Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 167 200
Rank change year-on-year -37 +33 -13
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.078% 0.47% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.52% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 0
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
South West median annual salary £45,250 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +31.16% -1.43% -6.67%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3534 2910 3409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 91.91% 90.97% 90.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2915 2463 2940
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +5.39% +4.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Security Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) SABSA
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps

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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Velocity
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) SABSA
2 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) QA