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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 288 319 319
Rank change year-on-year
+31 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 15 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.077% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.092% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 4
Average salary £77,500 £67,500 £63,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% +6.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £58,500 £44,150
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £112,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
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
8221 9740 9773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 83.03% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7041 8088 8617
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 (84.85%) C#
1 28 (84.85%) .NET
2 27 (81.82%) Java
3 26 (78.79%) Security Testing
4 25 (75.76%) C++
4 25 (75.76%) C
5 22 (66.67%) Finance
6 19 (57.58%) Spring
6 19 (57.58%) Cyber Security
6 19 (57.58%) Relational Database
7 18 (54.55%) Struts
7 18 (54.55%) Python
7 18 (54.55%) RDBMS
8 16 (48.48%) Information Security
9 11 (33.33%) Banking
10 9 (27.27%) Degree
10 9 (27.27%) IBM
11 8 (24.24%) Financial Institution
11 8 (24.24%) Windows
11 8 (24.24%) IIS
11 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
11 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (21.21%) Big Data
12 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
12 7 (21.21%) GWAPT
12 7 (21.21%) Android
12 7 (21.21%) HIPAA
12 7 (21.21%) Semantic Web
12 7 (21.21%) CSSLP
12 7 (21.21%) AppDetective

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (24.24%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 7 (21.21%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.03%) ColdFusion
3 1 (3.03%) CICS
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) Relational Database
2 18 (54.55%) RDBMS
3 7 (21.21%) Big Data
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) 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 4 (12.12%) Security Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (12.12%) Security Officer
2 4 (12.12%) Information Manager
2 4 (12.12%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Application Security Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Applications Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Designer
5 1 (3.03%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) Spring
3 18 (54.55%) Struts
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) SOAP
4 2 (6.06%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.03%) JSON
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.03%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) WSDL
5 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Semantic Web
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Blog
3 1 (3.03%) RMADS
3 1 (3.03%) DataPower
3 1 (3.03%) W3C
3 1 (3.03%) DTV
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) CESG
3 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Android
2 7 (21.21%) Apple iOS
2 7 (21.21%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Security Testing
2 19 (57.58%) Cyber Security
3 16 (48.48%) Information Security
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) Line Management
7 1 (3.03%) Microservices
7 1 (3.03%) OOD
7 1 (3.03%) SOA
7 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.03%) UML
7 1 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) C#
2 27 (81.82%) Java
3 25 (75.76%) C++
3 25 (75.76%) C
4 18 (54.55%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) SQL
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) CSSLP
2 7 (21.21%) GWAPT
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) SSCP
4 1 (3.03%) CISM
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) OSCP
4 1 (3.03%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (21.21%) HIPAA
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) AppDetective
2 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) IBM
2 7 (21.21%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) WorldPay
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London City
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago