The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
England / East of England
Rank 244 262 256
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 2 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.033% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 11
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +6.38%  

Security Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5331 6473 6422
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.25% 87.88% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4231 5117 5121
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Security Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in the East of England

Security Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in the East of England

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in the East of England

Security Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +21 1 £30,000 -53.84% 1
Bedfordshire +18 1 £55,000 -22.80%
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) AWK
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Degree

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Appium
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) TestRail
1 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 1 (14.29%) AppScan
2 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Paros
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
1 2 (28.57%) REST
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) AWK
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CSSLP
2 1 (14.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Fortify
1 1 (14.29%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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