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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 295 316 327
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 16 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 14
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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
9252 9737 10335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.57% 81.92% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7748 8479 9423
Average salary £55,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.47% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £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 30 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 30 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 23 (46.00%) Information Security
2 21 (42.00%) C#
3 19 (38.00%) Test Strategy
4 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.00%) QA
5 16 (32.00%) Selenium
5 16 (32.00%) Integration Testing
5 16 (32.00%) Visual Studio
5 16 (32.00%) Project Management
6 15 (30.00%) Cucumber
7 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (28.00%) Java
7 14 (28.00%) Finance
7 14 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (28.00%) Automated Testing
8 13 (26.00%) Test Scripting
9 12 (24.00%) Manual Testing
9 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
9 12 (24.00%) SpecFlow
10 11 (22.00%) SQL
10 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 10 (20.00%) CISSP
11 10 (20.00%) Usability Testing
11 10 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 9 (18.00%) User Stories
12 9 (18.00%) Business Transformation
12 9 (18.00%) Gherkin
12 9 (18.00%) SoapUI

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) HTTP
1 6 (12.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Visual Studio
1 16 (32.00%) Selenium
2 15 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (24.00%) SpecFlow
4 10 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (18.00%) SoapUI
5 9 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (18.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (16.00%) JIRA
7 7 (14.00%) Hudson
8 6 (12.00%) CruiseControl
8 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
8 6 (12.00%) Bugzilla
8 6 (12.00%) WebDriver
9 5 (10.00%) WATIR
10 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
10 4 (8.00%) Jasmine
10 4 (8.00%) Capybara
10 4 (8.00%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (4.00%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) Governance Manager
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Security Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 7 (14.00%) Technology Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Applications Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Tester
7 3 (6.00%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior QA Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Project Governance Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (4.00%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) .NET
1 9 (18.00%) SOAP
1 9 (18.00%) Gherkin
2 6 (12.00%) SAML
3 5 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (2.00%) JSON
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.00%) Open Source
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.00%) iPhone
6 1 (2.00%) BBC
6 1 (2.00%) Derivative
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Solaris
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Information Security
2 19 (38.00%) Test Strategy
3 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.00%) Project Management
4 16 (32.00%) Integration Testing
5 14 (28.00%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (28.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (26.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (24.00%) Manual Testing
7 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (20.00%) Usability Testing
8 10 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 9 (18.00%) Risk Management
9 9 (18.00%) Scrum
9 9 (18.00%) IT Governance
9 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (18.00%) Project Governance
9 9 (18.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) C#
2 14 (28.00%) Java
3 11 (22.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (16.00%) C++
6 6 (12.00%) PHP
6 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (12.00%) C
7 5 (10.00%) Ruby
8 4 (8.00%) Scala
9 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) CISSP
2 9 (18.00%) Degree
3 8 (16.00%) CISM
4 7 (14.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (14.00%) CCNP
4 7 (14.00%) ISEB
5 2 (4.00%) CEH
6 1 (2.00%) GIAC
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) GPEN
6 1 (2.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) Coverity
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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