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

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 428 410 425
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 29 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 18
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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
17392 16616 17694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.81% 78.51% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13435 13594 14950
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -17 10 £45,000 -30.76%
Buckinghamshire +5 8 £52,500 +23.52%
Kent - 6 £31,250 -
Berkshire -16 4 £62,500 +54.32%
Surrey -11 1 £40,000 -14.89% 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 28 (75.68%) Java
2 27 (72.97%) SQL
3 20 (54.05%) Web Services
4 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (45.95%) Hibernate
6 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
6 16 (43.24%) HTML
6 16 (43.24%) Spring
7 14 (37.84%) MySQL
8 13 (35.14%) Oracle
8 13 (35.14%) Selenium
9 12 (32.43%) HTTP
10 11 (29.73%) Linux
10 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
11 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (24.32%) CSS
11 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
11 9 (24.32%) J2EE
11 9 (24.32%) Scrum
11 9 (24.32%) Information Security
11 9 (24.32%) CISSP
12 8 (21.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (21.62%) MVC
12 8 (21.62%) EJB
12 8 (21.62%) JUnit
12 8 (21.62%) .NET
12 8 (21.62%) JMS
12 8 (21.62%) SOA
12 8 (21.62%) Struts

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (24.32%) Tomcat
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (18.92%) Apache Solr
4 6 (16.22%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) FTP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) SSL
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 8 (21.62%) TeamCity
2 8 (21.62%) Hudson
2 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.62%) JUnit
2 8 (21.62%) CruiseControl
2 8 (21.62%) Subversion
2 8 (21.62%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) AppScan
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.41%) French Language
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
2 9 (24.32%) J2EE Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Security Consultant
4 7 (18.92%) Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Tester
5 6 (16.22%) Junior
5 6 (16.22%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (16.22%) Junior Tester
6 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) IT Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Junior Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (8.11%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Security Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) Web Services
2 17 (45.95%) Hibernate
3 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 16 (43.24%) Spring
4 9 (24.32%) J2EE
4 9 (24.32%) CSS
5 8 (21.62%) Struts
5 8 (21.62%) XML
5 8 (21.62%) .NET
5 8 (21.62%) Lucene
5 8 (21.62%) EJB
5 8 (21.62%) JMS
5 8 (21.62%) NHibernate
5 8 (21.62%) Java EE
5 8 (21.62%) JSTL
5 8 (21.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (18.92%) Drools
7 5 (13.51%) JSF
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
1 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) DTV
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Scrum
2 9 (24.32%) Information Security
2 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
2 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (21.62%) BPMN
3 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
3 8 (21.62%) Change Control
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
3 8 (21.62%) UML
3 8 (21.62%) SOA
3 8 (21.62%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Web Development
4 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
5 6 (16.22%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.22%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) Java
2 27 (72.97%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.81%) Tcl
5 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.81%) C
5 4 (10.81%) C#
5 4 (10.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) CISSP
2 7 (18.92%) Sun Certification
3 6 (16.22%) CEH
3 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) GIAC
4 3 (8.11%) CSSLP
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Sun
3 6 (16.22%) LogRhythm
4 4 (10.81%) Imperva
4 4 (10.81%) F5
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) BT
6 1 (2.70%) SAP