The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 41 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.69% 0.63% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 0.76% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Median salary £41,250 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
246 263 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 82.83% 83.23% 75.35%
Number of salaries quoted 230 237 94
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £41,650
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +3.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucester region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Gloucester

Penetration Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Penetration Testing Salary Histogram in Gloucester

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Penetration 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) Line Management
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
5 2 (18.18%) C

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Software Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Software Test Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Software Tester
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Graduate
3 3 (27.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
1 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 3 (27.27%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware