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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 56 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 4 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.82% - 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% - 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 11
Average salary £30,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
401 416 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 82.17% 91.03% 81.54%
Number of salaries quoted 314 253 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 19 December 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) DOM
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Firebug
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) W3C
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Firebug
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) W3C
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA