Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 104 105
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 13 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.08% 0.073% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.080% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Coventry median annual salary £48,500 - £52,500
10th Percentile £37,500 - £36,250
90th Percentile £59,500 - £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -10.53%

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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,068 1,244 1,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 88.85% 90.94% 88.09%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1,042 1,069
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -
10th Percentile £28,818 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Coventry

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Coventry

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Coventry over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) CISSP
1 12 (92.31%) CISM
1 12 (92.31%) CEH
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Waterfall
3 9 (69.23%) CRISC
3 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
3 9 (69.23%) Information Security
4 8 (61.54%) PCI DSS
4 8 (61.54%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (61.54%) BYOD
5 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 6 (46.15%) OWASP
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) CISA
5 6 (46.15%) HTTP
6 5 (38.46%) Back Office
6 5 (38.46%) Games
6 5 (38.46%) Logistics
6 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
7 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (30.77%) HP Fortify
7 4 (30.77%) Veracode
7 4 (30.77%) Source Code Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Qualys
7 4 (30.77%) OSCP
7 4 (30.77%) WebInspect
7 4 (30.77%) AppScan
7 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 6 (46.15%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) AppScan
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Back Office
2 5 (38.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
1 11 (84.62%) Security Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (61.54%) Senior Security Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) IT Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (38.46%) Information Analyst
4 5 (38.46%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (38.46%) Senior Information Analyst
4 5 (38.46%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Project Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) BYOD
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Waterfall
3 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 9 (69.23%) Risk Management
4 8 (61.54%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 6 (46.15%) OWASP
6 5 (38.46%) Logistics
7 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Source Code Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
8 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
9 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 1 (7.69%) Test Management
9 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CEH
1 12 (92.31%) CISM
1 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) CRISC
3 6 (46.15%) CISA
4 4 (30.77%) GIAC
4 4 (30.77%) OSCP
5 2 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (15.38%) CCSP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) ISEB
6 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Fortify
1 4 (30.77%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
1 4 (30.77%) Qualys
1 4 (30.77%) Veracode