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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 420 404 417
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 29 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.16% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 17
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £33,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £78,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -19.00%
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
17388 17143 17376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.63% 79.16% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13537 14014 14717
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -6 11 £45,000 -30.76%
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £52,500 +23.52%
Berkshire -21 5 £62,500 +46.19%
Surrey -2 3 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Kent +3 2 £31,250 -22.83%
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 26 (68.42%) Java
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 20 (52.63%) Web Services
3 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 18 (47.37%) HTML
4 17 (44.74%) Hibernate
5 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (42.11%) Spring
6 13 (34.21%) HTTP
7 12 (31.58%) MySQL
7 12 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (28.95%) Information Security
8 11 (28.95%) Oracle
9 10 (26.32%) CSS
9 10 (26.32%) Selenium
10 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
10 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (23.68%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (23.68%) Linux
10 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
10 9 (23.68%) J2EE
10 9 (23.68%) CISSP
10 9 (23.68%) Scrum
10 9 (23.68%) MVC
11 8 (21.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (21.05%) JUnit
11 8 (21.05%) PHP
11 8 (21.05%) UML
11 8 (21.05%) JMS
11 8 (21.05%) SOA

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (23.68%) Tomcat
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (18.42%) Apache Solr
3 7 (18.42%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) HTTP
2 5 (13.16%) FTP
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) SSL
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) Hazelcast
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Selenium
2 8 (21.05%) TeamCity
2 8 (21.05%) Hudson
2 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 8 (21.05%) JUnit
2 8 (21.05%) CruiseControl
2 8 (21.05%) Subversion
2 8 (21.05%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) AppScan
General
1 3 (7.89%) French Language
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Java Developer
2 9 (23.68%) J2EE Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Consultant
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Security Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Junior
4 6 (15.79%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Junior Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Compliance Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Junior Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) Web Services
2 18 (47.37%) HTML
3 17 (44.74%) Hibernate
4 16 (42.11%) Spring
5 10 (26.32%) CSS
6 9 (23.68%) J2EE
7 8 (21.05%) Struts
7 8 (21.05%) XML
7 8 (21.05%) Lucene
7 8 (21.05%) EJB
7 8 (21.05%) JMS
7 8 (21.05%) NHibernate
7 8 (21.05%) Java EE
7 8 (21.05%) JSTL
7 8 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (18.42%) Drools
9 6 (15.79%) .NET
10 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
11 2 (5.26%) XHTML
11 2 (5.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) CentOS
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Information Security
3 9 (23.68%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (23.68%) MVC
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) Unit Testing
3 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.05%) BPMN
4 8 (21.05%) Web Development
4 8 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 8 (21.05%) Change Control
4 8 (21.05%) UML
4 8 (21.05%) SOA
4 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 6 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (15.79%) SIEM
6 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) Java
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) PHP
4 6 (15.79%) C#
5 5 (13.16%) C++
5 5 (13.16%) C
5 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.16%) Tcl
5 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) CISSP
2 7 (18.42%) Sun Certification
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) CEH
4 3 (7.89%) CSSLP
4 3 (7.89%) GIAC
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.89%) QA
4 1 (2.63%) WAI
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Sun
3 6 (15.79%) LogRhythm
4 5 (13.16%) Imperva
4 5 (13.16%) F5
5 3 (7.89%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) BT
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