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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 99 142 141
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.18% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.21% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £75,000 £58,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +5.55%

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
1170 1906 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.60% 86.56% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1506 1292
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 8 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Financial Institution
2 7 (63.64%) JMeter
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
2 7 (63.64%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
2 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 7 (63.64%) Automation Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Gatling
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Nessus
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) CREST Certified
5 2 (18.18%) InfluxDB
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Burp Suite
5 2 (18.18%) Kali Linux

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 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Gatling
1 7 (63.64%) JMeter
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
1 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
2 2 (18.18%) Burp Suite
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
1 7 (63.64%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) QA Automation Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) QA Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Tester
3 5 (45.45%) Automation Tester
3 5 (45.45%) QA Automation Tester
3 5 (45.45%) QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Testing Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Automation Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
1 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Social Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CREST Certified
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CHECK Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (9.09%) IISP
3 1 (9.09%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nessus
2 2 (18.18%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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