Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational AppScan
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1144 1192 1244
Rank change year-on-year +48 +52 +85
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 27 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.013% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.075% 0.063% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 34
UK median annual salary £73,750 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.89% -30.77% +30.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £49,675
% change year-on-year -10.00% +50.98% -0.65%

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 36,009 36,482 36,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.58% 20.42% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29,227 30,085 31,613
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +30 27 £73,750 +63.89% 4
London +13 14 £73,750 +63.89% 1
UK excluding London +24 13 £67,500 -10.00% 3
North of England +15 5 £60,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands - 5 - -
Midlands - 5 - -
North West +7 3 £60,000 -20.00% 1
South East - 3 £75,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 16 (59.26%) IBM
1 16 (59.26%) CISSP
2 15 (55.56%) CISM
2 15 (55.56%) WebInspect
3 14 (51.85%) Information Security
4 13 (48.15%) Security Testing
5 12 (44.44%) CISA
6 11 (40.74%) Finance
6 11 (40.74%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (37.04%) HP Fortify
8 9 (33.33%) OSCP
8 9 (33.33%) Nessus
8 9 (33.33%) Veracode
8 9 (33.33%) Burp Suite
9 8 (29.63%) GIAC
9 8 (29.63%) Windows
9 8 (29.63%) Linux
9 8 (29.63%) HP
9 8 (29.63%) Java
9 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (25.93%) CEH
10 7 (25.93%) HTML
10 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
11 6 (22.22%) JIRA
11 6 (22.22%) OWASP
11 6 (22.22%) Confluence
11 6 (22.22%) DevOps
12 5 (18.52%) Mentoring

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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) IPsec
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) SMTP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Burp Suite
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.41%) WebScarab
4 1 (3.70%) Gatling
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Back Office
2 5 (18.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Penetration Tester
1 7 (25.93%) Security Specialist
1 7 (25.93%) Tester
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Applications Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Information Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Security Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Security Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Information Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Application Security Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacker
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) REST
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 2 (7.41%) Ajax
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) JSON
4 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Fintech
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Information Security
2 13 (48.15%) Security Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (22.22%) DevOps
6 6 (22.22%) OWASP
7 5 (18.52%) Logistics
7 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
7 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
7 5 (18.52%) Source Code Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (14.81%) IT Strategy
9 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (11.11%) Secure Coding
10 2 (7.41%) Social Engineering
10 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
3 5 (18.52%) PHP
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Perl
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CISSP
2 15 (55.56%) CISM
3 12 (44.44%) CISA
4 9 (33.33%) OSCP
5 8 (29.63%) GIAC
6 7 (25.93%) CEH
7 5 (18.52%) CRISC
8 4 (14.81%) CREST Certified
8 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) GPEN
9 2 (7.41%) OSCE
9 2 (7.41%) SANS
10 1 (3.70%) CCIE
10 1 (3.70%) CCNA
10 1 (3.70%) CCNP
10 1 (3.70%) CHFI
10 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (3.70%) MCSE
10 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) WebInspect
2 10 (37.04%) HP Fortify
3 9 (33.33%) Nessus
4 2 (7.41%) Nmap
5 1 (3.70%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) IBM
2 9 (33.33%) Veracode
3 8 (29.63%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) Qualys
5 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) Gemalto
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) LogLogic
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft