Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Tester was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Tester
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 143 187
Rank change year-on-year -24 +44 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Tester 2 32 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.066% 1.09% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 1.12% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 2 30 2
Oxfordshire median annual salary £38,750 £78,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.79% +110.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £36,625 £37,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £39,875 £110,000 £46,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% -25.38% +36.84%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2926 2855 3214
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 97.08% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2435 2328 2639
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Security Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Security Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Tester in Oxfordshire

Security Tester
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Tester in Oxfordshire

Security Tester
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Tester within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -5 1 £37,500 -48.28% 1
Security Tester
South East

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Security Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Security Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics

Security Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA