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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 73 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.53% - 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £21,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
640 375 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.43% 85.03% 83.41%
Number of salaries quoted 543 322 495
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,825 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Junior
1 4 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Junior Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Junior Software Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Graduate
2 3 (75.00%) Graduate Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £18,000 to £18,000 per annum Regular six monthly reviews, Pension
Posted: 22 days ago