Period
to 7 December 2019

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 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Code Development
England > South East
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 404 440 504
Rank change year-on-year +36 +64 -24
Permanent jobs citing Secure Coding 80 92 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.35% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 75 82 42
South East median annual salary £55,000 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.60% -6.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 22,012 25,961 27,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.26% 91.42% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17,812 21,305 22,918
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Secure Coding
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Secure Coding as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Secure Coding in the South East over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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 December 2019. 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
Thames Valley +47 27 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Surrey +37 24 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Hampshire -2 20 £50,000 - 3
Berkshire +26 13 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Oxfordshire - 9 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 8 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +24 5 £53,500 +12.63% 1
West Sussex +9 1 - -
Secure Coding
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.00%) HTML
3 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
4 27 (33.75%) Python
5 26 (32.50%) PHP
5 26 (32.50%) C
6 24 (30.00%) Scrum
7 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (25.00%) CSS
8 20 (25.00%) Firmware
9 19 (23.75%) C++
9 19 (23.75%) Wireless
9 19 (23.75%) Degree
10 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
10 17 (21.25%) User Experience
11 16 (20.00%) React
11 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 16 (20.00%) Java
12 15 (18.75%) Information Security
12 15 (18.75%) TDD
13 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
13 14 (17.50%) Kanban
13 14 (17.50%) AWS
14 13 (16.25%) OWASP
14 13 (16.25%) Bitbucket
14 13 (16.25%) MVC
14 13 (16.25%) CISM
14 13 (16.25%) CISSP
15 12 (15.00%) REST
16 11 (13.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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 8 (10.00%) CMS
1 8 (10.00%) Confluence
2 5 (6.25%) Apache Solr
2 5 (6.25%) Drupal
2 5 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (6.25%) WordPress
3 4 (5.00%) SugarCRM
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) AWS
2 10 (12.50%) GitHub
3 7 (8.75%) Azure
4 5 (6.25%) GCP
5 4 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.00%) npm
6 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.75%) Wireless
2 11 (13.75%) Network Security
3 8 (10.00%) HTTP
4 7 (8.75%) 3GPP
4 7 (8.75%) Bluetooth
4 7 (8.75%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.25%) Extranet
5 1 (1.25%) Internet
5 1 (1.25%) Intranet
5 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.25%) HBase
2 1 (1.25%) Parquet
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.25%) Bitbucket
3 9 (11.25%) Codeship
3 9 (11.25%) SonarQube
4 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.00%) JIRA
5 5 (6.25%) CircleCI
5 5 (6.25%) Mocha
6 4 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (5.00%) Maven
7 2 (2.50%) gulp
7 2 (2.50%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.50%) webpack
8 1 (1.25%) Gradle
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.25%) Subversion
8 1 (1.25%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Law
3 1 (1.25%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Developer
2 20 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 16 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Consultant
4 12 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) PHP Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Security Consultant
5 11 (13.75%) Information Security Consultant
5 11 (13.75%) Telecoms Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Backend Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Designer
6 9 (11.25%) Security Designer
7 8 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (8.75%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Embedded C Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.00%) HTML
2 20 (25.00%) CSS
3 16 (20.00%) React
4 12 (15.00%) REST
5 11 (13.75%) Web Services
6 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
6 9 (11.25%) RESTful
6 9 (11.25%) SOAP
6 9 (11.25%) Vue.js
7 7 (8.75%) Chai
7 7 (8.75%) Jest
7 7 (8.75%) JSON
7 7 (8.75%) Node.js
8 5 (6.25%) Enzyme
8 5 (6.25%) Twig
9 4 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
9 4 (5.00%) Django
9 4 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (5.00%) Symfony
9 4 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) User Experience
2 11 (13.75%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (8.75%) Smart Energy
3 7 (8.75%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.50%) iPad
6 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.25%) Unix
3 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.00%) Scrum
3 22 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (18.75%) Information Security
4 15 (18.75%) TDD
5 14 (17.50%) Kanban
5 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
6 13 (16.25%) MVC
6 13 (16.25%) OWASP
7 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (13.75%) Cryptography
7 11 (13.75%) Data Protection
7 11 (13.75%) IT Governance
7 11 (13.75%) SABSA
7 11 (13.75%) Security Architecture
7 11 (13.75%) SIEM
7 11 (13.75%) TOGAF
7 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
7 11 (13.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (13.75%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
2 27 (33.75%) Python
3 26 (32.50%) C
3 26 (32.50%) PHP
4 19 (23.75%) C++
5 16 (20.00%) Java
6 8 (10.00%) Embedded C
7 6 (7.50%) SQL
8 5 (6.25%) ES6
9 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.00%) Ruby
10 3 (3.75%) C#
11 2 (2.50%) Scala
11 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.25%) VBA
12 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) Degree
2 13 (16.25%) CISM
2 13 (16.25%) CISSP
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) GDPR
1 11 (13.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (13.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 11 (13.75%) NIST
2 7 (8.75%) MISRA
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.00%) Firmware
2 7 (8.75%) Docker
3 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Ansible
1 5 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 5 (6.25%) Terraform
2 1 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) hybris
1 5 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 4 (5.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.50%) Black Duck
3 2 (2.50%) Coverity
4 1 (1.25%) Facebook
4 1 (1.25%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) Instagram
4 1 (1.25%) LexisNexis
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.25%) Openreach
4 1 (1.25%) Twitter