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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 187 162 166
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.054% 0.50% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.59% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 7
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
3013 3216 2523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.05% 83.84% 81.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2447 2591 2126
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
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 4 May 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
Northamptonshire -3 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £57,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (66.67%) Scrum
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 6 (66.67%) BDD
1 6 (66.67%) QA
1 6 (66.67%) User Stories
1 6 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) COBIT
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) GPEN

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Information Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 6 (66.67%) BDD
1 6 (66.67%) User Stories
1 6 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS