The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 161 154
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.045% 0.038% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.045% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £30,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -53.84% +23.80%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1958 2242 1951
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 88.16% 86.26% 81.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1806 1521
Median salary £48,750 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) AWK
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Appium
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) TestRail
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) AppScan
2 1 (16.67%) Burp Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Paros
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Usability Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) AWK
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CSSLP
2 1 (16.67%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Fortify
1 1 (16.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago