The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Penetration Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Penetration Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 744 788 798
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 161 123 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 142 113 107
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Senior Penetration Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91358 94470 93145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.12% 96.49% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 77495 78985 75634
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Penetration Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Penetration Tester Salary Trend in England

Senior Penetration Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Penetration Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Senior Penetration Tester Salary Histogram in England

Senior Penetration Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Penetration Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
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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
London +36 68 £55,000 +3.28% 12
Yorkshire +27 20 £41,500 -5.68% 3
South East -4 19 £46,250 +2.77% 12
West Midlands -22 15 £50,000 +11.11%
North West +26 14 £45,000 +32.35% 6
South West -2 11 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East of England +1 8 £42,500 -22.72% 3
North East +3 2 £28,750 -17.85% 1
East Midlands -2 2 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Penetration Tester
UK

Senior Penetration Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Penetration Tester in their job title.

1 178 (57.98%) QA
2 167 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (39.09%) Selenium
4 100 (32.57%) Automated Testing
4 100 (32.57%) C#
5 82 (26.71%) Automation Testing
6 81 (26.38%) BDD
7 80 (26.06%) SQL
8 78 (25.41%) Java
8 78 (25.41%) Finance
9 75 (24.43%) Microsoft
10 74 (24.10%) TDD
11 73 (23.78%) ISEB
11 73 (23.78%) Windows
12 69 (22.48%) Test Automation
13 67 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 64 (20.85%) WebDriver
15 59 (19.22%) ISTQB
15 59 (19.22%) Continuous Integration
16 54 (17.59%) Test Scripting
16 54 (17.59%) .NET
17 49 (15.96%) SpecFlow
18 44 (14.33%) Cucumber
18 44 (14.33%) Scrum
18 44 (14.33%) Manual Testing
19 41 (13.36%) Test Strategy
20 38 (12.38%) HP UFT
21 37 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
21 37 (12.05%) Test Management
22 36 (11.73%) Functional Testing

Senior Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Penetration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.30%) IIS
2 2 (0.65%) Confluence
2 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) Apache
3 1 (0.33%) CMS
3 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.51%) HTTP
2 4 (1.30%) Internet
2 4 (1.30%) Wireless
3 2 (0.65%) Firewall
3 2 (0.65%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.65%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) VoIP
4 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.30%) MySQL
4 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.98%) Big Data
6 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.65%) QlikView
7 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 120 (39.09%) Selenium
2 67 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (20.85%) WebDriver
4 49 (15.96%) SpecFlow
5 44 (14.33%) Cucumber
6 38 (12.38%) HP UFT
7 25 (8.14%) JIRA
8 24 (7.82%) Git (software)
8 24 (7.82%) LoadRunner
9 20 (6.51%) Visual Studio
10 18 (5.86%) JMeter
11 17 (5.54%) Jenkins
12 14 (4.56%) Subversion
13 10 (3.26%) JUnit
14 9 (2.93%) Bugzilla
15 8 (2.61%) SoapUI
16 7 (2.28%) Hudson
16 7 (2.28%) Metasploit
17 6 (1.95%) MSTest
17 6 (1.95%) TeamCity
General
1 78 (25.41%) Finance
2 11 (3.58%) Retail
3 10 (3.26%) Electronics
3 10 (3.26%) Marketing
4 9 (2.93%) Banking
4 9 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.63%) Law
5 5 (1.63%) Legal
5 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.98%) Front Office
6 3 (0.98%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (17.59%) .NET
2 29 (9.45%) Web Services
3 20 (6.51%) HTML
4 14 (4.56%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.23%) Gherkin
6 10 (3.26%) SOAP
7 9 (2.93%) XML
8 8 (2.61%) J2EE
9 6 (1.95%) CSS
9 6 (1.95%) HTML5
9 6 (1.95%) REST
10 4 (1.30%) JSON
10 4 (1.30%) JSP
10 4 (1.30%) RESTful
11 3 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (0.98%) Ajax
11 3 (0.98%) jQuery
11 3 (0.98%) WCF
12 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
13 1 (0.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.89%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.89%) Mobile App
3 6 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.63%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.30%) Fintech
6 3 (0.98%) iPad
6 3 (0.98%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.65%) iDTV
8 1 (0.33%) BBC
8 1 (0.33%) Blog
8 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.33%) DTCC
8 1 (0.33%) EMV
8 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.33%) Physics
8 1 (0.33%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (23.78%) Windows
2 22 (7.17%) Linux
3 20 (6.51%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.86%) Mac OS X
4 18 (5.86%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.28%) Unix
6 5 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.98%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (32.57%) Automated Testing
3 82 (26.71%) Automation Testing
4 81 (26.38%) BDD
5 74 (24.10%) TDD
6 69 (22.48%) Test Automation
7 59 (19.22%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (17.59%) Test Scripting
9 44 (14.33%) Manual Testing
9 44 (14.33%) Scrum
10 41 (13.36%) Test Strategy
11 37 (12.05%) Test Management
11 37 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (11.73%) Functional Testing
12 36 (11.73%) Software Testing
13 34 (11.07%) Software Engineering
14 33 (10.75%) Defect Tracking
15 31 (10.10%) Regression Testing
16 30 (9.77%) E-Commerce
17 29 (9.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 100 (32.57%) C#
2 80 (26.06%) SQL
3 78 (25.41%) Java
4 30 (9.77%) C++
5 25 (8.14%) Ruby
6 21 (6.84%) JavaScript
7 17 (5.54%) VB
8 15 (4.89%) Python
9 11 (3.58%) PHP
10 8 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.28%) C
12 3 (0.98%) Perl
12 3 (0.98%) VBScript
13 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.33%) Groovy
14 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (23.78%) ISEB
2 59 (19.22%) ISTQB
3 35 (11.40%) Degree
4 19 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (6.19%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.23%) CREST Certified
5 13 (4.23%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.28%) CEH
6 7 (2.28%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.30%) OSCP
8 2 (0.65%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.33%) CISMP
9 1 (0.33%) CISSP
9 1 (0.33%) GPEN
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.33%) OSCE
9 1 (0.33%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (57.98%) QA
2 9 (2.93%) SDET
3 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) EMIR
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (6.51%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.28%) Nessus
3 4 (1.30%) OpenVAS
4 3 (0.98%) CA Wily
4 3 (0.98%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.65%) Puppet
6 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 75 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.82%) HP
3 18 (5.86%) VMware
4 17 (5.54%) Oracle
5 6 (1.95%) SAP
6 4 (1.30%) Citrix
7 3 (0.98%) AppDynamics
7 3 (0.98%) CA
7 3 (0.98%) Dynatrace
7 3 (0.98%) Twitter
8 2 (0.65%) Facebook
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.33%) Cognos
9 1 (0.33%) Murex
9 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
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