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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 49 62 77
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 4 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.85% 0.71% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.81% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Median salary £62,500 £31,250 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +45.34%
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
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
399 492 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.53% 87.08% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 352 421 641
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (57.14%) CEH
2 4 (57.14%) Nessus
2 4 (57.14%) Metasploit
2 4 (57.14%) OSCP
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (57.14%) Burp Suite
2 4 (57.14%) Kali Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) Capybara

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Burp Suite
1 4 (57.14%) Metasploit
2 1 (14.29%) Capybara
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Security Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Kali Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CEH
1 4 (57.14%) OSCP
2 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Nessus