The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.52% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
Security Testing
South Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
678 570 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 88.51% 77.34% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 572 482 365
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 Sheffield

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Sheffield

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Telerik
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) GCIH
4 2 (22.22%) CEH
4 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Software Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Junior Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Web Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Graduate Software Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Junior Software Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Junior
3 3 (33.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) GCIH
3 2 (22.22%) CEH
3 2 (22.22%) GWAPT
3 2 (22.22%) GPEN
3 2 (22.22%) OSCP
3 2 (22.22%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Telerik