Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 278 296
Rank change year-on-year +32 +18 +17
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 64 42 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.66% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.44% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 60 23 47
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% +46.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £31,925 £36,450 £25,150
90th Percentile £51,250 £67,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.94% +8.42%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,807 9,654 11,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.40% 89.69% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,486 8,164 9,235
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,000 £60,000
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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +42 53 £43,500 -9.38% 3
North Yorkshire +12 6 £42,500 - 1
East Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
South Yorkshire +10 2 - -
Security Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 27 (42.19%) Test Automation
2 23 (35.94%) CISSP
3 22 (34.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 20 (31.25%) CEH
5 18 (28.13%) Selenium
6 17 (26.56%) Information Security
7 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (25.00%) SQL
8 15 (23.44%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (21.88%) QA
9 14 (21.88%) Cisco
9 14 (21.88%) SSCP
9 14 (21.88%) CISA
10 13 (20.31%) Firewall
10 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (18.75%) .NET
12 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
12 11 (17.19%) Scrum
12 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
12 11 (17.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (17.19%) Degree
12 11 (17.19%) Data Protection
12 11 (17.19%) Test Strategy
13 10 (15.63%) BDD
13 10 (15.63%) LAN
13 10 (15.63%) VPN
13 10 (15.63%) IT Audit
14 9 (14.06%) Project Management
14 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
14 9 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (1.56%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 10 (15.63%) LAN
2 10 (15.63%) VPN
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Selenium
2 8 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
3 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
4 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.13%) JBehave
6 2 (3.13%) Protractor
6 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.56%) Appium
7 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.56%) JIRA
7 1 (1.56%) NUnit
7 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.56%) Subversion
7 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.56%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Analyst
2 17 (26.56%) Security Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) IT Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) IT Security Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) IT Security Officer
4 13 (20.31%) Security Officer
4 13 (20.31%) Test Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Tester
6 8 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (7.81%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Functional Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Functional Test Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (6.25%) Automation Tester
9 4 (6.25%) Test Leader
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Flex
2 2 (3.13%) Flash
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Android
1 4 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Test Automation
2 22 (34.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 17 (26.56%) Information Security
4 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (23.44%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (17.19%) Data Protection
7 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
7 11 (17.19%) Scrum
7 11 (17.19%) Test Strategy
8 10 (15.63%) BDD
8 10 (15.63%) IT Audit
9 9 (14.06%) Project Management
9 9 (14.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Forensic Analysis
10 8 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) C#
3 2 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) CISSP
2 20 (31.25%) CEH
3 14 (21.88%) CISA
3 14 (21.88%) SSCP
4 11 (17.19%) Degree
5 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
6 8 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (9.38%) CREST Certified
7 6 (9.38%) Master's Degree
7 6 (9.38%) OSCP
8 2 (3.13%) CISM
8 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.56%) CCNA
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.56%) CRISC
9 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) QA
2 11 (17.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (14.06%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.13%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.13%) GDPR
4 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Cisco
2 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint