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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 311 322 330
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 9 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.034% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.041% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 7
Average salary £67,500 £82,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
9438 9707 10189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.96% 82.09% 80.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7873 8476 9301
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 15 (75.00%) Java
3 12 (60.00%) C
3 12 (60.00%) C++
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
4 11 (55.00%) Degree
5 10 (50.00%) JIRA
5 10 (50.00%) PHP
6 9 (45.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) Linux
7 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
7 7 (35.00%) C#
7 7 (35.00%) SAML
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
7 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (30.00%) Hudson
8 6 (30.00%) GPEN
8 6 (30.00%) OSCP
8 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (30.00%) UNIX
8 6 (30.00%) GSEC
8 6 (30.00%) Bugzilla
8 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) Information Security
8 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (30.00%) CruiseControl
8 6 (30.00%) Cryptography

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
2 6 (30.00%) LAN
2 6 (30.00%) WAN
2 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) JIRA
2 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (30.00%) Bugzilla
3 6 (30.00%) CruiseControl
3 6 (30.00%) Metasploit
3 6 (30.00%) Hudson
4 5 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (20.00%) PHPUnit
5 4 (20.00%) AppScan
6 1 (5.00%) Maven
6 1 (5.00%) Checkstyle
6 1 (5.00%) JUnit
6 1 (5.00%) JMeter
6 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.00%) Capybara
6 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Applications Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Security Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Security Specialist
1 6 (30.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 6 (30.00%) Information Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
1 7 (35.00%) SAML
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) Spring Security
6 1 (5.00%) JSF
6 1 (5.00%) Ajax
6 1 (5.00%) XACML
6 1 (5.00%) OpenID
6 1 (5.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (30.00%) Cryptography
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) W3C
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) New Media
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Android
4 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) OS/400
5 1 (5.00%) zOS
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Security Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) User Experience Design
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) C
2 12 (60.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) PHP
4 7 (35.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) Perl
5 6 (30.00%) Python
5 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 1 (5.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) GPEN
2 6 (30.00%) OSCP
2 6 (30.00%) MCSE
2 6 (30.00%) CCNP
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
2 6 (30.00%) CISSP
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) RHCE
2 6 (30.00%) CISA
2 6 (30.00%) CISM
2 6 (30.00%) GSEC
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Nmap
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.00%) Akamai
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 14 days ago