The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 298 309 334
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +25
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 34 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.051% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.064% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 7
Average salary £47,500 £36,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.03% -30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £30,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £48,750 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10299 9379 10943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 79.75% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 8195 9932
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Security Testing
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 23 (51.11%) QA
2 21 (46.67%) Selenium
3 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 16 (35.56%) Finance
6 14 (31.11%) SQL
6 14 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (31.11%) Automated Testing
6 14 (31.11%) Degree
7 13 (28.89%) ISEB
8 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 12 (26.67%) SoapUI
9 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
9 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
9 11 (24.44%) Information Security
10 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
11 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
11 8 (17.78%) Web Services
11 8 (17.78%) Java
11 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
12 7 (15.56%) SpecFlow
12 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
12 7 (15.56%) .NET
12 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.56%) Internet
12 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
12 7 (15.56%) Quality Management
12 7 (15.56%) Web Testing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) Network Security
3 2 (4.44%) HTTP
3 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) Selenium
2 12 (26.67%) SoapUI
3 11 (24.44%) Cucumber
4 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
5 7 (15.56%) SpecFlow
6 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 5 (11.11%) RSpec
6 5 (11.11%) WATIR
7 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (8.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (4.44%) Metasploit
9 1 (2.22%) JMeter
9 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Tester
2 8 (17.78%) Test Leader
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (8.89%) Technology Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) QA Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Assurance Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior QA Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Security Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Test Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Quality Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Governance Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Automated Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Web Services
2 7 (15.56%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) Gherkin
3 4 (8.89%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) J2EE
4 2 (4.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) RESTful
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) BBC
1 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 14 (31.11%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (31.11%) Automated Testing
4 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
5 11 (24.44%) Test Scripting
5 11 (24.44%) Information Security
6 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.78%) Integration Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
8 7 (15.56%) Quality Management
8 7 (15.56%) Web Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Load Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
9 6 (13.33%) Project Management
10 5 (11.11%) BDD
10 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
10 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security
11 4 (8.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) Ruby
4 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
2 13 (28.89%) ISEB
3 5 (11.11%) CISM
3 5 (11.11%) CISSP
4 4 (8.89%) CEH
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.89%) CCNP
5 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.44%) GPEN
6 2 (4.44%) GIAC
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (51.11%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) hybris
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
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