The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 423 406 427
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 18 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 22
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,250 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £41,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+34.14% -11.35%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17474 17251 18069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.97% 79.67% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13945 13716 15547
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OWASP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the South East region.

OWASP Salary Trend in the South East

OWASP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

OWASP Salary Histogram in the South East

OWASP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Berkshire -21 8 £80,000 +97.53% 5
Surrey - 5 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £60,000 -
Hampshire -30 2 £37,500 -42.30%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 22 (48.89%) Java
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) Web Services
2 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
3 16 (35.56%) Spring
4 15 (33.33%) HTML
4 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.89%) Information Security
5 13 (28.89%) HTTP
6 12 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (24.44%) CISSP
7 11 (24.44%) MySQL
8 10 (22.22%) Oracle
8 10 (22.22%) MVC
8 10 (22.22%) SIEM
8 10 (22.22%) CSS
9 9 (20.00%) J2EE
9 9 (20.00%) Selenium
9 9 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 9 (20.00%) Scrum
9 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (17.78%) BPMN
10 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Web Development
10 8 (17.78%) UML
10 8 (17.78%) SOA

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (15.56%) Apache Solr
3 7 (15.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) HTTP
2 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) SSL
2 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) FTP
2 5 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Selenium
2 8 (17.78%) TeamCity
2 8 (17.78%) Hudson
2 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.78%) JUnit
2 8 (17.78%) CruiseControl
2 8 (17.78%) Subversion
2 8 (17.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Liquibase
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Consultant
2 10 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Tester
5 6 (13.33%) Junior
5 6 (13.33%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (13.33%) Junior Tester
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Junior Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) IT Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Research Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Security Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Compliance Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) Web Services
1 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
2 16 (35.56%) Spring
3 15 (33.33%) HTML
4 10 (22.22%) CSS
5 9 (20.00%) J2EE
6 8 (17.78%) EJB
6 8 (17.78%) Struts
6 8 (17.78%) XML
6 8 (17.78%) NHibernate
6 8 (17.78%) Java EE
6 8 (17.78%) JSTL
6 8 (17.78%) Lucene
6 8 (17.78%) JMS
6 8 (17.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (15.56%) Drools
8 3 (6.67%) .NET
9 2 (4.44%) XHTML
10 1 (2.22%) jQuery
10 1 (2.22%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Blog
3 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.22%) CentOS
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Information Security
3 12 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (22.22%) MVC
4 10 (22.22%) SIEM
5 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (17.78%) UML
6 8 (17.78%) SOA
6 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Web Development
6 8 (17.78%) BPMN
6 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
6 8 (17.78%) Change Control
7 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Java
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.56%) C#
4 6 (13.33%) C++
4 6 (13.33%) C
5 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.11%) Tcl
5 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) CISSP
2 8 (17.78%) Degree
3 7 (15.56%) Sun Certification
4 6 (13.33%) CEH
5 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.89%) CISA
7 3 (6.67%) CISM
7 3 (6.67%) GCIA
8 1 (2.22%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.22%) WAI
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Sun
2 7 (15.56%) F5
3 6 (13.33%) LogRhythm
4 5 (11.11%) Imperva
5 2 (4.44%) TippingPoint
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) BT
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