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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 55 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.39% - 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% - 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 14
Average salary £30,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
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
361 479 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 83.56% 89.87% 83.41%
Number of salaries quoted 268 275 274
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Firebug
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) DOM
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Bugzilla
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 4 (57.14%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) MSTest
5 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) W3C
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Firebug
3 4 (57.14%) Bugzilla
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) MSTest
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA