Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational AppScan
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1143 1172 1207
Rank change year-on-year +29 +35 +99
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 16 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.012% 0.025%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.047% 0.058% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 28
UK median annual salary £63,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.43% -11.54% +13.04%
10th Percentile £53,750 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £74,250 £81,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,500 - £49,350

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 33,779 36,301 35,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.16% 20.58% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27,350 29,447 30,373
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 £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +18 16 £63,500 +10.43% 1
UK excluding London +41 10 £63,500 - 1
North of England +24 7 £63,500 - 1
London +22 6 £73,750 +28.26%
Yorkshire - 4 £63,500 -
North West +9 3 £60,000 - 1
South East - 2 £55,000 -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) IBM
2 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security
3 7 (43.75%) CISM
3 7 (43.75%) Nessus
3 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
3 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (37.50%) JIRA
4 6 (37.50%) Confluence
4 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (37.50%) HP Fortify
4 6 (37.50%) WebInspect
4 6 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (31.25%) CISA
5 5 (31.25%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) IT Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) PHP
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) HTML
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) Burp Suite
7 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Android
7 3 (18.75%) 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 6 (37.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SMTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Burp Suite
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) Gatling
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Application Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Ajax
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (25.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) OWASP
5 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (6.25%) Availability Management
7 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Shell Script
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CISSP
2 7 (43.75%) CISM
3 5 (31.25%) CISA
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) OSCP
6 2 (12.50%) CREST Certified
6 2 (12.50%) GIAC
6 2 (12.50%) OSCE
6 2 (12.50%) SANS
7 1 (6.25%) CCIE
7 1 (6.25%) CCNA
7 1 (6.25%) CCNP
7 1 (6.25%) CEH
7 1 (6.25%) CHFI
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (6.25%) CRISC
7 1 (6.25%) MCSE
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Nessus
2 6 (37.50%) HP Fortify
2 6 (37.50%) WebInspect
3 2 (12.50%) Nmap
4 1 (6.25%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Gemalto
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) LogLogic
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Qualys
3 1 (6.25%) Veracode