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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 411 381 423
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +42
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 19 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 20
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £41,350
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £55,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +47.65%
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
16532 16239 17318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.91% 80.24% 77.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13340 12832 14779
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -10 10 £80,000 +87.13% 4
Buckinghamshire - 5 £60,000 -
Surrey - 3 £45,000 -
Kent - 1 £42,392 - 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 23 (51.11%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) Web Services
3 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
4 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 16 (35.56%) HTML
4 16 (35.56%) Spring
5 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (33.33%) Information Security
6 12 (26.67%) HTTP
6 12 (26.67%) MySQL
7 11 (24.44%) MVC
8 10 (22.22%) Finance
8 10 (22.22%) J2EE
8 10 (22.22%) CSS
9 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 9 (20.00%) Oracle
9 9 (20.00%) Scrum
10 8 (17.78%) EJB
10 8 (17.78%) C#
10 8 (17.78%) UML
10 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
10 8 (17.78%) JMS
10 8 (17.78%) SOA
10 8 (17.78%) Struts
10 8 (17.78%) Selenium
10 8 (17.78%) JSTL
10 8 (17.78%) BPMN

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (15.56%) Apache Solr
3 6 (13.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) HTTP
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
2 7 (15.56%) Network Security
3 5 (11.11%) FTP
3 5 (11.11%) DNS
3 5 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) TeamCity
2 7 (15.56%) Hudson
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) JUnit
2 7 (15.56%) CruiseControl
2 7 (15.56%) Subversion
2 7 (15.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.22%) Liquibase
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Consultant
3 9 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Research Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Java Web Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Compliance Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) Web Services
1 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
2 16 (35.56%) Spring
2 16 (35.56%) HTML
3 10 (22.22%) J2EE
3 10 (22.22%) CSS
4 8 (17.78%) Struts
4 8 (17.78%) Lucene
4 8 (17.78%) EJB
4 8 (17.78%) JMS
4 8 (17.78%) JSTL
5 7 (15.56%) NHibernate
5 7 (15.56%) Drools
5 7 (15.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (15.56%) Java EE
5 7 (15.56%) XML
6 5 (11.11%) .NET
7 3 (6.67%) XHTML
8 2 (4.44%) Ajax
8 2 (4.44%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Blog
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Open Source
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
5 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Information Security
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) MVC
3 9 (20.00%) Scrum
3 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.78%) BPMN
4 8 (17.78%) Web Development
4 8 (17.78%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (17.78%) UML
4 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
4 8 (17.78%) SOA
4 8 (17.78%) Cyber Security
4 8 (17.78%) Security Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
5 7 (15.56%) Change Control
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) C#
5 6 (13.33%) C++
5 6 (13.33%) PHP
5 6 (13.33%) C
6 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.11%) Tcl
6 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.44%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.44%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) CISSP
2 7 (15.56%) Sun Certification
3 6 (13.33%) CISA
4 5 (11.11%) CISM
4 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.67%) GCIA
6 1 (2.22%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) WAI
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Sun
2 7 (15.56%) F5
3 5 (11.11%) Imperva
4 2 (4.44%) TippingPoint
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) BT
5 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
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