Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 198 175
Rank change year-on-year +24 -23 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 17 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.49% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% -
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,188 3,486 3,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.95% 92.30% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,196 2,709 2,589
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Peterborough -30 8 £49,000 -14.78% 1
Cambridge +34 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Security Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 11 (64.71%) Regression Testing
1 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) QA
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 7 (41.18%) JIRA
3 7 (41.18%) NUnit
3 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Kanban
3 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
3 7 (41.18%) TeamCity
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (41.18%) SpecFlow
3 7 (41.18%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Smoke Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (23.53%) CISM
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) CISSP
5 4 (23.53%) Information Security
6 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
6 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) CRISC
6 3 (17.65%) COBIT

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) JIRA
1 7 (41.18%) NUnit
1 7 (41.18%) Selenium
1 7 (41.18%) SpecFlow
1 7 (41.18%) TeamCity
1 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Test Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) QA Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Information
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Information Assurance
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Security
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
2 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Regression Testing
1 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (41.18%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Kanban
3 7 (41.18%) Manual Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Smoke Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CISM
1 4 (23.53%) CISSP
2 3 (17.65%) CRISC
2 3 (17.65%) IISP
3 1 (5.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) COBIT
3 2 (11.76%) SLA
4 1 (5.88%) GDPR
4 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Symantec
1 2 (11.76%) VMware