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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
UK
Rank 631 714 843
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +129
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 211 225 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 159 186 89
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,250 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £84,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -24.44%

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
73636 90103 92424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.28% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 60524 74752 75526
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 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 +86 207 £55,000 +10.00% 27
London +70 88 £57,500 -4.16% 14
South East +55 51 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Berkshire +65 20 £50,000 +66.66% 1
West Midlands +47 18 £42,500 -30.61% 2
Hampshire +42 17 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Yorkshire +31 15 £41,000 -3.52% 1
South West +21 14 £60,000 -14.28% 2
East of England +21 12 £57,500 -28.12% 3
Bracknell - 10 £52,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +23 9 £60,000 +14.28%
Kent +18 9 £60,000 +17.07%
North West -15 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Solihull - 9 £42,500 -
Southampton - 9 £60,000 -
Manchester -31 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Bournemouth - 8 £60,000 -
Eastbourne - 8 £60,000 -
Dorset - 8 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 8 £60,000 -
Leeds +13 7 £50,000 +17.64%
West Yorkshire +8 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Farnborough - 7 £52,500 - 1
Reading +47 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Surrey +30 5 £61,250 +40.00% 1
City of London +27 5 £67,500 +3.84%
West Sussex +8 5 £50,000 -
Bristol -3 5 £47,000 -32.85% 2
Staffordshire - 5 £31,250 -
Altrincham - 5 £45,000 -

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 204 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (34.04%) Windows
3 158 (33.40%) SQL
4 145 (30.66%) Linux
5 126 (26.64%) Firewall
6 124 (26.22%) Information Security
7 116 (24.52%) Scrum
8 113 (23.89%) Java
9 111 (23.47%) PCI DSS
10 109 (23.04%) .NET
11 106 (22.41%) Penetration Testing
12 104 (21.99%) JavaScript
13 97 (20.51%) Microsoft
13 97 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
14 95 (20.08%) CISSP
15 94 (19.87%) Python
15 94 (19.87%) Finance
16 93 (19.66%) Unix
17 88 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 86 (18.18%) Oracle
19 85 (17.97%) C#
20 81 (17.12%) Ruby
21 79 (16.70%) TDD
21 79 (16.70%) HTML
22 78 (16.49%) MVC
22 78 (16.49%) DevOps
23 76 (16.07%) Git (software)
24 75 (15.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 71 (15.01%) WebLogic
25 71 (15.01%) Jenkins

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 71 (15.01%) WebLogic
2 70 (14.80%) WebSphere
3 51 (10.78%) OpenStack
4 50 (10.57%) IIS
5 44 (9.30%) JBoss
6 43 (9.09%) Apache
6 43 (9.09%) CloudStack
7 39 (8.25%) Tomcat
8 30 (6.34%) Umbraco
9 25 (5.29%) CMS
10 19 (4.02%) SharePoint
10 19 (4.02%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (3.38%) Commerce Server
12 15 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (2.33%) Apache Solr
14 9 (1.90%) EPiServer
15 8 (1.69%) IBM Notes
16 6 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 5 (1.06%) Confluence
18 4 (0.85%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.21%) InDesign
3 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
1 4 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (5.92%) Office 365
4 17 (3.59%) GitHub
5 8 (1.69%) SaaS
6 4 (0.85%) Datadog
7 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.21%) Akamai
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.21%) Fastly
8 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.21%) Heroku
8 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 126 (26.64%) Firewall
2 43 (9.09%) Network Security
3 34 (7.19%) Internet
4 33 (6.98%) HTTP
5 30 (6.34%) TCP/IP
6 28 (5.92%) SSL
7 22 (4.65%) DNS
7 22 (4.65%) LAN
7 22 (4.65%) WAN
8 19 (4.02%) SSH
9 17 (3.59%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (2.54%) Wireshark
11 10 (2.11%) SMTP
11 10 (2.11%) VLAN
11 10 (2.11%) Wireless
12 9 (1.90%) BGP
12 9 (1.90%) BIG-IP
12 9 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (1.90%) OSPF
12 9 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.61%) MySQL
3 26 (5.50%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.02%) NoSQL
4 19 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.96%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.48%) MariaDB
8 6 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.06%) ZAP BI
10 4 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.85%) DB2
10 4 (0.85%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.42%) Flink
11 2 (0.42%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.21%) Big Data
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (16.07%) Git (software)
2 71 (15.01%) Jenkins
3 38 (8.03%) JIRA
4 36 (7.61%) Visual Studio
5 34 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (6.55%) Subversion
7 29 (6.13%) TeamCity
8 26 (5.50%) Cucumber
9 25 (5.29%) JMeter
9 25 (5.29%) Maven
10 19 (4.02%) Burp Suite
11 16 (3.38%) Gatling
11 16 (3.38%) Selenium
11 16 (3.38%) SpecFlow
12 13 (2.75%) NuGet
13 11 (2.33%) Metasploit
14 10 (2.11%) Fiddler
14 10 (2.11%) SoapUI
15 7 (1.48%) Mercurial
15 7 (1.48%) Paros
General
1 94 (19.87%) Finance
2 60 (12.68%) Retail
3 29 (6.13%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.07%) Banking
5 19 (4.02%) Marketing
6 15 (3.17%) Legal
7 8 (1.69%) French Language
7 8 (1.69%) German Language
7 8 (1.69%) Portuguese Language
7 8 (1.69%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.85%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (21.78%) Developer
2 83 (17.55%) Analyst
3 73 (15.43%) Security Analyst
4 55 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (7.40%) Architect
5 35 (7.40%) Senior Developer
6 34 (7.19%) Security Engineer
7 33 (6.98%) Tester
8 31 (6.55%) Java Developer
9 29 (6.13%) Principal Security Analyst
10 28 (5.92%) Security Manager
11 26 (5.50%) .NET Developer
12 25 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
13 22 (4.65%) C# Developer
13 22 (4.65%) Penetration Tester
14 21 (4.44%) Consultant
15 20 (4.23%) Security Consultant
15 20 (4.23%) Senior Security Analyst
16 19 (4.02%) C# .NET Developer
17 18 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (23.04%) .NET
2 79 (16.70%) HTML
3 63 (13.32%) Web Services
4 56 (11.84%) CSS
5 53 (11.21%) ASP.NET
6 50 (10.57%) REST
7 47 (9.94%) HTML5
8 44 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 43 (9.09%) jQuery
9 43 (9.09%) JSON
10 42 (8.88%) .NET Framework
11 35 (7.40%) CSS3
11 35 (7.40%) Entity Framework
12 31 (6.55%) WCF
13 30 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (5.50%) AngularJS
15 25 (5.29%) .NET Core
15 25 (5.29%) Spring
16 22 (4.65%) J2EE
16 22 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.94%) Management Information System
2 36 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 32 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.55%) PKI
4 31 (6.55%) User Experience
5 26 (5.50%) Clustering
6 20 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.59%) Security Operations Centre
7 17 (3.59%) W3C
8 13 (2.75%) Fintech
9 12 (2.54%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.54%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (2.11%) iPad
11 10 (2.11%) Mainframe
11 10 (2.11%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 161 (34.04%) Windows
2 145 (30.66%) Linux
3 93 (19.66%) Unix
4 26 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.17%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.33%) Kali Linux
7 10 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (2.11%) Solaris
8 9 (1.90%) Android
9 8 (1.69%) Mac OS
9 8 (1.69%) Windows NT
9 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.27%) AIX
11 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.85%) zOS
13 1 (0.21%) Debian
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (26.22%) Information Security
3 116 (24.52%) Scrum
4 106 (22.41%) Penetration Testing
5 97 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
6 79 (16.70%) TDD
7 78 (16.49%) DevOps
7 78 (16.49%) MVC
8 75 (15.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 69 (14.59%) ITIL
10 67 (14.16%) Configuration Management
11 62 (13.11%) SIEM
12 56 (11.84%) E-Commerce
13 55 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
14 51 (10.78%) SDLC
15 48 (10.15%) OO
15 48 (10.15%) Security Testing
16 46 (9.73%) Unit Testing
17 44 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
18 42 (8.88%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 158 (33.40%) SQL
2 113 (23.89%) Java
3 104 (21.99%) JavaScript
4 94 (19.87%) Python
5 85 (17.97%) C#
6 81 (17.12%) Ruby
7 68 (14.38%) Bash Shell
8 48 (10.15%) Shell Script
9 30 (6.34%) PowerShell
10 19 (4.02%) C
10 19 (4.02%) VB
11 18 (3.81%) Perl
12 17 (3.59%) PHP
13 16 (3.38%) C++
14 7 (1.48%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.06%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.06%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.06%) VBA
16 4 (0.85%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (20.08%) CISSP
2 69 (14.59%) CISM
3 63 (13.32%) CISA
4 54 (11.42%) GIAC
5 51 (10.78%) CEH
5 51 (10.78%) Degree
6 34 (7.19%) SANS
7 29 (6.13%) GSEC
8 24 (5.07%) OSCP
9 23 (4.86%) CompTIA Security+
9 23 (4.86%) ISACA
9 23 (4.86%) Security Cleared
9 23 (4.86%) Security+ Certification
10 18 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (3.17%) CREST Certified
12 13 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (2.54%) CCNA
14 11 (2.33%) MCSE
15 10 (2.11%) ISEB
16 9 (1.90%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (23.47%) PCI DSS
2 88 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.59%) COBIT
4 13 (2.75%) QA
5 12 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (2.33%) ISO27002
7 8 (1.69%) SLA
8 6 (1.27%) GDPR
9 5 (1.06%) PMO
10 4 (0.85%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.42%) FISMA
11 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.21%) ISO27005
12 1 (0.21%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.21%) RMADS
12 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (12.47%) vSphere
2 43 (9.09%) Xen
2 43 (9.09%) XenServer
3 27 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 21 (4.44%) Docker
5 17 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (2.11%) OpenSSH
7 8 (1.69%) Samba
8 3 (0.63%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.21%) KVM
9 1 (0.21%) Varnish
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (12.47%) Opscode Chef
2 58 (12.26%) Puppet
3 43 (9.09%) Tivoli
4 42 (8.88%) Cobbler
5 37 (7.82%) Ansible
6 35 (7.40%) Nessus
7 26 (5.50%) Nmap
8 25 (5.29%) Terraform
9 24 (5.07%) Salt
10 18 (3.81%) Nagios
11 16 (3.38%) vMotion
12 11 (2.33%) Graphite
12 11 (2.33%) Kibana
12 11 (2.33%) logstash
12 11 (2.33%) OpenVAS
13 7 (1.48%) HP Fortify
14 5 (1.06%) Packer
15 4 (0.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
15 4 (0.85%) Core Impact
15 4 (0.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 97 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 86 (18.18%) Oracle
3 42 (8.88%) EnterpriseDB
4 34 (7.19%) VMware
5 33 (6.98%) Cisco
6 32 (6.77%) Red Hat
7 27 (5.71%) Splunk
8 21 (4.44%) SAP
9 20 (4.23%) IBM
10 19 (4.02%) Sun
11 17 (3.59%) Qualys
12 13 (2.75%) F5
13 12 (2.54%) AppDynamics
14 11 (2.33%) Coverity
15 10 (2.11%) CheckPoint
16 9 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
17 8 (1.69%) Blue Coat
17 8 (1.69%) Dell KACE
17 8 (1.69%) Lotus
17 8 (1.69%) Novell
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Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive + flexiable working
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 24 days hol, pension, medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum c£45k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago