The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank - 59 59
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.95% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
461 430 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 72.48% 81.90% 72.68%
Number of salaries quoted 311 363 324
Average salary £37,025 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.43% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Security Testing
North East

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 10 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#