The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £33,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
Security Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1319 1282 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.83% 83.96% 87.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 1005 1372
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Load Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Test Management
4 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
5 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
5 4 (44.44%) User Experience
5 4 (44.44%) QARun
5 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (44.44%) V-Model
5 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
5 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) ISEB
5 4 (44.44%) WinRunner
5 4 (44.44%) TestDirector
5 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
5 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 4 (44.44%) QA
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Nessus
6 3 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (33.33%) Nmap
6 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) Telecoms

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
1 4 (44.44%) QARun
1 4 (44.44%) TestDirector
1 4 (44.44%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Product Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Security Product Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Testing Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Test Management
3 5 (55.56%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (44.44%) V-Model
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
5 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 3 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) CHECK Team Leader
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (33.33%) Nessus
2 3 (33.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Coverity