The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 245 213 235
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +22
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 20 30 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.55% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 42
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6345 5502 6882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.77% 80.19% 76.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5074 4376 5913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -5 12 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Hertfordshire -18 5 £75,000 - 1
Essex -25 3 - -
Security Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (46.88%) QA
2 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) WATIR
5 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) ISEB
6 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.50%) C#
7 4 (12.50%) MS Office
7 4 (12.50%) XML
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) Games
7 4 (12.50%) Python
7 4 (12.50%) Information Security
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 4 (12.50%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Network Security
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) VPN
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) WATIR
2 6 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 4 (12.50%) Sahi
3 4 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (9.38%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) JMeter
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (12.50%) Games
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Test Specialist
2 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Security Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) jQuery
2 4 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) JSP
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) CESG
3 2 (6.25%) Physics
4 1 (3.13%) Online Games
4 1 (3.13%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Information Security
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
7 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) Python
3 4 (12.50%) Ruby
3 4 (12.50%) F#
3 4 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) CISSP
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) HND
5 1 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.13%) SSCP
5 1 (3.13%) GCIA
5 1 (3.13%) GCIH
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) JSP 440
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Qualys
3 1 (3.13%) Rapid7
3 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
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Intelletect
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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