The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 148 - 144
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.080% - 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% - 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £46,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
Security Testing
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2033 1873 1491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.35% 75.34% 68.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1346 1364 1149
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Reading

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago