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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 586 612 601
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 33 21 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.046% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 0.055% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 33
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £51,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £91,750 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £40,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+26.54% -19.00%
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
37622 37955 38786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.32% 83.48% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 31370 31574 32975
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.91%
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +30 7 £67,500 -3.57% 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 34 (41.98%) Information Security
2 29 (35.80%) Penetration Testing
3 27 (33.33%) Java
4 25 (30.86%) Mentoring
5 24 (29.63%) CISSP
6 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (25.93%) Computer Science
8 20 (24.69%) MySQL
8 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
9 19 (23.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (23.46%) Metasploit
10 18 (22.22%) Selenium
10 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 18 (22.22%) Finance
11 17 (20.99%) C
11 17 (20.99%) C++
11 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
12 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
12 16 (19.75%) Games
12 16 (19.75%) Degree
12 16 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (18.52%) NoSQL
13 15 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (18.52%) Kimball Methodology
13 15 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (18.52%) QA
13 15 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (18.52%) Data Integration
13 15 (18.52%) Data Architecture

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (4.94%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.47%) Node.js
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.64%) SaaS
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) Firewall
2 7 (8.64%) LAN
2 7 (8.64%) WAN
2 7 (8.64%) Internet
3 6 (7.41%) Wireshark
3 6 (7.41%) Network Security
4 4 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.70%) VPN
5 3 (3.70%) SSL
6 2 (2.47%) HTTP
6 2 (2.47%) WLAN
7 1 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) MySQL
1 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 15 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (18.52%) NoSQL
2 15 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Metasploit
2 18 (22.22%) Selenium
3 13 (16.05%) JIRA
4 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.88%) Eclipse
5 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
5 7 (8.64%) CruiseControl
5 7 (8.64%) Bugzilla
5 7 (8.64%) Hudson
6 6 (7.41%) TestNG
7 5 (6.17%) AppScan
7 5 (6.17%) PHPUnit
8 2 (2.47%) PhantomJS
8 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.23%) MSTest
9 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.23%) NUnit
9 1 (1.23%) Firebug
9 1 (1.23%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 16 (19.75%) Games
3 6 (7.41%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Law
5 2 (2.47%) Publishing
6 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Architect
2 15 (18.52%) Data Architect
3 13 (16.05%) Consultant
3 13 (16.05%) Security Consultant
4 12 (14.81%) Tester
4 12 (14.81%) Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
6 7 (8.64%) Security Specialist
6 7 (8.64%) Applications Consultant
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Tester
6 7 (8.64%) Information Security Specialist
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 7 (8.64%) Information Specialist
7 5 (6.17%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) IT Security Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 11 (13.58%) RESTful
3 10 (12.35%) HTML
3 10 (12.35%) .NET
3 10 (12.35%) CSS
4 8 (9.88%) SAML
5 7 (8.64%) jQuery
6 3 (3.70%) WCF
6 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.47%) Semantic HTML
7 2 (2.47%) Web Services
7 2 (2.47%) XML
7 2 (2.47%) Spring
7 2 (2.47%) JSF
7 2 (2.47%) Ajax
7 2 (2.47%) JSON
7 2 (2.47%) MooTools
7 2 (2.47%) HTML5
7 2 (2.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 16 (19.75%) Management Information System
3 15 (18.52%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.17%) Cryptography
5 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.23%) Open Source
7 1 (1.23%) Online Games
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.23%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) Windows
3 5 (6.17%) UNIX
4 1 (1.23%) AIX
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
4 1 (1.23%) OS/400
4 1 (1.23%) zOS
4 1 (1.23%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Information Security
2 29 (35.80%) Penetration Testing
3 25 (30.86%) Mentoring
4 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (18.52%) Kimball Methodology
5 15 (18.52%) Data Architecture
5 15 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (17.28%) E-Commerce
7 11 (13.58%) Automated Testing
8 10 (12.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 9 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 9 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 8 (9.88%) ITIL
11 7 (8.64%) Project Management
11 7 (8.64%) Scrum
11 7 (8.64%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (8.64%) BDD
12 6 (7.41%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.33%) Java
2 17 (20.99%) C
2 17 (20.99%) C++
3 13 (16.05%) PHP
4 12 (14.81%) SQL
5 11 (13.58%) C#
6 10 (12.35%) Python
7 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.41%) Ruby
9 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
9 5 (6.17%) Perl
10 1 (1.23%) XQuery
10 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (29.63%) CISSP
2 16 (19.75%) Degree
3 13 (16.05%) CISM
4 10 (12.35%) OSCP
5 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.64%) GSEC
6 7 (8.64%) CEH
6 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (8.64%) CCNA
6 7 (8.64%) CISA
7 6 (7.41%) MCSE
7 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.41%) ISTQB
8 5 (6.17%) GPEN
8 5 (6.17%) RHCE
8 5 (6.17%) CCNP
8 5 (6.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (2.47%) ISEB
9 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.23%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (18.52%) QA
3 11 (13.58%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.70%) COBIT
5 1 (1.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Nessus
1 9 (11.11%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) VMware
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco
4 1 (1.23%) Akamai
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago