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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
England / East of England
Rank 241 252 263
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.017% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.34% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 8
Median salary £55,000 £50,275 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.39% -14.42%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.38%

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
5216 6511 6429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.21% 87.19% 84.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4266 5154 5142
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +17 1 £55,000 -22.80%
Security Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 10 (66.67%) HP
2 10 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) LoadRunner
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) AWK
5 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (20.00%) WebInspect
7 3 (20.00%) AppScan
7 3 (20.00%) Paros
7 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (20.00%) ISEB
7 3 (20.00%) CISSP
7 3 (20.00%) CISA
7 3 (20.00%) CISM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) LoadRunner
2 3 (20.00%) AppScan
2 3 (20.00%) Burp Suite
2 3 (20.00%) Paros
3 2 (13.33%) Appium
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) TestRail
3 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Test Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Services Director
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (13.33%) REST
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Presales
4 3 (20.00%) Product Management
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
2 7 (46.67%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) AWK
3 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CISA
1 3 (20.00%) CISM
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
1 3 (20.00%) CSSLP
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Fortify
1 3 (20.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) VocaLink