The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
UK / England
Rank 599 601 693
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +92
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 238 344 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 184 259 171
Median salary £50,000 £55,400 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.74% +10.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-14.50% +8.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70158 84275 86248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.85% 88.36% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 58065 70779 71293
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 England

Security Testing
Salary Trend in England

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in England

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in England

Security Testing
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +33 106 £62,500 -3.84% 19
South East +40 56 £50,000 +5.26% 10
South West +16 25 £33,000 -22.35% 3
West Midlands +11 15 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Yorkshire +22 14 £48,000 -4.00% 3
North West -25 13 £52,500 -44.73% 1
East Midlands +17 7 £43,500 -33.07% 1
East of England -3 1 £55,000 +10.00%
North East - 1 £28,000 - 2
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 191 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (29.76%) Java
3 137 (27.18%) Finance
4 136 (26.98%) Information Security
5 126 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 126 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 119 (23.61%) Selenium
7 112 (22.22%) QA
8 107 (21.23%) CISSP
9 95 (18.85%) BDD
10 91 (18.06%) C#
11 87 (17.26%) Degree
12 83 (16.47%) CISM
13 80 (15.87%) Risk Management
14 79 (15.67%) Test Automation
14 79 (15.67%) Cybersecurity
15 76 (15.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 74 (14.68%) Windows
17 73 (14.48%) Scrum
17 73 (14.48%) Computer Science
18 71 (14.09%) Automated Testing
18 71 (14.09%) SQL
19 65 (12.90%) Cucumber
20 64 (12.70%) Load Testing
21 63 (12.50%) JavaScript
22 61 (12.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 60 (11.90%) TDD
24 59 (11.71%) ISTQB
25 57 (11.31%) Microsoft
26 56 (11.11%) ISEB

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 19 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 14 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 13 (2.58%) JBoss
4 12 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.79%) CMS
6 8 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.39%) Confluence
8 6 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.19%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.99%) Apache
9 5 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.40%) WordPress
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.79%) MS Project
3 3 (0.60%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.79%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.98%) Office 365
4 9 (1.79%) SaaS
5 8 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.79%) CloudFront
6 4 (0.79%) Route 53
6 4 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.40%) IaaS
7 2 (0.40%) PaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Heroku
8 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.12%) HTTP
2 49 (9.72%) Firewall
3 34 (6.75%) Network Security
4 28 (5.56%) Wireshark
5 25 (4.96%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.18%) HTTPS
7 9 (1.79%) Wireless
8 8 (1.59%) Internet
9 6 (1.19%) VPN
9 6 (1.19%) Wireless Security
10 5 (0.99%) IPsec
10 5 (0.99%) Skype
10 5 (0.99%) SSH
10 5 (0.99%) SSL
10 5 (0.99%) WAN
11 3 (0.60%) BGP
11 3 (0.60%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.60%) MPLS
11 3 (0.60%) SAN
11 3 (0.60%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.98%) MySQL
3 12 (2.38%) Big Data
3 12 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.98%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.39%) MariaDB
7 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.99%) ZAP BI
8 4 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.60%) GIS
9 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.40%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.40%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.40%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.40%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.20%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 119 (23.61%) Selenium
2 65 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 51 (10.12%) WebDriver
4 48 (9.52%) Burp Suite
5 40 (7.94%) JMeter
6 37 (7.34%) SpecFlow
7 35 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (5.75%) Git (software)
8 29 (5.75%) SoapUI
9 28 (5.56%) Jenkins
10 27 (5.36%) JIRA
11 20 (3.97%) Gatling
12 19 (3.77%) Paros
13 18 (3.57%) AppScan
14 17 (3.37%) Metasploit
15 14 (2.78%) Capybara
15 14 (2.78%) WATIR
16 13 (2.58%) Appium
16 13 (2.58%) NUnit
16 13 (2.58%) Selenium IDE
General
1 137 (27.18%) Finance
2 22 (4.37%) Banking
2 22 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.77%) Legal
4 12 (2.38%) Advertising
5 11 (2.18%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.98%) Retail
7 9 (1.79%) Law
8 7 (1.39%) Marketing
8 7 (1.39%) Publishing
9 4 (0.79%) Electronics
9 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.60%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 122 (24.21%) Tester
2 107 (21.23%) Analyst
3 53 (10.52%) Test Engineer
4 48 (9.52%) QA Tester
4 48 (9.52%) Security Analyst
5 41 (8.13%) Penetration Tester
6 38 (7.54%) Security Manager
7 32 (6.35%) Test Analyst
7 32 (6.35%) Test Automation Engineer
8 30 (5.95%) Security Tester
9 27 (5.36%) Consultant
9 27 (5.36%) Software Test Engineer
10 26 (5.16%) Security Consultant
11 23 (4.56%) Architect
11 23 (4.56%) Test Leader
12 21 (4.17%) Developer
12 21 (4.17%) Risk Manager
12 21 (4.17%) Security Architect
12 21 (4.17%) Security Engineer
12 21 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (10.12%) .NET
2 44 (8.73%) HTML
3 31 (6.15%) XML
4 29 (5.75%) Web Services
5 17 (3.37%) ASP.NET
5 17 (3.37%) CSS
5 17 (3.37%) Gherkin
6 15 (2.98%) HTML5
7 14 (2.78%) SOAP
8 13 (2.58%) REST
9 10 (1.98%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.98%) jQuery
10 9 (1.79%) RESTful
11 7 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (1.39%) Backbone.js
11 7 (1.39%) Handlebars
11 7 (1.39%) JSON
11 7 (1.39%) React
12 6 (1.19%) Guice
12 6 (1.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.48%) Computer Science
2 55 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 43 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.75%) Fintech
5 27 (5.36%) Mobile App
6 25 (4.96%) User Experience
7 24 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
8 14 (2.78%) CESG
8 14 (2.78%) PKI
9 11 (2.18%) NHS
10 6 (1.19%) iPad
10 6 (1.19%) Life Science
11 5 (0.99%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.99%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.79%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.79%) Blog
12 4 (0.79%) BYOD
12 4 (0.79%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (0.79%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (14.68%) Windows
2 54 (10.71%) Linux
3 23 (4.56%) Unix
4 14 (2.78%) Kali Linux
5 7 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.99%) Solaris
7 4 (0.79%) AIX
7 4 (0.79%) Android
8 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (26.98%) Information Security
3 126 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 126 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 95 (18.85%) BDD
5 80 (15.87%) Risk Management
6 79 (15.67%) Cybersecurity
6 79 (15.67%) Test Automation
7 76 (15.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 73 (14.48%) Scrum
9 71 (14.09%) Automated Testing
10 64 (12.70%) Load Testing
11 60 (11.90%) TDD
12 53 (10.52%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (10.32%) Non-Functional Testing
14 48 (9.52%) Software Testing
15 47 (9.33%) OWASP
16 46 (9.13%) SIEM
17 45 (8.93%) Test Management
18 40 (7.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 150 (29.76%) Java
2 91 (18.06%) C#
3 71 (14.09%) SQL
4 63 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 53 (10.52%) Python
6 37 (7.34%) C++
7 35 (6.94%) C
8 33 (6.55%) Ruby
9 27 (5.36%) Perl
10 22 (4.37%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.58%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.18%) PHP
13 9 (1.79%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.59%) Groovy
14 8 (1.59%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.99%) AWK
15 5 (0.99%) Scala
16 4 (0.79%) Erlang
16 4 (0.79%) VB
17 2 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (21.23%) CISSP
2 87 (17.26%) Degree
3 83 (16.47%) CISM
4 59 (11.71%) ISTQB
5 56 (11.11%) ISEB
6 48 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 47 (9.33%) CISA
7 47 (9.33%) CREST Certified
8 44 (8.73%) CEH
9 39 (7.74%) OSCP
10 33 (6.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 30 (5.95%) CHECK Team Leader
12 26 (5.16%) GIAC
13 24 (4.76%) SC Cleared
14 17 (3.37%) GPEN
15 13 (2.58%) CSSLP
16 12 (2.38%) CRISC
17 10 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (1.98%) CLAS
18 9 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (22.22%) QA
2 61 (12.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (8.33%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 9 (1.79%) SDET
5 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.40%) BS7799
6 2 (0.40%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.40%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.40%) RMADS
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) ISO27002
System Software
1 16 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.79%) vSphere
4 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) iptables
5 1 (0.20%) KVM
5 1 (0.20%) NFS
5 1 (0.20%) Samba
5 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 34 (6.75%) Nessus
2 19 (3.77%) HP Fortify
3 17 (3.37%) Nmap
4 13 (2.58%) WebInspect
5 12 (2.38%) OpenVAS
6 9 (1.79%) Nagios
7 8 (1.59%) Puppet
8 4 (0.79%) CSIRT
8 4 (0.79%) Kibana
8 4 (0.79%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.60%) Ansible
9 3 (0.60%) Grafana
9 3 (0.60%) SCCM
10 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.20%) Check_MK
11 1 (0.20%) Graylog
11 1 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.20%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 57 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.15%) HP
3 27 (5.36%) Oracle
4 14 (2.78%) VMware
5 13 (2.58%) Qualys
6 11 (2.18%) IBM
6 11 (2.18%) Splunk
7 8 (1.59%) Google
7 8 (1.59%) SAP
8 6 (1.19%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.19%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.99%) hybris
9 5 (0.99%) LogRhythm
9 5 (0.99%) New Relic
10 4 (0.79%) ATG
10 4 (0.79%) Demandware
11 3 (0.60%) NetApp
11 3 (0.60%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.40%) Apple
12 2 (0.40%) Cognizant
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 (Plus excellent package)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: From £17,500 to £20,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, pension, private healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits + TOP 10
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Reco Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £65-000 + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum c£45k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 40% Staff Discount + Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Sanderson
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago