The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 295 332 320
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -12
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 13 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.048% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.058% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 7
Average salary £75,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% +2.38%
OWASP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8908 10369 9722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.49% 82.89% 80.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7488 8656 8467
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OWASP
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the City of London region.

OWASP Salary Trend in the City of London

OWASP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

OWASP Salary Histogram in the City of London

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) C#
4 9 (45.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) Information Security
4 9 (45.00%) Cyber Security
5 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Banking
5 7 (35.00%) Spring
5 7 (35.00%) C++
6 6 (30.00%) C
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Struts
6 6 (30.00%) Python
6 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (25.00%) Subversion
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) IIS
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.00%) CSS
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) UML
9 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) Drupal
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) nginx
3 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) ColdFusion
4 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Security Specialist
1 6 (30.00%) Applications Specialist
1 6 (30.00%) Application Security Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) Spring
3 6 (30.00%) Struts
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (15.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
6 2 (10.00%) Sass
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 2 (10.00%) Open Graph
6 2 (10.00%) Memcached
7 1 (5.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.00%) SignalR
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (10.00%) W3C
3 1 (5.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Information Security
1 9 (45.00%) Cyber Security
2 7 (35.00%) Security Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) UML
5 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (15.00%) OOD
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) C
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) OSCP
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CEH
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) OSCE
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) WorldPay
2 3 (15.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.00%) Zend
3 2 (10.00%) Facebook
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
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