The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 180 202
Rank change year-on-year +13 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 16 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.45% 0.49% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.54% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 12
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -22.00% +11.11%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3292 3540 4176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 92.68% 91.47% 90.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2763 2974 3314
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in West Yorkshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Leeds +4 14 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Bradford - 1 £50,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £37,500 - 1
Security Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 21 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 17 (70.83%) Selenium
3 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (66.67%) BDD
4 14 (58.33%) Performance Testing
4 14 (58.33%) TDD
5 13 (54.17%) Scrum
6 12 (50.00%) Kanban
7 9 (37.50%) Java
8 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
9 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) SDET
10 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
10 5 (20.83%) High Availability
10 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (20.83%) .NET
10 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
10 5 (20.83%) Finance
10 5 (20.83%) QA
11 4 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (16.67%) Test Management
11 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
11 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (16.67%) SDLC
12 3 (12.50%) API Testing
12 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (12.50%) People Management
12 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (4.17%) BrowserStack
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.17%) JBehave
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Test Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Development Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Test Development Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Test Leader
6 4 (16.67%) Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
8 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
8 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
8 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) BDD
3 14 (58.33%) Performance Testing
3 14 (58.33%) TDD
4 13 (54.17%) Scrum
5 12 (50.00%) Kanban
6 8 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 6 (25.00%) SDET
7 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.83%) High Availability
8 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.67%) SDLC
9 4 (16.67%) Test Management
10 3 (12.50%) People Management
10 3 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) CISA
3 1 (4.17%) CISM
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TPP
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago