The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - - 64
Permanent jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £43,866
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
422 388 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 83.07% 90.44% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 351 349 377
Median salary £36,906 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.73% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Penetration Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Tyne and Wear region.

Penetration Testing Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Penetration Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Penetration 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 18 days ago