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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 175 204 182
Rank change year-on-year +29 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 9 5 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.11% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.13% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 31
Median salary £49,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £32,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -15.00% +2.56%  

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 3223 3941 4448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 90.48% 89.45% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2853 3258 3503
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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
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 23 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
Leeds +17 9 £48,000 +37.14% 4
Bradford - 1 £50,000 -
Security Testing
Yorkshire

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) Selenium
3 20 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 20 (62.50%) Scrum
4 18 (56.25%) TDD
4 18 (56.25%) Degree
4 18 (56.25%) Java
4 18 (56.25%) Kanban
4 18 (56.25%) BDD
5 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
6 14 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (28.13%) .NET
8 8 (25.00%) Windows
8 8 (25.00%) Information Security
8 8 (25.00%) Advertising
8 8 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (25.00%) CREST Certified
8 8 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
9 7 (21.88%) CHECK Team Leader
9 7 (21.88%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
9 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
9 7 (21.88%) PHP
9 7 (21.88%) VB.NET
9 7 (21.88%) Unix
9 7 (21.88%) C
9 7 (21.88%) C#

Security Testing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) Burp Suite
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (25.00%) Advertising
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Development Engineer
1 17 (53.13%) Software Development Engineer
1 17 (53.13%) Software Test Engineer
1 17 (53.13%) Test Development Engineer
1 17 (53.13%) Test Engineer
2 13 (40.63%) Software Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Penetration Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Security Penetration Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Security Tester
5 6 (18.75%) Ethical Hacker
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.13%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) CESG
3 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) Kali Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 20 (62.50%) Scrum
3 18 (56.25%) BDD
3 18 (56.25%) Kanban
3 18 (56.25%) TDD
4 14 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (25.00%) Information Security
5 8 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
6 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
6 7 (21.88%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (15.63%) Network Packet Capture
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
7 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (12.50%) Social Engineering
8 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) C
2 7 (21.88%) C#
2 7 (21.88%) C++
2 7 (21.88%) PHP
2 7 (21.88%) VB.NET
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
3 3 (9.38%) Ruby
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Degree
2 8 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 7 (21.88%) CHECK Team Leader
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) OSCP
5 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (3.13%) CEH
7 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SDET
2 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Nessus
1 3 (9.38%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
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