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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 127 137
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.54% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.64% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Median salary - £40,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1771 1706 1737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 86.98% 83.75% 84.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1463 1445 1358
Median salary £48,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £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 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) WebLogic
2 12 (70.59%) HP
3 11 (64.71%) Performance Testing
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) Perl
5 9 (52.94%) Oracle
5 9 (52.94%) Python
5 9 (52.94%) LoadRunner
5 9 (52.94%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
8 5 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
8 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 5 (29.41%) AWK
9 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (23.53%) VBScript
9 4 (23.53%) Release Management
9 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
9 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
9 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
10 3 (17.65%) Line Management
10 3 (17.65%) Burp Suite
10 3 (17.65%) Threat Modelling
10 3 (17.65%) HP Fortify

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 12 (70.59%) WebLogic
2 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
3 3 (17.65%) JBoss
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) LoadRunner
2 3 (17.65%) AppScan
2 3 (17.65%) Burp Suite
2 3 (17.65%) Paros
3 2 (11.76%) Appium
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) TestRail
3 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Test Leader
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
1 2 (11.76%) REST
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Performance Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Release Management
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Line Management
6 3 (17.65%) Presales
6 3 (17.65%) Product Management
6 3 (17.65%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Information Management
7 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) TDD
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Perl
3 9 (52.94%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) AWK
4 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
5 4 (23.53%) VBScript
6 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CISA
1 3 (17.65%) CISM
1 3 (17.65%) CISSP
1 3 (17.65%) CSSLP
2 2 (11.76%) CEH
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Fortify
1 3 (17.65%) WebInspect
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCDPM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) HP
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) VocaLink