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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 165 203 191
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 10 4 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.089% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.10% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 32
Median salary £48,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £40,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £49,750 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-14.07% +5.85%

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
3137 3968 4380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.04% 88.41% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2728 3325 3546
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +31 10 £48,000 +12.94% 4
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Degree
3 18 (69.23%) Computer Science
4 15 (57.69%) Selenium
4 15 (57.69%) Java
4 15 (57.69%) Scrum
5 14 (53.85%) Performance Testing
5 14 (53.85%) TDD
5 14 (53.85%) Kanban
5 14 (53.85%) BDD
6 12 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (34.62%) CREST Certified
7 9 (34.62%) Remediation Plan
7 9 (34.62%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (34.62%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (34.62%) Information Security
7 9 (34.62%) .NET
7 9 (34.62%) Windows
8 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
8 8 (30.77%) Unix
8 8 (30.77%) PHP
8 8 (30.77%) C
8 8 (30.77%) C#
8 8 (30.77%) C++
8 8 (30.77%) Advertising
8 8 (30.77%) CHECK Team Leader
8 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
8 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Network Security
2 4 (15.38%) HTTP
3 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Burp Suite
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (30.77%) Advertising
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 13 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 13 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 13 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 13 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Software Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Tester
3 8 (30.77%) Penetration Tester
3 8 (30.77%) Security Penetration Tester
3 8 (30.77%) Security Tester
4 7 (26.92%) Ethical Hacker
5 3 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) CESG
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Kali Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Scrum
3 14 (53.85%) BDD
3 14 (53.85%) Kanban
3 14 (53.85%) Performance Testing
3 14 (53.85%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (34.62%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (34.62%) Information Security
5 9 (34.62%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Remediation Plan
6 8 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
8 6 (23.08%) Network Packet Capture
8 6 (23.08%) Project Management
8 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (19.23%) Social Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) Threat Modelling
9 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) C
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) C++
2 8 (30.77%) PHP
2 8 (30.77%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Degree
2 9 (34.62%) CREST Certified
3 8 (30.77%) CHECK Team Leader
3 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) OSCP
5 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.85%) CEH
6 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SDET
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nessus
1 3 (11.54%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago