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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank - 73 66
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.24% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.31% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
667 655 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.51% 77.88% 83.36%
Number of salaries quoted 560 464 455
Average salary £40,000 £37,050 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.96% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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