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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 878 893 879
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 5 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.012% 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.028% 0.074% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 8
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 - £45,000

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
17579 18991 16001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.45% 16.17% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14696 15964 13615
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AppScan over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

AppScan Salary Histogram in the UK

AppScan
Top 8 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 22 May 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 +26 5 £50,000 -23.07%
North West - 4 £50,000 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £27,500 -
South West - 1 £27,500 -
Cirencester - 1 £27,500 -

AppScan
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Nessus
2 2 (40.00%) Nmap
2 2 (40.00%) WebInspect
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Rapid7
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Testing Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
1 2 (40.00%) Nmap
1 2 (40.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Rapid7
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft