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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
UK / England
Rank 596 584 706
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +122
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 250 335 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.36% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 193 241 168
Median salary £53,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.82% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
69486 81091 83390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.16% 87.73% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57715 68186 69254
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 January 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 January 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 +24 122 £65,000 +4.00% 21
South East +44 44 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Yorkshire +33 25 £49,000 +63.33% 3
South West +19 19 £33,000 -17.50% 1
West Midlands -16 16 £42,500 - 2
North West -30 15 £60,000 -36.84% 4
East Midlands +9 7 £43,500 -33.07% 2
North East -3 1 £28,000 +7.69%
East of England -7 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Security Testing
UK

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 196 (40.25%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (30.80%) Java
3 142 (29.16%) Information Security
4 138 (28.34%) Penetration Testing
5 127 (26.08%) Finance
6 109 (22.38%) Performance Testing
7 106 (21.77%) Selenium
8 97 (19.92%) CISSP
9 94 (19.30%) QA
10 93 (19.10%) BDD
11 92 (18.89%) C#
12 85 (17.45%) Degree
13 83 (17.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 82 (16.84%) Windows
15 74 (15.20%) Cybersecurity
16 72 (14.78%) CISM
17 70 (14.37%) Risk Management
18 69 (14.17%) Computer Science
19 68 (13.96%) Cucumber
20 65 (13.35%) Scrum
21 64 (13.14%) Test Automation
21 64 (13.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 63 (12.94%) Automated Testing
23 62 (12.73%) .NET
24 61 (12.53%) Linux
25 60 (12.32%) JavaScript
26 59 (12.11%) Python
26 59 (12.11%) Microsoft
27 58 (11.91%) SQL
28 55 (11.29%) Management Information System

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 21 (4.31%) WebLogic
2 16 (3.29%) WebSphere
3 15 (3.08%) JBoss
4 14 (2.87%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.05%) CMS
6 9 (1.85%) Confluence
7 7 (1.44%) Apache
8 6 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.23%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.41%) WordPress
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.82%) MS Office
2 4 (0.82%) MS Project
3 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.85%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.62%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.41%) Magento
3 2 (0.41%) Maximo
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.64%) Office 365
4 5 (1.03%) SaaS
5 4 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.82%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.82%) CloudFront
5 4 (0.82%) Route 53
5 4 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.41%) IaaS
6 2 (0.41%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.09%) HTTP
2 50 (10.27%) Network Security
3 44 (9.03%) Firewall
4 27 (5.54%) TCP/IP
5 21 (4.31%) Wireshark
6 18 (3.70%) HTTPS
7 9 (1.85%) Internet
8 6 (1.23%) IPsec
8 6 (1.23%) Wireless
9 4 (0.82%) VPN
10 3 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (0.62%) Skype
10 3 (0.62%) SSL
11 2 (0.41%) DNS
11 2 (0.41%) LAN
11 2 (0.41%) OpenVPN
11 2 (0.41%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.41%) SSH
11 2 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.08%) Big Data
3 13 (2.67%) MySQL
4 12 (2.46%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.62%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.62%) ZAP BI
9 2 (0.41%) GIS
9 2 (0.41%) Infinispan
9 2 (0.41%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.21%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 106 (21.77%) Selenium
2 68 (13.96%) Cucumber
3 51 (10.47%) Burp Suite
4 49 (10.06%) WebDriver
5 40 (8.21%) SpecFlow
6 37 (7.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (6.57%) JMeter
8 27 (5.54%) Git (software)
8 27 (5.54%) SoapUI
9 26 (5.34%) Metasploit
10 25 (5.13%) Jenkins
10 25 (5.13%) JIRA
11 22 (4.52%) AppScan
12 18 (3.70%) Paros
13 17 (3.49%) Gatling
14 12 (2.46%) Capybara
14 12 (2.46%) PhantomJS
14 12 (2.46%) Selenium IDE
14 12 (2.46%) Visual Studio
14 12 (2.46%) WATIR
General
1 127 (26.08%) Finance
2 28 (5.75%) Legal
3 22 (4.52%) Banking
4 17 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.46%) Advertising
6 11 (2.26%) Retail
7 8 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.64%) Law
8 7 (1.44%) Publishing
9 4 (0.82%) Marketing
10 3 (0.62%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 122 (25.05%) Tester
2 108 (22.18%) Analyst
3 50 (10.27%) Security Analyst
4 48 (9.86%) Penetration Tester
5 37 (7.60%) Test Analyst
6 36 (7.39%) QA Tester
6 36 (7.39%) Security Tester
7 35 (7.19%) Test Engineer
8 32 (6.57%) Security Manager
9 29 (5.95%) Consultant
9 29 (5.95%) Security Engineer
9 29 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
10 28 (5.75%) Security Consultant
11 27 (5.54%) Security Penetration Tester
12 26 (5.34%) Architect
13 23 (4.72%) Senior Test Analyst
14 22 (4.52%) Developer
14 22 (4.52%) Test Automation Engineer
15 21 (4.31%) Security Specialist
16 20 (4.11%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (12.73%) .NET
2 37 (7.60%) HTML
3 31 (6.37%) XML
4 27 (5.54%) Web Services
5 22 (4.52%) Gherkin
6 20 (4.11%) ASP.NET
7 18 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 14 (2.87%) SOAP
9 12 (2.46%) Backbone.js
9 12 (2.46%) Handlebars
9 12 (2.46%) React
9 12 (2.46%) REST
10 11 (2.26%) CSS
11 9 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (1.85%) LAMP
11 9 (1.85%) WCF
12 8 (1.64%) HTML5
13 7 (1.44%) jQuery
13 7 (1.44%) JSON
13 7 (1.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.17%) Computer Science
2 55 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 42 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (6.16%) Mobile App
5 23 (4.72%) Fintech
6 22 (4.52%) User Experience
7 21 (4.31%) Mobile Payment
8 18 (3.70%) CESG
9 13 (2.67%) PKI
10 12 (2.46%) NHS
11 11 (2.26%) Mathematics
12 9 (1.85%) Physics
12 9 (1.85%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.23%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.03%) Blog
14 5 (1.03%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (1.03%) iPad
15 4 (0.82%) BYOD
16 3 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 82 (16.84%) Windows
2 61 (12.53%) Linux
3 27 (5.54%) Unix
4 16 (3.29%) Kali Linux
5 10 (2.05%) AIX
6 9 (1.85%) Solaris
7 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.03%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.82%) Android
9 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (40.25%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (29.16%) Information Security
3 138 (28.34%) Penetration Testing
4 109 (22.38%) Performance Testing
5 93 (19.10%) BDD
6 83 (17.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 74 (15.20%) Cybersecurity
8 70 (14.37%) Risk Management
9 65 (13.35%) Scrum
10 64 (13.14%) Test Automation
11 63 (12.94%) Automated Testing
12 53 (10.88%) TDD
13 49 (10.06%) Load Testing
13 49 (10.06%) Non-Functional Testing
14 47 (9.65%) OWASP
15 45 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (9.24%) Test Management
16 44 (9.03%) Software Testing
17 42 (8.62%) Ethical Hacking
18 41 (8.42%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 150 (30.80%) Java
2 92 (18.89%) C#
3 60 (12.32%) JavaScript
4 59 (12.11%) Python
5 58 (11.91%) SQL
6 44 (9.03%) C++
7 39 (8.01%) C
8 36 (7.39%) Ruby
9 30 (6.16%) Perl
10 23 (4.72%) Bash Shell
11 22 (4.52%) VB.NET
12 21 (4.31%) PHP
13 10 (2.05%) Scala
14 9 (1.85%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.64%) Groovy
16 5 (1.03%) AWK
16 5 (1.03%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.82%) Go
17 4 (0.82%) VB
17 4 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 97 (19.92%) CISSP
2 85 (17.45%) Degree
3 72 (14.78%) CISM
4 52 (10.68%) CREST Certified
4 52 (10.68%) ISTQB
4 52 (10.68%) Security Cleared
5 50 (10.27%) ISEB
6 47 (9.65%) CEH
7 44 (9.03%) CISA
8 41 (8.42%) OSCP
9 33 (6.78%) CHECK Team Leader
10 32 (6.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 29 (5.95%) SC Cleared
12 18 (3.70%) GIAC
13 15 (3.08%) GPEN
14 13 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (2.67%) CRISC
14 13 (2.67%) CSSLP
15 11 (2.26%) DV Cleared
16 10 (2.05%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (19.30%) QA
2 64 (13.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (8.62%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (1.64%) SDET
6 5 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.82%) ISO27005
8 3 (0.62%) COBIT
8 3 (0.62%) RMADS
9 2 (0.41%) BS7799
9 2 (0.41%) COSO
10 1 (0.21%) EFQM
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.62%) iptables
3 3 (0.62%) KVM
4 2 (0.41%) Gluster
5 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) NFS
5 1 (0.21%) Samba
5 1 (0.21%) Squid
5 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (7.19%) Nessus
2 26 (5.34%) HP Fortify
3 19 (3.90%) Nmap
4 14 (2.87%) WebInspect
5 13 (2.67%) OpenVAS
6 10 (2.05%) Puppet
7 7 (1.44%) Nagios
8 4 (0.82%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.62%) Ansible
9 3 (0.62%) Check_MK
9 3 (0.62%) Grafana
9 3 (0.62%) Graylog
9 3 (0.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.62%) Kibana
9 3 (0.62%) Pingdom
9 3 (0.62%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 59 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.01%) HP
3 27 (5.54%) Oracle
4 16 (3.29%) IBM
4 16 (3.29%) Qualys
5 13 (2.67%) Google
6 12 (2.46%) Splunk
6 12 (2.46%) VMware
7 8 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.23%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.03%) LogRhythm
9 5 (1.03%) New Relic
10 4 (0.82%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.82%) hybris
10 4 (0.82%) SAP
10 4 (0.82%) Veracode
11 3 (0.62%) ATG
11 3 (0.62%) Cisco
11 3 (0.62%) Demandware
12 2 (0.41%) Apple
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