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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 244 254 237
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 20 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.23% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 27
Average salary £28,750 £52,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.23% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +2.53%
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
6217 6484 6231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.81% 80.15% 78.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5138 5351 5292
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +10 12 - -
Hertfordshire -3 4 £27,500 -45.54%
Suffolk - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £30,000 -52.94% 1
Security Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 14 (41.18%) CISSP
2 13 (38.24%) Finance
3 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 11 (32.35%) QA
5 10 (29.41%) Problem Management
5 10 (29.41%) Regression Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Project Management
6 7 (20.59%) .NET
6 7 (20.59%) Information Security
7 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Test Management
7 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 6 (17.65%) System Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
8 5 (14.71%) BDD
8 5 (14.71%) Analytics
8 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
8 5 (14.71%) Security Management
8 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
8 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.76%) CISMP
9 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
9 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 4 (11.76%) Load Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Senior Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Tester
2 5 (14.71%) QA Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Senior QA Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Information Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Software Tester
3 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (2.94%) QA Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Security Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
2 10 (29.41%) Project Management
2 10 (29.41%) Regression Testing
2 10 (29.41%) Problem Management
3 7 (20.59%) Information Security
4 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
4 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Test Management
4 6 (17.65%) System Testing
5 5 (14.71%) BDD
5 5 (14.71%) Analytics
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Information Security Management
5 5 (14.71%) Security Management
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Load Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C++
1 4 (11.76%) Java
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) CISSP
2 4 (11.76%) CISA
2 4 (11.76%) CISM
2 4 (11.76%) CISMP
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
2 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) HP
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