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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 71 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.06% - 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £21,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
664 488 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.95% 84.87% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 571 402 496
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) CEH
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) CISSP
4 2 (25.00%) HIPAA
4 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) CISA
4 2 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (25.00%) GCIH
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) GWAPT
4 2 (25.00%) GPEN
4 2 (25.00%) OSCP
4 2 (25.00%) OSCE
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Tester
2 6 (75.00%) Junior
2 6 (75.00%) Software Tester
2 6 (75.00%) Junior Tester
2 6 (75.00%) Junior Software Tester
3 5 (62.50%) Graduate
3 5 (62.50%) Graduate Software Tester
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) GWAPT
2 2 (25.00%) GPEN
2 2 (25.00%) OSCP
2 2 (25.00%) OSCE
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) GCIH
2 2 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) HIPAA