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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 894 879 882
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.011% 0.012% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £85,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% +9.75%
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 £45,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+88.88% +66.66%

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
17819 16567 16345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.64% 15.23% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14803 14129 14160
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,515
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,100 £63,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 2014. 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 -10 2 £85,000 +88.88%
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

AppScan
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (80.00%) IBM
2 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 11 (73.33%) QA
2 11 (73.33%) OWASP
3 10 (66.67%) Finance
4 9 (60.00%) ITIL
4 9 (60.00%) Degree
5 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
5 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (53.33%) JIRA
5 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
5 8 (53.33%) Selenium
5 8 (53.33%) PHPUnit
5 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (46.67%) HTML
7 6 (40.00%) CISSP
8 4 (26.67%) Banking
8 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
8 4 (26.67%) Information Security
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) .NET
8 4 (26.67%) MySQL
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
1 3 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.67%) DMZ
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JIRA
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
1 8 (53.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) QA Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Managing Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) JMS
4 1 (6.67%) Java RMI
4 1 (6.67%) SAML
4 1 (6.67%) JMX
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (6.67%) JSP
4 1 (6.67%) Servlets
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) EJB
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) OS/390
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) OWASP
2 9 (60.00%) ITIL
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 8 (53.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Asset Management
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
5 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Network Design
7 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) CISSP
3 3 (20.00%) GIAC
3 3 (20.00%) CSSLP
4 2 (13.33%) CEH
5 1 (6.67%) CISMP
5 1 (6.67%) GWAPT
5 1 (6.67%) GPEN
5 1 (6.67%) OSCP
5 1 (6.67%) OSCE
5 1 (6.67%) GCIH
5 1 (6.67%) CISA
5 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.67%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) WebInspect
2 1 (6.67%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Rapid7
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle