The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Application Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Security Specialist
Rank 895 959 957
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Application Security Specialist 12 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.008% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 25
Median salary £80,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+166.66% -37.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Application Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Application Security Specialist in the job title.

Application Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Application Security Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist within the UK.

Application Security Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Application Security Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 within the UK.

Application Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Application Security Specialist
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +70 12 £80,000 +77.77% 1
London +50 11 £80,000 +77.77% 1
South East +52 1 £100,000 +166.66%
Berkshire +30 1 £100,000 +166.66%
Reading - 1 £100,000 -

Application Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Application Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Application Security Specialist in the job title.

1 20 (71.43%) OWASP
1 20 (71.43%) SDLC
2 16 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 12 (42.86%) CEH
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) PHP
5 10 (35.71%) Java
6 9 (32.14%) Information Security
6 9 (32.14%) Secure Coding
7 8 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (28.57%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 6 (21.43%) C#
9 6 (21.43%) .NET
10 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
10 5 (17.86%) HP Fortify
10 5 (17.86%) SANS
11 4 (14.29%) Veracode
11 4 (14.29%) Mobile Development
11 4 (14.29%) Brand Awareness
11 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (14.29%) J2EE
11 4 (14.29%) Objective-C
11 4 (14.29%) Firewall
12 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
12 3 (10.71%) Android
12 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing

Application Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) AppScan
1 1 (3.57%) Burp Suite
1 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) J2EE
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) JNI
4 1 (3.57%) JSP
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) OAuth
4 1 (3.57%) SAML
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) OWASP
1 20 (71.43%) SDLC
2 16 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 14 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) Information Security
5 9 (32.14%) Secure Coding
6 8 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.29%) Mobile Development
9 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Threat Modelling
10 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (3.57%) DevOps
10 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
1 10 (35.71%) PHP
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 2 (7.14%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) CEH
2 5 (17.86%) SANS
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Fortify
2 1 (3.57%) Nessus
2 1 (3.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Veracode
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Qualys
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