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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 895 957 -
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 23 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.006% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.031% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Median salary £77,500 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -

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
18005 19222 18411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.82% 17.76% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15598 16390 15194
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 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 26 September 2016 within the UK.

AppScan Salary Histogram in the UK

AppScan
Top 5 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 26 September 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 +59 23 £77,500 +19.23% 3
London +62 21 £75,000 +20.00%
Hertfordshire - 2 £85,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £85,000 - 2
East of England - 2 £85,000 - 2

AppScan
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 37 (78.72%) Finance
2 32 (68.09%) Security Testing
3 30 (63.83%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (63.83%) HP Fortify
4 29 (61.70%) CISSP
5 28 (59.57%) IBM
6 24 (51.06%) Java
6 24 (51.06%) CEH
7 23 (48.94%) Nessus
7 23 (48.94%) Metasploit
8 21 (44.68%) C++
9 20 (42.55%) HP
9 20 (42.55%) Python
9 20 (42.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 18 (38.30%) CISA
10 18 (38.30%) Information Security
10 18 (38.30%) OSCP
10 18 (38.30%) Qualys
11 16 (34.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 16 (34.04%) Open Source
11 16 (34.04%) Burp Suite
12 15 (31.91%) Mobile App
12 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (31.91%) .NET
13 14 (29.79%) Linux
13 14 (29.79%) Windows
13 14 (29.79%) Risk Management
13 14 (29.79%) Veracode
14 13 (27.66%) CREST Certified
14 13 (27.66%) Threat Modelling

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) JBoss
1 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Firewall
1 8 (17.02%) Network Security
2 7 (14.89%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) Wireless
3 1 (2.13%) X.509
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Metasploit
2 16 (34.04%) Burp Suite
3 3 (6.38%) Paros
4 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
General
1 37 (78.72%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Analyst
1 13 (27.66%) Security Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Security Specialist
3 8 (17.02%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (12.77%) Service Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Test Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Tester
5 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Security Advisor
5 5 (10.64%) Security Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) IT Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) IT Security Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) IT Security Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) .NET
2 13 (27.66%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.26%) J2EE
4 1 (2.13%) JSP
4 1 (2.13%) LAMP
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Mobile App
2 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
3 8 (17.02%) Cryptography
4 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Linux
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 13 (27.66%) AIX
2 13 (27.66%) Solaris
3 2 (4.26%) Kali Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Security Testing
2 30 (63.83%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (42.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 18 (38.30%) Information Security
5 16 (34.04%) Open Source
5 16 (34.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (29.79%) Risk Management
8 13 (27.66%) Threat Modelling
8 13 (27.66%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (17.02%) Project Management
11 7 (14.89%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (14.89%) OWASP
11 7 (14.89%) Time Management
12 6 (12.77%) Non-Functional Testing
13 3 (6.38%) DevOps
13 3 (6.38%) Presales
13 3 (6.38%) Source Code Analysis
13 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) Java
2 21 (44.68%) C++
3 20 (42.55%) Python
4 13 (27.66%) Ruby
5 8 (17.02%) C
5 8 (17.02%) C#
6 7 (14.89%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) Scala
7 1 (2.13%) SQL
7 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) CISSP
2 24 (51.06%) CEH
3 18 (38.30%) CISA
3 18 (38.30%) OSCP
4 13 (27.66%) CREST Certified
4 13 (27.66%) Degree
5 11 (23.40%) CISM
6 10 (21.28%) GIAC
7 9 (19.15%) CRISC
8 3 (6.38%) CSSLP
9 2 (4.26%) SANS
10 1 (2.13%) ECSA
10 1 (2.13%) GPEN
10 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (63.83%) HP Fortify
2 23 (48.94%) Nessus
3 10 (21.28%) WebInspect
4 2 (4.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) IBM
2 20 (42.55%) HP
3 18 (38.30%) Qualys
4 14 (29.79%) Veracode
5 9 (19.15%) Cognizant
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
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