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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 891 905 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.011% 0.011% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £66,250 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £66,250 - -

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
19029 18484 16179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.38% 16.11% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16180 15306 13781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AppScan within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 2 £66,250 +39.47%
Middlesex - 2 £66,250 -
South East - 2 £66,250 -

AppScan
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Wireless
1 4 (57.14%) WebInspect
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Rapid7
3 2 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) Metasploit
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Paros
1 2 (28.57%) Metasploit
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Testing Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) CMMI
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) WebInspect
2 2 (28.57%) Nessus
2 2 (28.57%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Rapid7
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle