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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 555 616 585
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -31
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 81 50 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.10% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.12% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 70 37 24
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +6.57%
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
37775 40770 37278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.40% 84.69% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31674 33823 30778
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +37 22 £75,000 +42.85%
Dagenham +11 17 £60,000 +9.09%
Paddington - 2 £52,500 -
Romford - 1 £50,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 100 (58.14%) Information Security
2 71 (41.28%) .NET
3 70 (40.70%) Finance
4 68 (39.53%) C#
5 66 (38.37%) Java
6 65 (37.79%) Security Testing
7 53 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (30.81%) SQL
8 50 (29.07%) Cyber Security
9 49 (28.49%) Penetration Testing
10 41 (23.84%) Degree
10 41 (23.84%) HTML
11 39 (22.67%) Scrum
12 38 (22.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 36 (20.93%) QA
14 35 (20.35%) SDLC
15 34 (19.77%) PCI DSS
16 31 (18.02%) C++
16 31 (18.02%) SQL Server
17 29 (16.86%) ISMS
18 28 (16.28%) CISSP
19 27 (15.70%) C
19 27 (15.70%) MVC
19 27 (15.70%) Spring
19 27 (15.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 27 (15.70%) OSCP
20 26 (15.12%) Relational Database
20 26 (15.12%) Ethical Hacking
20 26 (15.12%) WCF
20 26 (15.12%) Python

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (12.79%) IIS
2 6 (3.49%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.33%) Apache
3 4 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.74%) CMS
4 3 (1.74%) ColdFusion
4 3 (1.74%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.58%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.91%) SaaS
2 4 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.47%) Firewall
2 8 (4.65%) Wireless
3 4 (2.33%) LDAP
4 2 (1.16%) HTTP
4 2 (1.16%) Network Security
5 1 (0.58%) IPsec
5 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.12%) Relational Database
3 22 (12.79%) RDBMS
4 21 (12.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (12.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (12.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (5.23%) MySQL
6 7 (4.07%) Couchbase
7 4 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.33%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.33%) Redis
7 4 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Selenium
2 10 (5.81%) Cucumber
3 8 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.49%) Metasploit
5 5 (2.91%) NUnit
5 5 (2.91%) MSTest
5 5 (2.91%) Moq
6 4 (2.33%) Mockito
6 4 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.33%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.33%) Calabash
6 4 (2.33%) Grunt
6 4 (2.33%) Appium
6 4 (2.33%) JUnit
6 4 (2.33%) Maven
6 4 (2.33%) HttpUnit
6 4 (2.33%) Log4j
7 3 (1.74%) Subversion
7 3 (1.74%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (40.70%) Finance
2 17 (9.88%) Banking
3 12 (6.98%) Financial Institution
4 10 (5.81%) Retail
5 6 (3.49%) Marketing
6 5 (2.91%) Legal
7 4 (2.33%) Games
8 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.16%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (18.60%) Security Specialist
2 31 (18.02%) Applications Specialist
2 31 (18.02%) Application Security Specialist
3 25 (14.53%) Tester
4 24 (13.95%) Developer
4 24 (13.95%) Consultant
4 24 (13.95%) Security Consultant
4 24 (13.95%) Penetration Tester
5 16 (9.30%) Security Manager
6 14 (8.14%) Team Leader
6 14 (8.14%) Analyst
7 13 (7.56%) .NET Team Leader
8 10 (5.81%) Development Team Leader
8 10 (5.81%) Cyber Security Manager
8 10 (5.81%) Web Tester
9 9 (5.23%) IT Security Consultant
9 9 (5.23%) IT Consultant
10 8 (4.65%) Applications Consultant
10 8 (4.65%) Security Analyst
10 8 (4.65%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (41.28%) .NET
2 41 (23.84%) HTML
3 27 (15.70%) Spring
4 26 (15.12%) WCF
5 25 (14.53%) REST
6 24 (13.95%) jQuery
6 24 (13.95%) CSS
7 23 (13.37%) .NET Framework
8 22 (12.79%) Struts
9 18 (10.47%) SOAP
10 15 (8.72%) Entity Framework
11 14 (8.14%) JSON
11 14 (8.14%) Ajax
12 13 (7.56%) ASP.NET
12 13 (7.56%) RESTful
13 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (5.81%) Web Services
14 8 (4.65%) XML
15 7 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (3.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.21%) Mobile App
2 19 (11.05%) Management Information System
2 19 (11.05%) Cryptography
2 19 (11.05%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.49%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (2.91%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.33%) Semantic Web
6 4 (2.33%) Clustering
7 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.16%) Handset
7 2 (1.16%) W3C
7 2 (1.16%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.58%) PMI
8 1 (0.58%) Blog
8 1 (0.58%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.98%) Linux
1 12 (6.98%) Android
2 10 (5.81%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.23%) Windows
4 5 (2.91%) UNIX
5 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (58.14%) Information Security
2 65 (37.79%) Security Testing
3 53 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (29.07%) Cyber Security
5 49 (28.49%) Penetration Testing
6 39 (22.67%) Scrum
7 35 (20.35%) SDLC
8 29 (16.86%) ISMS
9 27 (15.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 27 (15.70%) MVC
10 26 (15.12%) Ethical Hacking
11 22 (12.79%) Information Security Management
11 22 (12.79%) Security Management
12 20 (11.63%) RAD
13 19 (11.05%) E-Commerce
14 18 (10.47%) Mentoring
15 17 (9.88%) Project Management
15 17 (9.88%) Software Engineering
16 14 (8.14%) TDD
16 14 (8.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 68 (39.53%) C#
2 66 (38.37%) Java
3 53 (30.81%) SQL
4 31 (18.02%) C++
5 27 (15.70%) C
6 26 (15.12%) Python
7 20 (11.63%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.91%) Ruby
9 3 (1.74%) PHP
10 2 (1.16%) VBA
10 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.58%) R
11 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 41 (23.84%) Degree
2 28 (16.28%) CISSP
3 27 (15.70%) OSCP
4 17 (9.88%) CISM
5 16 (9.30%) CEH
6 10 (5.81%) CISA
7 8 (4.65%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.65%) OSCE
8 7 (4.07%) GIAC
9 6 (3.49%) PCI QSA
10 5 (2.91%) CSSLP
11 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.33%) GWAPT
12 3 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.74%) CCNA
13 2 (1.16%) ISEB
13 2 (1.16%) MCSE
13 2 (1.16%) GSEC
13 2 (1.16%) ISACA
14 1 (0.58%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (22.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (20.93%) QA
3 34 (19.77%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.33%) HIPAA
6 3 (1.74%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 12 (6.98%) Nessus
2 6 (3.49%) CORE IMPACT
3 4 (2.33%) Puppet
3 4 (2.33%) Ansible
3 4 (2.33%) AppDetective
4 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.58%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (5.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.23%) IBM
3 6 (3.49%) Google
3 6 (3.49%) F5
4 5 (2.91%) HP
5 4 (2.33%) Oracle
5 4 (2.33%) Trustwave
6 3 (1.74%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.74%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.74%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (1.16%) Apple
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco
8 1 (0.58%) SAP
8 1 (0.58%) Citrix
8 1 (0.58%) Juniper
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.58%) VMware
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