The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
Security Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1058 862 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.49% 80.94% 73.38%
Number of salaries quoted 918 747 702
Average salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,051 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Wales

Security Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (100.00%) T-Plan
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Welsh Language
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) T-Plan
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft