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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 407 446 416
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -30
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 32 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.053% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.066% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 14
Average salary £60,000 £31,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +5.26%
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
17218 18309 17003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.88% 80.64% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13977 14392 13857
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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
Hampshire +18 13 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £60,000 -
Surrey +13 5 £75,000 +66.66% 1
Berkshire +7 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Kent 0 1 £40,000 +28.00% 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 34 (62.96%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (38.89%) Information Security
3 18 (33.33%) CISSP
4 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
5 16 (29.63%) PCI DSS
6 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.93%) MySQL
7 13 (24.07%) Linux
7 13 (24.07%) Cyber Security
8 12 (22.22%) Windows
9 11 (20.37%) HTML
9 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
9 11 (20.37%) PHP
9 11 (20.37%) CISM
9 11 (20.37%) MVC
9 11 (20.37%) Security Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (18.52%) Symfony
10 10 (18.52%) Zend
10 10 (18.52%) Apache Solr
10 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
10 10 (18.52%) HTML5
10 10 (18.52%) Nutch
11 9 (16.67%) CSS3
11 9 (16.67%) RESTful
11 9 (16.67%) OSCP
11 9 (16.67%) OSCE
11 9 (16.67%) Sass
11 9 (16.67%) Ajax

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 10 (18.52%) Apache Solr
2 4 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) MySQL
2 9 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.41%) MariaDB
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Tester
1 13 (24.07%) Penetration Tester
2 10 (18.52%) Security Manager
3 9 (16.67%) Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Consultant
4 8 (14.81%) Security Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) PHP Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Security Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Product Manager
7 5 (9.26%) Senior PHP Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Certification Manager
7 5 (9.26%) Security Product Manager
7 5 (9.26%) Head of Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Head of Security
7 5 (9.26%) Cyber Security Manager
8 4 (7.41%) Security Assurance Manager
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Technical Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) HTML
2 10 (18.52%) Symfony
2 10 (18.52%) HTML5
2 10 (18.52%) Nutch
3 9 (16.67%) CSS3
3 9 (16.67%) Sass
3 9 (16.67%) JSON
3 9 (16.67%) RESTful
3 9 (16.67%) jQuery
3 9 (16.67%) Ajax
3 9 (16.67%) CSS
3 9 (16.67%) SOAP
3 9 (16.67%) XML
4 5 (9.26%) Laravel
5 4 (7.41%) SAML
5 4 (7.41%) LAMP
5 4 (7.41%) OAuth
5 4 (7.41%) OpenID
5 4 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Blog
2 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) W3C
4 1 (1.85%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) UNIX
3 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (38.89%) Information Security
3 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
4 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (24.07%) Cyber Security
6 11 (20.37%) MVC
6 11 (20.37%) Security Testing
7 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.81%) TDD
9 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (12.96%) Security Architecture
11 6 (11.11%) Product Marketing
11 6 (11.11%) Business Development
11 6 (11.11%) B2B
12 5 (9.26%) Security Management
12 5 (9.26%) OSSTMM
13 4 (7.41%) SIEM
13 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
13 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) PHP
1 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) Python
3 8 (14.81%) C++
4 5 (9.26%) Java
4 5 (9.26%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) R
6 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) C
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) CISSP
2 11 (20.37%) CISM
3 9 (16.67%) OSCP
3 9 (16.67%) OSCE
4 7 (12.96%) CEH
4 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
5 6 (11.11%) CISA
6 5 (9.26%) Degree
7 4 (7.41%) ISACA
7 4 (7.41%) GWAPT
7 4 (7.41%) GPEN
8 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) CRISC
9 1 (1.85%) CHFI
9 1 (1.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.63%) PCI DSS
2 10 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.41%) StatsD
2 2 (3.70%) Nessus
2 2 (3.70%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Zend
2 5 (9.26%) HP
3 4 (7.41%) New Relic
4 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
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