The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 114 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.56% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £36,250 £33,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.02% -  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1240 1235 1232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.39% 86.30% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1053 989
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Oxfordshire

Security Testing
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 Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 4 - -
Oxford - 4 £36,250 - 1
Security Testing
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (40.00%) Analytics
4 6 (40.00%) Life Science
4 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) MS Project
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) PMO
6 3 (20.00%) OpenVAS
6 3 (20.00%) Qualys
6 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Python
6 3 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Java

Security Testing
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:

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (26.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Test Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Product Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Security Penetration Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Security Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Testing Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (13.33%) Junior
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Coordinator
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Project Coordinator
5 2 (13.33%) Testing Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Database Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (40.00%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Analytics
3 6 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (13.33%) Process Management
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (20.00%) C
1 3 (20.00%) C++
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nessus
1 3 (20.00%) Nmap
1 3 (20.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Qualys
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago