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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 551 603 591
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -12
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 80 37 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.079% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.093% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 67 23 17
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.80%
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
38080 39730 37673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.68% 84.63% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32190 32726 31226
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Dagenham +15 21 £60,000 +9.09% 1
City of London +31 14 £66,250 -1.85% 3
Paddington - 2 £52,500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 94 (63.09%) Information Security
2 72 (48.32%) .NET
3 70 (46.98%) C#
4 68 (45.64%) Finance
5 60 (40.27%) Java
6 52 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (32.89%) Security Testing
7 49 (32.89%) SQL
8 45 (30.20%) Cyber Security
9 43 (28.86%) HTML
9 43 (28.86%) Scrum
10 36 (24.16%) Degree
10 36 (24.16%) QA
11 34 (22.82%) SQL Server
12 33 (22.15%) C
12 33 (22.15%) C++
12 33 (22.15%) MVC
12 33 (22.15%) Penetration Testing
13 30 (20.13%) WCF
14 29 (19.46%) ISMS
15 28 (18.79%) Management Information System
16 27 (18.12%) Information Security Management
16 27 (18.12%) Security Management
16 27 (18.12%) Python
16 27 (18.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 27 (18.12%) SQL Server 2005
16 27 (18.12%) SQL Server 2012
17 26 (17.45%) Relational Database
17 26 (17.45%) PCI DSS
17 26 (17.45%) ISO/IEC 27001

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (13.42%) IIS
2 8 (5.37%) Apache
2 8 (5.37%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.03%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.68%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.01%) CMS
5 3 (2.01%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.01%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.67%) CICS
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.71%) Firewall
2 9 (6.04%) Wireless
3 3 (2.01%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.34%) Network Security
4 2 (1.34%) HTTP
4 2 (1.34%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.67%) SSL
5 1 (0.67%) IPsec
5 1 (0.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.82%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 27 (18.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (18.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (17.45%) Relational Database
4 22 (14.77%) RDBMS
5 9 (6.04%) MySQL
6 8 (5.37%) Big Data
7 4 (2.68%) Redis
8 3 (2.01%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.67%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.03%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.36%) Selenium
3 4 (2.68%) Metasploit
3 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.68%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.68%) Maven
4 3 (2.01%) JMeter
4 3 (2.01%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.01%) JIRA
4 3 (2.01%) GitLab
5 2 (1.34%) Appium
5 2 (1.34%) Calabash
5 2 (1.34%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.34%) MSTest
5 2 (1.34%) Moq
5 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.34%) NUnit
6 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 68 (45.64%) Finance
2 17 (11.41%) Banking
3 12 (8.05%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.03%) Retail
5 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.36%) Legal
6 3 (2.01%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Games
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (20.13%) Security Specialist
2 25 (16.78%) Applications Specialist
2 25 (16.78%) Application Security Specialist
3 22 (14.77%) Team Leader
4 20 (13.42%) Developer
5 19 (12.75%) .NET Team Leader
6 18 (12.08%) Consultant
6 18 (12.08%) Security Consultant
7 16 (10.74%) Tester
7 16 (10.74%) Penetration Tester
8 14 (9.40%) Analyst
9 11 (7.38%) Development Team Leader
9 11 (7.38%) Security Manager
10 9 (6.04%) Security Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Security Analyst
11 8 (5.37%) Applications Consultant
12 7 (4.70%) C# Developer
12 7 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (4.03%) Cyber Security Manager
13 6 (4.03%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (48.32%) .NET
2 43 (28.86%) HTML
3 30 (20.13%) WCF
4 26 (17.45%) CSS
4 26 (17.45%) SOAP
5 25 (16.78%) REST
6 24 (16.11%) .NET Framework
6 24 (16.11%) Spring
7 23 (15.44%) jQuery
8 22 (14.77%) Struts
9 20 (13.42%) Entity Framework
10 14 (9.40%) ASP.NET
11 13 (8.72%) RESTful
12 11 (7.38%) Web Services
13 10 (6.71%) Ajax
14 9 (6.04%) JSON
15 8 (5.37%) XML
15 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (2.68%) Dalvik
16 4 (2.68%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.79%) Management Information System
2 18 (12.08%) Computer Science
3 16 (10.74%) Cryptography
4 13 (8.72%) Mobile App
4 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.37%) Semantic Web
6 5 (3.36%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.68%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.34%) Clustering
8 2 (1.34%) W3C
9 1 (0.67%) DTV
9 1 (0.67%) CESG
9 1 (0.67%) Blog
9 1 (0.67%) RMADS
9 1 (0.67%) DataPower
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.08%) Android
1 18 (12.08%) Apple iOS
2 16 (10.74%) Windows
3 12 (8.05%) Linux
3 12 (8.05%) UNIX
4 4 (2.68%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (63.09%) Information Security
2 52 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (32.89%) Security Testing
4 45 (30.20%) Cyber Security
5 43 (28.86%) Scrum
6 33 (22.15%) MVC
6 33 (22.15%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (19.46%) ISMS
8 27 (18.12%) Information Security Management
8 27 (18.12%) Security Management
9 26 (17.45%) RAD
10 24 (16.11%) Project Management
11 22 (14.77%) Mentoring
12 21 (14.09%) SDLC
13 19 (12.75%) User Stories
13 19 (12.75%) Dependency Injection
14 16 (10.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 14 (9.40%) Workflow
16 13 (8.72%) Ethical Hacking
17 12 (8.05%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 70 (46.98%) C#
2 60 (40.27%) Java
3 49 (32.89%) SQL
4 33 (22.15%) C++
4 33 (22.15%) C
5 27 (18.12%) Python
6 16 (10.74%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.03%) PHP
7 6 (4.03%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.68%) Ruby
8 4 (2.68%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.34%) VBA
11 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (24.16%) Degree
2 24 (16.11%) CISSP
3 16 (10.74%) OSCP
4 14 (9.40%) CISM
5 12 (8.05%) CISA
6 10 (6.71%) CEH
7 9 (6.04%) CSSLP
8 8 (5.37%) GWAPT
9 7 (4.70%) GIAC
10 5 (3.36%) PCI QSA
11 4 (2.68%) OSCE
12 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.34%) ISEB
13 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.67%) GSEC
14 1 (0.67%) CRISC
14 1 (0.67%) ISACA
14 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.67%) SSCP
14 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (24.16%) QA
2 26 (17.45%) PCI DSS
2 26 (17.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (6.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (5.37%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) Nessus
2 8 (5.37%) AppDetective
3 5 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.68%) Ansible
4 4 (2.68%) CORE IMPACT
4 4 (2.68%) Puppet
5 2 (1.34%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.67%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (7.38%) IBM
2 9 (6.04%) HP
3 6 (4.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.03%) F5
4 4 (2.68%) Trustwave
5 2 (1.34%) Google
5 2 (1.34%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.67%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.67%) SAP
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco
6 1 (0.67%) Citrix
6 1 (0.67%) Juniper
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.67%) VMware
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