The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Security Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank 191 188 182
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 2 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.053% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 13
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £26,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Security Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3682 3757 3952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.28% 96.76% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3153 3114 3322
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,050 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Security Tester in the job title.

Security Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Tester
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Security Tester Salary Trend in Manchester

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Security Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Security Tester in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) OWASP
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Burp Suite
3 2 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (25.00%) OSCP
3 2 (25.00%) OSCE
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) hybris
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) JNI
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering

Security Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Burp Suite
2 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) JSP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JNI
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blog
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) OWASP
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
2 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (25.00%) OSCE
1 2 (25.00%) OSCP
2 1 (12.50%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) SANS
2 1 (12.50%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) hybris
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft