The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 647 792 890
Rank change year-on-year
+145 +98
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 271 190 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.17% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.20% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 251 152 85
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,050 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85989 96019 100080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.01% 87.50% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 71918 78944 79934
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,991
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OWASP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP within the UK.

OWASP Salary Trend in the UK

OWASP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 within the UK.

OWASP Salary Histogram in the UK

OWASP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +117 266 £55,000 - 40
London +81 97 £62,500 +13.63% 21
South East +50 63 £53,750 -10.41% 4
North West +30 31 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Manchester +13 26 £42,500 +13.33% 4
City of London +75 25 £63,750 -15.00% 3
Oxfordshire - 23 £50,000 - 2
South West +21 20 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Yorkshire +41 18 £42,500 +30.76% 5
East of England +32 17 £75,000 +138.09% 1
Hampshire +7 15 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Leeds +39 13 £42,500 +30.76% 2
West Yorkshire +31 13 £42,500 +30.76% 2
East Midlands +11 13 £47,500 -34.48%
Lincolnshire - 11 £45,000 -
Cambridge +19 10 £80,000 -
Cambridgeshire +14 10 £80,000 -
Lincoln - 10 £46,250 -
East Sussex - 9 £58,000 -
Eastbourne - 8 £55,250 -
Berkshire +18 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Camborne - 7 £50,000 -
Cornwall - 7 £50,000 -
Surrey +29 6 £42,500 -41.37%
Bristol +14 6 £67,500 -6.89% 1
West Midlands -14 6 £48,000 -6.34% 3
Hertfordshire +16 5 £47,500 +53.22%
Wiltshire +13 5 £55,000 -
Southampton -8 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Chertsey - 4 £42,500 -

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OWASP.

1 271 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (33.33%) Linux
3 186 (32.98%) SQL
4 180 (31.91%) Information Security
5 166 (29.43%) Windows
6 163 (28.90%) Penetration Testing
7 161 (28.55%) .NET
8 160 (28.37%) Java
9 143 (25.35%) Python
10 133 (23.58%) Firewall
11 132 (23.40%) Scrum
12 131 (23.23%) Microsoft
13 123 (21.81%) Continuous Integration
14 121 (21.45%) Ruby
14 121 (21.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 121 (21.45%) Bash Shell
15 120 (21.28%) Unix
16 115 (20.39%) Oracle
16 115 (20.39%) CISSP
17 106 (18.79%) PCI DSS
18 105 (18.62%) DevOps
19 104 (18.44%) CEH
20 103 (18.26%) Security Testing
21 98 (17.38%) WebLogic
22 89 (15.78%) ITIL
23 87 (15.43%) Git (software)
24 86 (15.25%) Finance
25 85 (15.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 85 (15.07%) WebSphere
26 84 (14.89%) CISM

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 98 (17.38%) WebLogic
2 85 (15.07%) WebSphere
3 77 (13.65%) JBoss
3 77 (13.65%) OpenStack
4 76 (13.48%) CloudStack
5 57 (10.11%) Apache
6 31 (5.50%) Tomcat
7 27 (4.79%) SharePoint
8 22 (3.90%) nginx
9 20 (3.55%) WebSphere Application Server
10 13 (2.30%) IIS
10 13 (2.30%) Umbraco
11 10 (1.77%) MS Exchange
12 9 (1.60%) CMS
13 5 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.71%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.71%) Drupal
14 4 (0.71%) WordPress
15 3 (0.53%) Confluence
15 3 (0.53%) Tornado
Applications
1 26 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.71%) MS Office
3 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) InDesign
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
1 5 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 77 (13.65%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.21%) SaaS
3 30 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.84%) IaaS
4 16 (2.84%) PaaS
5 12 (2.13%) Office 365
6 9 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.53%) GitHub
8 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.18%) Force.com
9 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 133 (23.58%) Firewall
2 54 (9.57%) HTTP
3 40 (7.09%) Internet
3 40 (7.09%) TCP/IP
4 38 (6.74%) Network Security
5 32 (5.67%) Wireless
6 31 (5.50%) DNS
7 20 (3.55%) LAN
8 19 (3.37%) SSL
9 11 (1.95%) HTTPS
10 8 (1.42%) WAN
11 5 (0.89%) IPsec
12 3 (0.53%) Intranet
13 2 (0.35%) Asterisk PBX
13 2 (0.35%) SMTP
14 1 (0.18%) FTP
14 1 (0.18%) MPLS
14 1 (0.18%) VPN
14 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.18%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.46%) MySQL
2 43 (7.62%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.19%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.24%) OLAP
9 7 (1.24%) OLTP
10 6 (1.06%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.71%) Redis
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.18%) Big Data
13 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 87 (15.43%) Git (software)
2 70 (12.41%) Jenkins
3 48 (8.51%) Subversion
4 45 (7.98%) Burp Suite
5 39 (6.91%) Selenium
6 35 (6.21%) Metasploit
7 29 (5.14%) TeamCity
8 26 (4.61%) JIRA
9 25 (4.43%) Cucumber
9 25 (4.43%) JMeter
10 16 (2.84%) Visual Studio
11 15 (2.66%) Hudson
11 15 (2.66%) Mercurial
12 13 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (1.77%) Gerrit
14 9 (1.60%) Appium
14 9 (1.60%) AppScan
14 9 (1.60%) WebDriver
15 8 (1.42%) ReSharper
15 8 (1.42%) WATIR
General
1 86 (15.25%) Finance
2 47 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.61%) Retail
4 15 (2.66%) Marketing
5 14 (2.48%) Legal
6 11 (1.95%) Banking
7 9 (1.60%) Law
8 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.06%) Publishing
9 5 (0.89%) Electronics
10 4 (0.71%) Back Office
10 4 (0.71%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.35%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (16.49%) Architect
2 91 (16.13%) Analyst
3 87 (15.43%) Tester
4 79 (14.01%) Developer
5 77 (13.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 73 (12.94%) Penetration Tester
6 73 (12.94%) Security Analyst
7 46 (8.16%) Security Architect
8 37 (6.56%) Information Analyst
8 37 (6.56%) Information Security Analyst
8 37 (6.56%) Security Specialist
9 34 (6.03%) Solutions Architect
10 31 (5.50%) Consultant
10 31 (5.50%) Security Manager
11 29 (5.14%) Security Consultant
11 29 (5.14%) Security Tester
12 27 (4.79%) Senior Developer
13 25 (4.43%) Security Engineer
14 24 (4.26%) Information Manager
14 24 (4.26%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (28.55%) .NET
2 81 (14.36%) HTML
3 63 (11.17%) ASP.NET
4 62 (10.99%) CSS
5 59 (10.46%) HTML5
6 57 (10.11%) LAMP
7 56 (9.93%) Web Services
8 45 (7.98%) XML
9 42 (7.45%) AngularJS
10 41 (7.27%) jQuery
11 40 (7.09%) J2EE
12 35 (6.21%) CSS3
13 33 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (5.85%) REST
14 30 (5.32%) RESTful
15 29 (5.14%) JSON
16 24 (4.26%) Ajax
17 22 (3.90%) J2SE
18 21 (3.72%) LEMP Stack
19 20 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.17%) Mobile App
2 47 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 33 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.96%) Embedded Systems
5 22 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.72%) Clustering
7 17 (3.01%) Data Protection Act
8 15 (2.66%) iPad
9 13 (2.30%) Fintech
10 12 (2.13%) BYOD
11 9 (1.60%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.42%) Cryptography
12 8 (1.42%) Cybercrime
13 7 (1.24%) PKI
14 6 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
14 6 (1.06%) Tandem
15 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.71%) W3C
16 3 (0.53%) PMI
16 3 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 188 (33.33%) Linux
2 166 (29.43%) Windows
3 120 (21.28%) Unix
4 30 (5.32%) Android
5 28 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (4.79%) Apple iOS
7 24 (4.26%) Solaris
8 22 (3.90%) Oracle Linux
9 15 (2.66%) Kali Linux
10 11 (1.95%) Windows Server
11 9 (1.60%) CentOS
12 4 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.53%) AIX
13 3 (0.53%) Debian
13 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.35%) KNOPPIX
14 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (31.91%) Information Security
3 163 (28.90%) Penetration Testing
4 132 (23.40%) Scrum
5 123 (21.81%) Continuous Integration
6 105 (18.62%) DevOps
7 103 (18.26%) Security Testing
8 89 (15.78%) ITIL
9 85 (15.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 79 (14.01%) Configuration Management
10 79 (14.01%) SDLC
11 76 (13.48%) DSDM
11 76 (13.48%) RUP
12 60 (10.64%) Risk Management
13 59 (10.46%) MVC
14 56 (9.93%) TDD
15 55 (9.75%) Waterfall
16 49 (8.69%) Cybersecurity
17 46 (8.16%) BDD
17 46 (8.16%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (32.98%) SQL
2 160 (28.37%) Java
3 143 (25.35%) Python
4 121 (21.45%) Bash Shell
4 121 (21.45%) Ruby
5 79 (14.01%) C#
5 79 (14.01%) Shell Script
6 67 (11.88%) JavaScript
7 63 (11.17%) PHP
8 50 (8.87%) Perl
9 48 (8.51%) C
10 45 (7.98%) C++
11 33 (5.85%) PowerShell
12 30 (5.32%) Objective-C
13 19 (3.37%) Apple Swift
13 19 (3.37%) T-SQL
14 14 (2.48%) Scala
15 13 (2.30%) VB
16 10 (1.77%) Go
17 6 (1.06%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 115 (20.39%) CISSP
2 104 (18.44%) CEH
3 84 (14.89%) CISM
4 68 (12.06%) Degree
5 60 (10.64%) OSCP
6 51 (9.04%) CREST Certified
6 51 (9.04%) Security Cleared
7 47 (8.33%) GIAC
7 47 (8.33%) SANS
8 33 (5.85%) CISA
9 27 (4.79%) DV Cleared
9 27 (4.79%) GPEN
10 15 (2.66%) ISEB
11 12 (2.13%) ISTQB
11 12 (2.13%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.77%) CRISC
13 9 (1.60%) CompTIA Security+
13 9 (1.60%) Security+ Certification
14 8 (1.42%) GSEC
15 7 (1.24%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (21.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 106 (18.79%) PCI DSS
3 37 (6.56%) QA
4 28 (4.96%) COBIT
5 6 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.35%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.18%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.18%) RMADS
7 1 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 76 (13.48%) vSphere
1 76 (13.48%) Xen
1 76 (13.48%) XenServer
2 23 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.89%) Varnish
5 4 (0.71%) Docker
5 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.35%) NFS
7 1 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 83 (14.72%) Opscode Chef
2 81 (14.36%) Puppet
3 76 (13.48%) Cobbler
3 76 (13.48%) Tivoli
4 72 (12.77%) Nessus
5 58 (10.28%) Nmap
6 36 (6.38%) OpenVAS
7 29 (5.14%) Ansible
8 28 (4.96%) HP Fortify
9 26 (4.61%) Terraform
10 20 (3.55%) Salt
11 9 (1.60%) AirWatch
12 8 (1.42%) WebInspect
13 5 (0.89%) RSA Archer
14 3 (0.53%) TeamSite
15 2 (0.35%) Core Impact
15 2 (0.35%) Nagios
16 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
16 1 (0.18%) Graphite
16 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 131 (23.23%) Microsoft
2 115 (20.39%) Oracle
3 76 (13.48%) EnterpriseDB
4 43 (7.62%) Qualys
5 28 (4.96%) Coverity
5 28 (4.96%) Juniper
6 27 (4.79%) Red Hat
7 24 (4.26%) Cisco
8 22 (3.90%) Sun
9 19 (3.37%) Fortinet
9 19 (3.37%) Nokia
10 18 (3.19%) SAP
11 15 (2.66%) CA
12 14 (2.48%) HP
13 9 (1.60%) Forcepoint
13 9 (1.60%) Sourcefire
13 9 (1.60%) Symantec
13 9 (1.60%) Varonis
13 9 (1.60%) Veracode
14 8 (1.42%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
UK
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent bens and package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £43000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Salary dependant on experience + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FDM Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Oldham
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 22 days ago
UK
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 27 days ago