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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 145 172 184
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 19 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 8
Median salary £50,000 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £52,950
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.43%
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
2599 2975 3255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.75% 90.23% 89.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2141 2331 2578
Median salary £43,596 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 15 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) PHP
3 12 (48.00%) Degree
4 11 (44.00%) Information Security
5 10 (40.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) C++
6 9 (36.00%) Python
6 9 (36.00%) Ruby
7 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Wireless Security
7 8 (32.00%) CESG
7 8 (32.00%) Publishing
7 8 (32.00%) Wireless
7 8 (32.00%) Unix
7 8 (32.00%) Perl
7 8 (32.00%) C
7 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
7 8 (32.00%) CREST Certified
8 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (28.00%) BDD
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) Selenium
9 5 (20.00%) TDD
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.00%) Internet
9 5 (20.00%) Firewall
9 5 (20.00%) JMeter
9 5 (20.00%) OWASP

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 (16.00%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Wireless
1 8 (32.00%) Wireless Security
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) JMeter
3 2 (8.00%) JBehave
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.00%) SilkTest
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) Valgrind
General
1 8 (32.00%) Publishing
2 3 (12.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Consultant
1 12 (48.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) DBA
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer in Test
4 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (12.00%) IT Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.00%) Behat
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) CESG
1 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Information Security
2 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
4 5 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 5 (20.00%) OWASP
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Data Validation
5 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Change Control
6 3 (12.00%) Presales
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) PHP
3 9 (36.00%) C++
3 9 (36.00%) Python
3 9 (36.00%) Ruby
4 8 (32.00%) C
4 8 (32.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) Go
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) CREST Certified
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (8.00%) Splunk
2 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.00%) Juniper
2 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago