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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 298 305 310
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 10 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.098% 0.029% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.035% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £62,500 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,599 £37,798
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +36.51%
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
8466 8617 8433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 82.99% 82.70% 80.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7148 7245 7524
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 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 5 March 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 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Subversion
3 4 (26.67%) IIS
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (26.67%) SaaS
3 4 (26.67%) OSCP
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Hudson
4 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) SAML
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (26.67%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Drupal
2 2 (13.33%) nginx
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Hudson
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Web Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) SAML
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) Memcached
3 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) Open Graph
3 2 (13.33%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) SignalR
4 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) W3C
2 2 (13.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Biometrics
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Security Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) SEO
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) OOD
3 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) C
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) OSCP
2 3 (20.00%) CEH
3 2 (13.33%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) VCP4
4 1 (6.67%) OSCE
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Zend
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (13.33%) Facebook
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter
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