The first table below looks at the demand for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 809 745 767
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +22
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 104 137 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 84 86 101
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94098 85653 91358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.75% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75770 70033 77761
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England -60 95 £45,000 +12.50% 23
London -42 52 £52,500 +16.66% 7
City of London -4 12 £52,500 +17.97%
South East -6 12 £31,250 -37.50% 4
North West +4 11 £39,500 +12.85% 2
Manchester -12 10 £39,500 +12.85% 1
Leicester -26 9 £41,000 +7.89%
Leicestershire -31 9 £41,000 +7.89%
East Midlands -33 9 £41,000 +7.89%
Rochdale - 9 £39,500 -
West Midlands -7 6 £60,000 +20.00%
Kent - 6 £31,250 - 2
Folkestone - 6 £31,250 - 2
Staffordshire -5 5 £60,000 -
Berkshire +2 4 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -33 3 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Yorkshire -35 3 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Dagenham - 3 £55,000 -
Slough - 3 - -
Leeds -38 2 £38,750 -18.42% 2
Guildford +9 1 £45,000 -
Birmingham 0 1 £24,000 -52.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -1 1 £60,000 -
Surrey -9 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Hampshire -10 1 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Hertfordshire -12 1 £77,500 +115.27%
East of England -19 1 £77,500 +115.27% 3
Lancashire - 1 £33,500 - 1
Watford - 1 £77,500 -
Wetherby - 1 £45,000 -

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 99 (51.83%) SQL
2 93 (48.69%) .NET
3 90 (47.12%) HTML
4 86 (45.03%) CSS
5 79 (41.36%) ASP.NET
6 74 (38.74%) C#
7 70 (36.65%) SQL Server
8 61 (31.94%) Java
9 59 (30.89%) RESTful
10 58 (30.37%) Ajax
11 56 (29.32%) HTML5
12 54 (28.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 53 (27.75%) Microsoft
14 52 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (27.23%) Information Security
15 51 (26.70%) MVC
15 51 (26.70%) jQuery
15 51 (26.70%) CSS3
16 50 (26.18%) Finance
16 50 (26.18%) Scrum
17 47 (24.61%) XML
18 45 (23.56%) Penetration Testing
19 40 (20.94%) E-Commerce
19 40 (20.94%) CISSP
20 39 (20.42%) XHTML
21 38 (19.90%) Web Accessibility
22 37 (19.37%) JavaScript
23 36 (18.85%) XSLT
23 36 (18.85%) Linux
23 36 (18.85%) Selenium

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 (4.71%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.66%) Apache Solr
2 7 (3.66%) CMS
2 7 (3.66%) IIS
3 6 (3.14%) Apache
4 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.05%) Node.js
4 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.05%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (0.52%) Mule
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
5 1 (0.52%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 19 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.33%) SaaS
2 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.14%) Internet
2 18 (9.42%) HTTP
3 16 (8.38%) Firewall
4 14 (7.33%) Wireshark
5 11 (5.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (5.24%) SSL
6 10 (5.24%) LAN
6 10 (5.24%) WAN
7 8 (4.19%) Network Security
8 6 (3.14%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.62%) VPN
10 4 (2.09%) DNS
10 4 (2.09%) LDAP
10 4 (2.09%) Ethereal
11 3 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.57%) IPsec
11 3 (1.57%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.57%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.57%) TACACS
12 2 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (36.65%) SQL Server
2 26 (13.61%) MySQL
3 10 (5.24%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.14%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.52%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 36 (18.85%) Selenium
2 25 (13.09%) Visual Studio
3 24 (12.57%) NUnit
4 21 (10.99%) Metasploit
5 19 (9.95%) Subversion
5 19 (9.95%) JIRA
6 15 (7.85%) Eclipse
7 14 (7.33%) Jenkins
8 11 (5.76%) AppScan
9 10 (5.24%) MSTest
10 9 (4.71%) PHPUnit
10 9 (4.71%) SpecFlow
10 9 (4.71%) Maven
10 9 (4.71%) JUnit
11 7 (3.66%) Git (software)
11 7 (3.66%) Ant
12 6 (3.14%) Hudson
13 5 (2.62%) TestNG
13 5 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.62%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 50 (26.18%) Finance
2 28 (14.66%) Marketing
2 28 (14.66%) Retail
3 13 (6.81%) Advertising
3 13 (6.81%) Billing
4 8 (4.19%) Games
5 7 (3.66%) Back Office
6 6 (3.14%) Banking
7 5 (2.62%) Electronics
8 4 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (39.79%) Developer
2 39 (20.42%) .NET Developer
3 23 (12.04%) ASP.NET Developer
4 21 (10.99%) Tester
5 20 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (10.47%) C# Developer
6 19 (9.95%) Analyst
7 17 (8.90%) Senior Developer
7 17 (8.90%) Security Specialist
8 16 (8.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (8.38%) Penetration Tester
9 13 (6.81%) Java Developer
9 13 (6.81%) Consultant
10 12 (6.28%) Security Consultant
11 11 (5.76%) Web Developer
12 10 (5.24%) Software Developer
12 10 (5.24%) Security Analyst
13 8 (4.19%) Architect
13 8 (4.19%) Applications Specialist
13 8 (4.19%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (48.69%) .NET
2 90 (47.12%) HTML
3 86 (45.03%) CSS
4 79 (41.36%) ASP.NET
5 59 (30.89%) RESTful
6 58 (30.37%) Ajax
7 56 (29.32%) HTML5
8 54 (28.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 51 (26.70%) jQuery
9 51 (26.70%) CSS3
10 47 (24.61%) XML
11 39 (20.42%) XHTML
12 36 (18.85%) XSLT
13 35 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 31 (16.23%) Web Services
15 25 (13.09%) JSON
16 20 (10.47%) REST
17 19 (9.95%) SOAP
18 18 (9.42%) .NET Framework
19 17 (8.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.57%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.47%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.85%) Open Source
4 7 (3.66%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.66%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.62%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.62%) Online Games
6 4 (2.09%) Economics
7 3 (1.57%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.57%) PKI
7 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.57%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.05%) DTV
8 2 (1.05%) W3C
9 1 (0.52%) New Media
9 1 (0.52%) APACS
9 1 (0.52%) CESG
9 1 (0.52%) EMV
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.85%) Linux
2 28 (14.66%) Windows
3 11 (5.76%) UNIX
4 6 (3.14%) AIX
5 3 (1.57%) Android
5 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
1 52 (27.23%) Information Security
2 51 (26.70%) MVC
3 50 (26.18%) Scrum
4 45 (23.56%) Penetration Testing
5 40 (20.94%) E-Commerce
6 38 (19.90%) Web Accessibility
7 32 (16.75%) UML
8 25 (13.09%) Web Development
9 23 (12.04%) Extreme Programming
10 22 (11.52%) Ethical Hacking
11 21 (10.99%) Automated Testing
12 20 (10.47%) TDD
13 19 (9.95%) OO
13 19 (9.95%) Software Testing
13 19 (9.95%) Security Testing
14 18 (9.42%) Test Strategy
15 17 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (8.90%) Performance Testing
16 16 (8.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 99 (51.83%) SQL
2 74 (38.74%) C#
3 61 (31.94%) Java
4 37 (19.37%) JavaScript
5 22 (11.52%) Python
6 20 (10.47%) PHP
7 18 (9.42%) Ruby
8 17 (8.90%) C
9 14 (7.33%) C++
10 10 (5.24%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.71%) Scala
11 9 (4.71%) Perl
12 4 (2.09%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.09%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.57%) VBA
13 3 (1.57%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.52%) PHP5
15 1 (0.52%) VB
15 1 (0.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 40 (20.94%) CISSP
2 28 (14.66%) Degree
3 14 (7.33%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.33%) CEH
3 14 (7.33%) CISM
4 13 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.71%) MCSE
6 8 (4.19%) CCNA
6 8 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.19%) GSEC
6 8 (4.19%) GIAC
7 7 (3.66%) GPEN
7 7 (3.66%) OSCP
7 7 (3.66%) CCNP
7 7 (3.66%) RHCE
7 7 (3.66%) CISA
8 6 (3.14%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.62%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.09%) ISEB
10 4 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (14.66%) QA
3 23 (12.04%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.57%) WCAG
5 1 (0.52%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.52%) WAI
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 14 (7.33%) Nmap
2 6 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.57%) Docker
3 3 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (8.90%) Nessus
2 8 (4.19%) CORE IMPACT
3 4 (2.09%) WebInspect
4 3 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.57%) Puppet
5 2 (1.05%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 53 (27.75%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.61%) Oracle
3 12 (6.28%) Google
4 11 (5.76%) IBM
5 7 (3.66%) Demandware
5 7 (3.66%) hybris
5 7 (3.66%) ATG
5 7 (3.66%) Intershop
6 6 (3.14%) VMware
6 6 (3.14%) LogRhythm
7 4 (2.09%) Cisco
7 4 (2.09%) JBoss
8 3 (1.57%) F5
8 3 (1.57%) Juniper
8 3 (1.57%) Sun
9 2 (1.05%) HP
9 2 (1.05%) Apple
9 2 (1.05%) SAP
9 2 (1.05%) Alterian
9 2 (1.05%) Twitter
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Private Health
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Jagger Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Support
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
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Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Bens + Prof.Develop
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Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
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Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
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