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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 408 440 399
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -41
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 36 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.100% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 14
Average salary £60,000 £43,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -32.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £53,250 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.37%
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
17514 18044 16603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.11% 80.98% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14355 13966 13497
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +30 10 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Surrey - 10 £72,500 -
Buckinghamshire -12 7 £60,000 +17.07%
Kent -7 3 £40,000 +28.00% 1
Berkshire +10 2 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Middlesex - 1 £65,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 29 (52.73%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (47.27%) Information Security
3 24 (43.64%) CISSP
4 20 (36.36%) PCI DSS
5 17 (30.91%) Security Testing
6 16 (29.09%) CISM
7 14 (25.45%) MVC
7 14 (25.45%) HTML
7 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
7 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
7 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (23.64%) SQL
8 13 (23.64%) MySQL
9 12 (21.82%) Windows
9 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
10 11 (20.00%) TDD
10 11 (20.00%) HTML5
10 11 (20.00%) Cyber Security
11 10 (18.18%) Sass
11 10 (18.18%) CSS3
11 10 (18.18%) RESTful
11 10 (18.18%) JSON
11 10 (18.18%) jQuery
11 10 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (18.18%) CSS
12 9 (16.36%) PHP
12 9 (16.36%) C#
12 9 (16.36%) Linux
12 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (16.36%) Apache Solr
2 5 (9.09%) IIS
3 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.45%) CMS
4 3 (5.45%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) MySQL
2 8 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.27%) MariaDB
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) ReSharper
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.82%) AppScan
4 1 (1.82%) Paros
General
1 6 (10.91%) Marketing
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
1 11 (20.00%) Tester
1 11 (20.00%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 6 (10.91%) Security Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) PHP Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Cyber Security Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Head of Security
4 5 (9.09%) Head of Testing
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Certification Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Security Product Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Product Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Assurance Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) HTML
2 11 (20.00%) HTML5
3 10 (18.18%) Sass
3 10 (18.18%) CSS3
3 10 (18.18%) RESTful
3 10 (18.18%) JSON
3 10 (18.18%) jQuery
3 10 (18.18%) CSS
4 9 (16.36%) Symfony
4 9 (16.36%) Nutch
5 8 (14.55%) Ajax
5 8 (14.55%) SOAP
5 8 (14.55%) XML
6 6 (10.91%) .NET
7 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 4 (7.27%) LAMP
8 4 (7.27%) OpenID
8 4 (7.27%) OAuth
8 4 (7.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) W3C
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (47.27%) Information Security
3 17 (30.91%) Security Testing
4 14 (25.45%) MVC
4 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
4 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.82%) E-Commerce
6 11 (20.00%) TDD
6 11 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 10 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.55%) Security Architecture
10 6 (10.91%) Business Development
10 6 (10.91%) Product Marketing
10 6 (10.91%) B2B
10 6 (10.91%) Security Management
11 5 (9.09%) SDLC
11 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (9.09%) OSSTMM
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
2 13 (23.64%) SQL
3 9 (16.36%) PHP
3 9 (16.36%) C#
4 4 (7.27%) C++
4 4 (7.27%) Python
4 4 (7.27%) R
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) CISSP
2 16 (29.09%) CISM
3 6 (10.91%) CISA
3 6 (10.91%) OSCP
3 6 (10.91%) OSCE
4 4 (7.27%) CEH
4 4 (7.27%) Degree
4 4 (7.27%) ISACA
4 4 (7.27%) GWAPT
4 4 (7.27%) GPEN
5 1 (1.82%) CRISC
5 1 (1.82%) SSCP
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) CISMP
5 1 (1.82%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 7 (12.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.27%) StatsD
2 2 (3.64%) Nessus
2 2 (3.64%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (1.82%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Zend
2 5 (9.09%) HP
3 4 (7.27%) New Relic
4 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
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