The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 102 85 90
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.084% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.58% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £65,000 £33,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+96.96% +40.42%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Security Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
955 693 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 80.66% 74.68% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 794 577 597
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £38,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Cheltenham -8 1 £65,000 +96.96%
Security Testing
South West

Security Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) SCADA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 11 days ago