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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 591 597 584
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 27 18 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.040% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.048% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 39
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £48,750 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £92,250 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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
37761 37642 40514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.59% 83.59% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31032 31242 34645
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 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 1 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 +11 8 £67,500 -18.18% 4
Dagenham - 2 £55,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) Java
3 28 (37.33%) Information Security
4 25 (33.33%) Finance
5 23 (30.67%) CISSP
5 23 (30.67%) Penetration Testing
6 22 (29.33%) Computer Science
6 22 (29.33%) Selenium
7 21 (28.00%) QA
8 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
9 18 (24.00%) MySQL
9 18 (24.00%) PHP
9 18 (24.00%) HTML
9 18 (24.00%) JIRA
9 18 (24.00%) Degree
9 18 (24.00%) Metasploit
10 17 (22.67%) CSS
10 17 (22.67%) E-Commerce
11 16 (21.33%) C
11 16 (21.33%) Management Information System
11 16 (21.33%) Mentoring
12 15 (20.00%) C++
12 15 (20.00%) RESTful
12 15 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (18.67%) SQL
13 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
14 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
14 13 (17.33%) Automated Testing
15 12 (16.00%) jQuery
15 12 (16.00%) Performance Testing

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 3 (4.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) Node.js
2 2 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.67%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.00%) SaaS
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) Firewall
2 8 (10.67%) LAN
2 8 (10.67%) WAN
2 8 (10.67%) Internet
3 7 (9.33%) Wireshark
4 5 (6.67%) HTTP
5 4 (5.33%) Network Security
5 4 (5.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.00%) VPN
6 3 (4.00%) SSL
7 2 (2.67%) WLAN
8 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (24.00%) MySQL
3 11 (14.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (12.00%) NoSQL
4 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Selenium
2 18 (24.00%) JIRA
2 18 (24.00%) Metasploit
3 9 (12.00%) PHPUnit
4 8 (10.67%) AppScan
5 7 (9.33%) Eclipse
5 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.00%) TestNG
6 6 (8.00%) Hudson
6 6 (8.00%) CruiseControl
6 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 6 (8.00%) Bugzilla
7 4 (5.33%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.00%) Firebug
8 3 (4.00%) Fiddler
8 3 (4.00%) Redmine
9 2 (2.67%) PhantomJS
10 1 (1.33%) JMeter
10 1 (1.33%) JUnit
10 1 (1.33%) NUnit
General
1 25 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Games
3 8 (10.67%) Retail
4 5 (6.67%) Advertising
4 5 (6.67%) Banking
5 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (16.00%) Analyst
2 11 (14.67%) Tester
3 10 (13.33%) Architect
4 9 (12.00%) Consultant
4 9 (12.00%) Data Architect
4 9 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Security Consultant
5 8 (10.67%) QA Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (8.00%) Information Specialist
7 6 (8.00%) Information Security Specialist
7 6 (8.00%) Applications Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) Security Specialist
8 5 (6.67%) Security Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Tester
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) HTML
2 17 (22.67%) CSS
3 15 (20.00%) RESTful
4 12 (16.00%) jQuery
5 9 (12.00%) .NET
5 9 (12.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 7 (9.33%) SAML
7 5 (6.67%) Web Services
7 5 (6.67%) HTML5
8 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
8 4 (5.33%) JSON
8 4 (5.33%) JSF
8 4 (5.33%) Ajax
8 4 (5.33%) XML
9 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.00%) SOAP
9 3 (4.00%) Flash
9 3 (4.00%) WCF
10 2 (2.67%) Backbone.js
10 2 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Computer Science
2 16 (21.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (12.00%) Data Integration
4 6 (8.00%) Cryptography
5 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.67%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.33%) W3C
8 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.33%) Online Games
8 1 (1.33%) Open Source
8 1 (1.33%) New Media
8 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Windows
1 10 (13.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) UNIX
3 3 (4.00%) Android
3 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) zOS
4 1 (1.33%) OS/400
4 1 (1.33%) AIX
4 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.33%) Information Security
3 23 (30.67%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (22.67%) E-Commerce
5 16 (21.33%) Mentoring
6 13 (17.33%) Automated Testing
7 12 (16.00%) Performance Testing
8 11 (14.67%) Scrum
9 10 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (13.33%) Security Testing
9 10 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 10 (13.33%) ITIL
10 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (12.00%) Data Architecture
10 9 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (12.00%) Software Testing
10 9 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (10.67%) Project Management
12 7 (9.33%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) Java
2 18 (24.00%) PHP
3 16 (21.33%) C
4 15 (20.00%) C++
5 14 (18.67%) SQL
6 12 (16.00%) C#
7 11 (14.67%) Python
8 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 8 (10.67%) Ruby
10 6 (8.00%) Perl
10 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
11 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (30.67%) CISSP
2 18 (24.00%) Degree
3 12 (16.00%) CISM
4 7 (9.33%) GSEC
4 7 (9.33%) CISA
4 7 (9.33%) CCNA
4 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (9.33%) MCSE
4 7 (9.33%) CEH
4 7 (9.33%) OSCP
4 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.00%) GPEN
5 6 (8.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (8.00%) RHCE
5 6 (8.00%) CCNP
6 5 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.00%) QA
2 15 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (13.33%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.00%) WCAG
5 2 (2.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Nessus
1 7 (9.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) IBM
3 6 (8.00%) VMware
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) Google
6 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.67%) Apple
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco
7 1 (1.33%) Akamai
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £100000 per annum + good bens + OTE
Posted: 41 minutes ago
West London
Sega Europe
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Sega Europe
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
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