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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 118 131 127
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 13 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.72% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 2
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,700 £40,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £63,500 £43,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -15.00% +2.56%  

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 1636 1647 1653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 91.19% 89.80% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 1435 1385
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Bristol over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Bristol

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 15 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (66.67%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) NUnit
3 10 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Selenium
3 10 (55.56%) Performance Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (38.89%) QA
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) IPsec
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) HTTPS
5 4 (22.22%) SSL
5 4 (22.22%) SSH
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) tcpdump
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 4 (22.22%) Network Packet Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 4 (22.22%) Wireshark
5 4 (22.22%) PKI
6 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) Python

Security Testing
Top Related 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 10 (55.56%) NUnit
1 10 (55.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Incident Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) QA Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 3 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 3 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Performance Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 4 (22.22%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 4 (22.22%) Network Packet Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) OWASP
7 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Server Hardening
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
7 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CEH
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 23 days ago