The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 218 218 251
Rank change year-on-year
0 +33
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 29 34 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.51% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.58% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 11
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5257 5907 6151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.50% 88.36% 86.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4331 4738 4889
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Security Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Yorkshire +9 23 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North Yorkshire -12 5 £35,000 -17.64%
South Yorkshire +21 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 20 (46.51%) Information Security
3 16 (37.21%) Windows
4 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (32.56%) Mobile App
6 13 (30.23%) PHP
7 12 (27.91%) Finance
7 12 (27.91%) Degree
8 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
8 11 (25.58%) C++
8 11 (25.58%) HTML
8 11 (25.58%) Python
9 10 (23.26%) C
9 10 (23.26%) Perl
9 10 (23.26%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (20.93%) Ruby
10 9 (20.93%) Nessus
10 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
10 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
10 9 (20.93%) Metasploit
10 9 (20.93%) CREST Certified
11 8 (18.60%) Publishing
11 8 (18.60%) Firewall
11 8 (18.60%) Wireless
11 8 (18.60%) Unix
11 8 (18.60%) Information Assurance
11 8 (18.60%) Selenium
11 8 (18.60%) Wireless Security
11 8 (18.60%) CESG
12 7 (16.28%) Linux

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
1 8 (18.60%) Wireless
1 8 (18.60%) Wireless Security
2 6 (13.95%) HTTP
3 5 (11.63%) Internet
3 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Metasploit
2 8 (18.60%) Selenium
3 7 (16.28%) Burp Suite
3 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.63%) AppScan
4 5 (11.63%) JMeter
5 2 (4.65%) JBehave
5 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.33%) Firebug
6 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) MSTest
6 1 (2.33%) SilkTest
6 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Valgrind
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Publishing
3 3 (6.98%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Consultant
1 14 (32.56%) Security Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Tester
3 8 (18.60%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Applications Tester
5 6 (13.95%) Security Tester
6 5 (11.63%) IT Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Administrator
7 4 (9.30%) Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) DBA
7 4 (9.30%) Developer in Test
7 4 (9.30%) SQL DBA
7 4 (9.30%) Test Automation Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (4.65%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 7 (16.28%) .NET
3 5 (11.63%) CSS
3 5 (11.63%) Gherkin
4 4 (9.30%) HTML5
4 4 (9.30%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) Behat
5 1 (2.33%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Mobile App
2 8 (18.60%) CESG
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.33%) PKI
6 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Unix
3 7 (16.28%) Kali Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Information Security
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Information Assurance
5 7 (16.28%) BDD
6 5 (11.63%) DevOps
6 5 (11.63%) OWASP
6 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.63%) TDD
6 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.30%) Data Validation
7 4 (9.30%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) Validation
7 4 (9.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) PHP
3 11 (25.58%) C++
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.58%) Python
4 10 (23.26%) C
4 10 (23.26%) Perl
5 9 (20.93%) Ruby
6 6 (13.95%) C#
7 3 (6.98%) SQL
8 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) Go
9 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) CREST Certified
2 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) CEH
4 3 (6.98%) CISSP
4 3 (6.98%) OSCP
5 2 (4.65%) ISEB
5 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CISA
6 1 (2.33%) CISM
6 1 (2.33%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Nessus
2 3 (6.98%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) ArcSight
2 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
2 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco
2 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
2 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
2 2 (4.65%) Splunk
2 2 (4.65%) Veracode
3 1 (2.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (2.33%) F5
3 1 (2.33%) Juniper
3 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
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