (23.33%) VMware
6 7 (23.33%) SaaS
6 7 (23.33%) WebDriver
6 7 (23.33%) Network Security
6 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
6 7 (23.33%) CruiseControl
7 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Selenium
7 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) Network Security
3 4 (13.33%) HTTP
4 2 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) SSL
5 1 (3.33%) DMZ
5 1 (3.33%) IPsec
5 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (26.67%) JIRA
2 8 (26.67%) Hudson
3 7 (23.33%) WebDriver
3 7 (23.33%) CruiseControl
3 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
3 7 (23.33%) Bugzilla
4 6 (20.00%) Selenium
4 6 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (13.33%) Capybara
5 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (13.33%) SpecFlow
5 4 (13.33%) WATIR
6 2 (6.67%) NUnit
6 2 (6.67%) JMeter
6 2 (6.67%) QUnit
6 2 (6.67%) Mockito
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Security Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Portfolio Manager
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Governance Manager
6 4 (13.33%) QA Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Senior QA Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Security Risk Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) SAML
2 5 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (6.67%) CESG
5 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Information Security
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) OWASP
2 8 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (20.00%) BDD
3 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 5 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) C++
3 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
3 7 (23.33%) PHP
3 7 (23.33%) C
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) Scala
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) CEH
3 2 (6.67%) OSCP
3 2 (6.67%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) CISA
3 2 (6.67%) CISM
4 1 (3.33%) GIAC
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
2 6 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) McAfee
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Websense
4 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.33%) F5
City, London
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago