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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 82 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.14% - 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
599 679 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 84.13% 80.07% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 455 535 533
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
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