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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 235 243 237
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 18 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.16% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 6
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £43,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £48,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £48,100 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.54% +6.88%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5878 5789 5370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.22% 78.24% 75.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4759 4778 4700
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 23 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 23 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 14 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Cheshire +14 4 £72,500 +81.25%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (33.33%) QA
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) MySQL
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) JSP
4 4 (22.22%) SOAP
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Hudson
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Subversion
4 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
1 4 (22.22%) Hudson
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Penetration Test Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Testing Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Lead Java Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Lead Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 3 (16.67%) IT Programme Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Sales Executive
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 4 (22.22%) Spring
2 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) JSP
2 4 (22.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
2 4 (22.22%) Load Testing
2 4 (22.22%) MVC
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 3 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Business Development
4 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.11%) RUP
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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