Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Rational AppScan
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1158 1196 1307
Rank change year-on-year +38 +111 +32
Permanent jobs citing AppScan 29 44 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.022% 0.003%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.080% 0.12% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 5
UK median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +30.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £33,350
90th Percentile £74,750 £80,000 £69,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +57.89% -5.00% -

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 36460 35993 37100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.71% 18.27% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29772 31198 31164
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £69,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for AppScan in the UK

AppScan
Top 5 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 22 August 2017. 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 +53 29 £50,000 -23.08% 4
London +26 25 £50,000 -28.06% 4
UK excluding London +41 4 £75,000 +57.89%
North of England -12 4 £75,000 -
North West - 4 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (93.10%) Information Security
2 25 (86.21%) Penetration Testing
3 20 (68.97%) IBM
4 18 (62.07%) CISSP
5 17 (58.62%) Nessus
5 17 (58.62%) Paros
6 15 (51.72%) CEH
6 15 (51.72%) Security Testing
6 15 (51.72%) OWASP
7 13 (44.83%) Android
7 13 (44.83%) Apple iOS
8 12 (41.38%) Network Security
8 12 (41.38%) WebScarab
8 12 (41.38%) Burp Suite
8 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
8 12 (41.38%) CISM
9 11 (37.93%) Java
9 11 (37.93%) Security Architecture
10 10 (34.48%) .NET
10 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
11 9 (31.03%) Firewall
11 9 (31.03%) Finance
11 9 (31.03%) SQL
11 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 8 (27.59%) SANS
12 8 (27.59%) Apache
12 8 (27.59%) Apple
12 8 (27.59%) J2EE

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 8 (27.59%) Apache
1 8 (27.59%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Network Security
2 9 (31.03%) Firewall
3 8 (27.59%) Wireless
4 6 (20.69%) Internet
4 6 (20.69%) LDAP
5 5 (17.24%) VoIP
6 4 (13.79%) DNS
7 3 (10.34%) DHCP
7 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.45%) Multicast
8 1 (3.45%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) GIS
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Paros
2 12 (41.38%) Burp Suite
2 12 (41.38%) WebScarab
3 5 (17.24%) Metasploit
4 4 (13.79%) sqlmap
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Consultant
2 9 (31.03%) Security Consultant
3 8 (27.59%) Penetration Test Consultant
3 8 (27.59%) Penetration Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Application Security Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Junior
5 3 (10.34%) Junior Penetration Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Junior Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Security Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Testing Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) CISSP Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) J2EE
2 8 (27.59%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) OAuth
3 6 (20.69%) OAuth2
3 6 (20.69%) SAML
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (17.24%) CSS
4 5 (17.24%) JSP
4 5 (17.24%) XSL
5 3 (10.34%) CGI
6 1 (3.45%) LAMP
6 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Android
1 13 (44.83%) Apple iOS
2 5 (17.24%) Kali Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.45%) HPUX
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Information Security
2 25 (86.21%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (51.72%) OWASP
3 15 (51.72%) Security Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Security Architecture
5 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (24.14%) Mobile Development
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.69%) Information Security Governance
8 6 (20.69%) ISMS
9 5 (17.24%) MVC
9 5 (17.24%) Programme Delivery
9 5 (17.24%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (17.24%) Secure Coding
9 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
9 5 (17.24%) Validation
10 4 (13.79%) Patch Management
10 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) C++
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) C#
5 5 (17.24%) Objective-C
5 5 (17.24%) VB
5 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.34%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) CISSP
2 15 (51.72%) CEH
3 12 (41.38%) CISM
4 8 (27.59%) SANS
5 6 (20.69%) CISA
5 6 (20.69%) GPEN
6 5 (17.24%) CREST Certified
6 5 (17.24%) GCIH
6 5 (17.24%) GWAPT
6 5 (17.24%) OSCE
6 5 (17.24%) OSCP
7 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (10.34%) Degree
8 2 (6.90%) CISMP
8 2 (6.90%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) COBIT
2 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
3 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) Nessus
2 5 (17.24%) HP Fortify
2 5 (17.24%) Nmap
2 5 (17.24%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) IBM
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Apple
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
4 7 (24.14%) Xamarin