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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 285 333 321
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -12
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 17 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.071% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.086% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 7
Average salary £75,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+28.04% -
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
8585 10464 9545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.53% 82.83% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7277 8749 8219
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 £80,100 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 15 (57.69%) C#
3 15 (57.69%) Java
4 14 (53.85%) Cyber Security
5 12 (46.15%) C++
5 12 (46.15%) Spring
5 12 (46.15%) Security Testing
6 11 (42.31%) C
6 11 (42.31%) Struts
6 11 (42.31%) Python
6 11 (42.31%) Information Security
6 11 (42.31%) RDBMS
6 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
7 10 (38.46%) Banking
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
9 5 (19.23%) HTML
9 5 (19.23%) Subversion
10 4 (15.38%) MVC
10 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 4 (15.38%) IIS
10 4 (15.38%) OO
10 4 (15.38%) IBM
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 4 (15.38%) TDD
11 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Ajax
11 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (15.38%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Drupal
3 2 (7.69%) nginx
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.85%) ColdFusion
4 1 (3.85%) CICS
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) RDBMS
1 11 (42.31%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Security Specialist
1 11 (42.31%) Applications Specialist
1 11 (42.31%) Application Security Specialist
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Security Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Web Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) Spring
3 11 (42.31%) Struts
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
5 3 (11.54%) Ajax
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (11.54%) REST
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) CSS3
6 2 (7.69%) Open Graph
6 2 (7.69%) Sass
6 2 (7.69%) Memcached
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
7 1 (3.85%) WCF
7 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (3.85%) HTML5
7 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.85%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 2 (7.69%) W3C
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Blog
3 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.85%) DataPower
3 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Cyber Security
2 12 (46.15%) Security Testing
3 11 (42.31%) Information Security
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) OOD
6 3 (11.54%) UML
6 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) SEO
7 2 (7.69%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C#
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) C++
3 11 (42.31%) C
3 11 (42.31%) Python
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) OSCP
2 2 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) IBM
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Atlassian
2 3 (11.54%) WorldPay
3 2 (7.69%) Facebook
3 2 (7.69%) Twitter
3 2 (7.69%) Zend
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago