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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 649 810 883
Rank change year-on-year
+161 +73
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 277 158 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.14% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.16% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 236 133 83
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 £35,232
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +28.04%

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
85581 96051 102613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.90% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 71557 78493 83081
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
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 2 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 2 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 +168 274 £52,500 -4.54% 34
London +61 109 £60,000 - 10
South East +81 69 £52,500 -12.50% 12
City of London +67 28 £67,500 -10.00% 2
Yorkshire +55 26 £42,500 +30.76% 3
North West +34 25 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Surrey +50 22 £42,500 -43.33% 2
Manchester +12 21 £42,500 +13.33% 4
East of England +53 20 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Oxfordshire - 20 £50,000 - 5
West Yorkshire +43 18 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Leeds +28 18 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Cambridge +22 11 £80,000 - 2
East Midlands +16 11 £45,000 -59.09% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 11 £80,000 - 2
South West +24 8 £67,500 +31.06%
Chertsey - 8 £42,500 -
Guildford - 8 £70,000 -
Berkshire +10 7 £50,000 -4.76%
Hampshire -1 7 £62,500 -3.84% 5
Lincolnshire - 7 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -20 6 £47,500 +46.15%
West Sussex - 6 £54,000 -
Lincoln - 6 £45,000 - 2
Bristol +27 5 £67,500 +31.06%
North Yorkshire +21 5 £42,500 -22.72%
York - 5 £42,500 -
Suffolk - 5 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire +35 4 £37,500 +19.04%
East Sussex - 4 £58,000 -

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 273 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (35.24%) SQL
3 183 (33.76%) .NET
3 183 (33.76%) Linux
4 159 (29.34%) Windows
5 156 (28.78%) Information Security
6 153 (28.23%) Java
7 148 (27.31%) Microsoft
8 145 (26.75%) Firewall
9 138 (25.46%) Python
10 132 (24.35%) Penetration Testing
11 130 (23.99%) Scrum
12 129 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
13 123 (22.69%) Unix
14 118 (21.77%) Oracle
15 116 (21.40%) Ruby
16 115 (21.22%) Bash Shell
17 112 (20.66%) Security Testing
18 111 (20.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 111 (20.48%) DevOps
19 105 (19.37%) CISSP
20 100 (18.45%) WebLogic
21 96 (17.71%) C#
22 92 (16.97%) Git (software)
23 86 (15.87%) WebSphere
24 85 (15.68%) HTML
25 83 (15.31%) ITIL
26 82 (15.13%) Configuration Management
26 82 (15.13%) Opscode Chef
27 81 (14.94%) 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
1 100 (18.45%) WebLogic
2 86 (15.87%) WebSphere
3 78 (14.39%) JBoss
4 77 (14.21%) CloudStack
4 77 (14.21%) OpenStack
5 50 (9.23%) Apache
6 29 (5.35%) SharePoint
7 26 (4.80%) Tomcat
8 24 (4.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (3.69%) MS Exchange
9 20 (3.69%) nginx
10 14 (2.58%) CMS
11 13 (2.40%) IIS
12 10 (1.85%) Umbraco
13 9 (1.66%) Drupal
14 7 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (1.11%) Confluence
16 4 (0.74%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.74%) Joomla!
16 4 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.55%) MS Office
3 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 71 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (7.56%) SaaS
3 32 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (4.06%) IaaS
4 22 (4.06%) PaaS
5 17 (3.14%) Office 365
6 11 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.92%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.55%) Datadog
8 3 (0.55%) GitHub
8 3 (0.55%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.37%) Heroku
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 145 (26.75%) Firewall
2 42 (7.75%) HTTP
3 35 (6.46%) Internet
4 34 (6.27%) Network Security
5 32 (5.90%) DNS
6 30 (5.54%) LAN
6 30 (5.54%) TCP/IP
7 24 (4.43%) Wireless
8 13 (2.40%) WAN
9 10 (1.85%) SSL
10 4 (0.74%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.74%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.37%) SMTP
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 46 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.83%) MySQL
3 23 (4.24%) NoSQL
4 21 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.77%) Redis
7 12 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.21%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.11%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.92%) GIS
11 4 (0.74%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.55%) SQLPlus
13 2 (0.37%) Big Data
13 2 (0.37%) SQLite
14 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 92 (16.97%) Git (software)
2 77 (14.21%) Jenkins
3 45 (8.30%) Subversion
4 44 (8.12%) Selenium
5 41 (7.56%) Burp Suite
6 38 (7.01%) JIRA
7 33 (6.09%) Cucumber
7 33 (6.09%) JMeter
8 32 (5.90%) TeamCity
9 30 (5.54%) Metasploit
10 24 (4.43%) Mercurial
11 21 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (3.51%) Gerrit
13 17 (3.14%) Visual Studio
14 16 (2.95%) Hudson
14 16 (2.95%) WebDriver
15 13 (2.40%) Appium
15 13 (2.40%) SoapUI
15 13 (2.40%) WATIR
16 12 (2.21%) Paros
General
1 78 (14.39%) Finance
2 39 (7.20%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.21%) Retail
4 11 (2.03%) Banking
4 11 (2.03%) Legal
5 10 (1.85%) Marketing
6 7 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.92%) Games
7 5 (0.92%) Law
8 4 (0.74%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (0.55%) Advertising
9 3 (0.55%) Back Office
9 3 (0.55%) Electronics
9 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.55%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 105 (19.37%) Architect
2 90 (16.61%) Developer
3 84 (15.50%) Tester
4 78 (14.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 72 (13.28%) Analyst
6 61 (11.25%) Penetration Tester
7 59 (10.89%) Security Architect
8 49 (9.04%) Security Analyst
9 35 (6.46%) Security Specialist
10 33 (6.09%) .NET Developer
11 29 (5.35%) Security Tester
12 28 (5.17%) Information Analyst
12 28 (5.17%) Information Security Analyst
12 28 (5.17%) Security Manager
12 28 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (4.98%) Information Architect
13 27 (4.98%) Information Security Architect
13 27 (4.98%) Senior Developer
14 25 (4.61%) Consultant
15 24 (4.43%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (33.76%) .NET
2 85 (15.68%) HTML
3 70 (12.92%) CSS
4 69 (12.73%) ASP.NET
5 65 (11.99%) HTML5
6 53 (9.78%) LAMP
7 48 (8.86%) Web Services
8 45 (8.30%) jQuery
9 43 (7.93%) J2EE
10 42 (7.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (7.38%) AngularJS
12 39 (7.20%) REST
13 33 (6.09%) CSS3
14 32 (5.90%) RESTful
15 29 (5.35%) XML
16 26 (4.80%) .NET Framework
17 25 (4.61%) Ajax
17 25 (4.61%) SOAP
18 24 (4.43%) JSON
19 22 (4.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 62 (11.44%) Mobile App
2 36 (6.64%) Management Information System
3 32 (5.90%) Computer Science
4 31 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.87%) Clustering
5 21 (3.87%) Embedded Systems
6 14 (2.58%) Fintech
7 12 (2.21%) iPad
8 10 (1.85%) BYOD
9 9 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.48%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (0.92%) Social Network
12 4 (0.74%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.74%) PKI
12 4 (0.74%) Tandem
13 3 (0.55%) CESG
13 3 (0.55%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 183 (33.76%) Linux
2 159 (29.34%) Windows
3 123 (22.69%) Unix
4 29 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (4.80%) Android
6 24 (4.43%) Solaris
7 23 (4.24%) Apple iOS
8 22 (4.06%) Oracle Linux
9 17 (3.14%) Kali Linux
10 12 (2.21%) Windows Server
11 11 (2.03%) CentOS
12 5 (0.92%) Debian
12 5 (0.92%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.37%) AIX
14 2 (0.37%) KNOPPIX
15 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (28.78%) Information Security
3 132 (24.35%) Penetration Testing
4 130 (23.99%) Scrum
5 129 (23.80%) Continuous Integration
6 112 (20.66%) Security Testing
7 111 (20.48%) DevOps
8 83 (15.31%) ITIL
9 82 (15.13%) Configuration Management
10 77 (14.21%) DSDM
10 77 (14.21%) RUP
11 74 (13.65%) MVC
12 69 (12.73%) SDLC
13 65 (11.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 60 (11.07%) Cybersecurity
15 59 (10.89%) TDD
16 55 (10.15%) Risk Management
17 54 (9.96%) Waterfall
18 48 (8.86%) Secure Coding
19 47 (8.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 191 (35.24%) SQL
2 153 (28.23%) Java
3 138 (25.46%) Python
4 116 (21.40%) Ruby
5 115 (21.22%) Bash Shell
6 96 (17.71%) C#
7 81 (14.94%) Shell Script
8 75 (13.84%) JavaScript
9 50 (9.23%) PHP
10 47 (8.67%) C
11 46 (8.49%) C++
12 35 (6.46%) Perl
13 34 (6.27%) PowerShell
14 26 (4.80%) Objective-C
15 19 (3.51%) Apple Swift
16 14 (2.58%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.66%) Scala
17 9 (1.66%) VB
18 6 (1.11%) Groovy
19 4 (0.74%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 105 (19.37%) CISSP
2 76 (14.02%) CISM
3 70 (12.92%) CEH
4 65 (11.99%) Degree
5 52 (9.59%) CREST Certified
6 45 (8.30%) SANS
7 41 (7.56%) OSCP
8 37 (6.83%) Security Cleared
9 36 (6.64%) GIAC
10 24 (4.43%) CISA
11 23 (4.24%) DV Cleared
12 19 (3.51%) ISEB
13 17 (3.14%) ISTQB
14 14 (2.58%) GPEN
15 12 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (1.66%) CRISC
17 8 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (1.48%) MCP
17 8 (1.48%) SC Cleared
18 7 (1.29%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (20.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (13.28%) PCI DSS
3 46 (8.49%) QA
4 16 (2.95%) COBIT
5 4 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.18%) RMADS
6 1 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 77 (14.21%) vSphere
1 77 (14.21%) Xen
1 77 (14.21%) XenServer
2 39 (7.20%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.74%) Varnish
4 4 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.55%) Docker
6 2 (0.37%) Snort
7 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 82 (15.13%) Opscode Chef
2 80 (14.76%) Puppet
3 77 (14.21%) Cobbler
3 77 (14.21%) Tivoli
4 65 (11.99%) Nessus
5 52 (9.59%) Nmap
6 30 (5.54%) Ansible
7 29 (5.35%) OpenVAS
7 29 (5.35%) Terraform
8 26 (4.80%) HP Fortify
9 25 (4.61%) Salt
10 8 (1.48%) WebInspect
11 7 (1.29%) AirWatch
12 6 (1.11%) RSA Archer
13 5 (0.92%) Nagios
14 2 (0.37%) Core Impact
15 1 (0.18%) EnCase
15 1 (0.18%) FTK
15 1 (0.18%) logstash
15 1 (0.18%) StatsD
Vendors
1 148 (27.31%) Microsoft
2 118 (21.77%) Oracle
3 77 (14.21%) EnterpriseDB
4 37 (6.83%) Qualys
5 29 (5.35%) Red Hat
6 28 (5.17%) Juniper
7 26 (4.80%) Cisco
8 22 (4.06%) Sun
9 21 (3.87%) Coverity
9 21 (3.87%) Fortinet
9 21 (3.87%) Nokia
10 15 (2.77%) HP
11 14 (2.58%) SAP
12 10 (1.85%) CA
13 8 (1.48%) Google
13 8 (1.48%) IBM
14 7 (1.29%) Forcepoint
14 7 (1.29%) Sourcefire
14 7 (1.29%) Symantec
14 7 (1.29%) Varonis
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Hampshire
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + amazing benefits
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Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
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Salary: £450 - £550 per day
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Central London / West End
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