Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for AppScan skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AppScan over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational AppScan
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1122 1119 1249
Rank change year-on-year -3 +130 +34
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 25 27 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.075% 0.086% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 9
England median annual salary £71,250 £85,000 £55,400
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.18% +53.43% -34.82%
10th Percentile £47,750 £42,500 £39,825
90th Percentile £93,250 £100,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £85,000 £55,400
% change year-on-year -17.65% +53.43% -34.82%

AppScan is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 33,169 31,310 34,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.29% 18.86% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27,536 27,072 29,622
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

AppScan
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AppScan as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AppScan in England

AppScan
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for AppScan in England

AppScan
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AppScan in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for AppScan in England

AppScan
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AppScan within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 17 £66,000 -26.67% 4
South East - 7 £75,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
AppScan
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing AppScan also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for AppScan.

1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (60.00%) Information Security
4 14 (56.00%) Security Testing
5 13 (52.00%) Android
5 13 (52.00%) Apple iOS
5 13 (52.00%) Finance
5 13 (52.00%) HTML
5 13 (52.00%) IBM
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (48.00%) .NET
6 12 (48.00%) CISSP
7 11 (44.00%) CISM
7 11 (44.00%) OWASP
8 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (40.00%) WebInspect
8 10 (40.00%) Security Architecture
8 10 (40.00%) Apple
8 10 (40.00%) J2EE
8 10 (40.00%) SQL
9 8 (32.00%) Information Security Governance
9 8 (32.00%) ISMS
9 8 (32.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (32.00%) COBIT
10 7 (28.00%) REST
10 7 (28.00%) PHP
10 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (28.00%) C++
10 7 (28.00%) MySQL
10 7 (28.00%) Active Directory

AppScan
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) Apache
1 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) Wireless
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) HTTP
5 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Burp Suite
1 5 (20.00%) Paros
2 3 (12.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (12.00%) WebScarab
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.00%) sqlmap
3 1 (4.00%) Xcode
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Penetration Tester
1 11 (44.00%) Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Ethical Hacker
3 6 (24.00%) Application Security Specialist
3 6 (24.00%) Applications Specialist
3 6 (24.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Junior
4 2 (8.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Junior Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) J2EE
4 7 (28.00%) REST
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (20.00%) LDAP
5 5 (20.00%) OAuth
5 5 (20.00%) OAuth2
5 5 (20.00%) SAML
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
6 4 (16.00%) JSP
6 4 (16.00%) XSL
7 2 (8.00%) CGI
8 1 (4.00%) Ajax
8 1 (4.00%) JSON
8 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Android
1 13 (52.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.00%) Kali Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (60.00%) Information Security
3 14 (56.00%) Security Testing
4 11 (44.00%) OWASP
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) Security Architecture
6 8 (32.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 8 (32.00%) Information Security Governance
6 8 (32.00%) ISMS
7 7 (28.00%) Secure Coding
8 6 (24.00%) Mobile Development
8 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (16.00%) MVC
10 3 (12.00%) Android Development
10 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
10 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
10 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
11 2 (8.00%) DevOps
11 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) PHP
4 6 (24.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) Objective-C
6 4 (16.00%) VB
6 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (12.00%) Python
8 2 (8.00%) Perl
8 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) CISSP
2 11 (44.00%) CISM
3 6 (24.00%) CEH
4 4 (16.00%) OSCP
5 3 (12.00%) CISA
5 3 (12.00%) GIAC
5 3 (12.00%) GPEN
5 3 (12.00%) GWAPT
6 2 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (8.00%) CREST Certified
6 2 (8.00%) Degree
6 2 (8.00%) GCIH
6 2 (8.00%) OSCE
7 1 (4.00%) CRISC
7 1 (4.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) COBIT
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) WebInspect
2 5 (20.00%) Nessus
3 3 (12.00%) HP Fortify
4 2 (8.00%) Nmap
5 1 (4.00%) Ansible
5 1 (4.00%) Capistrano
5 1 (4.00%) Icinga
5 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) IBM
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Apple
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) Xamarin
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.00%) New Relic
6 1 (4.00%) Qualys
6 1 (4.00%) Veracode