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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 602 587 601
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 32 19 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.043% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.051% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 41
Average salary £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £60,500 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £89,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
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
38553 37227 40463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.71% 83.61% 81.46%
Number of salaries quoted 31685 30925 34760
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +11 9 £67,500 -18.18% 3
Dagenham - 3 £55,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.19%) Java
3 28 (37.84%) Information Security
4 24 (32.43%) Finance
5 22 (29.73%) CISSP
5 22 (29.73%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (29.73%) Selenium
5 22 (29.73%) Computer Science
6 21 (28.38%) QA
7 19 (25.68%) Degree
7 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
8 18 (24.32%) MySQL
8 18 (24.32%) PHP
8 18 (24.32%) HTML
8 18 (24.32%) JIRA
8 18 (24.32%) Metasploit
9 17 (22.97%) CSS
9 17 (22.97%) E-Commerce
9 17 (22.97%) Management Information System
10 16 (21.62%) C
11 15 (20.27%) RESTful
11 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
12 14 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 14 (18.92%) C++
12 14 (18.92%) SQL
13 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
13 13 (17.57%) Automated Testing
14 12 (16.22%) jQuery
14 12 (16.22%) Performance Testing
14 12 (16.22%) Microsoft

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (2.70%) IIS
1 2 (2.70%) CMS
1 2 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (2.70%) Node.js
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Fireworks
2 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) SaaS
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) Firewall
2 9 (12.16%) Internet
3 8 (10.81%) LAN
3 8 (10.81%) WAN
4 7 (9.46%) Wireshark
5 5 (6.76%) HTTP
6 4 (5.41%) VPN
6 4 (5.41%) Network Security
6 4 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.05%) SSL
8 2 (2.70%) WLAN
9 1 (1.35%) LDAP
9 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.32%) MySQL
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (10.81%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.35%) DB2
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (29.73%) Selenium
2 18 (24.32%) JIRA
2 18 (24.32%) Metasploit
3 9 (12.16%) PHPUnit
4 8 (10.81%) AppScan
5 7 (9.46%) Eclipse
5 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.11%) Hudson
6 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
6 6 (8.11%) Bugzilla
6 6 (8.11%) TestNG
6 6 (8.11%) CruiseControl
7 4 (5.41%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.05%) Firebug
8 3 (4.05%) Fiddler
8 3 (4.05%) Redmine
9 2 (2.70%) PhantomJS
10 1 (1.35%) Capybara
10 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.35%) MSTest
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Games
3 8 (10.81%) Retail
4 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Advertising
5 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Marketing
7 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Analyst
2 11 (14.86%) Tester
3 9 (12.16%) Architect
3 9 (12.16%) Test Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) Consultant
3 9 (12.16%) Security Consultant
4 8 (10.81%) Data Architect
4 8 (10.81%) QA Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Penetration Tester
5 7 (9.46%) Security Specialist
5 7 (9.46%) Information Security Specialist
5 7 (9.46%) Information Specialist
6 6 (8.11%) Applications Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Tester
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 4 (5.41%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) HTML
2 17 (22.97%) CSS
3 15 (20.27%) RESTful
4 12 (16.22%) jQuery
5 8 (10.81%) .NET
5 8 (10.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 7 (9.46%) SAML
7 5 (6.76%) Web Services
7 5 (6.76%) HTML5
8 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.41%) XML
8 4 (5.41%) JSF
8 4 (5.41%) Ajax
8 4 (5.41%) JSON
9 3 (4.05%) WCF
9 3 (4.05%) Flash
9 3 (4.05%) SOAP
9 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.70%) Spring
10 2 (2.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 17 (22.97%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.81%) Data Integration
4 6 (8.11%) Cryptography
5 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.35%) User Experience
8 1 (1.35%) Online Games
8 1 (1.35%) Open Source
8 1 (1.35%) New Media
8 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.86%) Linux
1 11 (14.86%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.05%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.35%) AIX
4 1 (1.35%) Solaris
4 1 (1.35%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.35%) OS/400
4 1 (1.35%) zOS
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.84%) Information Security
3 22 (29.73%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (22.97%) E-Commerce
5 15 (20.27%) Mentoring
6 13 (17.57%) Automated Testing
7 12 (16.22%) Performance Testing
8 11 (14.86%) Scrum
9 10 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 10 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (13.51%) Security Testing
10 9 (12.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (12.16%) Software Testing
10 9 (12.16%) ITIL
11 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.81%) Project Management
11 8 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (10.81%) Data Architecture
11 8 (10.81%) Kimball Methodology
12 7 (9.46%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) Java
2 18 (24.32%) PHP
3 16 (21.62%) C
4 14 (18.92%) SQL
4 14 (18.92%) C++
5 12 (16.22%) C#
6 11 (14.86%) Python
7 10 (13.51%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.81%) Ruby
9 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
9 6 (8.11%) Perl
10 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (29.73%) CISSP
2 19 (25.68%) Degree
3 11 (14.86%) CISM
4 8 (10.81%) GSEC
5 7 (9.46%) CISA
5 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.11%) GPEN
6 6 (8.11%) OSCP
6 6 (8.11%) CEH
6 6 (8.11%) ISTQB
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.11%) RHCE
6 6 (8.11%) MCSE
6 6 (8.11%) CCNP
6 6 (8.11%) CCNA
7 5 (6.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.70%) ISEB
8 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.38%) QA
2 14 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (13.51%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.05%) WCAG
5 1 (1.35%) COBIT
5 1 (1.35%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Nmap
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Nessus
1 7 (9.46%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) IBM
3 6 (8.11%) VMware
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle
5 3 (4.05%) Google
6 2 (2.70%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (1.35%) Sybase
7 1 (1.35%) Akamai
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 13 days ago