The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 91 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.37% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
Security 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
701 634 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.49% 84.08% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 504 564 433
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -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% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Dorset

Security 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 Security Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 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 - 3 £34,000 -
Security Testing
South West

Security Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (91.67%) SoapUI
2 11 (91.67%) REST
2 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (91.67%) SOAP
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) SOA
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Selenium
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (66.67%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
1 11 (91.67%) SoapUI
1 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (91.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Automated Tester
1 11 (91.67%) Software Tester
1 11 (91.67%) Tester
2 7 (58.33%) SOA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) REST
1 11 (91.67%) SOAP
1 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (91.67%) SOA
2 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft