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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 198 218 254
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +36
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 27 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.49% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.55% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 26
Median salary £55,000 £27,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £24,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,538 £41,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
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
4709 5588 6669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.83% 88.43% 88.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4544 5345
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +29 18 £55,000 +46.66% 8
South Yorkshire 0 4 £62,500 +108.33%
North Yorkshire -5 3 - -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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%) Information Security
2 22 (61.11%) Java
3 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) Ethical Hacking
3 19 (52.78%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (50.00%) Windows
5 17 (47.22%) Degree
5 17 (47.22%) Computer Science
6 16 (44.44%) CREST Certified
6 16 (44.44%) .NET
7 13 (36.11%) Remediation Plan
7 13 (36.11%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (36.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (33.33%) VB.NET
8 12 (33.33%) Unix
8 12 (33.33%) PHP
8 12 (33.33%) C
8 12 (33.33%) C#
8 12 (33.33%) C++
8 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 11 (30.56%) CHECK Team Leader
9 11 (30.56%) Linux
9 11 (30.56%) Nessus
9 11 (30.56%) Scrum
10 10 (27.78%) Project Management
10 10 (27.78%) Selenium
10 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
10 10 (27.78%) 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Network Security
2 8 (22.22%) HTTP
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
4 3 (8.33%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) Intranet
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) WAN
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Selenium
2 7 (19.44%) Burp Suite
3 4 (11.11%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.78%) Capybara
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium IDE
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Tester
2 14 (38.89%) Security Tester
3 13 (36.11%) Penetration Tester
4 11 (30.56%) Ethical Hacker
4 11 (30.56%) Security Penetration Tester
5 8 (22.22%) Development Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) Software Development Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) Test Development Engineer
5 8 (22.22%) Test Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Security Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Applications Tester
8 3 (8.33%) Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Penetration Test Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) QA Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.00%) CESG
2 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Unix
3 11 (30.56%) Linux
4 7 (19.44%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Information Security
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Ethical Hacking
2 19 (52.78%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (36.11%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (36.11%) Remediation Plan
3 13 (36.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (30.56%) Scrum
6 10 (27.78%) BDD
6 10 (27.78%) Performance Testing
6 10 (27.78%) Project Management
7 9 (25.00%) Network Packet Capture
7 9 (25.00%) Social Engineering
7 9 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
7 9 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 8 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (22.22%) Kanban
8 8 (22.22%) TDD
9 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) C
2 12 (33.33%) C#
2 12 (33.33%) C++
2 12 (33.33%) PHP
2 12 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.33%) Ruby
6 2 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Degree
2 16 (44.44%) CREST Certified
3 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (30.56%) CHECK Team Leader
5 9 (25.00%) OSCP
6 5 (13.89%) CEH
7 1 (2.78%) GPEN
7 1 (2.78%) GWAPT
7 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SDET
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Nessus
2 4 (11.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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