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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 89 147 149
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +2
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 15 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 0.14% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.16% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +23.65%
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-14.50% +8.10%

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
1046 1837 2020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.76% 87.77% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 787 1465 1377
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) QA
1 11 (68.75%) Test Scripting
2 10 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 10 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) JMeter
2 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) Financial Institution
2 10 (62.50%) Automation Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Gatling
3 7 (43.75%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) CREST Certified
4 4 (25.00%) Social Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Presales
5 3 (18.75%) Tigerscheme
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless Security
5 3 (18.75%) Business Development
5 3 (18.75%) JIRA

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless Security
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Gatling
1 10 (62.50%) JMeter
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
1 10 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
1 10 (62.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Tester
2 11 (68.75%) QA Automation Engineer
2 11 (68.75%) QA Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Automation Tester
3 9 (56.25%) QA Automation Tester
3 9 (56.25%) QA Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software QA Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Flash
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Test Scripting
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Automation Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Social Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Business Development
4 3 (18.75%) Presales
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Product Management
5 2 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) CREST Certified
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Tigerscheme
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) IISP
4 1 (6.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Grafana
2 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
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