The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - 65 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £35,232 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
Security Testing
North East

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
388 453 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.78% 85.63% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 349 404 235
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) DOM
1 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Firebug
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) ISMS
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Firebug
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ISMS
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) SFIA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS