Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 254 274
Rank change year-on-year +57 +20 +22
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 58 23 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.85% 0.30% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 49 12 44
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +44.74% -17.84%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,075 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,500 £60,961 £47,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +46.67% -1.32%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6236 7013 8417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.40% 91.22% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5241 6015 6760
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +0.69%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Leeds +47 50 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Keighley - 4 £40,000 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £35,000 -
Security Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 32 (55.17%) Test Automation
2 27 (46.55%) Selenium
3 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (36.21%) Information Security
5 18 (31.03%) Cisco
6 17 (29.31%) Firewall
6 17 (29.31%) Scrum
7 16 (27.59%) Risk Management
7 16 (27.59%) Test Strategy
8 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 15 (25.86%) BDD
8 15 (25.86%) QA
8 15 (25.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (25.86%) Data Protection
9 14 (24.14%) SQL
9 14 (24.14%) IT Audit
10 13 (22.41%) .NET
11 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
11 12 (20.69%) LAN
11 12 (20.69%) VPN
11 12 (20.69%) TDD
12 11 (18.97%) CEH
12 11 (18.97%) PCI DSS
12 11 (18.97%) Cucumber
13 10 (17.24%) Performance Testing
13 10 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (15.52%) Java
14 9 (15.52%) WebDriver
14 9 (15.52%) Defect Tracking
15 8 (13.79%) Kanban

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) Firewall
2 12 (20.69%) LAN
2 12 (20.69%) VPN
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (46.55%) Selenium
2 11 (18.97%) Cucumber
3 9 (15.52%) WebDriver
4 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 7 (12.07%) Selenium IDE
5 7 (12.07%) SpecFlow
6 6 (10.34%) JBehave
7 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.45%) Protractor
9 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (8.62%) Marketing
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Security Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Tester
3 12 (20.69%) Test Analyst
4 11 (18.97%) IT Analyst
4 11 (18.97%) IT Security Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Automation Tester
6 7 (12.07%) Functional Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Functional Test Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Manual Test Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (8.62%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) IT Security Officer
9 4 (6.90%) Security Officer
9 4 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) Apache Flex
2 2 (3.45%) Flash
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) XML
2 2 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.90%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Android
1 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) Test Automation
2 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) Information Security
4 17 (29.31%) Scrum
5 16 (27.59%) Risk Management
5 16 (27.59%) Test Strategy
6 15 (25.86%) BDD
6 15 (25.86%) Data Protection
6 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 14 (24.14%) IT Audit
8 12 (20.69%) TDD
9 10 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (17.24%) Performance Testing
10 9 (15.52%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (13.79%) Kanban
11 8 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (12.07%) Black-Box Testing
12 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
12 7 (12.07%) Functional Testing
12 7 (12.07%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) Java
3 6 (10.34%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) CEH
2 8 (13.79%) CISSP
3 7 (12.07%) CISA
3 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (10.34%) CREST Certified
4 6 (10.34%) Degree
4 6 (10.34%) Master's Degree
4 6 (10.34%) OSCP
5 5 (8.62%) SSCP
6 4 (6.90%) CISM
7 3 (5.17%) CRISC
8 1 (1.72%) CCNA
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (25.86%) QA
2 11 (18.97%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.90%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (6.90%) GDPR
3 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (5.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Cisco
2 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint