Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 326 354
Rank change year-on-year -19 +28 +10
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 40 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.050% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 23
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,875 £79,000 £71,800
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10658 11731 13218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.03% 88.52% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8649 9672 10866
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Security Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -30 4 £42,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -20 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Suffolk - 1 £50,000 -
Security Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET

Security Testing
Co-occurring 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 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Fiddler
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP