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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 593 608 590
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 29 21 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.046% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.056% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 37
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £54,375 £51,250 £43,700
10% offered a salary of more than £90,500 £91,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
37807 37819 39832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.31% 83.53% 81.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31342 31515 33955
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 20 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 20 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 +9 8 £67,500 -10.00% 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 33 (40.74%) Information Security
2 31 (38.27%) Java
3 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.86%) Penetration Testing
4 25 (30.86%) CISSP
5 24 (29.63%) Finance
6 23 (28.40%) Computer Science
7 21 (25.93%) QA
7 21 (25.93%) Selenium
7 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 20 (24.69%) MySQL
9 19 (23.46%) PHP
9 19 (23.46%) JIRA
9 19 (23.46%) Metasploit
9 19 (23.46%) Mentoring
10 18 (22.22%) Degree
10 18 (22.22%) C
10 18 (22.22%) C++
11 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
11 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
11 17 (20.99%) Management Information System
12 16 (19.75%) HTML
12 16 (19.75%) CSS
12 16 (19.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
14 14 (17.28%) CISM
14 14 (17.28%) RESTful
15 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (16.05%) Automated Testing
15 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Integration Services

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) Node.js
4 1 (1.23%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.64%) SaaS
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) Firewall
2 8 (9.88%) WAN
2 8 (9.88%) LAN
2 8 (9.88%) Internet
3 7 (8.64%) Wireshark
4 4 (4.94%) Network Security
4 4 (4.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.94%) HTTP
5 3 (3.70%) VPN
5 3 (3.70%) SSL
5 3 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.47%) WLAN
7 1 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.69%) MySQL
3 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (14.81%) NoSQL
4 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (25.93%) Selenium
2 19 (23.46%) JIRA
2 19 (23.46%) Metasploit
3 9 (11.11%) PHPUnit
4 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.88%) Eclipse
4 8 (9.88%) AppScan
5 7 (8.64%) Bugzilla
5 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
5 7 (8.64%) CruiseControl
5 7 (8.64%) Hudson
6 6 (7.41%) TestNG
7 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.70%) Firebug
8 3 (3.70%) Fiddler
8 3 (3.70%) Redmine
9 2 (2.47%) PhantomJS
10 1 (1.23%) Capybara
10 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.23%) MSTest
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Games
3 7 (8.64%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Advertising
5 2 (2.47%) Publishing
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Architect
2 12 (14.81%) Analyst
2 12 (14.81%) Consultant
2 12 (14.81%) Data Architect
2 12 (14.81%) Security Consultant
3 11 (13.58%) Tester
4 9 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Security Specialist
5 8 (9.88%) QA Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Information Security Specialist
5 8 (9.88%) Information Specialist
6 7 (8.64%) Penetration Tester
6 7 (8.64%) Applications Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Security Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Tester
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) HTML
1 16 (19.75%) CSS
2 14 (17.28%) RESTful
3 12 (14.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 11 (13.58%) jQuery
5 10 (12.35%) .NET
6 8 (9.88%) SAML
7 3 (3.70%) Ajax
7 3 (3.70%) JSON
7 3 (3.70%) WCF
7 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.70%) Web Services
7 3 (3.70%) XML
7 3 (3.70%) HTML5
7 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.70%) Flash
8 2 (2.47%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (2.47%) CSS3
8 2 (2.47%) Backbone.js
8 2 (2.47%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.40%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.99%) Management Information System
3 12 (14.81%) Data Integration
4 6 (7.41%) Cryptography
5 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.23%) New Media
8 1 (1.23%) Open Source
8 1 (1.23%) Online Games
8 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Windows
1 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (7.41%) UNIX
3 2 (2.47%) Android
3 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) OS/400
4 1 (1.23%) zOS
4 1 (1.23%) AIX
4 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.74%) Information Security
2 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.86%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (23.46%) Mentoring
5 17 (20.99%) E-Commerce
6 13 (16.05%) Automated Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
7 12 (14.81%) Data Architecture
7 12 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (13.58%) ITIL
9 10 (12.35%) Scrum
9 10 (12.35%) Performance Testing
9 10 (12.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (12.35%) Security Testing
10 9 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 9 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 8 (9.88%) Project Management
11 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (8.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) Java
2 19 (23.46%) PHP
3 18 (22.22%) C
3 18 (22.22%) C++
4 13 (16.05%) SQL
5 12 (14.81%) C#
6 11 (13.58%) Python
7 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.88%) Ruby
8 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
9 6 (7.41%) Perl
10 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.23%) XQuery
11 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) CISSP
2 18 (22.22%) Degree
3 14 (17.28%) CISM
4 8 (9.88%) GSEC
4 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.88%) CCNA
4 8 (9.88%) CISA
5 7 (8.64%) OSCP
5 7 (8.64%) MCSE
5 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.64%) CEH
6 6 (7.41%) ISTQB
6 6 (7.41%) GPEN
6 6 (7.41%) RHCE
6 6 (7.41%) CCNP
7 5 (6.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.47%) ISEB
8 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.93%) QA
2 16 (19.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (13.58%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.70%) WCAG
4 3 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Nessus
1 8 (9.88%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) IBM
3 7 (8.64%) VMware
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) Apple
5 1 (1.23%) Google
5 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.23%) Akamai
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Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
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