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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational AppScan
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 840 939 953
Rank change year-on-year +99 +14  
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 12 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.011% 0.001%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.071% 0.058% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 1
Median salary £45,000 £67,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +145.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £50,550 £27,500
% change year-on-year +48.36% +83.81%  

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

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16839 18835 17358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.72% 18.04% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14154 16122 14558
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

AppScan
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing AppScan as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for AppScan in the UK

AppScan
Top 6 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 12 £45,000 -33.33% 1
London +69 9 £45,000 -40.00% 1
Cheshire - 3 £75,000 -
North West - 3 £75,000 -
Chester - 2 £75,000 -
City of London - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing AppScan also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for AppScan.

1 22 (81.48%) CISSP
2 21 (77.78%) Paros
2 21 (77.78%) Burp Suite
3 18 (66.67%) IBM
4 17 (62.96%) Information Security
5 14 (51.85%) Nessus
5 14 (51.85%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (48.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 13 (48.15%) CEH
7 12 (44.44%) WebScarab
7 12 (44.44%) Finance
7 12 (44.44%) SANS
7 12 (44.44%) Security Testing
7 12 (44.44%) Network Security
7 12 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (40.74%) Line Management
8 11 (40.74%) CISA
8 11 (40.74%) CISM
8 11 (40.74%) Java
9 10 (37.04%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (33.33%) WebInspect
10 9 (33.33%) WebSphere
10 9 (33.33%) Banking
10 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
10 9 (33.33%) JBoss
10 9 (33.33%) HP
10 9 (33.33%) HTTP
10 9 (33.33%) Security Architecture
10 9 (33.33%) Risk Analysis

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 9 (33.33%) JBoss
1 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 9 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Network Security
2 9 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) GIS
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Burp Suite
1 21 (77.78%) Paros
2 12 (44.44%) WebScarab
3 3 (11.11%) sqlmap
4 2 (7.41%) Metasploit
5 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Applications Architect
1 9 (33.33%) Architect
1 9 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Security Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Security Advisor
5 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) CGI
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) LAMP
1 1 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) FreeBSD
2 1 (3.70%) HPUX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Information Security
2 14 (51.85%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (48.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 12 (44.44%) Security Testing
4 12 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (40.74%) Line Management
6 10 (37.04%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (33.33%) Presales
7 9 (33.33%) Product Management
7 9 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
7 9 (33.33%) Security Architecture
7 9 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
7 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.70%) DevOps
10 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) CISSP
2 13 (48.15%) CEH
3 12 (44.44%) SANS
4 11 (40.74%) CISA
4 11 (40.74%) CISM
5 9 (33.33%) CSSLP
6 1 (3.70%) CRISC
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) GIAC
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Nessus
2 9 (33.33%) HP Fortify
2 9 (33.33%) WebInspect
3 1 (3.70%) Icinga
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) IBM
2 9 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Veracode
5 1 (3.70%) New Relic
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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