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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 228 231
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 15 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.48% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.53% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 36
Median salary £48,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.71% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  

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 4965 5612 6430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.76% 88.90% 89.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4328 4613 5106
Median salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 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
West Yorkshire +11 12 £49,000 +46.26% 2
South Yorkshire -7 3 £33,000 -45.00%
Security Testing
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (60.00%) Selenium
2 22 (55.00%) Performance Testing
2 22 (55.00%) BDD
3 21 (52.50%) Scrum
3 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (50.00%) TDD
4 20 (50.00%) Kanban
5 16 (40.00%) Java
6 15 (37.50%) Degree
7 14 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
9 11 (27.50%) Information Security
10 9 (22.50%) Nessus
10 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (20.00%) Advertising
11 8 (20.00%) Linux
12 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
12 7 (17.50%) .NET
12 7 (17.50%) Finance
12 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
12 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
13 6 (15.00%) SDET
13 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (12.50%) SQL
14 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
14 5 (12.50%) LogRhythm
14 5 (12.50%) CREST Certified

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) Burp Suite
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (20.00%) Advertising
2 7 (17.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Development Engineer
1 19 (47.50%) Software Development Engineer
1 19 (47.50%) Software Test Engineer
1 19 (47.50%) Test Development Engineer
1 19 (47.50%) Test Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Penetration Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Security Penetration Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Security Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (7.50%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Kali Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) BDD
1 22 (55.00%) Performance Testing
2 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Scrum
3 20 (50.00%) Kanban
3 20 (50.00%) TDD
4 14 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (27.50%) Information Security
6 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
7 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.00%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 4 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
10 4 (10.00%) SDLC
10 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) C
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) C++
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) Perl
3 3 (7.50%) PHP
3 3 (7.50%) Ruby
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) CREST Certified
3 4 (10.00%) OSCP
4 3 (7.50%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SDET
2 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Nessus
2 4 (10.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) LogRhythm
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday