The first table below looks at the demand for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 240 243 228
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 16 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 8
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £46,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the North West

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in the North West

Security Testing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 12 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Cheshire +2 4 £72,500 +81.25%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Spring
4 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
4 3 (18.75%) Hudson
4 3 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) MySQL
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) JSP
4 3 (18.75%) SOAP
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
1 3 (18.75%) Hudson
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Penetration Test Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) Testing Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Lead Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Principal Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) IT Programme Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Programme Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Sales Executive
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) Spring MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
2 3 (18.75%) Spring
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) JSP
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
2 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
2 3 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) Business Development
3 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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