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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 226 204 261
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +57
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 14 53 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.24% 0.80% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.89% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 45 11
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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
5076 5981 6278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.76% 89.79% 85.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4133 4828 4885
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -6 7 £57,500 +27.77% 6
South Yorkshire +9 6 £60,000 +87.50% 2
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 23 (63.89%) Java
2 21 (58.33%) Information Security
3 17 (47.22%) PHP
3 17 (47.22%) Windows
3 17 (47.22%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (44.44%) Degree
4 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (41.67%) C++
6 14 (38.89%) C
6 14 (38.89%) CREST Certified
7 12 (33.33%) Unix
7 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 11 (30.56%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (30.56%) CESG
9 10 (27.78%) Python
9 10 (27.78%) C#
10 9 (25.00%) Perl
10 9 (25.00%) .NET
10 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
10 9 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (22.22%) Project Management
11 8 (22.22%) Firewall
11 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
11 8 (22.22%) BDD
12 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (19.44%) Ruby
12 7 (19.44%) Selenium
12 7 (19.44%) Network Security

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) Network Security
3 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.67%) Wireless
3 6 (16.67%) Wireless Security
4 5 (13.89%) Internet
5 4 (11.11%) HTTP
6 1 (2.78%) Intranet
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) SNMP
6 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
1 7 (19.44%) Selenium
2 5 (13.89%) JMeter
2 5 (13.89%) Metasploit
3 3 (8.33%) Burp Suite
4 2 (5.56%) AppScan
5 1 (2.78%) Capybara
5 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.78%) JBehave
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) SilkTest
5 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) Valgrind
5 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.67%) Publishing
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Consultant
1 10 (27.78%) Security Consultant
1 10 (27.78%) Tester
2 7 (19.44%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (19.44%) Security Tester
3 6 (16.67%) Ethical Hacker
3 6 (16.67%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Security Penetration Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Test Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Developer in Test
5 4 (11.11%) IT Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
2 5 (13.89%) Gherkin
3 4 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) Behat
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) CESG
2 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Information Security
2 17 (47.22%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (22.22%) BDD
6 8 (22.22%) Project Management
7 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
8 6 (16.67%) Social Engineering
8 6 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
8 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (13.89%) DevOps
9 5 (13.89%) Network Packet Capture
9 5 (13.89%) OWASP
9 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.89%) TDD
9 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
10 4 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Java
2 17 (47.22%) PHP
3 15 (41.67%) C++
4 14 (38.89%) C
5 10 (27.78%) C#
5 10 (27.78%) Python
6 9 (25.00%) Perl
7 7 (19.44%) Ruby
8 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
9 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.78%) Go
11 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.78%) Scala
11 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Degree
2 14 (38.89%) CREST Certified
3 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) CHECK Team Leader
5 4 (11.11%) OSCP
6 3 (8.33%) CEH
7 2 (5.56%) CISSP
8 1 (2.78%) GPEN
8 1 (2.78%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Nessus
2 1 (2.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) IBM
1 2 (5.56%) Veracode
2 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.78%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago