The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank - 2 7
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor - 25.00% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 25.00% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +7.22%
Security Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the M4 Corridor region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 41.67% 100.00% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 9
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £50,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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