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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 210 224 189
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -35
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 28 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.19% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.21% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 25
Median salary £42,500 £19,750 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+115.18% -14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £61,750 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,750 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+11.73% -13.10%
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
5330 5160 4387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.01% 87.21% 83.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4149 4200 3635
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -1 14 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Staffordshire 0 5 £24,000 +26.31% 1
Warwickshire +9 2 £56,250 -27.41%
Coventry - 2 £37,500 - 1
Solihull - 1 £22,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 32 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 29 (45.31%) Test Automation
3 27 (42.19%) Test Management
4 26 (40.63%) ISEB
4 26 (40.63%) Information Security
5 25 (39.06%) Test Strategy
6 24 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
7 16 (25.00%) CISSP
7 16 (25.00%) CISM
7 16 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (21.88%) Validation
8 14 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (21.88%) Functional Testing
8 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
9 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
10 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
11 10 (15.63%) Manufacturing
11 10 (15.63%) Finance
11 10 (15.63%) Degree
11 10 (15.63%) Life Science
11 10 (15.63%) Performance Testing
11 10 (15.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 9 (14.06%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (14.06%) CISA
13 8 (12.50%) HTTP
13 8 (12.50%) Selenium
13 8 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 7 (10.94%) Test Planning
14 7 (10.94%) CRISC

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 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) Firewall
2 3 (4.69%) IPsec
2 3 (4.69%) LAN
2 3 (4.69%) SSL
2 3 (4.69%) VPN
2 3 (4.69%) WAN
2 3 (4.69%) Wireless
3 2 (3.13%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Selenium
2 4 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.13%) Appium
3 2 (3.13%) AppScan
3 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.13%) JBehave
3 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.13%) TestNG
3 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) SilkTest
4 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
1 10 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Legal
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Test Manager
2 15 (23.44%) Analyst
2 15 (23.44%) Security Analyst
3 14 (21.88%) Service Manager
3 14 (21.88%) Test Validation Manager
4 8 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) QA Leader
5 5 (7.81%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Security Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.13%) Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
3 10 (15.63%) Life Science
4 5 (7.81%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) BYOD
7 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.56%) Statistics
7 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 29 (45.31%) Test Automation
3 27 (42.19%) Test Management
4 26 (40.63%) Information Security
5 25 (39.06%) Test Strategy
6 24 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
7 14 (21.88%) Functional Testing
7 14 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (21.88%) Validation
8 12 (18.75%) Risk Management
9 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (15.63%) Performance Testing
10 10 (15.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 9 (14.06%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 7 (10.94%) OWASP
13 7 (10.94%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (10.94%) Test Planning
13 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (9.38%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) ISEB
2 16 (25.00%) CISM
2 16 (25.00%) CISSP
3 10 (15.63%) Degree
4 9 (14.06%) CISA
5 7 (10.94%) CEH
5 7 (10.94%) CRISC
6 5 (7.81%) GIAC
6 5 (7.81%) OSCP
7 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.13%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.56%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.94%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.94%) QA
3 4 (6.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) HP Fortify
1 3 (4.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Qualys
2 5 (7.81%) HP
3 3 (4.69%) Veracode
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive + Strong Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago