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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 317 315 320
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 9 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.075% 0.041% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.051% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 13
Average salary £67,500 £63,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.29% -20.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
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
9776 9807 10158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.18% 80.92% 79.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8086 8640 9280
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

OWASP Salary Histogram in the City of London

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (73.68%) Computer Science
2 13 (68.42%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 12 (63.16%) Degree
4 10 (52.63%) C
4 10 (52.63%) C++
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) CISSP
5 8 (42.11%) Information Security
5 8 (42.11%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Wireshark
6 7 (36.84%) GPEN
6 7 (36.84%) OSCP
6 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (36.84%) Cryptography
6 7 (36.84%) GSEC
6 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
6 7 (36.84%) JIRA
6 7 (36.84%) Nmap
6 7 (36.84%) Metasploit
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (36.84%) RHCE
6 7 (36.84%) LAN
6 7 (36.84%) WAN
6 7 (36.84%) CCNP
6 7 (36.84%) CCNA
6 7 (36.84%) CISA
6 7 (36.84%) CISM

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Wireshark
2 7 (36.84%) LAN
2 7 (36.84%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) Internet
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
1 7 (36.84%) Metasploit
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
3 4 (21.05%) AppScan
3 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (21.05%) PHPUnit
4 3 (15.79%) Hudson
4 3 (15.79%) CruiseControl
4 3 (15.79%) Bugzilla
4 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.26%) Capybara
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) Checkstyle
5 1 (5.26%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Information Specialist
1 7 (36.84%) Security Specialist
1 7 (36.84%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Applications Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) SAML
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) JSON
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) XACML
6 1 (5.26%) OpenID
6 1 (5.26%) iOS SDK
6 1 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (5.26%) Spring Security
6 1 (5.26%) OAuth
6 1 (5.26%) JSF
6 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Computer Science
2 7 (36.84%) Cryptography
2 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) New Media
3 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) AIX
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) OS/400
5 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Information Security
1 8 (42.11%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) Change Control
8 1 (5.26%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) C
2 10 (52.63%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) Python
3 7 (36.84%) Perl
3 7 (36.84%) PHP
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) C#
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 8 (42.11%) CISSP
3 7 (36.84%) GPEN
3 7 (36.84%) OSCP
3 7 (36.84%) GSEC
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (36.84%) RHCE
3 7 (36.84%) CCNP
3 7 (36.84%) CCNA
3 7 (36.84%) CISA
3 7 (36.84%) CISM
3 7 (36.84%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Nmap
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Akamai
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 16 days ago