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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 538 607 607
Rank change year-on-year
+69 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 79 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.030% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.036% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 45 4 18
Average salary £52,500 £61,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £37,250 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £55,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +48.64%
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
34614 36433 36926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.60% 83.72% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28879 29452 31152
Average salary £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 11 £52,500 -16.00% 3
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 53 (45.30%) Information Security
2 41 (35.04%) Penetration Testing
3 31 (26.50%) Java
4 30 (25.64%) SQL
4 30 (25.64%) Security Testing
5 28 (23.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 25 (21.37%) CISSP
7 23 (19.66%) HTML
7 23 (19.66%) .NET
7 23 (19.66%) Degree
8 22 (18.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 22 (18.80%) OSCP
9 21 (17.95%) Ethical Hacking
9 21 (17.95%) Firewall
9 21 (17.95%) Mentoring
10 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
10 20 (17.09%) PCI DSS
11 19 (16.24%) REST
11 19 (16.24%) Finance
12 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 18 (15.38%) Mobile App
13 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
14 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (13.68%) Linux
14 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
14 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
14 16 (13.68%) Cyber Security
15 15 (12.82%) Ajax
15 15 (12.82%) CSS
16 14 (11.97%) CISM

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 (11.11%) IIS
2 12 (10.26%) Apache
3 7 (5.98%) CMS
3 7 (5.98%) Drupal
3 7 (5.98%) nginx
3 7 (5.98%) Node.js
4 6 (5.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.13%) SaaS
3 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) Firewall
2 3 (2.56%) IPsec
2 3 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (2.56%) Network Security
2 3 (2.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.71%) Internet
3 2 (1.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) MySQL
3 9 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (5.98%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.71%) CouchDB
5 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.69%) Subversion
3 8 (6.84%) Metasploit
4 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.42%) Selenium
4 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.56%) Hudson
5 3 (2.56%) JIRA
5 3 (2.56%) CruiseControl
5 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.56%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.71%) Log4j
6 2 (1.71%) NUnit
6 2 (1.71%) JMeter
6 2 (1.71%) JUnit
6 2 (1.71%) Maven
6 2 (1.71%) HttpUnit
6 2 (1.71%) MSTest
6 2 (1.71%) Moq
General
1 19 (16.24%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Games
3 4 (3.42%) Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Marketing
4 3 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Law
5 2 (1.71%) Advertising
5 2 (1.71%) Publishing
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Security Specialist
2 23 (19.66%) Applications Specialist
2 23 (19.66%) Application Security Specialist
3 19 (16.24%) Architect
4 18 (15.38%) Developer
5 17 (14.53%) Consultant
5 17 (14.53%) Security Consultant
6 16 (13.68%) Tester
7 15 (12.82%) Penetration Tester
8 10 (8.55%) IT Security Consultant
8 10 (8.55%) IT Consultant
9 9 (7.69%) Data Architect
9 9 (7.69%) Analyst
10 8 (6.84%) Security Analyst
11 7 (5.98%) Java Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Web Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Security Manager
12 6 (5.13%) Security Tester
12 6 (5.13%) Security Architect
13 4 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.66%) HTML
1 23 (19.66%) .NET
2 19 (16.24%) REST
3 15 (12.82%) CSS
3 15 (12.82%) Ajax
4 12 (10.26%) .NET Framework
4 12 (10.26%) jQuery
5 11 (9.40%) Web Services
6 9 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 8 (6.84%) JSON
8 7 (5.98%) WCF
8 7 (5.98%) CSS3
8 7 (5.98%) Open Graph
8 7 (5.98%) Memcached
8 7 (5.98%) Sass
9 6 (5.13%) SOAP
10 3 (2.56%) SAML
10 3 (2.56%) Spring
10 3 (2.56%) RESTful
10 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.26%) Cryptography
3 11 (9.40%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.69%) Data Integration
5 7 (5.98%) W3C
6 6 (5.13%) User Experience
7 5 (4.27%) Hedge funds
7 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.42%) PKI
8 4 (3.42%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (2.56%) CESG
10 2 (1.71%) RMADS
10 2 (1.71%) Handset
10 2 (1.71%) Clustering
11 1 (0.85%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.85%) DTV
11 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Linux
2 7 (5.98%) Ubuntu
2 7 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.71%) Windows
3 2 (1.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.30%) Information Security
2 41 (35.04%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (25.64%) Security Testing
4 22 (18.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 21 (17.95%) Ethical Hacking
5 21 (17.95%) Mentoring
6 16 (13.68%) Cyber Security
6 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
6 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
7 13 (11.11%) ISMS
8 10 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.55%) MVC
8 10 (8.55%) Web Development
9 9 (7.69%) ITIL
9 9 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (7.69%) Data Architecture
9 9 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (6.84%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.50%) Java
2 30 (25.64%) SQL
3 20 (17.09%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.11%) C#
5 11 (9.40%) C++
6 10 (8.55%) PHP
7 5 (4.27%) C
8 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.71%) Ruby
9 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) CISSP
2 23 (19.66%) Degree
3 22 (18.80%) OSCP
4 14 (11.97%) CISM
5 10 (8.55%) CEH
6 8 (6.84%) CCNA
6 8 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
8 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.13%) MCSE
9 5 (4.27%) VCP4
9 5 (4.27%) OSCE
10 3 (2.56%) SSCP
11 2 (1.71%) CISA
11 2 (1.71%) GSEC
12 1 (0.85%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.85%) ISACA
12 1 (0.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (17.09%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.13%) COBIT
4 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) Nessus
1 8 (6.84%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.69%) Google
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle
4 7 (5.98%) Zend
4 7 (5.98%) Facebook
4 7 (5.98%) Twitter
5 6 (5.13%) VMware
5 6 (5.13%) Cisco
6 5 (4.27%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.56%) IBM
7 3 (2.56%) Citrix
7 3 (2.56%) Juniper
7 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.71%) Apple
8 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.85%) SAP
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago