The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 154 163 191
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +28
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 5 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.59% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.64% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 4
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Security Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2376 3266 3307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.03% 91.97% 87.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2566 2484
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) PHP
3 14 (58.33%) Degree
4 13 (54.17%) Information Security
5 11 (45.83%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (45.83%) C++
5 11 (45.83%) Windows
6 10 (41.67%) Unix
6 10 (41.67%) C
6 10 (41.67%) CESG
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) CREST Certified
7 7 (29.17%) Python
7 7 (29.17%) Ruby
8 6 (25.00%) Publishing
8 6 (25.00%) C#
8 6 (25.00%) Perl
8 6 (25.00%) Wireless
8 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
8 6 (25.00%) Selenium
8 6 (25.00%) Wireless Security
8 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (25.00%) BDD
9 5 (20.83%) OWASP
9 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
9 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (20.83%) DevOps
9 5 (20.83%) Gherkin

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Wireless
1 6 (25.00%) Wireless Security
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.67%) Internet
3 4 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) Intranet
4 1 (4.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.83%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.17%) JBehave
3 1 (4.17%) SilkTest
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) Valgrind
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) DBA
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Developer in Test
4 4 (16.67%) Ethical Hacker
4 4 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Security Penetration Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Security Tester
4 4 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.33%) IT Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) Behat
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) CESG
2 6 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 5 (20.83%) OWASP
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (16.67%) Network Packet Capture
6 4 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Social Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) PHP
3 11 (45.83%) C++
4 10 (41.67%) C
5 7 (29.17%) Python
5 7 (29.17%) Ruby
6 6 (25.00%) C#
6 6 (25.00%) Perl
7 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (4.17%) Go
9 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (4.17%) Scala
9 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) CREST Certified
2 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
1 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
1 1 (4.17%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago