Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational AppScan
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1120 1165 1191
Rank change year-on-year +45 +26 +120
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 13 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.016% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.041% 0.081% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 30
UK median annual salary £64,250 £66,750 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -13.87% +34.78%
10th Percentile £52,000 £46,625 £42,500
90th Percentile £84,875 £89,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,500 £75,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year -15.33% -11.76% +68.15%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 31,834 35,984 34,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.88% 20.16% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25,598 29,329 29,785
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

AppScan
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AppScan in the UK

AppScan
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AppScan in the UK

AppScan
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AppScan over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for AppScan in the UK

AppScan
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AppScan within the UK over the 6 months to 10 December 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
England +38 13 £64,250 -4.81% 7
UK excluding London +50 7 £63,500 -15.33% 3
London +73 6 £70,000 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire - 5 £63,500 - 2
North of England - 5 £63,500 - 3
West Midlands +32 1 - -
Midlands +29 1 - -
South West - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 with a requirement for AppScan.

1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
1 8 (61.54%) Nessus
2 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) CISM
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (46.15%) HP Fortify
4 5 (38.46%) CISA
4 5 (38.46%) OWASP
5 4 (30.77%) CEH
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
5 4 (30.77%) Confluence
5 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) GIAC
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) Qualys

AppScan
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (30.77%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Multicast
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Metasploit
2 2 (15.38%) Paros
3 1 (7.69%) Burp Suite
3 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
3 1 (7.69%) WebScarab
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) CGI
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) JSF
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (7.69%) RAML
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Kali Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) OWASP
4 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
7 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Secure Coding
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.69%) Threat Modelling
7 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) CISM
3 5 (38.46%) CISA
4 4 (30.77%) CEH
5 2 (15.38%) GIAC
5 2 (15.38%) OSCP
5 2 (15.38%) SANS
6 1 (7.69%) CISMP
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
6 1 (7.69%) CRISC
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) GCIH
6 1 (7.69%) GPEN
6 1 (7.69%) GWAPT
6 1 (7.69%) ISSAP
6 1 (7.69%) MCSA
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Nessus
2 6 (46.15%) HP Fortify
3 2 (15.38%) WebInspect
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (7.69%) Nexpose
4 1 (7.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Qualys
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft
4 1 (7.69%) Veracode