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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
England / South West
Rank 218 243 221
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 24 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.24% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.27% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 23
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £36,800 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +8.69%

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
4510 5182 5229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.70% 89.33% 87.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3679 4253 4383
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +6 14 £32,500 -27.77%
Bristol +1 9 £33,000 -24.57% 2
Wiltshire +18 1 £42,500 - 1
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (71.74%) Performance Testing
3 28 (60.87%) C#
4 27 (58.70%) Load Testing
5 26 (56.52%) ISTQB
6 25 (54.35%) Software Testing
6 25 (54.35%) ISEB
6 25 (54.35%) Test Management
6 25 (54.35%) Test Automation
6 25 (54.35%) BDD
6 25 (54.35%) Non-Functional Testing
7 24 (52.17%) SpecFlow
7 24 (52.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 24 (52.17%) Waterfall
7 24 (52.17%) Cucumber
7 24 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
8 17 (36.96%) Java
9 16 (34.78%) Scrum
9 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (30.43%) SQL
10 14 (30.43%) User Stories
11 13 (28.26%) Automated Testing
12 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (21.74%) Selenium
13 10 (21.74%) Line Management
13 10 (21.74%) Project Planning
14 8 (17.39%) NUnit
14 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
15 7 (15.22%) QA

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 1 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) Confluence
1 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.17%) JBoss
1 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
1 2 (4.35%) IPsec
1 2 (4.35%) SSH
1 2 (4.35%) SSL
1 2 (4.35%) tcpdump
1 2 (4.35%) VPN
1 2 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) Cucumber
1 24 (52.17%) SpecFlow
1 24 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (21.74%) Selenium
3 8 (17.39%) NUnit
4 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.70%) IntelliJ
4 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) German Language
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Test Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Test Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Test Automation Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Security Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Test Leader
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Tester
9 3 (6.52%) IT Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) IT Security Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) QA Tester
9 3 (6.52%) Senior IT Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Incident Analyst
10 2 (4.35%) QA Leader
10 2 (4.35%) QA Test Manager
10 2 (4.35%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) LAMP
1 1 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (2.17%) RESTful
1 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (71.74%) Performance Testing
3 27 (58.70%) Load Testing
4 25 (54.35%) BDD
4 25 (54.35%) Non-Functional Testing
4 25 (54.35%) Software Testing
4 25 (54.35%) Test Automation
4 25 (54.35%) Test Management
5 24 (52.17%) Waterfall
6 16 (34.78%) Scrum
7 14 (30.43%) User Stories
8 13 (28.26%) Automated Testing
9 11 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (21.74%) Line Management
10 10 (21.74%) Project Planning
11 8 (17.39%) Regression Testing
12 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (13.04%) DevOps
12 6 (13.04%) Server Hardening
12 6 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) C#
2 17 (36.96%) Java
3 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) C
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) ISTQB
2 25 (54.35%) ISEB
3 24 (52.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (13.04%) Degree
5 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) CCNA
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.17%) RHCE
7 1 (2.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) iptables
1 1 (2.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Check_MK
1 1 (2.17%) Grafana
1 1 (2.17%) Graylog
1 1 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (2.17%) Nagios
1 1 (2.17%) Pingdom
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco
2 1 (2.17%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Infobright
2 1 (2.17%) New Relic
2 1 (2.17%) PagerDuty
2 1 (2.17%) Qualys
2 1 (2.17%) Splunk
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