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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 219 215 206
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 10 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.13% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.15% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 17
Median salary £49,750 £19,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+161.84% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
5095 4650 4719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.13% 86.80% 84.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4003 3860 3968
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Staffordshire -2 4 £60,000 +215.78% 2
Birmingham - 4 £49,750 - 1
Solihull - 1 £22,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 23 (50.00%) Information Security
2 19 (41.30%) Non-Functional Testing
3 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
4 14 (30.43%) ISEB
5 13 (28.26%) Test Management
5 13 (28.26%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (26.09%) Degree
6 12 (26.09%) Test Strategy
7 11 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (23.91%) CISM
7 11 (23.91%) CISSP
7 11 (23.91%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
8 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
8 10 (21.74%) Finance
8 10 (21.74%) Performance Testing
8 10 (21.74%) PCI DSS
9 9 (19.57%) Remediation Plan
10 8 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (15.22%) Life Science
11 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
12 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.04%) HTTP
12 6 (13.04%) CISA
12 6 (13.04%) Wireshark
12 6 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (13.04%) ISMS
12 6 (13.04%) Test Planning
13 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Scanning

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
1 6 (13.04%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 3 (6.52%) IPsec
2 3 (6.52%) LAN
2 3 (6.52%) SSL
2 3 (6.52%) VPN
2 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 3 (6.52%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Selenium
2 3 (6.52%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.35%) Burp Suite
4 1 (2.17%) AppScan
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) SilkTest
4 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Test Manager
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Security Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Information Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Information Security Specialist
4 5 (10.87%) Information Specialist
4 5 (10.87%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Security Operations Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Security Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Test Validation Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) QA Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) RESTful
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.22%) Life Science
3 5 (10.87%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.17%) BYOD
7 1 (2.17%) Copywriting
7 1 (2.17%) Social Media
7 1 (2.17%) Statistics
7 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Information Security
2 19 (41.30%) Non-Functional Testing
3 15 (32.61%) Test Automation
4 13 (28.26%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (28.26%) Test Management
5 12 (26.09%) Test Strategy
6 11 (23.91%) Exploratory Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Performance Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
8 9 (19.57%) Remediation Plan
9 8 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.04%) ISMS
10 6 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (13.04%) Test Planning
11 5 (10.87%) Data Management
11 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
11 5 (10.87%) Network Architecture
11 5 (10.87%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) ISEB
2 12 (26.09%) Degree
3 11 (23.91%) CISM
3 11 (23.91%) CISSP
4 6 (13.04%) CISA
5 4 (8.70%) CEH
5 4 (8.70%) CRISC
5 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.35%) GIAC
6 2 (4.35%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.70%) COBIT
3 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) HP
1 2 (4.35%) Qualys
2 1 (2.17%) Facebook
2 1 (2.17%) Google
2 1 (2.17%) IBM
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Twitter
2 1 (2.17%) Veracode
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