The table below looks at the statistics for AppScan skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AppScan over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 891 973 981
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +8
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 27 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.002% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.011% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 9
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -

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
17901 18817 19105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.28% 17.15% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15547 15791 16096
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

AppScan
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing AppScan as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

AppScan Salary Histogram in the UK

AppScan
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AppScan within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +60 27 £65,000 +30.00%
London - 22 £66,250 -
Bristol - 4 £41,250 -
South West - 4 £41,250 -
City of London - 2 £57,875 -
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £47,500 -

AppScan
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing AppScan also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for AppScan.

1 31 (68.89%) Finance
2 29 (64.44%) Nessus
2 29 (64.44%) Security Testing
3 27 (60.00%) HP Fortify
4 26 (57.78%) Penetration Testing
5 24 (53.33%) Information Security
5 24 (53.33%) CISSP
6 23 (51.11%) IBM
6 23 (51.11%) CEH
7 22 (48.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 20 (44.44%) Qualys
8 20 (44.44%) Metasploit
9 18 (40.00%) Risk Management
10 17 (37.78%) Java
11 16 (35.56%) OSCP
11 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (35.56%) Veracode
12 14 (31.11%) C++
12 14 (31.11%) CISM
13 13 (28.89%) CISA
13 13 (28.89%) Python
13 13 (28.89%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (28.89%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (26.67%) Mobile App
14 12 (26.67%) CRISC
14 12 (26.67%) HP
14 12 (26.67%) GIAC
15 11 (24.44%) Firewall
15 11 (24.44%) .NET
15 11 (24.44%) WebInspect

AppScan
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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) HTTP
3 3 (6.67%) VoIP
3 3 (6.67%) Wireless
4 2 (4.44%) Internet
4 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.44%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Metasploit
2 9 (20.00%) Burp Suite
3 3 (6.67%) Paros
4 1 (2.22%) SonarQube
General
1 31 (68.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
1 14 (31.11%) Security Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Security Specialist
3 8 (17.78%) Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Security Advisor
4 6 (13.33%) Security Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Information Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) IT Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) IT Security Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Security Penetration Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) J2EE
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (17.78%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Kali Linux
3 5 (11.11%) AIX
3 5 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Security Testing
2 26 (57.78%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (53.33%) Information Security
4 22 (48.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 18 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.89%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (28.89%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (20.00%) Open Source
8 9 (20.00%) Project Management
9 8 (17.78%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (17.78%) OWASP
9 8 (17.78%) Time Management
9 8 (17.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (11.11%) Source Code Analysis
10 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.89%) Validation
12 3 (6.67%) DevOps
12 3 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
12 3 (6.67%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) C++
3 13 (28.89%) Python
4 9 (20.00%) C
4 9 (20.00%) C#
5 8 (17.78%) Perl
6 5 (11.11%) Ruby
7 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.67%) SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) CISSP
2 23 (51.11%) CEH
3 16 (35.56%) OSCP
4 14 (31.11%) CISM
5 13 (28.89%) CISA
6 12 (26.67%) CRISC
6 12 (26.67%) GIAC
7 7 (15.56%) Degree
8 5 (11.11%) CREST Certified
9 3 (6.67%) GPEN
10 2 (4.44%) CISMP
10 2 (4.44%) GCIH
10 2 (4.44%) GWAPT
10 2 (4.44%) OSCE
11 1 (2.22%) CSSLP
11 1 (2.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (64.44%) Nessus
2 27 (60.00%) HP Fortify
3 11 (24.44%) WebInspect
4 3 (6.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) IBM
2 20 (44.44%) Qualys
3 16 (35.56%) Veracode
4 12 (26.67%) HP
5 5 (11.11%) Cognizant