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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 241 311 318
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +7
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 20 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.069% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.081% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 2
Average salary £65,000 £51,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.82% -18.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-20.93% -2.27%
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
5889 8631 8804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.99% 84.63% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5269 7432 7470
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016, 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 15 (57.69%) Ruby
1 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) .NET
3 13 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 13 (50.00%) Unix
3 13 (50.00%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
5 10 (38.46%) Firewall
5 10 (38.46%) Security Testing
5 10 (38.46%) SDLC
6 9 (34.62%) Big Data
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) TDD
7 8 (30.77%) JMeter
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) Mercurial
7 8 (30.77%) WebDriver
7 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
7 8 (30.77%) BDD
7 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 8 (30.77%) Selenium
7 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
7 8 (30.77%) JIRA
7 8 (30.77%) QA
7 8 (30.77%) API Testing
8 7 (26.92%) SANS

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (26.92%) CloudStack
2 7 (26.92%) JBoss
2 7 (26.92%) OpenStack
2 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
3 6 (23.08%) Apache
3 6 (23.08%) IIS
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Big Data
2 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
2 8 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) JIRA
2 8 (30.77%) JMeter
2 8 (30.77%) Mercurial
2 8 (30.77%) Selenium
2 8 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 7 (26.92%) Subversion
3 7 (26.92%) TeamCity
3 7 (26.92%) WATIR
4 6 (23.08%) Burp Suite
5 1 (3.85%) Gerrit
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Java Engineer
1 8 (30.77%) QA Engineer
1 8 (30.77%) QA Test Engineer
1 8 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) QA Automation Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Ruby Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Java Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior QA Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Test Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
1 7 (26.92%) iPad
2 6 (23.08%) Semantic Web
3 3 (11.54%) Fintech
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Unix
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Android
3 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
2 10 (38.46%) SDLC
2 10 (38.46%) Security Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) API Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 8 (30.77%) BDD
4 8 (30.77%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Automation Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (26.92%) DevOps
5 7 (26.92%) Manual Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 7 (26.92%) Test Strategy
5 7 (26.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Ruby
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
4 7 (26.92%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
5 6 (23.08%) C
5 6 (23.08%) C#
5 6 (23.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
1 7 (26.92%) ISEB
1 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
1 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 7 (26.92%) SANS
2 6 (23.08%) CSSLP
2 6 (23.08%) GSSP-.NET
2 6 (23.08%) GSSP-JAVA
2 6 (23.08%) GWAPT
3 1 (3.85%) CEH
3 1 (3.85%) CISM
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
2 6 (23.08%) HIPAA
2 6 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.85%) COBIT
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) vSphere
1 7 (26.92%) Xen
1 7 (26.92%) XenServer
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Ansible
1 7 (26.92%) Cobbler
1 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
1 7 (26.92%) Salt
1 7 (26.92%) Terraform
1 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
2 6 (23.08%) AppDetective
2 6 (23.08%) HP Fortify
2 6 (23.08%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) EnterpriseDB
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Rally
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
2 7 (26.92%) SAP
3 6 (23.08%) HP
3 6 (23.08%) IBM
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago