The median annual salary for an Application Security Specialist was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Security Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 893 916
Rank change year-on-year +50 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring an Application Security Specialist 14 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.017% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.018% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 35
Median salary £80,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £53,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary - £65,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +46.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Application Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Application Security Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Application Security Specialist in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist in England.

Salary trend for Application Security Specialist in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Application Security Specialist in England

Application Security Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
London +34 14 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Application Security Specialist
UK

Application Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Application Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Application Security Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) OWASP
2 7 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (25.00%) Scala
4 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) Fintech
5 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
5 3 (18.75%) Node.js
5 3 (18.75%) Splunk
5 3 (18.75%) Android
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) CISSP
5 3 (18.75%) Data Security
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) CISM
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching

Application Security Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Fintech
3 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) OWASP
2 7 (43.75%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Data Security
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby
2 4 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (6.25%) SAS 70
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Splunk
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