Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 177 -
Rank change year-on-year +42 - +146
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.29% 0.098% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Cambridge median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 -
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,926 2,886 2,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.31% 94.19% 90.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,514 2,193 1,687
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,773 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.57% +5.56% +1.12%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Cambridge

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (33.33%) X-Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) NUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA