The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 172 170 169
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 10 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 12
Average salary £41,750 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.57% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £45,000 £51,550
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -12.70%
Security Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3326 3033 3082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.02% 77.31% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2668 2605 2692
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (35.48%) Web Services
1 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
2 10 (32.26%) Information Assurance
3 9 (29.03%) QA
4 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (19.35%) SOAP
5 6 (19.35%) HTML
5 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) MySQL
5 6 (19.35%) Time Management
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Network Security
6 5 (16.13%) Load Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Spring MVC
6 5 (16.13%) Business Development
6 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (16.13%) Hudson
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
6 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (16.13%) DevOps
6 5 (16.13%) MyBatis
6 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
6 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
6 5 (16.13%) Java
6 5 (16.13%) CSS
6 5 (16.13%) JSP
6 5 (16.13%) MVC

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (16.13%) 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 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
1 5 (16.13%) Subversion
1 5 (16.13%) Hudson
1 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Lead Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Leader
3 5 (16.13%) Lead Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Testing Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Security Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Business Development Executive
5 3 (9.68%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Sales Executive
6 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) SOAP
3 5 (16.13%) MyBatis
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) JSP
3 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
3 5 (16.13%) Spring
3 5 (16.13%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
1 5 (16.13%) 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%) Time Management
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.13%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Business Development
5 5 (16.13%) Load Testing
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) MVC
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) RUP
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) B2B
8 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) CIPD
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 21 days ago