The first table below looks at the demand for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 22 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 162 181 174
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 17 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Average salary £43,500 £43,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.57% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £31,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+14.44% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3143 3285 2941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.42% 78.53% 77.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2531 2832 2575
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Security Testing
North West

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Manchester

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (38.71%) Web Services
2 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
3 10 (32.26%) QA
3 10 (32.26%) Information Assurance
4 7 (22.58%) SOAP
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) MySQL
4 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Spring
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) Subversion
5 6 (19.35%) MVC
5 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
5 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
5 6 (19.35%) Java
5 6 (19.35%) CSS
5 6 (19.35%) JSP
5 6 (19.35%) Time Management
5 6 (19.35%) Load Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) Spring MVC
5 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
5 6 (19.35%) Hudson
5 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
5 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (19.35%) Relational Database

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Network Security
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Subversion
1 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
1 6 (19.35%) Hudson
1 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
1 7 (22.58%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Technical Leader
2 6 (19.35%) Lead Java Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Lead Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Technical Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Testing Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Security Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Principal Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Business Development Executive
6 2 (6.45%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Sales Executive
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Account Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Web Services
2 7 (22.58%) SOAP
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 6 (19.35%) Spring
3 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
3 6 (19.35%) CSS
3 6 (19.35%) JSP
3 6 (19.35%) Spring MVC
3 6 (19.35%) MyBatis
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
2 10 (32.26%) Information Assurance
3 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 6 (19.35%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) Time Management
4 6 (19.35%) Load Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.13%) Business Development
6 4 (12.90%) RUP
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) B2B
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
8 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) CIPD
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA