Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 319 289
Rank change year-on-year +30 -30 +76
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 39 41 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.35% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.39% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 83
Yorkshire median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,000 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.73% +4.76% -4.55%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 9636 10584 12687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.38% 89.34% 89.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8179 8764 10214
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £59,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Testing in Yorkshire

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Testing in Yorkshire

Security Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
West Yorkshire +33 36 £48,000 +1.05% 1
South Yorkshire +1 3 £33,000 -45.00%
Security Testing
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 28 (71.79%) Test Automation
2 25 (64.10%) Selenium
3 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (53.85%) BDD
5 19 (48.72%) TDD
6 17 (43.59%) Scrum
7 16 (41.03%) Performance Testing
8 14 (35.90%) Kanban
9 13 (33.33%) Java
10 11 (28.21%) Test Strategy
11 9 (23.08%) QA
12 8 (20.51%) Risk Management
13 7 (17.95%) .NET
13 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
13 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
13 7 (17.95%) Cucumber
13 7 (17.95%) High Availability
14 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
14 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
14 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
14 6 (15.38%) Information Security
14 6 (15.38%) SDET
15 5 (12.82%) IT Audit
15 5 (12.82%) Firewall
15 5 (12.82%) Cisco
15 5 (12.82%) SQL
15 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
15 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.56%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (64.10%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) Cucumber
3 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 4 (10.26%) JBehave
5 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.13%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Development Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) Test Development Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Test Leader
7 4 (10.26%) Tester
8 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Information Manager
8 3 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Test Automation
2 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (53.85%) BDD
4 19 (48.72%) TDD
5 17 (43.59%) Scrum
6 16 (41.03%) Performance Testing
7 14 (35.90%) Kanban
8 11 (28.21%) Test Strategy
9 8 (20.51%) Risk Management
10 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
10 7 (17.95%) High Availability
11 6 (15.38%) Information Security
11 6 (15.38%) SDET
12 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
12 5 (12.82%) IT Audit
12 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) CISA
2 2 (5.13%) CISM
2 2 (5.13%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) CRISC
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
2 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (5.13%) GDPR
4 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco
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