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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 69 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.10% - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £32,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +12.22%
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
607 476 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.84% 70.62% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 542 402 427
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
2 6 (54.55%) Load Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Nessus
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) GIAC
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Telerik
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Test Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Automated Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Web Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Security Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Load Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) GIAC
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Telerik
Sheffield
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago