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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 434 402 408
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 16 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.071% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 24
Average salary £43,750 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £50,000 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
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
17754 16262 17384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.48% 75.75% 75.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13744 13207 14714
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 £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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
Buckinghamshire - 6 £51,250 -
Kent - 6 £31,250 -
Hampshire -21 3 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Berkshire -12 1 £55,000 - 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) MySQL
3 16 (50.00%) Web Services
4 13 (40.63%) Hibernate
5 12 (37.50%) Oracle
5 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 12 (37.50%) Spring
6 11 (34.38%) .NET
6 11 (34.38%) SOA
6 11 (34.38%) CISSP
6 11 (34.38%) MVC
7 10 (31.25%) HTML
7 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (25.00%) Selenium
9 8 (25.00%) SaaS
10 7 (21.88%) J2EE
10 7 (21.88%) CSS
10 7 (21.88%) XML
10 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Web Development
10 7 (21.88%) Degree
10 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
11 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
11 6 (18.75%) EJB
11 6 (18.75%) Struts
11 6 (18.75%) Windows
11 6 (18.75%) AIX

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (18.75%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) Apache Solr
3 4 (12.50%) CMS
3 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (6.25%) IIS
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.13%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) JIRA
2 6 (18.75%) Subversion
2 6 (18.75%) Hudson
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) AppScan
3 3 (9.38%) JUnit
3 3 (9.38%) CruiseControl
3 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
2 7 (21.88%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Junior
3 6 (18.75%) Penetration Tester
3 6 (18.75%) Junior Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Security Tester
6 3 (9.38%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Security Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Junior Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) Web Services
2 13 (40.63%) Hibernate
3 12 (37.50%) Spring
4 11 (34.38%) .NET
5 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 7 (21.88%) CSS
6 7 (21.88%) J2EE
6 7 (21.88%) XML
7 6 (18.75%) JMS
7 6 (18.75%) Lucene
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.75%) EJB
7 6 (18.75%) Struts
7 6 (18.75%) JSTL
8 5 (15.63%) Drools
8 5 (15.63%) JSF
9 3 (9.38%) LAMP
9 3 (9.38%) Spring MVC
9 3 (9.38%) NHibernate
9 3 (9.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) SOA
1 11 (34.38%) MVC
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Web Development
4 6 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (18.75%) BPMN
4 6 (18.75%) SIEM
4 6 (18.75%) UML
5 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.63%) Information Security
5 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.63%) Performance Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.38%) Change Control
7 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) SQL
2 20 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CISSP
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
3 6 (18.75%) CEH
4 5 (15.63%) Sun Certification
5 3 (9.38%) GIAC
5 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) CSSLP
6 1 (3.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
3 6 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Snort
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) LogRhythm
3 5 (15.63%) Sun
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) JBoss
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (3.13%) Alterian
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago