Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational AppScan
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1155 1145 1248
Rank change year-on-year -10 +103 +52
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 28 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.012% 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.078% 0.062% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 20
UK median annual salary £75,000 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.67% -28.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £53,500 £42,500 £39,825
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,000 £77,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £50,550
% change year-on-year - +48.37% +1.10%

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 35,730 33,674 35,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 19.91% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29,041 28,247 30,901
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for AppScan in the UK

AppScan
Top 9 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 23 May 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 +6 28 £75,000 +66.67% 3
UK excluding London -23 16 £75,000 - 2
London -9 12 £65,000 +44.44% 1
South East - 6 £75,000 -
North of England +1 5 £60,000 -20.00% 1
Midlands - 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 - -
North West +4 3 £60,000 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 18 (64.29%) WebInspect
2 15 (53.57%) IBM
2 15 (53.57%) CISSP
2 15 (53.57%) CISM
3 14 (50.00%) Information Security
4 12 (42.86%) Security Testing
4 12 (42.86%) CISA
5 11 (39.29%) HTML
5 11 (39.29%) Java
5 11 (39.29%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (35.71%) Finance
6 10 (35.71%) HP Fortify
7 9 (32.14%) OSCP
7 9 (32.14%) Veracode
7 9 (32.14%) PHP
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 8 (28.57%) Burp Suite
9 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (25.00%) REST
9 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (25.00%) HP
9 7 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (25.00%) Windows
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) GIAC
9 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 7 (25.00%) Nessus
9 7 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 7 (25.00%) CEH
10 6 (21.43%) OWASP

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 5 (17.86%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Burp Suite
2 5 (17.86%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.14%) WebScarab
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Back Office
2 5 (17.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Penetration Tester
1 11 (39.29%) Tester
2 7 (25.00%) Ethical Hacker
2 7 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Information Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Information Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Application Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
2 7 (25.00%) REST
2 7 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) Ajax
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Fintech
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Information Security
2 12 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (21.43%) OWASP
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) DevOps
6 5 (17.86%) Logistics
6 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
6 5 (17.86%) Source Code Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
7 4 (14.29%) IT Strategy
7 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (10.71%) Secure Coding
9 2 (7.14%) Social Engineering
10 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) PHP
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) CISM
1 15 (53.57%) CISSP
2 12 (42.86%) CISA
3 9 (32.14%) OSCP
4 7 (25.00%) CEH
4 7 (25.00%) GIAC
5 5 (17.86%) CRISC
6 4 (14.29%) CREST Certified
6 4 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (7.14%) GPEN
7 2 (7.14%) OSCE
7 2 (7.14%) SANS
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) WebInspect
2 10 (35.71%) HP Fortify
3 7 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) IBM
2 9 (32.14%) Veracode
3 7 (25.00%) HP
4 5 (17.86%) Qualys