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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 253 228 223
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 14 49 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.62% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.79% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 41 33
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +21.05%
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
5813 6218 6455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.06% 78.71% 76.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 5094 5519
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Essex -4 5 £80,000 -7.24%
Hertfordshire -7 5 £52,500 +3.96%
Cambridgeshire -11 3 £32,000 -44.34% 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Security Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (48.48%) QA
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (24.24%) SQL
6 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Finance
7 5 (15.15%) Information Security
7 5 (15.15%) ISEB
7 5 (15.15%) CISSP
7 5 (15.15%) .NET
7 5 (15.15%) C#
7 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
7 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
7 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
8 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
8 4 (12.12%) Selenium
8 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
8 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
8 4 (12.12%) jQuery
8 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.12%) System Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Test Management
8 4 (12.12%) HTML5
8 4 (12.12%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Selenium
2 3 (9.09%) Sahi
2 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 3 (9.09%) Jasmine
2 3 (9.09%) WATIR
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Security Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Senior QA Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Manager
3 4 (12.12%) QA Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
3 4 (12.12%) Information Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Security Administrator
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) jQuery
2 4 (12.12%) HTML5
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
1 4 (12.12%) Cryptography
1 4 (12.12%) Mathematics
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Performance Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Information Security
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Test Management
7 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) Information Security Management
7 4 (12.12%) Security Management
7 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.12%) System Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.12%) Test Planning
8 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) C++
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby
4 3 (9.09%) F#
5 2 (6.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
1 5 (15.15%) CISSP
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.12%) CISA
2 4 (12.12%) CISM
2 4 (12.12%) CISMP
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Qualys
3 2 (6.06%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Rapid7
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