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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 426 389 416
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +27
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 20 43 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 26
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -6.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -14.73%
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
17585 17499 17119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.69% 79.40% 77.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13878 14165 14604
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Hampshire -8 8 £42,500 -34.61%
Surrey +14 5 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Berkshire -10 5 £62,500 +38.88%
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £52,500 +23.52%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (61.11%) Java
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) Hibernate
2 17 (47.22%) Web Services
3 16 (44.44%) Spring
4 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 15 (41.67%) HTML
5 13 (36.11%) HTTP
6 11 (30.56%) MySQL
7 10 (27.78%) Oracle
7 10 (27.78%) CSS
7 10 (27.78%) MVC
8 9 (25.00%) Scrum
8 9 (25.00%) Information Security
8 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 9 (25.00%) J2EE
8 9 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (25.00%) Selenium
8 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (22.22%) BPMN
9 8 (22.22%) TeamCity
9 8 (22.22%) Hudson
9 8 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
9 8 (22.22%) Change Control
9 8 (22.22%) JSTL
9 8 (22.22%) JIRA

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (19.44%) Apache Solr
3 7 (19.44%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) HTTP
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) SSL
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
2 5 (13.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Selenium
2 8 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 8 (22.22%) Hudson
2 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.22%) JUnit
2 8 (22.22%) CruiseControl
2 8 (22.22%) Subversion
2 8 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Consultant
3 8 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 6 (16.67%) Tester
4 6 (16.67%) Junior
4 6 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (16.67%) Junior Tester
5 4 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) IT Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Junior Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Security Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Compliance Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) Web Services
1 17 (47.22%) Hibernate
2 16 (44.44%) Spring
3 15 (41.67%) HTML
4 10 (27.78%) CSS
5 9 (25.00%) J2EE
6 8 (22.22%) EJB
6 8 (22.22%) Struts
6 8 (22.22%) XML
6 8 (22.22%) NHibernate
6 8 (22.22%) Java EE
6 8 (22.22%) JSTL
6 8 (22.22%) Lucene
6 8 (22.22%) JMS
6 8 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (19.44%) Drools
8 3 (8.33%) .NET
9 2 (5.56%) XHTML
10 1 (2.78%) jQuery
10 1 (2.78%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) MVC
3 9 (25.00%) Scrum
3 9 (25.00%) Information Security
3 9 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.22%) BPMN
4 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 8 (22.22%) Change Control
4 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Web Development
4 8 (22.22%) UML
4 8 (22.22%) SOA
5 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 6 (16.67%) SIEM
6 6 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Java
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) C++
4 5 (13.89%) C
4 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.89%) PHP
4 5 (13.89%) Tcl
4 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) Sun Certification
3 6 (16.67%) CISSP
3 6 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (2.78%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) WAI
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Sun
3 6 (16.67%) F5
3 6 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 5 (13.89%) Imperva
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) BT
6 1 (2.78%) TippingPoint
6 1 (2.78%) SAP