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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 139 169
Rank change year-on-year -4 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.14% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Median salary £37,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -22.00% +11.11%  

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 1816 1995 2481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 87.77% 87.31% 86.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1538 1632 1956
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) OSCP
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow Management
3 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) YouTrack
3 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) OSCP
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft