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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 188 187 210
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.48% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.54% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 8
Median salary £50,000 £39,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -5.45%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.84%
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
3551 4296 4254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.63% 89.89% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3012 3403 3383
Median salary £44,000 £43,548 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.03% +8.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire 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 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leeds +16 6 £50,000 +31.57% 5
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) PHP
3 12 (48.00%) Information Security
3 12 (48.00%) Degree
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) C++
5 9 (36.00%) Python
5 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Ruby
6 8 (32.00%) CESG
6 8 (32.00%) Publishing
6 8 (32.00%) Unix
6 8 (32.00%) Perl
6 8 (32.00%) C
6 8 (32.00%) Wireless
6 8 (32.00%) Wireless Security
6 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
6 8 (32.00%) CREST Certified
7 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
7 7 (28.00%) BDD
7 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (28.00%) Selenium
8 5 (20.00%) TDD
8 5 (20.00%) JMeter
8 5 (20.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.00%) Internet
8 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.00%) Test Automation

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Wireless
1 8 (32.00%) Wireless Security
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) Intranet
3 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) JMeter
3 2 (8.00%) JBehave
3 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.00%) SilkTest
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) Valgrind
General
1 8 (32.00%) Publishing
2 3 (12.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Consultant
1 11 (44.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) DBA
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer in Test
4 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (12.00%) IT Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.00%) Behat
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) CESG
1 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Information Security
2 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
4 5 (20.00%) OWASP
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Data Validation
5 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
5 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Change Control
6 3 (12.00%) Presales
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (12.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) PHP
3 9 (36.00%) C++
3 9 (36.00%) Python
3 9 (36.00%) Ruby
4 8 (32.00%) C
4 8 (32.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) Go
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) CREST Certified
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (4.00%) Splunk
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Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago