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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 64 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.65% 0.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £41,250 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
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
517 655 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.34% 91.35% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 424 557 490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
1 6 (75.00%) Nessus
1 6 (75.00%) CEH
1 6 (75.00%) Metasploit
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (50.00%) OpenVAS
3 2 (25.00%) Burp Suite
3 2 (25.00%) Kali Linux
3 2 (25.00%) HP Fortify
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) OSCP
3 2 (25.00%) AppScan
3 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (25.00%) AppScan
2 2 (25.00%) Burp Suite
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Tester
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 6 (75.00%) Senior Tester
3 4 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (25.00%) Applications Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
5 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CEH
2 2 (25.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Nessus
2 4 (50.00%) OpenVAS
3 2 (25.00%) HP Fortify
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + package
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