The first table below looks at the demand for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 252 226 263
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +37
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 11 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.53% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 7
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,250 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6243 5802 6362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.29% 75.93% 74.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5107 4856 5391
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in the East of England

Security Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -10 4 £52,500 -25.00%
Essex - 4 £68,750 - 1
Hertfordshire -24 3 £62,500 +38.88%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 19 (39.58%) Security Architecture
3 17 (35.42%) SQL
4 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (31.25%) HTTP
6 14 (29.17%) .NET
6 14 (29.17%) Web Services
6 14 (29.17%) Performance Testing
7 13 (27.08%) Risk Analysis
7 13 (27.08%) PKI
7 13 (27.08%) Scrum
7 13 (27.08%) C#
7 13 (27.08%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (27.08%) Database Security
8 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 12 (25.00%) Lync
8 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 11 (22.92%) QA
9 11 (22.92%) CSS
9 11 (22.92%) HTML
9 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.75%) Ajax
10 9 (18.75%) TDD
10 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (18.75%) JSON
10 9 (18.75%) jQuery

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (25.00%) Lync
1 12 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) HTTP
2 6 (12.50%) Internet
3 4 (8.33%) STUN
3 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.33%) SSL
3 4 (8.33%) X.509
4 1 (2.08%) Junos
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 9 (18.75%) Jasmine
2 5 (10.42%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) WATIR
5 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.08%) QADirector
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Analyst
2 14 (29.17%) Security Analyst
2 14 (29.17%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (29.17%) Senior Security Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 10 (20.83%) Test Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) QA Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) QA Specialist
8 3 (6.25%) Automated Test Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.25%) Applications Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) .NET
1 14 (29.17%) Web Services
2 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.92%) CSS
3 11 (22.92%) HTML
4 9 (18.75%) Ajax
4 9 (18.75%) JSON
4 9 (18.75%) jQuery
4 9 (18.75%) WCF
4 9 (18.75%) XML
4 9 (18.75%) CSS3
4 9 (18.75%) HTML5
4 9 (18.75%) Backbone.js
4 9 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (8.33%) RESTful
5 4 (8.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) PKI
2 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.33%) Open Source
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Online Games
6 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.08%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Security Architecture
2 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (29.17%) Performance Testing
5 13 (27.08%) Risk Analysis
5 13 (27.08%) Scrum
5 13 (27.08%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (27.08%) Database Security
6 9 (18.75%) TDD
6 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 9 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 9 (18.75%) SOA
6 9 (18.75%) OO
6 9 (18.75%) MVC
6 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (16.67%) Network Architecture
7 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) C#
3 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.75%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) Python
5 8 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (8.33%) Ruby
6 4 (8.33%) Scala
6 4 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) ISEB
1 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) CSSLP
3 2 (4.17%) CEH
3 2 (4.17%) CISSP
3 2 (4.17%) CISM
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Nessus
2 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Progress
4 1 (2.08%) Juniper
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