The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 544 640 596
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -44
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 96 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.022% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.027% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 64 6 31
Average salary £58,750 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £35,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
OWASP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37666 41273 38330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.60% 83.59% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31435 33779 31988
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in London

OWASP
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the London region.

OWASP Salary Trend in London

OWASP
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

OWASP Salary Histogram in London

OWASP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 13 £75,000 +1.69% 2
Paddington - 1 £57,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 - 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 63 (43.15%) Information Security
2 49 (33.56%) Security Testing
3 44 (30.14%) Penetration Testing
3 44 (30.14%) Java
4 39 (26.71%) Degree
5 38 (26.03%) SQL
5 38 (26.03%) .NET
6 37 (25.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 35 (23.97%) PCI DSS
8 34 (23.29%) Finance
9 33 (22.60%) HTML
10 30 (20.55%) C#
10 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
10 30 (20.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 28 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (19.18%) OSCP
12 27 (18.49%) Cyber Security
13 26 (17.81%) CISSP
14 25 (17.12%) Ethical Hacking
15 24 (16.44%) Software Engineering
15 24 (16.44%) E-Commerce
15 24 (16.44%) Mobile App
15 24 (16.44%) REST
16 23 (15.75%) Firewall
17 22 (15.07%) CSS
18 19 (13.01%) Linux
19 18 (12.33%) MVC
19 18 (12.33%) Ajax
19 18 (12.33%) jQuery
20 17 (11.64%) ISMS

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 14 (9.59%) IIS
2 12 (8.22%) Apache
3 10 (6.85%) CMS
4 7 (4.79%) Drupal
4 7 (4.79%) nginx
4 7 (4.79%) Node.js
5 5 (3.42%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.74%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.05%) ColdFusion
7 3 (2.05%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.79%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) SaaS
2 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.75%) Firewall
2 4 (2.74%) LDAP
2 4 (2.74%) Network Security
3 3 (2.05%) IPsec
3 3 (2.05%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (2.05%) SSL
4 2 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) Couchbase
3 9 (6.16%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.48%) MySQL
5 7 (4.79%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.74%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.74%) CouchDB
6 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) Redis
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.22%) Selenium
3 10 (6.85%) Subversion
3 10 (6.85%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.42%) MSTest
4 5 (3.42%) Moq
4 5 (3.42%) NUnit
4 5 (3.42%) Metasploit
5 4 (2.74%) Maven
5 4 (2.74%) HttpUnit
5 4 (2.74%) JUnit
5 4 (2.74%) Log4j
5 4 (2.74%) Mockito
5 4 (2.74%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.74%) Grunt
6 3 (2.05%) Appium
6 3 (2.05%) Calabash
6 3 (2.05%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.37%) JMeter
General
1 34 (23.29%) Finance
2 10 (6.85%) Banking
3 7 (4.79%) Retail
3 7 (4.79%) Marketing
3 7 (4.79%) Games
4 3 (2.05%) Advertising
4 3 (2.05%) Law
5 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (22.60%) Applications Specialist
1 33 (22.60%) Security Specialist
1 33 (22.60%) Application Security Specialist
2 29 (19.86%) Developer
3 23 (15.75%) Tester
4 22 (15.07%) Penetration Tester
5 18 (12.33%) Consultant
5 18 (12.33%) Security Consultant
6 14 (9.59%) Architect
7 11 (7.53%) IT Consultant
7 11 (7.53%) IT Security Consultant
8 10 (6.85%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.85%) Security Manager
9 8 (5.48%) Security Tester
10 7 (4.79%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Analyst
11 6 (4.11%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Security Analyst
11 6 (4.11%) Security Architect
12 5 (3.42%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.03%) .NET
2 33 (22.60%) HTML
3 24 (16.44%) REST
4 22 (15.07%) CSS
5 18 (12.33%) Ajax
5 18 (12.33%) jQuery
6 17 (11.64%) .NET Framework
7 14 (9.59%) JSON
7 14 (9.59%) Web Services
8 13 (8.90%) Spring
9 9 (6.16%) WCF
10 8 (5.48%) CSS3
11 7 (4.79%) Open Graph
11 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (4.79%) Memcached
11 7 (4.79%) SOAP
11 7 (4.79%) Struts
11 7 (4.79%) Sass
11 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (4.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.44%) Mobile App
2 17 (11.64%) Cryptography
3 13 (8.90%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.48%) W3C
5 7 (4.79%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.11%) User Experience
7 4 (2.74%) PKI
7 4 (2.74%) Clustering
8 3 (2.05%) CESG
8 3 (2.05%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.05%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.05%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.37%) RMADS
9 2 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.37%) Handset
10 1 (0.68%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.68%) DTV
10 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.01%) Linux
2 7 (4.79%) Ubuntu
2 7 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.11%) Android
4 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.74%) Windows
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (43.15%) Information Security
2 49 (33.56%) Security Testing
3 44 (30.14%) Penetration Testing
4 30 (20.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 28 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (18.49%) Cyber Security
7 25 (17.12%) Ethical Hacking
8 24 (16.44%) E-Commerce
8 24 (16.44%) Software Engineering
9 18 (12.33%) MVC
10 17 (11.64%) ISMS
11 14 (9.59%) OO
12 13 (8.90%) TDD
12 13 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (8.90%) Mentoring
13 12 (8.22%) Security Architecture
13 12 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (7.53%) OOD
15 10 (6.85%) Scrum
15 10 (6.85%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.14%) Java
2 38 (26.03%) SQL
3 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
3 30 (20.55%) C#
4 13 (8.90%) C++
5 8 (5.48%) Python
5 8 (5.48%) C
6 7 (4.79%) PHP
7 5 (3.42%) Ruby
7 5 (3.42%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.68%) VBA
8 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (26.71%) Degree
2 28 (19.18%) OSCP
3 26 (17.81%) CISSP
4 14 (9.59%) CISM
5 11 (7.53%) CEH
6 9 (6.16%) Security Cleared
7 7 (4.79%) OSCE
8 6 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.11%) CCNA
9 5 (3.42%) MCSE
10 4 (2.74%) GIAC
11 3 (2.05%) SSCP
11 3 (2.05%) CISA
12 2 (1.37%) GSEC
12 2 (1.37%) PCI QSA
12 2 (1.37%) ISACA
13 1 (0.68%) CRISC
13 1 (0.68%) MCSD
13 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (25.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (23.97%) PCI DSS
3 13 (8.90%) QA
4 4 (2.74%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) Nessus
1 5 (3.42%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
2 1 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.22%) Google
3 7 (4.79%) Zend
3 7 (4.79%) Facebook
3 7 (4.79%) Twitter
4 6 (4.11%) Barracuda Networks
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle
5 5 (3.42%) Cisco
5 5 (3.42%) IBM
6 3 (2.05%) Citrix
6 3 (2.05%) Juniper
6 3 (2.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.05%) WorldPay
6 3 (2.05%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.05%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.05%) VMware
7 2 (1.37%) Apple
8 1 (0.68%) SAP
London
Gazelle Global Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Banking Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 16 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £35k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago