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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 158 161 190
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +29
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 5 28 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.80% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.87% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 4
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
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
2475 3224 3279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.53% 92.22% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2093 2552 2522
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 24 August 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 19 (67.86%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) PHP
3 16 (57.14%) Degree
4 15 (53.57%) Information Security
5 14 (50.00%) Windows
6 13 (46.43%) C++
6 13 (46.43%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (42.86%) CESG
7 12 (42.86%) Unix
7 12 (42.86%) C
7 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
7 12 (42.86%) CREST Certified
8 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (32.14%) Python
9 9 (32.14%) Ruby
10 8 (28.57%) Publishing
10 8 (28.57%) Perl
10 8 (28.57%) Wireless
10 8 (28.57%) Mobile App
10 8 (28.57%) Wireless Security
11 7 (25.00%) Selenium
11 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
11 7 (25.00%) BDD
11 7 (25.00%) C#
12 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
12 5 (17.86%) Internet
12 5 (17.86%) Firewall
12 5 (17.86%) JMeter
12 5 (17.86%) TDD

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 (14.29%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Wireless
1 8 (28.57%) Wireless Security
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) JMeter
3 2 (7.14%) JBehave
3 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.57%) SilkTest
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) Valgrind
General
1 8 (28.57%) Publishing
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Consultant
1 10 (35.71%) Security Consultant
2 8 (28.57%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) DBA
5 4 (14.29%) Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Developer in Test
5 4 (14.29%) Ethical Hacker
5 4 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Security Penetration Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Security Tester
5 4 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 4 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) Behat
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) CESG
2 8 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Information Security
2 13 (46.43%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (17.86%) DevOps
5 5 (17.86%) OWASP
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Social Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (14.29%) Validation
6 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) PHP
3 13 (46.43%) C++
4 12 (42.86%) C
5 9 (32.14%) Python
5 9 (32.14%) Ruby
6 8 (28.57%) Perl
7 7 (25.00%) C#
8 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.57%) Go
10 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.57%) Scala
10 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Degree
2 12 (42.86%) CREST Certified
2 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
1 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
1 1 (3.57%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £25000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago