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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 244 225 247
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 10 42 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.60% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.68% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 39 3
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
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
5479 6171 5559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.37% 88.31% 84.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4568 5060 4217
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
South Yorkshire +4 3 £32,500 +18.18% 3
West Yorkshire -24 3 £41,250 -8.33% 2
North Yorkshire +14 2 £40,000 +33.33%
East Yorkshire - 1 £29,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (41.82%) HTML
1 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
1 23 (41.82%) Selenium
2 22 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
4 18 (32.73%) Test Scripting
5 17 (30.91%) Firebug
5 17 (30.91%) C#
5 17 (30.91%) CSS
6 16 (29.09%) Java
7 15 (27.27%) Information Security
8 14 (25.45%) Finance
8 14 (25.45%) .NET
9 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
9 13 (23.64%) ISTQB
9 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (21.82%) Performance Testing
10 12 (21.82%) Manual Testing
11 11 (20.00%) QA
11 11 (20.00%) ISEB
12 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
12 10 (18.18%) Functional Testing
12 10 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (16.36%) Open Source
13 9 (16.36%) DevOps
13 9 (16.36%) CISSP
13 9 (16.36%) W3C
13 9 (16.36%) LAMP
13 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (16.36%) JIRA

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Selenium
2 17 (30.91%) Firebug
3 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 9 (16.36%) JIRA
5 6 (10.91%) Metasploit
6 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.64%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.64%) JMeter
6 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.64%) LoadUI
6 2 (3.64%) MSTest
6 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.82%) AppScan
7 1 (1.82%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Analyst
2 18 (32.73%) Test Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Security Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Tester
4 8 (14.55%) Information Analyst
4 8 (14.55%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Administrator
5 7 (12.73%) Security Administrator
5 7 (12.73%) Web Analyst
5 7 (12.73%) Web Test Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Information Security Administrator
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 6 (10.91%) Senior Tester
7 5 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Junior Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) HTML
2 17 (30.91%) CSS
3 14 (25.45%) .NET
4 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET
5 9 (16.36%) LAMP
6 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (9.09%) JSP
8 2 (3.64%) DOM
8 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) W3C
2 8 (14.55%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 18 (32.73%) Test Scripting
3 15 (27.27%) Information Security
4 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.82%) Manual Testing
5 12 (21.82%) Performance Testing
6 10 (18.18%) Functional Testing
7 9 (16.36%) Automated Testing
7 9 (16.36%) DevOps
7 9 (16.36%) Open Source
7 9 (16.36%) Test Management
8 8 (14.55%) MVC
9 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
10 4 (7.27%) BDD
10 4 (7.27%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (7.27%) Information Assurance
10 4 (7.27%) QA Automation
10 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (5.45%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
2 19 (34.55%) SQL
3 17 (30.91%) C#
4 16 (29.09%) Java
5 5 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) ISTQB
2 11 (20.00%) ISEB
3 10 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (16.36%) CISSP
5 7 (12.73%) CISA
5 7 (12.73%) CISM
5 7 (12.73%) CISMP
6 6 (10.91%) CEH
7 2 (3.64%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) GIAC
8 1 (1.82%) MCSE
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.82%) OSCP
8 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
2 9 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (16.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (3.64%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Nessus
2 5 (9.09%) OpenVAS
3 1 (1.82%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) ArcSight
1 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
1 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco
1 2 (3.64%) Fortinet
1 2 (3.64%) HP
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.64%) Palo Alto
2 1 (1.82%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (1.82%) F5
2 1 (1.82%) Juniper
2 1 (1.82%) Splunk
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