The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
England / South West
Rank 206 237 215
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -22
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 19 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.22% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 23
Median salary £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £33,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4310 4956 5242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.28% 88.90% 86.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3523 4163 4392
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the South West

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

Security Testing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +16 12 £33,750 -25.00%
Bristol +7 6 £33,000 -30.52% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £42,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 26 (61.90%) ISTQB
4 25 (59.52%) ISEB
4 25 (59.52%) Load Testing
4 25 (59.52%) Test Management
4 25 (59.52%) Test Automation
4 25 (59.52%) BDD
5 24 (57.14%) Waterfall
5 24 (57.14%) Cucumber
5 24 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (57.14%) SpecFlow
5 24 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 24 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 24 (57.14%) Software Testing
6 18 (42.86%) C#
7 17 (40.48%) Line Management
8 13 (30.95%) Scrum
9 11 (26.19%) Java
10 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (21.43%) User Stories
11 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
12 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (16.67%) Python
13 7 (16.67%) SQL
14 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
14 6 (14.29%) Project Planning
14 6 (14.29%) Degree
14 6 (14.29%) Server Hardening

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) Apache
1 3 (7.14%) Confluence
1 3 (7.14%) JBoss
1 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.76%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 24 (57.14%) SpecFlow
1 24 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.90%) Selenium
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Analyst
1 20 (47.62%) Test Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Senior Analyst
2 17 (40.48%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) LAMP
1 3 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (4.76%) HornetQ
3 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
1 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 25 (59.52%) BDD
3 25 (59.52%) Load Testing
3 25 (59.52%) Test Automation
3 25 (59.52%) Test Management
4 24 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 24 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 24 (57.14%) Waterfall
5 17 (40.48%) Line Management
6 13 (30.95%) Scrum
7 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 9 (21.43%) User Stories
8 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (14.29%) Project Planning
9 6 (14.29%) Server Hardening
9 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) C#
2 11 (26.19%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) ISTQB
2 25 (59.52%) ISEB
3 24 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.14%) CCNA
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.14%) RHCE
6 3 (7.14%) RHCSA
6 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) iptables
1 3 (7.14%) KVM
2 2 (4.76%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Check_MK
1 3 (7.14%) Graylog
1 3 (7.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (7.14%) Nagios
1 3 (7.14%) Pingdom
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Grafana
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) Qualys
2 3 (7.14%) Splunk
3 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.76%) New Relic
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Infobright
4 1 (2.38%) PagerDuty
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 18 days ago