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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Security Specialist
Rank 864 975 951
Rank change year-on-year
+111 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Application Security Specialist 12 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.009% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.010% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 19
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £40,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+112.50% -33.33%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 2016 within the UK.

Application Security Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Application Security Specialist
Top 8 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 7 December 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 +97 12 £80,000 +23.07% 1
South East +70 5 £100,000 +166.66%
Berkshire +59 5 £100,000 +166.66%
Reading - 5 £100,000 -
London +56 4 £80,000 +23.07%
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 2 - - 1

Application Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (59.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 13 (59.09%) OWASP
1 13 (59.09%) SDLC
2 12 (54.55%) CEH
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) PHP
4 7 (31.82%) Security Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Information Security
6 5 (22.73%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (22.73%) Secure Coding
7 4 (18.18%) Veracode
7 4 (18.18%) HP Fortify
7 4 (18.18%) IaaS
7 4 (18.18%) SABSA
7 4 (18.18%) CISM
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (18.18%) Unix
7 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 2 (9.09%) System Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Erlang

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:

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Burp Suite
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) OAuth
2 1 (4.55%) SAML
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (59.09%) OWASP
1 13 (59.09%) SDLC
1 13 (59.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (31.82%) Security Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security
4 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (22.73%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (22.73%) Secure Coding
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (18.18%) SABSA
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (4.55%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PHP
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Erlang
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Go
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) CEH
2 4 (18.18%) CISM
3 1 (4.55%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.55%) GIAC
3 1 (4.55%) SANS
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Fortify
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) OpenVAS
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) Veracode
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