The first table below looks at the demand for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 250 183 217
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +34
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 7 31 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.099% 0.59% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.71% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 3
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £50,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.94%
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+12.22% -14.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5674 4344 4314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.25% 82.15% 78.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4442 3360 3530
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -60 7 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Change Control
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) McAfee
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) .NET

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Firebug
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) DOM
3 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Release Management
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) V-Model
5 1 (6.67%) OWASP
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SSCP
3 1 (6.67%) CISA
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (6.67%) GIAC
3 1 (6.67%) CCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Websense
3 1 (6.67%) Clearswift
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 26 days ago