The table below looks at the statistics for AppScan skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AppScan over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank - - 878
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18318 16185 17098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.04% 15.15% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15093 13765 14761
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

AppScan
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing AppScan within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

AppScan Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AppScan
Salary Trend

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

AppScan Salary Trend in the UK

AppScan
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing AppScan also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited AppScan.

1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 11 (64.71%) QA
2 11 (64.71%) PHP
2 11 (64.71%) IBM
2 11 (64.71%) OWASP
3 10 (58.82%) Finance
4 9 (52.94%) CISSP
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Selenium
5 8 (47.06%) JIRA
5 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
5 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
5 8 (47.06%) PHPUnit
5 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
6 7 (41.18%) HTML
7 6 (35.29%) Wireless
7 6 (35.29%) CEH
7 6 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (29.41%) Information Security
9 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
9 4 (23.53%) CISMP
9 4 (23.53%) Banking
9 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
9 4 (23.53%) COBIT
9 4 (23.53%) GWAPT
9 4 (23.53%) GPEN
9 4 (23.53%) OSCP

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing AppScan also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited AppScan. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Wireless
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 4 (23.53%) VoIP
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
1 8 (47.06%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) QA Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Security Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) AS400
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) OS/390
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) OWASP
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Information Security
6 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
6 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
6 4 (23.53%) Data Security
6 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) CISSP
3 6 (35.29%) CEH
4 4 (23.53%) CISMP
4 4 (23.53%) GWAPT
4 4 (23.53%) GPEN
4 4 (23.53%) OSCP
4 4 (23.53%) OSCE
4 4 (23.53%) CISA
4 4 (23.53%) CISM
4 4 (23.53%) GCIH
5 3 (17.65%) CSSLP
5 3 (17.65%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
2 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (23.53%) COBIT
3 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle