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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 286 330 326
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -4
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 22 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.10% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.12% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 4
Average salary £75,000 £50,000 £68,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,500 £44,150
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £71,250 £96,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £40,750 £40,600
% change year-on-year
+31.90% +0.36%
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
8846 10616 9965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.34% 83.90% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7581 8841 8628
Average salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 24 (72.73%) C#
2 24 (72.73%) Finance
3 23 (69.70%) Java
4 21 (63.64%) Cyber Security
5 20 (60.61%) C++
5 20 (60.61%) Security Testing
6 19 (57.58%) Spring
6 19 (57.58%) C
6 19 (57.58%) Relational Database
7 18 (54.55%) Python
7 18 (54.55%) RDBMS
7 18 (54.55%) Struts
8 14 (42.42%) Information Security
9 12 (36.36%) Banking
10 8 (24.24%) Financial Institution
11 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.21%) SQL
12 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 5 (15.15%) IBM
13 5 (15.15%) IIS
13 5 (15.15%) TDD
14 4 (12.12%) Subversion
14 4 (12.12%) MVC
14 4 (12.12%) Scrum
14 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
14 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
14 4 (12.12%) HTML
14 4 (12.12%) OO
14 4 (12.12%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Drupal
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.03%) CICS
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) IPsec
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) Relational Database
2 18 (54.55%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Subversion
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (72.73%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Applications Specialist
1 18 (54.55%) Security Specialist
1 18 (54.55%) Application Security Specialist
2 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Web Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.03%) Information Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) Spring
3 18 (54.55%) Struts
4 4 (12.12%) HTML
5 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (6.06%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) Ajax
6 2 (6.06%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) REST
7 1 (3.03%) CSS3
7 1 (3.03%) Open Graph
7 1 (3.03%) Sass
7 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.03%) SignalR
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.03%) SOAP
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.03%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Blog
3 1 (3.03%) RMADS
3 1 (3.03%) DataPower
3 1 (3.03%) Semantic Web
3 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.03%) CESG
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
3 1 (3.03%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.03%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Cyber Security
2 20 (60.61%) Security Testing
3 14 (42.42%) Information Security
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) MVC
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
6 4 (12.12%) OO
6 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.09%) OOD
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL
7 3 (9.09%) UML
7 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 3 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (3.03%) Security Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) C#
2 23 (69.70%) Java
3 20 (60.61%) C++
4 19 (57.58%) C
5 18 (54.55%) Python
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) VBA
8 1 (3.03%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) CISSP
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
1 3 (9.09%) OSCP
2 2 (6.06%) OSCE
2 2 (6.06%) CISM
2 2 (6.06%) CEH
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) SSCP
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CSSLP
3 1 (3.03%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.09%) WorldPay
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Facebook
5 1 (3.03%) Twitter
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Zend
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago