The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 206 182 198
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.068% 0.66% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.74% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 31 3
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
Security Testing
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3882 4162 3627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.41% 88.12% 84.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3251 3369 2798
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -33 3 £41,250 -8.33% 2
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (32.00%) QA
2 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (32.00%) Information Security
2 8 (32.00%) CISSP
2 8 (32.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (24.00%) CISA
3 6 (24.00%) CISM
3 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 6 (24.00%) CISMP
4 5 (20.00%) LAMP
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Java
4 5 (20.00%) Open Source
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) QA Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Test Management
5 4 (16.00%) Firewall
5 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.00%) CSS
6 3 (12.00%) C#

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) Firebug
3 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (8.00%) JMeter
3 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (8.00%) LoadUI
3 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Information Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) Administrator
4 6 (24.00%) Information Security Administrator
4 6 (24.00%) Security Administrator
5 5 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Site Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Security Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Trainer
8 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Graduate Software Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) LAMP
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
1 3 (12.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Information Security
3 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
4 5 (20.00%) Open Source
5 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.00%) QA Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Test Management
6 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) CISSP
2 6 (24.00%) CISA
2 6 (24.00%) CISM
2 6 (24.00%) CISMP
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) GIAC
5 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (32.00%) PCI DSS
1 8 (32.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco
1 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (8.00%) HP
1 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (4.00%) F5
2 1 (4.00%) Juniper
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Splunk
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