The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Security Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 111 136
Rank change year-on-year -18 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.28% 0.32% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.35% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +93.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -22.00% +11.11%  

Security Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1637 1434 1731
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.14% 90.87% 89.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1367 1235 1491
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Security Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Bristol

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing in Bristol.

Salary trend for Security Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 16 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (72.22%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) NUnit
3 12 (66.67%) QA
3 12 (66.67%) Selenium
3 12 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) Wireshark
6 4 (22.22%) PKI
6 4 (22.22%) SSH
6 4 (22.22%) IPsec
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
6 4 (22.22%) HTTPS
6 4 (22.22%) SSL
6 4 (22.22%) Network Packet Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (22.22%) tcpdump
6 4 (22.22%) Coaching
6 4 (22.22%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (11.11%) Banking

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTPS
1 4 (22.22%) IPsec
1 4 (22.22%) SSH
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
1 4 (22.22%) tcpdump
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
1 4 (22.22%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) NUnit
1 12 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 6 (33.33%) QA Manager
1 6 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
1 6 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 6 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 6 (33.33%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (38.89%) Test Strategy
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) Load Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 4 (22.22%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 4 (22.22%) Network Packet Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) OWASP
7 1 (5.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center