The first table below looks at the demand for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the M4 Corridor region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 2 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 22.22% 4.55% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.57% 5.56% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.12% -3.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7 18 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 77.78% 81.82% 76.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 23
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the M4 Corridor region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Security Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP