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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 422 444 415
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 20 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.096% 0.057% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.071% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 17
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+28.04% -
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
17173 18421 17079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.55% 80.27% 76.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13629 14742 13920
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 May 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 May 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 +14 13 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Berkshire -2 5 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Surrey +13 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 21 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) CISSP
3 12 (26.67%) Information Security
4 11 (24.44%) Windows
4 11 (24.44%) MySQL
4 11 (24.44%) PCI DSS
4 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
4 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 10 (22.22%) SQL
5 10 (22.22%) Linux
5 10 (22.22%) Python
5 10 (22.22%) Cyber Security
6 9 (20.00%) Finance
6 9 (20.00%) C++
6 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (17.78%) Marketing
7 8 (17.78%) HTML
7 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.56%) Java
8 7 (15.56%) Blog
8 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.56%) Network Security
8 7 (15.56%) HTML5
8 7 (15.56%) SIEM
8 7 (15.56%) OSCP
8 7 (15.56%) OSCE
9 6 (13.33%) SaaS

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Network Security
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) MariaDB
2 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Developer
1 10 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 9 (20.00%) Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Penetration Tester
3 8 (17.78%) Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Research Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Head of Security
5 5 (11.11%) Head of Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 7 (15.56%) HTML5
3 6 (13.33%) RESTful
3 6 (13.33%) CSS
3 6 (13.33%) Ajax
4 5 (11.11%) Symfony
4 5 (11.11%) Nutch
5 4 (8.89%) CSS3
5 4 (8.89%) Laravel
5 4 (8.89%) OpenID
5 4 (8.89%) OAuth
5 4 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (8.89%) Sass
5 4 (8.89%) JSON
5 4 (8.89%) jQuery
5 4 (8.89%) SAML
5 4 (8.89%) SOAP
5 4 (8.89%) XML
6 2 (4.44%) XHTML
6 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Blog
2 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) UNIX
4 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (26.67%) Information Security
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
4 10 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 10 (22.22%) Cyber Security
5 7 (15.56%) SIEM
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) MVC
6 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.11%) B2B
7 5 (11.11%) Project Management
7 5 (11.11%) TDD
7 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
8 4 (8.89%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.67%) Test Management
10 2 (4.44%) Scrum
11 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
11 1 (2.22%) SEO
11 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
1 10 (22.22%) Python
2 9 (20.00%) C++
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) PHP
6 5 (11.11%) C#
7 4 (8.89%) R
8 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.44%) C
9 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.44%) Perl
10 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) CISSP
1 13 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) OSCP
3 7 (15.56%) OSCE
4 6 (13.33%) CISA
4 6 (13.33%) CISM
5 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 4 (8.89%) Degree
6 4 (8.89%) CEH
7 2 (4.44%) GCIA
8 1 (2.22%) GCIH
8 1 (2.22%) CHFI
8 1 (2.22%) SSCP
8 1 (2.22%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) PCI DSS
2 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.22%) FISMA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.89%) StatsD
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Zend
2 4 (8.89%) New Relic
3 1 (2.22%) TippingPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.22%) F5
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Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to 30 - 50k plus package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + exceptional benefits package!!!
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 21 days ago
Rochester, Kent
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago