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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 138 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
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
1950 1710 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.53% 74.61% 75.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1331 1244
Average salary £50,000 £46,505 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.51% +0.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Test Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Testing Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA