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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 312 324 322
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.047% 0.043% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.052% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+34.14% -5.74%
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
8729 9610 9183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.58% 82.97% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7577 8199 8267
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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 11 (73.33%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) C
3 8 (53.33%) PHP
3 8 (53.33%) Eclipse
3 8 (53.33%) SAML
3 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (53.33%) Security Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (53.33%) Mentoring
4 7 (46.67%) Hudson
4 7 (46.67%) JIRA
4 7 (46.67%) CruiseControl
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (46.67%) SaaS
4 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Bugzilla
4 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
4 7 (46.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) OSCP
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Eclipse
1 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) Hudson
2 7 (46.67%) JIRA
2 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (46.67%) Bugzilla
2 7 (46.67%) CruiseControl
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Metasploit
4 1 (6.67%) Capybara
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Checkstyle
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) JMeter
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Applications Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Information Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) SAML
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) Open Graph
3 1 (6.67%) Sass
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) Spring Security
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) OAuth
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) XACML
3 1 (6.67%) OpenID
3 1 (6.67%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.67%) New Media
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) OS/400
2 1 (6.67%) zOS
2 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Security Testing
1 8 (53.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) C
3 8 (53.33%) PHP
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) Perl
7 1 (6.67%) Python
7 1 (6.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) OSCP
3 2 (13.33%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) RHCE
4 1 (6.67%) CISA
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) GSEC
4 1 (6.67%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Zend
3 1 (6.67%) Akamai
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (6.67%) Twitter