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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 554 605 563
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -42
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 79 48 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.098% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 71 37 27
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £40,750 £40,600
% change year-on-year
+31.90% +0.36%
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
38094 41546 36997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.46% 84.81% 83.89%
Number of salaries quoted 31996 34545 30786
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 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 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 3 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
(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 +44 22 £75,000 +50.00% 4
Dagenham +8 14 £60,000 +9.09%
Romford - 1 £50,000 -
Paddington - 1 £52,500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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 92 (55.09%) Information Security
2 67 (40.12%) Finance
3 66 (39.52%) .NET
3 66 (39.52%) Security Testing
4 65 (38.92%) Java
5 64 (38.32%) C#
6 51 (30.54%) Cyber Security
7 48 (28.74%) SQL
8 46 (27.54%) Penetration Testing
9 45 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (25.15%) HTML
11 41 (24.55%) Degree
12 39 (23.35%) SDLC
13 36 (21.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 35 (20.96%) PCI DSS
15 31 (18.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 30 (17.96%) QA
16 30 (17.96%) Scrum
17 29 (17.37%) SQL Server
17 29 (17.37%) CISSP
18 28 (16.77%) C++
18 28 (16.77%) ISMS
19 27 (16.17%) Spring
20 26 (15.57%) REST
21 25 (14.97%) Relational Database
21 25 (14.97%) WCF
22 24 (14.37%) MVC
22 24 (14.37%) C
22 24 (14.37%) CSS
22 24 (14.37%) Python

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 21 (12.57%) IIS
2 5 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.40%) Apache
3 4 (2.40%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.40%) CMS
4 3 (1.80%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.80%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.20%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.60%) nginx
6 1 (0.60%) Node.js
6 1 (0.60%) CICS
6 1 (0.60%) Drupal
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.99%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.78%) Firewall
2 4 (2.40%) Wireless
2 4 (2.40%) LDAP
3 3 (1.80%) Network Security
4 2 (1.20%) SSL
4 2 (1.20%) Internet
4 2 (1.20%) IPsec
5 1 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.97%) Relational Database
3 22 (13.17%) RDBMS
4 18 (10.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (10.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (10.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (5.39%) Couchbase
6 6 (3.59%) MySQL
7 4 (2.40%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.40%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.40%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.20%) Redis
8 2 (1.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Selenium
2 10 (5.99%) Cucumber
3 8 (4.79%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.99%) MSTest
4 5 (2.99%) Moq
4 5 (2.99%) NUnit
5 4 (2.40%) Subversion
5 4 (2.40%) Maven
5 4 (2.40%) HttpUnit
5 4 (2.40%) Metasploit
5 4 (2.40%) JUnit
5 4 (2.40%) Mockito
5 4 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.40%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.40%) Log4j
5 4 (2.40%) Grunt
6 3 (1.80%) Appium
6 3 (1.80%) Calabash
6 3 (1.80%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (40.12%) Finance
2 16 (9.58%) Banking
3 12 (7.19%) Financial Institution
4 9 (5.39%) Retail
5 7 (4.19%) Marketing
6 5 (2.99%) Legal
7 4 (2.40%) Games
8 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (20.96%) Applications Specialist
1 35 (20.96%) Security Specialist
1 35 (20.96%) Application Security Specialist
2 26 (15.57%) Tester
2 26 (15.57%) Developer
3 25 (14.97%) Consultant
3 25 (14.97%) Security Consultant
3 25 (14.97%) Penetration Tester
4 12 (7.19%) Security Manager
5 11 (6.59%) IT Security Consultant
5 11 (6.59%) Team Leader
5 11 (6.59%) IT Consultant
6 10 (5.99%) Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) .NET Team Leader
7 9 (5.39%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.39%) Cyber Security Manager
7 9 (5.39%) Web Tester
8 8 (4.79%) Applications Tester
8 8 (4.79%) Development Team Leader
9 7 (4.19%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (39.52%) .NET
2 42 (25.15%) HTML
3 27 (16.17%) Spring
4 26 (15.57%) REST
5 25 (14.97%) WCF
6 24 (14.37%) CSS
7 22 (13.17%) Struts
7 22 (13.17%) .NET Framework
7 22 (13.17%) jQuery
8 17 (10.18%) Ajax
9 16 (9.58%) SOAP
10 14 (8.38%) JSON
11 13 (7.78%) ASP.NET
11 13 (7.78%) RESTful
12 12 (7.19%) Entity Framework
12 12 (7.19%) Web Services
13 10 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (3.59%) HTML5
16 5 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.17%) Cryptography
2 20 (11.98%) Mobile App
3 18 (10.78%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.38%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.59%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.40%) Clustering
6 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.40%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.20%) CESG
7 2 (1.20%) PKI
7 2 (1.20%) Handset
7 2 (1.20%) W3C
7 2 (1.20%) RMADS
7 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.60%) PMI
8 1 (0.60%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.59%) Linux
2 7 (4.19%) Android
3 5 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.60%) UNIX
4 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (55.09%) Information Security
2 66 (39.52%) Security Testing
3 51 (30.54%) Cyber Security
4 46 (27.54%) Penetration Testing
5 45 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (23.35%) SDLC
7 31 (18.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 30 (17.96%) Scrum
9 28 (16.77%) ISMS
10 24 (14.37%) MVC
11 23 (13.77%) Ethical Hacking
12 21 (12.57%) E-Commerce
13 20 (11.98%) Software Engineering
14 19 (11.38%) Information Security Management
14 19 (11.38%) Security Management
15 17 (10.18%) RAD
16 15 (8.98%) Static Code Analysis
16 15 (8.98%) Mentoring
17 14 (8.38%) OO
17 14 (8.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.92%) Java
2 64 (38.32%) C#
3 48 (28.74%) SQL
4 28 (16.77%) C++
5 24 (14.37%) Python
5 24 (14.37%) C
6 23 (13.77%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.99%) Ruby
8 2 (1.20%) VBA
9 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (24.55%) Degree
2 29 (17.37%) CISSP
3 24 (14.37%) OSCP
4 17 (10.18%) CISM
5 12 (7.19%) CEH
6 10 (5.99%) CISA
7 9 (5.39%) Security Cleared
8 7 (4.19%) OSCE
9 6 (3.59%) PCI QSA
9 6 (3.59%) GIAC
10 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.40%) CCNA
12 3 (1.80%) MCSE
13 2 (1.20%) ISEB
13 2 (1.20%) GSEC
13 2 (1.20%) SSCP
13 2 (1.20%) CSSLP
13 2 (1.20%) ISACA
14 1 (0.60%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (21.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (20.96%) PCI DSS
3 30 (17.96%) QA
4 3 (1.80%) COBIT
5 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.60%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) Nessus
2 4 (2.40%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (1.20%) Puppet
3 2 (1.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.60%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.60%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 11 (6.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.79%) Google
3 7 (4.19%) IBM
4 5 (2.99%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (2.40%) Oracle
5 4 (2.40%) Trustwave
6 3 (1.80%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.80%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.80%) Cisco
7 2 (1.20%) F5
7 2 (1.20%) HP
7 2 (1.20%) Citrix
7 2 (1.20%) Juniper
7 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.20%) Apple
7 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.20%) VMware
8 1 (0.60%) Facebook
8 1 (0.60%) Twitter
8 1 (0.60%) SAP
West London
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £80k
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
AllSaints
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago