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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 143 174 184
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +10
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 23 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.78% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 9
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £45,000 £38,864
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
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
2698 2976 3335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 91.24% 88.73% 89.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2167 2313 2696
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,100 £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 29 May 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (55.56%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) PHP
3 12 (44.44%) Degree
4 11 (40.74%) Information Security
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) C++
6 9 (33.33%) Python
6 9 (33.33%) Ruby
7 8 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (29.63%) CESG
7 8 (29.63%) Publishing
7 8 (29.63%) Wireless
7 8 (29.63%) Unix
7 8 (29.63%) Perl
7 8 (29.63%) C
7 8 (29.63%) Wireless Security
7 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
7 8 (29.63%) CREST Certified
8 7 (25.93%) Information Assurance
8 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
8 7 (25.93%) BDD
8 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) Selenium
9 6 (22.22%) Firewall
10 5 (18.52%) Internet
10 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
10 5 (18.52%) TDD
10 5 (18.52%) JMeter

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Wireless
1 8 (29.63%) Wireless Security
2 6 (22.22%) Firewall
3 5 (18.52%) Internet
3 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) JMeter
3 2 (7.41%) JBehave
3 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.70%) SilkTest
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) Valgrind
General
1 8 (29.63%) Publishing
2 3 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Consultant
1 12 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) DBA
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Developer in Test
4 4 (14.81%) SQL DBA
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (11.11%) IT Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.70%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) CESG
1 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) BDD
3 7 (25.93%) Information Assurance
4 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 5 (18.52%) OWASP
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Data Validation
5 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 3 (11.11%) Change Control
6 3 (11.11%) Presales
6 3 (11.11%) Security Auditing
6 3 (11.11%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) PHP
3 9 (33.33%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) Python
3 9 (33.33%) Ruby
4 8 (29.63%) C
4 8 (29.63%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Go
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
7 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) CREST Certified
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
2 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
2 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
2 2 (7.41%) Splunk
3 1 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (3.70%) F5
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP - The Phoenix Partnership SystmOne
Salary: £30,000
Posted: 20 days ago