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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
Rank 135 179 157
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -22
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 19 3 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.73% 0.093% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.10% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 29
Median salary £49,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.07% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,300 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
2339 2869 3059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.45% 88.80% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2021 2392 2448
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 23 January 2017.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) Degree
3 21 (72.41%) Computer Science
4 18 (62.07%) Java
5 15 (51.72%) Scrum
5 15 (51.72%) Selenium
6 14 (48.28%) Performance Testing
6 14 (48.28%) TDD
6 14 (48.28%) Kanban
6 14 (48.28%) BDD
7 12 (41.38%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (41.38%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (41.38%) Information Security
7 12 (41.38%) .NET
7 12 (41.38%) Windows
7 12 (41.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (41.38%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (41.38%) CREST Certified
7 12 (41.38%) Remediation Plan
8 11 (37.93%) CHECK Team Leader
8 11 (37.93%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
8 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
8 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
8 11 (37.93%) Unix
8 11 (37.93%) PHP
8 11 (37.93%) C
8 11 (37.93%) C#
8 11 (37.93%) C++
9 9 (31.03%) 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 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Network Security
2 4 (13.79%) HTTP
3 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) Burp Suite
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (27.59%) Advertising
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Development Engineer
1 13 (44.83%) Software Development Engineer
1 13 (44.83%) Software Test Engineer
1 13 (44.83%) Test Development Engineer
1 13 (44.83%) Test Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Tester
3 11 (37.93%) Penetration Tester
3 11 (37.93%) Security Penetration Tester
3 11 (37.93%) Security Tester
4 10 (34.48%) Ethical Hacker
5 9 (31.03%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Penetration Test Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) Computer Science
2 9 (31.03%) CESG
3 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) Kali Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Scrum
3 14 (48.28%) BDD
3 14 (48.28%) Kanban
3 14 (48.28%) Performance Testing
3 14 (48.28%) TDD
4 12 (41.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (41.38%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (41.38%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (41.38%) Information Security
4 12 (41.38%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (41.38%) Remediation Plan
5 11 (37.93%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (31.03%) Network Packet Capture
6 9 (31.03%) Project Management
6 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (27.59%) Social Engineering
7 8 (27.59%) Threat Modelling
7 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) C
2 11 (37.93%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) C++
2 11 (37.93%) PHP
2 11 (37.93%) VB.NET
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Perl
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Degree
2 12 (41.38%) CREST Certified
3 11 (37.93%) CHECK Team Leader
3 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) OSCP
5 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.45%) CEH
6 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SDET
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nessus
1 3 (10.34%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago