The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - 69 69
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,150
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.53%
Penetration Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
664 540 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.67% 82.82% 71.72%
Number of salaries quoted 485 467 446
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Penetration Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA