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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 165 172
Rank change year-on-year -33 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 7 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.18% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.55% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 4
Median salary £22,000 £95,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -76.84% +84.46%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3588 3066 3340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.65% 89.99% 88.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3030 2536 2756
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Manchester

Security Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
1 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) iPhone
5 2 (22.22%) Magento
5 2 (22.22%) Apple
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) User Experience
5 2 (22.22%) WordPress
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) Laravel
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) LAMP
5 2 (22.22%) Symfony
5 2 (22.22%) Zend
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing

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 2 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Magento
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) QA Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of QA
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Test
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Manager
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) CSS
1 7 (77.78%) HTML
1 7 (77.78%) HTML5
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) LAMP
2 2 (22.22%) Laravel
2 2 (22.22%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) BDD
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Creative Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
1 1 (11.11%) GPEN
1 1 (11.11%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Apple
1 2 (22.22%) Zend
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