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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 598 593 574
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 44 27 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.061% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.074% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 51
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £76,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
39304 36279 40753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.77% 81.91% 80.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32428 30000 35184
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -7 10 £67,500 +6.29% 2
Dagenham - 3 £55,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 26 (38.81%) Information Security
2 25 (37.31%) Java
2 25 (37.31%) Finance
3 22 (32.84%) CISSP
3 22 (32.84%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (31.34%) QA
4 21 (31.34%) Selenium
5 20 (29.85%) Degree
5 20 (29.85%) Computer Science
6 18 (26.87%) HTML
7 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
7 17 (25.37%) CSS
7 17 (25.37%) Management Information System
7 17 (25.37%) Metasploit
8 16 (23.88%) MySQL
8 16 (23.88%) E-Commerce
9 15 (22.39%) PHP
9 15 (22.39%) JIRA
10 14 (20.90%) C
10 14 (20.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (20.90%) RESTful
11 13 (19.40%) SQL
12 12 (17.91%) Windows
12 12 (17.91%) Linux
12 12 (17.91%) Python
12 12 (17.91%) Automated Testing
12 12 (17.91%) jQuery
13 11 (16.42%) C++
13 11 (16.42%) MS Excel

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (2.99%) CMS
1 2 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (2.99%) Node.js
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) Fireworks
2 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) SaaS
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Internet
2 9 (13.43%) Firewall
2 9 (13.43%) WAN
2 9 (13.43%) LAN
3 8 (11.94%) Wireshark
4 5 (7.46%) Network Security
4 5 (7.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (7.46%) HTTP
5 4 (5.97%) VPN
6 3 (4.48%) SSL
6 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.99%) WLAN
8 1 (1.49%) LDAP
8 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.88%) MySQL
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.49%) DB2
6 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Selenium
2 17 (25.37%) Metasploit
3 15 (22.39%) JIRA
4 9 (13.43%) PHPUnit
5 8 (11.94%) AppScan
6 5 (7.46%) TestNG
7 4 (5.97%) WebDriver
7 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.48%) Hudson
8 3 (4.48%) Redmine
8 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.48%) Bugzilla
8 3 (4.48%) CruiseControl
8 3 (4.48%) Firebug
8 3 (4.48%) Fiddler
9 2 (2.99%) PhantomJS
10 1 (1.49%) Capybara
10 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.49%) MSTest
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Games
2 7 (10.45%) Retail
3 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Advertising
4 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Tester
1 11 (16.42%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Security Specialist
2 8 (11.94%) QA Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Information Security Specialist
2 8 (11.94%) Information Specialist
3 7 (10.45%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Data Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Tester
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.97%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) HTML
2 17 (25.37%) CSS
3 14 (20.90%) RESTful
4 12 (17.91%) jQuery
5 7 (10.45%) .NET
6 6 (8.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 5 (7.46%) Web Services
7 5 (7.46%) HTML5
8 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.97%) XML
8 4 (5.97%) SAML
8 4 (5.97%) JSF
8 4 (5.97%) Ajax
8 4 (5.97%) JSON
9 3 (4.48%) WCF
9 3 (4.48%) Flash
9 3 (4.48%) SOAP
9 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.99%) Spring
10 2 (2.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Computer Science
2 17 (25.37%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.45%) Cryptography
4 6 (8.96%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.99%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.49%) Online Games
7 1 (1.49%) Open Source
7 1 (1.49%) New Media
7 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Linux
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) UNIX
3 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.48%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.49%) AIX
4 1 (1.49%) Solaris
4 1 (1.49%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.49%) OS/400
4 1 (1.49%) zOS
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Information Security
2 22 (32.84%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (23.88%) E-Commerce
5 12 (17.91%) Automated Testing
6 11 (16.42%) Scrum
6 11 (16.42%) Performance Testing
7 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.43%) Software Testing
8 9 (13.43%) ITIL
8 9 (13.43%) Project Management
9 7 (10.45%) Security Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (8.96%) BDD
10 6 (8.96%) Kimball Methodology
10 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (8.96%) Data Architecture
10 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) Java
2 15 (22.39%) PHP
3 14 (20.90%) C
4 13 (19.40%) SQL
5 12 (17.91%) Python
6 11 (16.42%) C++
7 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
8 9 (13.43%) C#
9 8 (11.94%) Ruby
10 7 (10.45%) Perl
11 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) CISSP
2 20 (29.85%) Degree
3 11 (16.42%) CISM
4 8 (11.94%) GSEC
5 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.45%) GPEN
5 7 (10.45%) OSCP
5 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.45%) RHCE
5 7 (10.45%) CISA
5 7 (10.45%) MCSE
5 7 (10.45%) CCNP
5 7 (10.45%) CCNA
6 6 (8.96%) CEH
7 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
8 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (2.99%) ISEB
9 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.49%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (31.34%) QA
2 14 (20.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (13.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.48%) WCAG
5 1 (1.49%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Nmap
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Nessus
2 5 (7.46%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) IBM
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) Google
5 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.99%) Apple
6 1 (1.49%) Sybase
6 1 (1.49%) Akamai
London
Church International
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 14 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Sega Europe
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 16 days ago