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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 204 246 320
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +74
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 28 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.26% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.30% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 9
Median salary £66,250 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.19% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,250 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
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
4616 6084 9403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 86.88% 88.02% 84.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 5369 8124
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £85,000
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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016, 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 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) WebDriver
3 17 (36.17%) Cucumber
3 17 (36.17%) Java
4 16 (34.04%) Selenium
4 16 (34.04%) Performance Testing
5 15 (31.91%) QA
6 14 (29.79%) Information Security
7 13 (27.66%) CISSP
7 13 (27.66%) CISM
7 13 (27.66%) Finance
8 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
9 11 (23.40%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (23.40%) JMeter
9 11 (23.40%) Linux
9 11 (23.40%) HTTP
9 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 11 (23.40%) BDD
9 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
10 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
10 10 (21.28%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (21.28%) Banking
11 9 (19.15%) HTML
11 9 (19.15%) SQL
11 9 (19.15%) SOAP
11 9 (19.15%) XML
11 9 (19.15%) PCI DSS
11 9 (19.15%) Open Source
11 9 (19.15%) Web Testing

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 (10.64%) CMS
1 5 (10.64%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (10.64%) Umbraco
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) JBoss
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
1 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.13%) CloudFront
4 1 (2.13%) Route 53
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) IPsec
3 1 (2.13%) Network Security
3 1 (2.13%) OpenVPN
3 1 (2.13%) SSH
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
3 1 (2.13%) Wideband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) WebDriver
2 17 (36.17%) Cucumber
3 16 (34.04%) Selenium
4 11 (23.40%) JMeter
5 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
6 9 (19.15%) SoapUI
7 7 (14.89%) Burp Suite
7 7 (14.89%) Gatling
8 5 (10.64%) Capybara
8 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
8 5 (10.64%) The Grinder
8 5 (10.64%) WATIR
9 4 (8.51%) Protractor
9 4 (8.51%) TeamCity
10 3 (6.38%) AppScan
10 3 (6.38%) HP UFT
10 3 (6.38%) JIRA
10 3 (6.38%) Paros
11 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
12 1 (2.13%) Grunt
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Publishing
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Analyst
1 11 (23.40%) Tester
2 10 (21.28%) Automation Tester
3 8 (17.02%) Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Security Architect
4 7 (14.89%) QA Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) QA Leader
6 5 (10.64%) Lead Tester
6 5 (10.64%) QA Automation Tester
6 5 (10.64%) QA Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Ruby Automation Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Automation Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Senior QA Tester
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Information Security Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) HTML
1 9 (19.15%) SOAP
1 9 (19.15%) XML
2 5 (10.64%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) Guice
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
4 3 (6.38%) XBRL
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.26%) Middleware
6 1 (2.13%) LAMP
6 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) BYOD
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.26%) CESG
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Tandem
4 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Unix
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Performance Testing
3 14 (29.79%) Information Security
4 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
5 11 (23.40%) BDD
5 11 (23.40%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
7 9 (19.15%) Open Source
7 9 (19.15%) Test Management
7 9 (19.15%) Web Testing
8 8 (17.02%) Defect Management
8 8 (17.02%) Test Planning
9 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
10 6 (12.77%) ITIL
10 6 (12.77%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
11 5 (10.64%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) Ruby
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.26%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) Scala
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) CISM
1 13 (27.66%) CISSP
2 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) ISEB
2 8 (17.02%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.89%) CISA
4 3 (6.38%) CEH
4 3 (6.38%) CSSLP
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.26%) CREST Certified
5 2 (4.26%) CRISC
5 2 (4.26%) SANS
6 1 (2.13%) GIAC
6 1 (2.13%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) QA
2 9 (19.15%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.51%) ISO27005
3 4 (8.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (4.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Fortify
1 3 (6.38%) WebInspect
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.13%) Nessus
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) HP
3 5 (10.64%) Sitecore
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) Qualys
6 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.13%) Splunk
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Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 (with exceptional package)
Posted: Yesterday
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