The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Penetration Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Penetration Tester in their job title 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
Senior Penetration Tester
Rank 236 263 250
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Penetration Tester 18 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.057% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.058% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +18.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £40,000 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Senior Penetration Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6067 6853 6386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.75% 98.07% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5080 5675 4937
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 £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Penetration Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Senior Penetration Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Senior Penetration Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Penetration Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Senior Penetration Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Senior Penetration Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Penetration Tester 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
West Yorkshire +15 13 £41,500 -5.68% 4
South Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
East Yorkshire -1 2 £33,000 -17.50%
Senior Penetration Tester
England

Senior Penetration Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Senior Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Penetration Tester in their job title.

1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) QA
3 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) .NET
4 13 (36.11%) Java
4 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
4 13 (36.11%) ISEB
4 13 (36.11%) ISTQB
5 12 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 10 (27.78%) Finance
7 9 (25.00%) Selenium
7 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 8 (22.22%) C#
8 8 (22.22%) HTML
9 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
10 6 (16.67%) Windows
10 6 (16.67%) Linux
10 6 (16.67%) Nessus
10 6 (16.67%) CEH
10 6 (16.67%) Information Security
10 6 (16.67%) BDD
10 6 (16.67%) Security Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Metasploit
10 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
11 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
11 5 (13.89%) OpenVAS
11 5 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (13.89%) Software Testing

Senior Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Senior Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Penetration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) Metasploit
3 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.33%) JIRA
4 3 (8.33%) JMeter
4 3 (8.33%) JUnit
4 3 (8.33%) NeoLoad
5 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.78%) Burp Suite
6 1 (2.78%) CasperJS
6 1 (2.78%) Concordion
6 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.78%) JBehave
6 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.78%) TestNG
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
4 5 (13.89%) JSP
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE
5 2 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) Ajax
6 1 (2.78%) Behat
6 1 (2.78%) CSS
6 1 (2.78%) HTML5
6 1 (2.78%) JSON
6 1 (2.78%) REST
6 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Kali Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.67%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) Information Security
5 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Manual Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.89%) TDD
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) Test Management
7 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) C#
4 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) ISEB
1 13 (36.11%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.67%) CEH
3 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (47.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Nessus
2 5 (13.89%) OpenVAS
3 1 (2.78%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Facebook
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.56%) Twitter
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.78%) Cognos
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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