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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 659 781 887
Rank change year-on-year
+122 +106
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 274 185 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.17% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 237 151 80
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +32.91%

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
86090 96214 98460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.82% 87.25% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 71883 78657 79409
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,036
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +137 270 £52,500 -4.54% 36
London +55 95 £59,000 +7.27% 17
South East +85 82 £53,250 -11.25% 4
City of London +72 28 £65,000 -13.33% 5
Oxfordshire - 26 £50,000 - 2
North West +33 25 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Yorkshire +49 22 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Manchester +12 21 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Surrey +47 20 £42,500 -43.33%
East of England +40 20 £80,000 +68.42% 2
Leeds +37 16 £42,500 +30.76% 2
West Yorkshire +27 16 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Hampshire -4 15 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 12 £80,000 - 1
East Midlands +10 12 £46,250 -40.32% 1
Cambridge +6 12 £80,000 - 1
Lincolnshire - 10 £45,000 -
South West +23 9 £60,000 +12.67% 2
East Sussex - 9 £58,000 -
Chertsey - 9 £42,500 -
Lincoln - 9 £45,000 -
Eastbourne - 8 £55,250 -
Berkshire +13 7 £50,000 -4.76%
West Midlands -14 6 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Guildford - 6 £70,000 -
Southampton -3 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Hertfordshire +19 4 £37,500 +20.00% 1
Bristol +15 4 £67,500 +8.87%
West Sussex - 4 £54,500 -
Suffolk - 4 £55,000 -

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 283 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (35.32%) SQL
3 188 (33.87%) Linux
4 182 (32.79%) .NET
5 166 (29.91%) Windows
6 164 (29.55%) Information Security
7 159 (28.65%) Java
8 146 (26.31%) Penetration Testing
9 145 (26.13%) Microsoft
10 143 (25.77%) Firewall
11 141 (25.41%) Python
12 135 (24.32%) Scrum
13 130 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
14 128 (23.06%) Unix
15 124 (22.34%) Bash Shell
16 123 (22.16%) Ruby
17 121 (21.80%) Oracle
18 115 (20.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 113 (20.36%) DevOps
20 110 (19.82%) CISSP
21 106 (19.10%) Security Testing
22 104 (18.74%) WebLogic
23 94 (16.94%) C#
24 93 (16.76%) Git (software)
25 90 (16.22%) HTML
26 89 (16.04%) WebSphere
27 86 (15.50%) ITIL
27 86 (15.50%) Opscode Chef
28 85 (15.32%) Configuration Management
29 84 (15.14%) Shell Script

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
1 104 (18.74%) WebLogic
2 89 (16.04%) WebSphere
3 81 (14.59%) JBoss
3 81 (14.59%) OpenStack
4 80 (14.41%) CloudStack
5 54 (9.73%) Apache
6 30 (5.41%) SharePoint
7 28 (5.05%) Tomcat
8 24 (4.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 22 (3.96%) nginx
10 14 (2.52%) MS Exchange
11 13 (2.34%) CMS
11 13 (2.34%) IIS
12 11 (1.98%) Umbraco
13 8 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (1.26%) Drupal
15 6 (1.08%) Confluence
16 4 (0.72%) Apache Solr
17 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
17 3 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.54%) MS Office
2 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
1 5 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (13.69%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (7.75%) SaaS
3 37 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (3.78%) IaaS
4 21 (3.78%) PaaS
5 17 (3.06%) Office 365
6 11 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.54%) Datadog
7 3 (0.54%) GitHub
8 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.18%) Force.com
9 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 143 (25.77%) Firewall
2 46 (8.29%) HTTP
3 39 (7.03%) Internet
4 34 (6.13%) TCP/IP
5 32 (5.77%) Network Security
6 30 (5.41%) DNS
7 29 (5.23%) LAN
8 27 (4.86%) Wireless
9 13 (2.34%) SSL
9 13 (2.34%) WAN
10 4 (0.72%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.72%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.36%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.36%) SMTP
12 1 (0.18%) FTP
12 1 (0.18%) Intranet
12 1 (0.18%) MPLS
12 1 (0.18%) VLAN
12 1 (0.18%) VPN
12 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 45 (8.11%) MySQL
3 27 (4.86%) NoSQL
4 19 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.88%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.52%) Redis
7 12 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.44%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.72%) GIS
13 3 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.54%) SQLPlus
14 2 (0.36%) OLAP
14 2 (0.36%) OLTP
14 2 (0.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 93 (16.76%) Git (software)
2 75 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 48 (8.65%) Subversion
4 45 (8.11%) Burp Suite
4 45 (8.11%) Selenium
5 37 (6.67%) JIRA
6 32 (5.77%) Cucumber
6 32 (5.77%) JMeter
6 32 (5.77%) Metasploit
6 32 (5.77%) TeamCity
7 22 (3.96%) Mercurial
8 18 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (3.06%) Gerrit
9 17 (3.06%) Visual Studio
10 16 (2.88%) Hudson
11 14 (2.52%) WebDriver
12 12 (2.16%) Appium
13 11 (1.98%) SoapUI
13 11 (1.98%) WATIR
14 10 (1.80%) Paros
General
1 81 (14.59%) Finance
2 45 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.70%) Retail
4 14 (2.52%) Legal
5 12 (2.16%) Banking
5 12 (2.16%) Marketing
6 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.90%) Electronics
7 5 (0.90%) Games
7 5 (0.90%) Law
7 5 (0.90%) Publishing
8 4 (0.72%) Back Office
8 4 (0.72%) Brand Awareness
8 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (18.92%) Architect
2 90 (16.22%) Tester
3 83 (14.95%) Developer
4 80 (14.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 78 (14.05%) Analyst
6 70 (12.61%) Penetration Tester
7 55 (9.91%) Security Analyst
8 53 (9.55%) Security Architect
9 37 (6.67%) Security Manager
10 32 (5.77%) .NET Developer
10 32 (5.77%) Security Specialist
11 31 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
12 28 (5.05%) Information Analyst
12 28 (5.05%) Information Security Analyst
12 28 (5.05%) Security Tester
13 27 (4.86%) Information Manager
13 27 (4.86%) Information Security Manager
14 26 (4.68%) Consultant
14 26 (4.68%) Senior Developer
15 25 (4.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (32.79%) .NET
2 90 (16.22%) HTML
3 71 (12.79%) CSS
4 70 (12.61%) ASP.NET
5 68 (12.25%) HTML5
6 58 (10.45%) LAMP
7 48 (8.65%) Web Services
8 46 (8.29%) jQuery
9 42 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (7.57%) J2EE
10 41 (7.39%) AngularJS
11 39 (7.03%) REST
12 36 (6.49%) CSS3
12 36 (6.49%) XML
13 29 (5.23%) RESTful
14 26 (4.68%) JSON
15 25 (4.50%) .NET Framework
15 25 (4.50%) Ajax
15 25 (4.50%) SOAP
16 24 (4.32%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.89%) Mobile App
2 33 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 32 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.59%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.50%) Embedded Systems
6 23 (4.14%) Clustering
7 14 (2.52%) iPad
8 12 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (2.16%) Fintech
9 11 (1.98%) BYOD
10 8 (1.44%) Cybercrime
10 8 (1.44%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (1.08%) Tandem
13 5 (0.90%) PKI
13 5 (0.90%) Social Network
14 3 (0.54%) CESG
14 3 (0.54%) Mobile Games
14 3 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 188 (33.87%) Linux
2 166 (29.91%) Windows
3 128 (23.06%) Unix
4 29 (5.23%) Android
4 29 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (4.68%) Apple iOS
5 26 (4.68%) Solaris
6 24 (4.32%) Oracle Linux
7 16 (2.88%) Kali Linux
8 13 (2.34%) Windows Server
9 11 (1.98%) CentOS
10 3 (0.54%) Debian
10 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.36%) AIX
11 2 (0.36%) KNOPPIX
12 1 (0.18%) HPUX
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (29.55%) Information Security
3 146 (26.31%) Penetration Testing
4 135 (24.32%) Scrum
5 130 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
6 113 (20.36%) DevOps
7 106 (19.10%) Security Testing
8 86 (15.50%) ITIL
9 85 (15.32%) Configuration Management
10 80 (14.41%) DSDM
10 80 (14.41%) RUP
11 78 (14.05%) SDLC
12 72 (12.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 71 (12.79%) MVC
14 58 (10.45%) TDD
14 58 (10.45%) Waterfall
15 57 (10.27%) Cybersecurity
15 57 (10.27%) Risk Management
16 47 (8.47%) BDD
16 47 (8.47%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 196 (35.32%) SQL
2 159 (28.65%) Java
3 141 (25.41%) Python
4 124 (22.34%) Bash Shell
5 123 (22.16%) Ruby
6 94 (16.94%) C#
7 84 (15.14%) Shell Script
8 78 (14.05%) JavaScript
9 56 (10.09%) PHP
10 50 (9.01%) C
11 49 (8.83%) C++
12 47 (8.47%) Perl
13 35 (6.31%) PowerShell
14 28 (5.05%) Objective-C
15 19 (3.42%) Apple Swift
16 17 (3.06%) T-SQL
17 11 (1.98%) VB
18 7 (1.26%) Scala
19 6 (1.08%) Groovy
20 5 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 110 (19.82%) CISSP
2 82 (14.77%) CISM
3 77 (13.87%) CEH
4 66 (11.89%) Degree
5 53 (9.55%) CREST Certified
6 48 (8.65%) OSCP
7 45 (8.11%) Security Cleared
8 43 (7.75%) SANS
9 41 (7.39%) GIAC
10 27 (4.86%) CISA
11 26 (4.68%) DV Cleared
12 21 (3.78%) GPEN
13 17 (3.06%) ISEB
14 15 (2.70%) ISTQB
15 10 (1.80%) CRISC
15 10 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (1.80%) SC Cleared
16 9 (1.62%) CompTIA Security+
16 9 (1.62%) Security+ Certification
17 7 (1.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (20.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (13.33%) PCI DSS
3 45 (8.11%) QA
4 24 (4.32%) COBIT
5 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.18%) RMADS
6 1 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 80 (14.41%) vSphere
1 80 (14.41%) Xen
1 80 (14.41%) XenServer
2 32 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.72%) Varnish
6 3 (0.54%) Docker
7 1 (0.18%) NFS
7 1 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 86 (15.50%) Opscode Chef
2 83 (14.95%) Puppet
3 80 (14.41%) Cobbler
3 80 (14.41%) Tivoli
4 70 (12.61%) Nessus
5 59 (10.63%) Nmap
6 33 (5.95%) OpenVAS
7 31 (5.59%) Ansible
8 29 (5.23%) Terraform
9 28 (5.05%) HP Fortify
10 24 (4.32%) Salt
11 8 (1.44%) AirWatch
12 7 (1.26%) WebInspect
13 6 (1.08%) RSA Archer
14 5 (0.90%) Nagios
15 2 (0.36%) Core Impact
16 1 (0.18%) cPanel
16 1 (0.18%) FTK
16 1 (0.18%) logstash
16 1 (0.18%) StatsD
Vendors
1 145 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 121 (21.80%) Oracle
3 80 (14.41%) EnterpriseDB
4 42 (7.57%) Qualys
5 30 (5.41%) Juniper
6 29 (5.23%) Red Hat
7 27 (4.86%) Cisco
8 25 (4.50%) Coverity
9 24 (4.32%) Sun
10 22 (3.96%) Fortinet
10 22 (3.96%) Nokia
11 17 (3.06%) SAP
12 14 (2.52%) HP
13 13 (2.34%) CA
14 8 (1.44%) Forcepoint
14 8 (1.44%) IBM
14 8 (1.44%) Sourcefire
14 8 (1.44%) Symantec
14 8 (1.44%) Varonis
15 6 (1.08%) New Relic
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Optimum IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 75,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 2500 benifits - Flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Via Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Irlam (Relocating to Salford Quays from April...
Talk Talk Group PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: £0 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
EMBS
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 13 days ago
Farnborough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago