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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 146 182 172
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -10
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 19 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.70% 0.21% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.23% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 17
Median salary £55,000 £24,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+129.16% -46.66%
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
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
2426 3036 3220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.92% 89.77% 90.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2109 2482 2490
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,459 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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
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 10 December 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 18 (75.00%) Java
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Degree
2 16 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 13 (54.17%) Information Security
3 13 (54.17%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (50.00%) Windows
4 12 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (50.00%) CREST Certified
4 12 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
5 11 (45.83%) CHECK Team Leader
5 11 (45.83%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (45.83%) Unix
5 11 (45.83%) PHP
5 11 (45.83%) C
5 11 (45.83%) C#
5 11 (45.83%) C++
5 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
5 11 (45.83%) .NET
5 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
5 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
6 10 (41.67%) Selenium
6 10 (41.67%) Scrum
7 9 (37.50%) CESG
7 9 (37.50%) Project Management
7 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
7 9 (37.50%) Kanban
7 9 (37.50%) TDD
7 9 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Network Security
2 4 (16.67%) HTTP
3 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) Burp Suite
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (12.50%) Advertising
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Tester
2 11 (45.83%) Penetration Tester
2 11 (45.83%) Security Penetration Tester
2 11 (45.83%) Security Tester
3 10 (41.67%) Ethical Hacker
4 9 (37.50%) Development Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Software Development Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Test Development Engineer
4 9 (37.50%) Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) IT Security Officer
7 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (37.50%) CESG
3 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Kali Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 12 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
4 11 (45.83%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (41.67%) Scrum
6 9 (37.50%) BDD
6 9 (37.50%) Kanban
6 9 (37.50%) Network Packet Capture
6 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Project Management
6 9 (37.50%) TDD
6 9 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (33.33%) Social Engineering
7 8 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
7 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) C
2 11 (45.83%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) C++
2 11 (45.83%) PHP
2 11 (45.83%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Degree
2 12 (50.00%) CREST Certified
3 11 (45.83%) CHECK Team Leader
3 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) OSCP
5 1 (4.17%) CEH
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SDET
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nessus
1 3 (12.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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