Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 149 175
Rank change year-on-year -11 +26 +17
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.21% 0.39% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.43% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% -2.38%
10th Percentile £35,000 £45,000 £42,625
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,750 £62,875
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,531 2,554 2,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.67% 89.52% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,064 2,036 2,317
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Buckinghamshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Buckinghamshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Buckinghamshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -8 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Marlow - 1 £37,500 -
Security Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
1 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Gerrit

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Appium
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) RhodeCode
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Secure Coding
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
4 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Perfecto Mobile