The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Tester
Rank - 438 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 0 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.044% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.046% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -29.62%
Security Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19719 21546 20976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.92% 95.04% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16238 17250 17300
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Tester in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Tester
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Tester across the South East region.

Security Tester Salary Trend in the South East

Security Tester
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Security Tester in their job title 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 with Security Tester in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) GPEN
3 1 (25.00%) OSCP
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) Java

Security Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Security Tester in their job title 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 with Security Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) GPEN
2 1 (25.00%) OSCP