The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank - 138 138
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.047% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.069% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1825 1441 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.12% 67.49% 72.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1103 1472
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Security Testing
Berkshire

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 4 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA