The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - 78 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £35,232 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
Security 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
500 602 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.62% 86.37% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 434 522 352
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,433 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
1 11 (91.67%) Firebug
1 11 (91.67%) Performance Testing
1 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Test Management
2 10 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) N-Tier
3 8 (66.67%) ISEB
3 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 8 (66.67%) JIRA
3 8 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (58.33%) Bugzilla
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) MSTest
6 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Computing

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Firebug
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) JIRA
3 7 (58.33%) Bugzilla
4 1 (8.33%) MSTest
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Test Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Software Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Web Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (8.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Performance Testing
1 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
1 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Functional Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) ISMS
4 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) ISEB
1 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 8 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CEH
2 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) RMADS