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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 523 634 575
Rank change year-on-year
+111 -59
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 84 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.029% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.034% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 46 5 28
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £39,500 £42,200
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.95%
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
35998 38016 36575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.13% 83.68% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29996 31058 30564
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 £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +14 10 £68,750 +10.00% 2
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 58 (43.28%) Information Security
2 43 (32.09%) Penetration Testing
3 40 (29.85%) Security Testing
4 38 (28.36%) SQL
5 35 (26.12%) Java
6 33 (24.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 32 (23.88%) Degree
8 30 (22.39%) PCI DSS
9 29 (21.64%) .NET
10 27 (20.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
11 26 (19.40%) HTML
11 26 (19.40%) OSCP
12 25 (18.66%) Mobile App
12 25 (18.66%) CISSP
12 25 (18.66%) Ethical Hacking
13 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (17.91%) Software Engineering
13 24 (17.91%) Firewall
13 24 (17.91%) Finance
14 22 (16.42%) C#
14 22 (16.42%) REST
15 21 (15.67%) E-Commerce
16 18 (13.43%) CSS
16 18 (13.43%) Linux
17 17 (12.69%) jQuery
18 16 (11.94%) ISMS
18 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
18 16 (11.94%) SQL Server
18 16 (11.94%) Mentoring

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (9.70%) IIS
2 12 (8.96%) Apache
3 8 (5.97%) CMS
4 7 (5.22%) Drupal
4 7 (5.22%) nginx
4 7 (5.22%) Node.js
5 5 (3.73%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.48%) SaaS
2 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.91%) Firewall
2 4 (2.99%) LDAP
3 3 (2.24%) SSL
3 3 (2.24%) IPsec
3 3 (2.24%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (2.24%) Network Security
4 2 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.46%) MySQL
3 9 (6.72%) Couchbase
4 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.99%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.99%) CouchDB
5 4 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.45%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.96%) Selenium
3 10 (7.46%) Subversion
4 9 (6.72%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.48%) Metasploit
6 5 (3.73%) NUnit
6 5 (3.73%) MSTest
6 5 (3.73%) Moq
7 4 (2.99%) Mockito
7 4 (2.99%) Grunt
7 4 (2.99%) Log4j
7 4 (2.99%) Maven
7 4 (2.99%) HttpUnit
7 4 (2.99%) JUnit
8 3 (2.24%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.24%) Appium
8 3 (2.24%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.24%) Calabash
9 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.49%) JMeter
General
1 24 (17.91%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Games
3 7 (5.22%) Marketing
4 6 (4.48%) Banking
4 6 (4.48%) Retail
5 3 (2.24%) Advertising
6 2 (1.49%) Publishing
6 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.49%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (22.39%) Security Specialist
2 28 (20.90%) Applications Specialist
2 28 (20.90%) Application Security Specialist
3 26 (19.40%) Developer
4 21 (15.67%) Tester
5 20 (14.93%) Penetration Tester
6 18 (13.43%) Security Consultant
6 18 (13.43%) Consultant
7 17 (12.69%) Architect
8 10 (7.46%) IT Consultant
8 10 (7.46%) Java Developer
8 10 (7.46%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (5.97%) Security Tester
10 7 (5.22%) Security Manager
10 7 (5.22%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Security Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Security Architect
11 6 (4.48%) Data Architect
11 6 (4.48%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.64%) .NET
2 26 (19.40%) HTML
3 22 (16.42%) REST
4 18 (13.43%) CSS
5 17 (12.69%) jQuery
6 15 (11.19%) Ajax
6 15 (11.19%) .NET Framework
7 13 (9.70%) JSON
8 11 (8.21%) Web Services
9 7 (5.22%) WCF
9 7 (5.22%) CSS3
9 7 (5.22%) Open Graph
9 7 (5.22%) Memcached
9 7 (5.22%) Sass
10 6 (4.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.48%) SOAP
10 6 (4.48%) Spring
11 5 (3.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.66%) Mobile App
2 15 (11.19%) Cryptography
3 12 (8.96%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.22%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (5.22%) W3C
5 6 (4.48%) User Experience
5 6 (4.48%) Data Integration
6 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.99%) PKI
7 4 (2.99%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.24%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (2.24%) Clustering
8 3 (2.24%) CESG
8 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.49%) Handset
9 2 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.49%) RMADS
10 1 (0.75%) Blog
10 1 (0.75%) Social Media
10 1 (0.75%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.43%) Linux
2 7 (5.22%) Ubuntu
2 7 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.73%) Android
4 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (43.28%) Information Security
2 43 (32.09%) Penetration Testing
3 40 (29.85%) Security Testing
4 27 (20.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 25 (18.66%) Ethical Hacking
6 24 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (17.91%) Software Engineering
7 21 (15.67%) E-Commerce
8 16 (11.94%) ISMS
8 16 (11.94%) Mentoring
9 15 (11.19%) Cyber Security
9 15 (11.19%) MVC
10 13 (9.70%) OO
10 13 (9.70%) TDD
10 13 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (8.21%) OOD
13 10 (7.46%) Web Development
13 10 (7.46%) Security Architecture
14 9 (6.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.36%) SQL
2 35 (26.12%) Java
3 26 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.42%) C#
5 9 (6.72%) C++
6 8 (5.97%) PHP
7 5 (3.73%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.73%) Ruby
8 3 (2.24%) C
9 1 (0.75%) R
9 1 (0.75%) VBA
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (23.88%) Degree
2 26 (19.40%) OSCP
3 25 (18.66%) CISSP
4 14 (10.45%) CISM
5 10 (7.46%) CEH
5 10 (7.46%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.22%) CCNA
6 7 (5.22%) OSCE
7 6 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.73%) MCSE
9 3 (2.24%) SSCP
9 3 (2.24%) GSEC
10 2 (1.49%) GIAC
10 2 (1.49%) PCI QSA
10 2 (1.49%) CISA
10 2 (1.49%) ISACA
11 1 (0.75%) MCSD
11 1 (0.75%) ISEB
11 1 (0.75%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (24.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (22.39%) PCI DSS
3 10 (7.46%) QA
4 5 (3.73%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) Nessus
1 6 (4.48%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.96%) Google
3 7 (5.22%) Zend
3 7 (5.22%) Facebook
3 7 (5.22%) Twitter
3 7 (5.22%) Oracle
4 5 (3.73%) Cisco
4 5 (3.73%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (2.99%) VMware
5 4 (2.99%) IBM
6 3 (2.24%) Citrix
6 3 (2.24%) Juniper
6 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.24%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.49%) Apple
8 1 (0.75%) SAP
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Banking Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Posted: 17 days ago