The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 43 73 48
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -25
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 10 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.65% 0.18% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 0.21% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 8
Average salary £27,500 £20,500 £20,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.14% -1.20%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
Security Testing
North 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 York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
303 482 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 80.37% 88.28% 83.30%
Number of salaries quoted 255 262 214
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in York

Security Testing
Salary Trend in York

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in York

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the York region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in York

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 12 (75.00%) Firebug
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (68.75%) Test Management
3 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
5 7 (43.75%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) .NET
5 7 (43.75%) N-Tier
5 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
5 7 (43.75%) MVC
5 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (37.50%) QA
6 6 (37.50%) JIRA
6 6 (37.50%) ISEB
7 5 (31.25%) DOM
7 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
7 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 4 (25.00%) Bugzilla
9 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
9 3 (18.75%) Finance

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the York 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
1 12 (75.00%) Firebug
2 6 (37.50%) JIRA
3 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (6.25%) MSTest
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Analyst
1 13 (81.25%) Test Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Junior
2 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (31.25%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) N-Tier
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 11 (68.75%) Test Management
2 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
4 7 (43.75%) MVC
4 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA