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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 87 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.24% 0.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.95%
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
714 660 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.92% 84.51% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 513 585 428
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 2 £34,000 -
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Security Testing
3 12 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (68.75%) SoapUI
4 11 (68.75%) REST
4 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
4 11 (68.75%) Selenium
4 11 (68.75%) SOAP
4 11 (68.75%) Web Services
4 11 (68.75%) SOA
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) SQL
4 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
5 9 (56.25%) .NET
6 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
7 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
8 4 (25.00%) ISEB
8 4 (25.00%) PMI
8 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) Test Management
8 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (25.00%) SDLC
9 1 (6.25%) Defect Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
1 11 (68.75%) SoapUI
1 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Automated Tester
1 11 (68.75%) Software Tester
1 11 (68.75%) Tester
2 7 (43.75%) SOA Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Software Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) REST
1 11 (68.75%) SOAP
1 11 (68.75%) Web Services
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (75.00%) Security Testing
4 11 (68.75%) SOA
4 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft