The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 88 86
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.16% 0.12% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.15% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Median salary - £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 561 670 775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.35% 81.11% 86.02%
Number of salaries quoted 514 631 608
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Capita
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Capita