The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 202 204 176
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 40 18 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.34% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.40% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 37
Median salary £47,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £55,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
Security Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5339 4489 4339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.71% 85.05% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4148 3735 3627
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,308 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Security Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham +12 26 £42,500 -22.72%
Staffordshire -4 4 £44,500 -25.83% 1
Coventry - 4 £52,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £47,500 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 31 (41.89%) Information Security
1 31 (41.89%) Non-Functional Testing
2 28 (37.84%) Test Automation
3 27 (36.49%) Test Management
3 27 (36.49%) Test Strategy
4 26 (35.14%) ISEB
5 20 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (24.32%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (21.62%) Validation
7 16 (21.62%) Functional Testing
7 16 (21.62%) Data Centre
8 14 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (17.57%) CISSP
9 13 (17.57%) CISM
10 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
10 10 (13.51%) Automated Testing
10 10 (13.51%) Performance Testing
10 10 (13.51%) Selenium
11 9 (12.16%) Life Science
11 9 (12.16%) QA
11 9 (12.16%) Degree
11 9 (12.16%) CISA
11 9 (12.16%) Manufacturing
12 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.81%) PCI DSS
12 8 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 8 (10.81%) Automation Testing
12 8 (10.81%) CREST Certified
12 8 (10.81%) Waterfall

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) HTTP
2 5 (6.76%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) IPsec
3 1 (1.35%) LAN
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) VPN
3 1 (1.35%) WAN
3 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Selenium
2 6 (8.11%) Appium
2 6 (8.11%) Cucumber
2 6 (8.11%) JBehave
2 6 (8.11%) SpecFlow
2 6 (8.11%) TestNG
2 6 (8.11%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.05%) HP UFT
3 3 (4.05%) NeoLoad
4 2 (2.70%) AppScan
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 9 (12.16%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Legal
3 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Test Manager
2 16 (21.62%) Service Manager
2 16 (21.62%) Test Validation Manager
3 13 (17.57%) Test Leader
4 12 (16.22%) Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Security Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Security Manager
6 8 (10.81%) Information Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) QA Leader
7 7 (9.46%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (6.76%) Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Functional Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Performance Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Software Tester
10 3 (4.05%) Automation Test Lead
10 3 (4.05%) Information Security Specialist
10 3 (4.05%) Information Specialist
10 3 (4.05%) Security Specialist
11 2 (2.70%) Junior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Web Services
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.35%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.16%) Life Science
3 7 (9.46%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) BYOD
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Information Security
1 31 (41.89%) Non-Functional Testing
2 28 (37.84%) Test Automation
3 27 (36.49%) Test Management
3 27 (36.49%) Test Strategy
4 18 (24.32%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (21.62%) Functional Testing
5 16 (21.62%) Validation
6 14 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (13.51%) Automated Testing
8 10 (13.51%) Performance Testing
8 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.81%) Automation Testing
9 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
9 8 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (10.81%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.46%) OWASP
11 6 (8.11%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) Java
1 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) ISEB
2 13 (17.57%) CISM
2 13 (17.57%) CISSP
3 9 (12.16%) CISA
3 9 (12.16%) Degree
4 8 (10.81%) CREST Certified
5 7 (9.46%) CEH
5 7 (9.46%) CRISC
6 5 (6.76%) GIAC
6 5 (6.76%) ISTQB
6 5 (6.76%) OSCP
7 1 (1.35%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.16%) QA
3 8 (10.81%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Firmware
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) HP Fortify
1 3 (4.05%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Qualys
2 5 (6.76%) HP
3 3 (4.05%) Veracode
4 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.35%) New Relic
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