The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 146 153
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.32% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Median salary - £65,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.63%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1959 2204 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.87% 85.56% 84.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1638 1762 1531
Median salary £47,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.86% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 10 (83.33%) HP
3 9 (75.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
4 7 (58.33%) Perl
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) Python
4 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) AWK
5 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 3 (25.00%) CISSP
7 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (25.00%) Product Management
7 3 (25.00%) CSSLP
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (25.00%) WebInspect
7 3 (25.00%) AppScan
7 3 (25.00%) Paros
7 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (25.00%) CISA
7 3 (25.00%) CISM

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 10 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
2 3 (25.00%) AppScan
2 3 (25.00%) Burp Suite
2 3 (25.00%) Paros
3 2 (16.67%) Appium
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) TestRail
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Test Leader
2 5 (41.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Line Management
4 3 (25.00%) Presales
4 3 (25.00%) Product Management
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) AWK
3 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISA
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
1 3 (25.00%) CSSLP
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Fortify
1 3 (25.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) VocaLink