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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 178 196 225
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +29
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 19 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 8
Median salary £50,000 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £52,950
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.66%
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
3567 4104 4431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 91.02% 89.59% 88.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2997 3256 3551
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram 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 27 June 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 +21 19 £50,000 +31.57% 3
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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%) Degree
4 11 (44.00%) Information Security
5 10 (40.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) C++
6 9 (36.00%) Python
6 9 (36.00%) Ruby
7 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Wireless Security
7 8 (32.00%) CESG
7 8 (32.00%) Publishing
7 8 (32.00%) Wireless
7 8 (32.00%) Unix
7 8 (32.00%) Perl
7 8 (32.00%) C
7 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (32.00%) Mobile App
7 8 (32.00%) CREST Certified
8 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (28.00%) BDD
8 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) Selenium
9 5 (20.00%) TDD
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.00%) Internet
9 5 (20.00%) Firewall
9 5 (20.00%) JMeter
9 5 (20.00%) OWASP

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%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
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 12 (48.00%) Consultant
1 12 (48.00%) 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%) 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
6 2 (8.00%) 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%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Information Security
2 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
4 5 (20.00%) Information Assurance
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%) Integration Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
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%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) Security Auditing
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
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (8.00%) Splunk
2 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.00%) Juniper
2 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago