The table below looks at the statistics for CSSLP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CSSLP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)
Rank 875 882 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing CSSLP 22 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.007% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.071% 0.027% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 0
Average salary £82,500 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London average salary - £70,000 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31098 29633 32739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.06% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24921 23376 27486
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CSSLP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CSSLP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CSSLP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CSSLP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CSSLP within the UK.

CSSLP Salary Trend in the UK

CSSLP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CSSLP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

CSSLP Salary Histogram in the UK

CSSLP
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSSLP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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 +12 21 £82,500 +17.85% 2
London +33 15 £82,500 +17.85% 2
South East +7 3 - -
Reading +1 3 - -
Berkshire -2 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Birmingham - 3 - -

CSSLP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CSSLP 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 CSSLP.

1 17 (73.91%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) Degree
3 12 (52.17%) Information Security
3 12 (52.17%) Hedge funds
4 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
5 8 (34.78%) Software Architecture
5 8 (34.78%) Data Structures
5 8 (34.78%) Algorithms
6 7 (30.43%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
8 4 (17.39%) C++
8 4 (17.39%) CISSP
8 4 (17.39%) CISM
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
9 3 (13.04%) Spring
9 3 (13.04%) JSF
9 3 (13.04%) Ajax
9 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
9 3 (13.04%) Spring Web Flow
9 3 (13.04%) jQuery
9 3 (13.04%) JPA
9 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3

CSSLP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CSSLP 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 CSSLP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.04%) ClearCase
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Security Architect
4 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Software Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.04%) Spring
3 3 (13.04%) JSF
3 3 (13.04%) Ajax
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.04%) Spring Web Flow
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
3 3 (13.04%) JPA
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) JSP
3 3 (13.04%) Struts
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Hedge funds
2 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
3 8 (34.78%) Data Structures
3 8 (34.78%) Algorithms
4 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Information Security
2 8 (34.78%) Software Architecture
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Line Management
5 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.04%) SABSA
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) V-Model
5 3 (13.04%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CISM
2 4 (17.39%) CISSP
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
1 3 (13.04%) IBM
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