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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 425 455 413
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -42
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 24 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.034% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.043% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 20
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £53,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £41,000 £39,348
% change year-on-year
+28.04% +4.19%
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
17553 18699 17047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.70% 80.18% 76.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14064 14878 13953
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 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Hampshire - 14 £65,000 - 2
Berkshire +3 3 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £60,000 - 3
Surrey +7 2 £75,000 +66.66% 2
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England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 27 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (35.56%) PCI DSS
2 16 (35.56%) Information Security
3 15 (33.33%) CISSP
4 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
5 12 (26.67%) Cyber Security
6 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (24.44%) Windows
6 11 (24.44%) MySQL
7 10 (22.22%) Linux
7 10 (22.22%) CISM
7 10 (22.22%) Security Testing
8 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (20.00%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (20.00%) Python
9 8 (17.78%) C++
9 8 (17.78%) HTML
9 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.78%) PHP
9 8 (17.78%) SQL
9 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
9 8 (17.78%) MVC
9 8 (17.78%) Degree
9 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
10 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.56%) Apache Solr
10 7 (15.56%) HTML5
10 7 (15.56%) Symfony
10 7 (15.56%) Zend

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 7 (15.56%) Apache Solr
2 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) MySQL
2 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.89%) MariaDB
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Tester
2 9 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
3 8 (17.78%) Security Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) PHP Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Security Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Security Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Head of Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Head of Security
6 5 (11.11%) Cyber Security Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Security Assurance Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Assurance Manager
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 7 (15.56%) Symfony
2 7 (15.56%) HTML5
2 7 (15.56%) Nutch
3 6 (13.33%) CSS3
3 6 (13.33%) Sass
3 6 (13.33%) JSON
3 6 (13.33%) RESTful
3 6 (13.33%) jQuery
3 6 (13.33%) Ajax
3 6 (13.33%) CSS
3 6 (13.33%) SOAP
3 6 (13.33%) XML
4 5 (11.11%) Laravel
5 4 (8.89%) SAML
5 4 (8.89%) OAuth
5 4 (8.89%) OpenID
5 4 (8.89%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.44%) .NET
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.33%) Blog
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) UNIX
4 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (35.56%) Information Security
3 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
4 12 (26.67%) Cyber Security
5 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (22.22%) Security Testing
7 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (17.78%) MVC
9 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (13.33%) TDD
10 6 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (11.11%) B2B
11 5 (11.11%) Security Management
11 5 (11.11%) OSSTMM
11 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
12 3 (6.67%) Test Management
12 3 (6.67%) Product Marketing
12 3 (6.67%) SIEM
12 3 (6.67%) Business Development
13 2 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Python
2 8 (17.78%) C++
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.78%) PHP
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) C#
4 4 (8.89%) R
5 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) CISSP
2 10 (22.22%) CISM
3 8 (17.78%) Degree
3 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
4 7 (15.56%) OSCP
4 7 (15.56%) OSCE
5 5 (11.11%) CISA
5 5 (11.11%) CEH
6 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.89%) ISACA
6 4 (8.89%) GWAPT
6 4 (8.89%) GPEN
7 1 (2.22%) CRISC
7 1 (2.22%) CHFI
7 1 (2.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) PCI DSS
2 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.89%) StatsD
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Zend
2 5 (11.11%) HP
3 4 (8.89%) New Relic
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
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