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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)
Rank 843 867 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Permanent jobs citing CSSLP 23 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.008% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.080% 0.028% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 0
Average salary £82,500 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -

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
28799 28422 31079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 27.26% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23078 22323 26025
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 29 January 2015 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 29 January 2015. 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 +30 22 £82,500 +17.85%
London +2 15 £82,500 +17.85%
Berkshire -7 5 £52,500 -25.00%
South East -19 5 £52,500 -25.00%
Reading -4 4 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -

CSSLP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 23 (82.14%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) Degree
3 15 (53.57%) Hedge funds
4 14 (50.00%) Finance
5 12 (42.86%) Information Security
5 12 (42.86%) Java
6 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
7 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
8 9 (32.14%) Software Architecture
8 9 (32.14%) Data Structures
8 9 (32.14%) Algorithms
9 7 (25.00%) C++
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (17.86%) Spring
11 5 (17.86%) JSF
11 5 (17.86%) Ajax
11 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
11 5 (17.86%) Web Development
11 5 (17.86%) TDD
11 5 (17.86%) Subversion
11 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
11 5 (17.86%) MVC
11 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
11 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (17.86%) Spring Web Flow
11 5 (17.86%) jQuery
11 5 (17.86%) Resource Management

CSSLP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
1 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (17.86%) ClearCase
1 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Team Leader
4 5 (17.86%) Development Team Leader
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) Spring
2 5 (17.86%) JSF
2 5 (17.86%) Ajax
2 5 (17.86%) Hibernate
2 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (17.86%) Spring Web Flow
2 5 (17.86%) jQuery
2 5 (17.86%) JPA
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
2 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) JSP
2 5 (17.86%) Struts
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Hedge funds
2 11 (39.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (32.14%) Data Structures
3 9 (32.14%) Algorithms
4 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Information Security
2 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 9 (32.14%) Software Architecture
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Web Development
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 5 (17.86%) MVC
6 5 (17.86%) Resource Management
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) Line Management
6 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) V-Model
7 4 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
8 3 (10.71%) SABSA
9 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) CISM
2 3 (10.71%) CCNP
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
2 3 (10.71%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle