The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 59 61 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.06% 0.81% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.92% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £62,500 £37,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -37.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £48,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-12.37% +4.86%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
442 541 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.64% 87.40% 82.26%
Number of salaries quoted 358 493 389
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,550 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 3 £62,500 +66.66%
Tamworth - 2 - -
Security Testing
West Midlands

Security Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 13 (86.67%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) Burp Suite
4 5 (33.33%) System Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Erlang
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Source Code Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
7 2 (13.33%) Data Management
7 2 (13.33%) Data Security
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) Line Management
8 1 (6.67%) OWASP

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Burp Suite
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Security Specialist
2 9 (60.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 9 (60.00%) Information Specialist
3 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Specialist
4 4 (26.67%) Application Security Specialist
4 4 (26.67%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (20.00%) Junior
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Support
6 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (33.33%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Source Code Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) OWASP
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Erlang
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS