The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 83 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 10 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.05% - 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £21,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Security Testing
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
814 673 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.24% 86.28% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 703 516 668
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield - 8 £21,500 -
Doncaster - 2 £20,000 -
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) GWAPT
4 2 (20.00%) GPEN
4 2 (20.00%) OSCP
4 2 (20.00%) OSCE
4 2 (20.00%) HIPAA
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) CISA
4 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (20.00%) GCIH
4 2 (20.00%) CEH

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Tester
2 7 (70.00%) Junior
3 6 (60.00%) Junior Tester
3 6 (60.00%) Software Tester
3 6 (60.00%) Graduate
3 6 (60.00%) Junior Software Tester
4 5 (50.00%) Graduate Software Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) GWAPT
2 2 (20.00%) GPEN
2 2 (20.00%) OSCP
2 2 (20.00%) OSCE
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CISA
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) GCIH
2 2 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) HIPAA