Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 299 270 224
Rank change year-on-year -29 -46 +40
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 6 14 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% 0.19% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.21% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 14
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £59,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.73% +24.21% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £70,625 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -12.79%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7172 6742 6762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.06% 91.11% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5779 5606
Manchester median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Security Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Manchester

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Manchester

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) QA
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Flask
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) React
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Django
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) MVC

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Web Developer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Django
1 2 (33.33%) Flask
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) React
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian