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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 174 179 162
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 12 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 7
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £46,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3335 3233 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.41% 78.80% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2750 2750 2528
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Manchester

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) QA
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) MySQL
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Subversion
4 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Hudson
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Business Development
5 2 (16.67%) Web Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) Hudson
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Penetration Test Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Testing Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Principal Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Sales Executive
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) JSP
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Business Development
3 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) RUP
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
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