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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 419 439 422
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 22 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.096% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 19
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £60,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £44,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+19.31% +4.14%
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
17464 18725 17337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.41% 79.95% 77.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13799 14847 14035
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Berkshire +4 11 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Hampshire +4 10 £65,000 +13.04% 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 19 (47.50%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
3 12 (30.00%) Information Security
4 11 (27.50%) Finance
4 11 (27.50%) CISSP
4 11 (27.50%) Cyber Security
5 10 (25.00%) Windows
6 9 (22.50%) Linux
6 9 (22.50%) SQL
6 9 (22.50%) Security Testing
6 9 (22.50%) PCI DSS
6 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
7 8 (20.00%) Marketing
7 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (20.00%) Python
8 7 (17.50%) MySQL
8 7 (17.50%) C++
8 7 (17.50%) Java
8 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.50%) Blog
8 7 (17.50%) Network Security
8 7 (17.50%) SIEM
9 6 (15.00%) OSCP
9 6 (15.00%) OSCE
9 6 (15.00%) SaaS
9 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (15.00%) HTML
9 6 (15.00%) CISA
9 6 (15.00%) Management Information System

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (7.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Network Security
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.00%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.00%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
1 8 (20.00%) Consultant
1 8 (20.00%) Security Consultant
1 8 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (17.50%) Tester
3 5 (12.50%) Research Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Head of Security
4 4 (10.00%) Head of Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) CSS
2 5 (12.50%) Ajax
2 5 (12.50%) RESTful
2 5 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (7.50%) Sass
3 3 (7.50%) JSON
3 3 (7.50%) Symfony
3 3 (7.50%) Nutch
3 3 (7.50%) CSS3
3 3 (7.50%) Laravel
3 3 (7.50%) SOAP
3 3 (7.50%) jQuery
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) XHTML
4 2 (5.00%) SAML
4 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.00%) Spring
4 2 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Blog
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.50%) W3C
6 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) UNIX
4 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (30.00%) Information Security
3 11 (27.50%) Cyber Security
4 9 (22.50%) Security Testing
5 7 (17.50%) SIEM
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.50%) B2B
6 5 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) MVC
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) Test Management
9 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (5.00%) Scrum
10 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) Python
3 7 (17.50%) C++
3 7 (17.50%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) PHP
6 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.00%) R
7 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.00%) C
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) CISSP
3 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) OSCP
4 6 (15.00%) OSCE
4 6 (15.00%) CISA
5 5 (12.50%) CISM
5 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 5 (12.50%) Degree
6 4 (10.00%) CEH
7 3 (7.50%) GCIA
8 1 (2.50%) GCIH
8 1 (2.50%) CHFI
8 1 (2.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) PCI DSS
2 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.50%) FISMA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Zend
2 2 (5.00%) TippingPoint
2 2 (5.00%) F5
2 2 (5.00%) New Relic
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 25 days ago