The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - 84 67
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.15% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.17% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.94%
Penetration Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
488 588 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 88.57% 89.77% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 394 477 434
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Dorset region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Dorset

Penetration Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft