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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 564 638 577
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -61
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 70 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.053% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.063% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 57 21 28
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £30,000 £41,050
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+28.04% -
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
37052 41379 36490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.37% 84.55% 83.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31034 34390 30355
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 May 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 May 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 +55 17 £75,000 +50.00% 4
Paddington - 1 £57,500 -
Romford - 1 £50,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 69 (46.00%) Information Security
2 61 (40.67%) Security Testing
3 57 (38.00%) Java
4 47 (31.33%) .NET
5 46 (30.67%) Finance
6 43 (28.67%) C#
7 41 (27.33%) SDLC
8 39 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
8 39 (26.00%) Degree
9 38 (25.33%) Cyber Security
10 36 (24.00%) HTML
11 35 (23.33%) SQL
11 35 (23.33%) PCI DSS
12 31 (20.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 30 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 30 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (18.67%) JavaScript
15 25 (16.67%) E-Commerce
15 25 (16.67%) Mobile App
16 24 (16.00%) Software Engineering
17 23 (15.33%) Spring
17 23 (15.33%) Ethical Hacking
17 23 (15.33%) Firewall
17 23 (15.33%) REST
17 23 (15.33%) OSCP
18 22 (14.67%) CISSP
18 22 (14.67%) C++
18 22 (14.67%) CSS
19 19 (12.67%) Cryptography
19 19 (12.67%) Ajax

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 15 (10.00%) IIS
2 10 (6.67%) Apache
3 8 (5.33%) CMS
4 5 (3.33%) Node.js
4 5 (3.33%) nginx
4 5 (3.33%) Drupal
4 5 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.00%) ColdFusion
6 3 (2.00%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.67%) CICS
8 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) SaaS
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.33%) Firewall
2 4 (2.67%) LDAP
3 3 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (2.00%) Network Security
4 2 (1.33%) IPsec
4 2 (1.33%) Wireless
4 2 (1.33%) Internet
4 2 (1.33%) SSL
5 1 (0.67%) HTTP
5 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) Relational Database
2 17 (11.33%) RDBMS
3 15 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.67%) Couchbase
5 6 (4.00%) MySQL
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.67%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.67%) CouchDB
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.33%) Redis
8 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Selenium
1 12 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 8 (5.33%) Subversion
4 5 (3.33%) Moq
4 5 (3.33%) MSTest
4 5 (3.33%) NUnit
5 4 (2.67%) Maven
5 4 (2.67%) HttpUnit
5 4 (2.67%) Metasploit
5 4 (2.67%) Log4j
5 4 (2.67%) JUnit
5 4 (2.67%) Grunt
5 4 (2.67%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.67%) Mockito
6 3 (2.00%) Appium
6 3 (2.00%) Calabash
6 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.33%) JMeter
General
1 46 (30.67%) Finance
2 16 (10.67%) Banking
3 7 (4.67%) Retail
3 7 (4.67%) Marketing
4 4 (2.67%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.67%) Games
5 3 (2.00%) Advertising
6 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Law
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (24.67%) Application Security Specialist
1 37 (24.67%) Security Specialist
1 37 (24.67%) Applications Specialist
2 28 (18.67%) Developer
3 22 (14.67%) Tester
4 21 (14.00%) Penetration Tester
5 19 (12.67%) Consultant
5 19 (12.67%) Security Consultant
6 10 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
6 10 (6.67%) IT Consultant
6 10 (6.67%) Architect
6 10 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.00%) Security Manager
8 8 (5.33%) Security Tester
9 7 (4.67%) Cyber Security Manager
9 7 (4.67%) Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Security Analyst
10 6 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (31.33%) .NET
2 36 (24.00%) HTML
3 23 (15.33%) Spring
3 23 (15.33%) REST
4 22 (14.67%) CSS
5 19 (12.67%) Ajax
6 18 (12.00%) jQuery
7 17 (11.33%) .NET Framework
7 17 (11.33%) Struts
8 14 (9.33%) Web Services
8 14 (9.33%) JSON
9 12 (8.00%) WCF
10 9 (6.00%) SOAP
11 8 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (5.33%) RESTful
12 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (4.00%) CSS3
13 6 (4.00%) HTML5
14 5 (3.33%) Memcached
14 5 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 19 (12.67%) Cryptography
3 13 (8.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.67%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.00%) W3C
6 4 (2.67%) PKI
6 4 (2.67%) Clustering
6 4 (2.67%) User Experience
7 2 (1.33%) CESG
7 2 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.33%) RMADS
7 2 (1.33%) Handset
7 2 (1.33%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.33%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.67%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.33%) Linux
2 6 (4.00%) Android
3 5 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.00%) Windows
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.00%) Information Security
2 61 (40.67%) Security Testing
3 41 (27.33%) SDLC
4 39 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
5 38 (25.33%) Cyber Security
6 30 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 30 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 24 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 23 (15.33%) Ethical Hacking
10 18 (12.00%) MVC
11 16 (10.67%) ISMS
12 14 (9.33%) OO
12 14 (9.33%) Scrum
13 13 (8.67%) TDD
13 13 (8.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (8.00%) Static Code Analysis
14 12 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (7.33%) OOD
15 11 (7.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.00%) Java
2 43 (28.67%) C#
3 35 (23.33%) SQL
4 28 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 22 (14.67%) C++
6 19 (12.67%) Python
7 18 (12.00%) C
8 5 (3.33%) PHP
8 5 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.33%) Ruby
9 1 (0.67%) R
9 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (26.00%) Degree
2 23 (15.33%) OSCP
3 22 (14.67%) CISSP
4 12 (8.00%) CISM
5 10 (6.67%) CEH
6 9 (6.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.00%) OSCE
8 4 (2.67%) GIAC
8 4 (2.67%) CCNA
8 4 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.00%) MCSE
9 3 (2.00%) CISA
10 2 (1.33%) GSEC
10 2 (1.33%) PCI QSA
10 2 (1.33%) SSCP
10 2 (1.33%) ISACA
11 1 (0.67%) CRISC
11 1 (0.67%) ISEB
11 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (23.33%) PCI DSS
2 31 (20.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (10.67%) QA
4 3 (2.00%) COBIT
5 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Nessus
1 4 (2.67%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (1.33%) Puppet
2 2 (1.33%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (8.00%) Google
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 6 (4.00%) IBM
4 5 (3.33%) Facebook
4 5 (3.33%) Twitter
4 5 (3.33%) Zend
5 4 (2.67%) Oracle
6 3 (2.00%) WorldPay
6 3 (2.00%) Cisco
6 3 (2.00%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.33%) VMware
7 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.33%) Apple
7 2 (1.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.33%) Citrix
7 2 (1.33%) Juniper
8 1 (0.67%) HP
8 1 (0.67%) SAP
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