Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Secure Coding skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Secure Coding over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Code Development
England > South East
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 283 469 464
Rank change year-on-year +186 -5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Secure Coding 46 45 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 43 43 72
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £41,250 £28,750 £41,000
90th Percentile £70,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Secure Coding is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,159 23,930 27,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.31% 91.24% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,184 19,237 22,362
Median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Secure Coding
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Secure Coding as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Secure Coding in the South East

Secure Coding
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Secure Coding in the South East.

Salary trend for Secure Coding in the South East

Secure Coding
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Secure Coding in the South East over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Secure Coding in the South East

Secure Coding
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Secure Coding within the South East region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. 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
Hampshire +95 17 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Thames Valley +119 14 £42,500 -22.73% 1
Surrey +84 14 £70,000 +16.67%
Buckinghamshire +74 11 £42,500 -20.56% 1
Berkshire +108 3 £57,500 -25.81%
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Secure Coding
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT jobs citing Secure Coding 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 South East region with a requirement for Secure Coding.

1 22 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (32.61%) Smart Meter
2 15 (32.61%) PHP
2 15 (32.61%) Firmware
3 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Degree
4 13 (28.26%) SOAP
4 13 (28.26%) HTML
4 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.26%) Information Security
4 13 (28.26%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (28.26%) Cyber Defence
5 12 (26.09%) C
5 12 (26.09%) MySQL
5 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 12 (26.09%) RESTful
6 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
6 11 (23.91%) JSON
6 11 (23.91%) XML
6 11 (23.91%) Python
6 11 (23.91%) Embedded C
7 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
7 10 (21.74%) Oracle
7 10 (21.74%) SQLAlchemy
7 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (19.57%) AWS
8 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
9 8 (17.39%) Wireless

Secure Coding
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (4.35%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) AWS
2 6 (13.04%) GCP
3 3 (6.52%) Azure
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.17%) SaaS
5 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Bluetooth
1 8 (17.39%) Wireless
1 8 (17.39%) ZigBee
2 6 (13.04%) 4G
2 6 (13.04%) 5G
2 6 (13.04%) Internet
2 6 (13.04%) LTE
3 5 (10.87%) 3GPP
4 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.35%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) Network Security
5 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.35%) VPN
5 2 (4.35%) WAN
6 1 (2.17%) HTTP
6 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) Redis
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Developer
1 15 (32.61%) Firmware Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) PHP Developer
3 11 (23.91%) Applications Developer
4 9 (19.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Python Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Smart Energy Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Information Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Security Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Wireless Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) HTML
1 13 (28.26%) SOAP
2 12 (26.09%) RESTful
3 11 (23.91%) JSON
3 11 (23.91%) XML
4 10 (21.74%) SQLAlchemy
5 4 (8.70%) Middleware
6 2 (4.35%) CSS
6 2 (4.35%) Django
6 2 (4.35%) Flask
6 2 (4.35%) LAMP
6 2 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (4.35%) Symfony
7 1 (2.17%) REST
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Smart Meter
2 13 (28.26%) Cyber Defence
3 6 (13.04%) Internet of Things
3 6 (13.04%) Smart Energy
4 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
5 4 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (2.17%) Cyberattack
6 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.26%) Information Security
3 13 (28.26%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 9 (19.57%) Configuration Management
6 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (13.04%) Static Code Analysis
8 5 (10.87%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 5 (10.87%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 5 (10.87%) OWASP
8 5 (10.87%) Threat Intelligence
9 4 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (8.70%) Principle of Least Privilege
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Security Architecture
9 4 (8.70%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) PHP
2 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) C
4 11 (23.91%) Embedded C
4 11 (23.91%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) SQL
7 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) CISSP
3 5 (10.87%) CISA
3 5 (10.87%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) MISRA
2 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (10.87%) NIST
3 4 (8.70%) GDPR
3 4 (8.70%) NIST 800
4 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco
3 2 (4.35%) F5
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.17%) Facebook
4 1 (2.17%) Instagram
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter