The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 144 174
Rank change year-on-year +3 +30  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 14 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.56% 0.68% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.75% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 10
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +28.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £28,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -23.50% +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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2344 2667 2985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 93.20% 91.30% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1954 2186 2342
Median salary £47,500 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.46% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Leeds

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Leeds over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 22 (95.65%) Test Automation
2 18 (78.26%) Selenium
3 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (73.91%) BDD
4 15 (65.22%) TDD
4 15 (65.22%) Performance Testing
5 14 (60.87%) Scrum
6 13 (56.52%) Kanban
7 9 (39.13%) Java
8 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
9 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (26.09%) SDET
10 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (21.74%) High Availability
10 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (21.74%) QA
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
10 5 (21.74%) .NET
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) Finance
11 4 (17.39%) Test Management
11 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
11 4 (17.39%) SDLC
11 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
11 4 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (13.04%) People Management
12 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (13.04%) API Testing

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) BrowserStack
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (78.26%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
3 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
3 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) JBehave
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Test Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Development Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Test Development Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) Test Leader
7 4 (17.39%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (13.04%) Analyst
8 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
9 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
9 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
10 1 (4.35%) Automation Team Leader
10 1 (4.35%) Automation Tester
10 1 (4.35%) Information Specialist
10 1 (4.35%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
10 1 (4.35%) Tester
10 1 (4.35%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Test Automation
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) BDD
3 15 (65.22%) Performance Testing
3 15 (65.22%) TDD
4 14 (60.87%) Scrum
5 13 (56.52%) Kanban
6 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
7 6 (26.09%) SDET
7 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 5 (21.74%) High Availability
9 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
9 4 (17.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) SDLC
9 4 (17.39%) Test Management
10 3 (13.04%) ETL
10 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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