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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 578 610 593
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -17
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 39 17 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.037% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.044% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 28
Average salary £58,750 £65,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -14.73%
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
37625 38557 39119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.30% 83.61% 81.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31678 31742 33248
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +25 5 £67,500 +3.84% 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 33 (40.24%) Information Security
2 29 (35.37%) Penetration Testing
3 28 (34.15%) CISSP
4 26 (31.71%) Java
4 26 (31.71%) Mentoring
5 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
5 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (25.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
7 18 (21.95%) MySQL
8 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
8 17 (20.73%) Metasploit
9 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (19.51%) C++
10 15 (18.29%) C
10 15 (18.29%) .NET
10 15 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (18.29%) Games
10 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (18.29%) Data Integration
10 15 (18.29%) Data Architecture
10 15 (18.29%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (18.29%) NoSQL
10 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
10 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (18.29%) Kimball Methodology
10 15 (18.29%) Unity (Game Engine)

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 (7.32%) IIS
2 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.66%) Node.js
4 2 (2.44%) Drupal
4 2 (2.44%) nginx
4 2 (2.44%) Apache
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.54%) SaaS
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) Firewall
2 5 (6.10%) Network Security
2 5 (6.10%) LAN
2 5 (6.10%) WAN
3 4 (4.88%) SSL
3 4 (4.88%) Internet
3 4 (4.88%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.44%) VPN
5 2 (2.44%) WLAN
6 1 (1.22%) HTTP
6 1 (1.22%) LDAP
6 1 (1.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.95%) MySQL
3 15 (18.29%) NoSQL
3 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (18.29%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.22%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Metasploit
2 14 (17.07%) Selenium
3 9 (10.98%) JIRA
4 8 (9.76%) Eclipse
4 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.54%) Hudson
5 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
5 7 (8.54%) CruiseControl
5 7 (8.54%) Bugzilla
6 6 (7.32%) TestNG
7 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.44%) Subversion
8 2 (2.44%) AppScan
8 2 (2.44%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.22%) Capybara
9 1 (1.22%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.22%) Maven
9 1 (1.22%) Checkstyle
9 1 (1.22%) JUnit
General
1 15 (18.29%) Games
2 12 (14.63%) Finance
3 6 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Law
4 2 (2.44%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Architect
2 15 (18.29%) Data Architect
3 13 (15.85%) Security Consultant
3 13 (15.85%) Consultant
4 12 (14.63%) Tester
5 11 (13.41%) Analyst
6 10 (12.20%) Security Specialist
7 9 (10.98%) Penetration Tester
8 8 (9.76%) Test Analyst
9 7 (8.54%) Senior Tester
9 7 (8.54%) Applications Consultant
9 7 (8.54%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 5 (6.10%) Information Specialist
10 5 (6.10%) Application Security Specialist
10 5 (6.10%) Information Security Specialist
10 5 (6.10%) Security Analyst
10 5 (6.10%) Applications Specialist
10 5 (6.10%) Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Team Leader
11 4 (4.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) .NET
1 15 (18.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 11 (13.41%) HTML
3 10 (12.20%) RESTful
3 10 (12.20%) CSS
4 8 (9.76%) SAML
5 7 (8.54%) jQuery
6 5 (6.10%) WCF
6 5 (6.10%) Web Services
6 5 (6.10%) REST
7 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.66%) SOAP
8 3 (3.66%) Ajax
8 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.66%) CSS3
8 3 (3.66%) Sass
9 2 (2.44%) Memcached
9 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.44%) Open Graph
9 2 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
1 15 (18.29%) Data Integration
2 14 (17.07%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) Cryptography
3 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.66%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 2 (2.44%) W3C
6 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.22%) CESG
6 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.22%) Open Source
6 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.22%) New Media
6 1 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Linux
2 6 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) UNIX
4 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) AIX
5 1 (1.22%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) OS/400
5 1 (1.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) Information Security
2 29 (35.37%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (31.71%) Mentoring
4 21 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (18.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 15 (18.29%) Data Architecture
5 15 (18.29%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.20%) Automated Testing
7 10 (12.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (10.98%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (9.76%) Performance Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Security Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
10 7 (8.54%) Cyber Security
10 7 (8.54%) BDD
10 7 (8.54%) ITIL
10 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.71%) Java
2 16 (19.51%) C++
3 15 (18.29%) C
4 14 (17.07%) SQL
5 13 (15.85%) C#
6 11 (13.41%) PHP
7 8 (9.76%) Python
8 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.10%) Ruby
10 3 (3.66%) Perl
11 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 28 (34.15%) CISSP
2 13 (15.85%) CISM
3 10 (12.20%) Degree
3 10 (12.20%) OSCP
4 9 (10.98%) CEH
5 7 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.54%) CCNA
6 6 (7.32%) MCSE
6 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.32%) ISTQB
6 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (6.10%) GSEC
7 5 (6.10%) CISA
7 5 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.66%) GPEN
8 3 (3.66%) RHCE
8 3 (3.66%) CCNP
9 2 (2.44%) ISEB
10 1 (1.22%) SSCP
10 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.41%) QA
2 11 (13.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.66%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) Nessus
1 9 (10.98%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) VMware
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco
4 3 (3.66%) IBM
5 2 (2.44%) Facebook
5 2 (2.44%) Twitter
5 2 (2.44%) Zend
6 1 (1.22%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.22%) Akamai
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
6 1 (1.22%) Juniper
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
London
People Source
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + On application
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Associates in Advertising (AIA)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £35k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Holiday, Pension, Bonus,
Posted: 11 days ago
London
AIA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
AIA
Posted: 13 days ago