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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational AppScan
Rank 895 876 880
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.011% 0.018% 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
17807 16305 16282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.65% 15.15% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14816 13872 14150
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £64,000
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 30 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 30 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 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) QA
2 9 (81.82%) OWASP
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 6 (54.55%) JIRA
4 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) PHPUnit
4 6 (54.55%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) CISSP
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) Risk Management

AppScan
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (9.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 1 (9.09%) DMZ
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JIRA
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
1 6 (54.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) QA Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Managing Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) Java RMI
4 1 (9.09%) SAML
4 1 (9.09%) JMX
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
4 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
4 1 (9.09%) Servlets
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) EJB
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) OWASP
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) GIAC
3 3 (27.27%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) WebInspect
2 1 (9.09%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Rapid7