The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 158 149 157
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 11 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.53% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.65% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 4
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +131.48%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +12.22%
Security Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3157 3085 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.07% 82.24% 78.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2621 2571 2126
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Security Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire - 4 £91,250 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £47,500 -
Leicestershire +2 2 £34,375 -45.00%
Derbyshire +1 2 £19,000 -62.74%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
3 8 (61.54%) Network Security
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
5 5 (38.46%) Open Source
5 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (38.46%) CISSP
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) Cryptography
6 4 (30.77%) WebInspect
6 4 (30.77%) UNIX
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) SOA
6 4 (30.77%) HTTP
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) OWASP
6 4 (30.77%) CSSLP
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
6 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Network Security
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.69%) Behat
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Security Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) Information Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Application Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
2 2 (15.38%) QA Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Assurance Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Software Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Cryptography
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) OWASP
5 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CSSLP
3 1 (7.69%) GPEN
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 4 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (15.38%) QA
4 1 (7.69%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Telerik