Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 142 140
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +34
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 13 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.51% 0.20% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.22% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 11
West Sussex median annual salary £41,500 £54,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.50% +35.63% -27.93%
10th Percentile £37,250 £45,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £53,625 £65,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -7.22% -11.82%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,288 1,799 2,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.08% 89.41% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,918 1,563 1,914
West Sussex median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in West Sussex

Security Testing
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in West Sussex

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in West Sussex over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in West Sussex

Security Testing
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. 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
Burgess Hill - 7 £41,500 -
Crawley - 1 £50,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £52,500 -
Security Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 9 (69.23%) Java
1 9 (69.23%) JUnit
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
1 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
1 9 (69.23%) JMeter
1 9 (69.23%) Hibernate
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
1 9 (69.23%) Spring
1 9 (69.23%) Java EE
1 9 (69.23%) QA
1 9 (69.23%) Compatibility Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Unit Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Integration Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Groovy
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
1 9 (69.23%) jMock
1 9 (69.23%) TestNG
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
1 9 (69.23%) WebDriver
1 9 (69.23%) Cucumber
1 9 (69.23%) BDD
1 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
1 9 (69.23%) REST
1 9 (69.23%) Functional Testing
1 9 (69.23%) System Integration Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Lean Thinking
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Cucumber
1 9 (69.23%) JMeter
1 9 (69.23%) jMock
1 9 (69.23%) JUnit
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
1 9 (69.23%) SoapUI
1 9 (69.23%) TestNG
1 9 (69.23%) WebDriver
2 3 (23.08%) Ant
2 3 (23.08%) Gradle
2 3 (23.08%) Hudson
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Maven
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Developer in Test
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer in Test
2 6 (46.15%) Java Software Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Hibernate
1 9 (69.23%) Java EE
1 9 (69.23%) REST
1 9 (69.23%) Spring
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) BDD
1 9 (69.23%) Compatibility Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Functional Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Integration Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
1 9 (69.23%) System Integration Testing
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
1 9 (69.23%) Unit Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (61.54%) Lean Thinking
2 8 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Validation
3 6 (46.15%) SDET
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) OWASP
4 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Groovy
1 9 (69.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
1 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (15.38%) CISA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) OSCP
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) GDPR
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft