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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 61 45 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 5 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.10% 2.92% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 3.38% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 1
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +34.14%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
- -13.04%
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
421 325 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 92.53% 86.21% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 344 279 276
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (28.57%) Secure Coding
5 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (28.57%) Veracode
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 2 (28.57%) Metasploit
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Firebug
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) AppScan
1 2 (28.57%) Firebug
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Metasploit
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) IT Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Advisor
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Secure Coding
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Veracode