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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 640 788 888
Rank change year-on-year
+148 +100
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 242 167 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.16% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 214 119 81
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £35,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+57.14% -33.33%

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
78947 92968 97230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.55% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 65078 76746 79953
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 £31,426
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +141 234 £60,000 +20.00% 21
London +88 101 £65,000 +8.33% 10
South East +121 66 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Berkshire +67 23 £55,000 +29.41% 1
East of England +28 15 £50,000 +29.03% 2
West Midlands -4 14 £37,500 +74.41% 1
Yorkshire +24 13 £42,500 -
City of London +29 12 £61,250 -5.76% 1
Hampshire - 12 £60,000 - 1
South West +21 11 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £40,000 -
North West -37 9 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Oxfordshire +36 8 £55,000 +57.14%
Manchester -24 8 £42,500 +30.76%
Bracknell - 8 £55,000 -
High Wycombe - 8 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire +23 7 £42,500 -
Leeds +23 7 £42,500 -
Kent +21 7 £60,000 +26.31%
Hertfordshire +8 7 £47,500 +53.22%
Warwickshire - 7 £33,000 - 1
Cambridge +12 6 £80,000 -
Cambridgeshire +11 6 £80,000 -
East Midlands +2 6 £75,000 +127.27% 1
Watford - 6 £48,750 -
Surrey +23 5 £71,250 +32.55%
Bristol +16 5 £67,500 -3.57% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £60,000 -
Southampton - 5 £60,000 -

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 218 (41.92%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (35.58%) Linux
3 177 (34.04%) Information Security
4 175 (33.65%) Windows
5 158 (30.38%) SQL
6 154 (29.62%) Penetration Testing
7 132 (25.38%) Java
8 131 (25.19%) Python
9 124 (23.85%) Firewall
10 117 (22.50%) .NET
10 117 (22.50%) Microsoft
11 116 (22.31%) PCI DSS
12 114 (21.92%) Scrum
13 111 (21.35%) CISSP
13 111 (21.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 98 (18.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 97 (18.65%) Unix
16 96 (18.46%) Bash Shell
17 95 (18.27%) Ruby
17 95 (18.27%) Oracle
18 93 (17.88%) Finance
19 91 (17.50%) CEH
20 87 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
21 84 (16.15%) JavaScript
22 81 (15.58%) CISM
23 80 (15.38%) WebLogic
23 80 (15.38%) SDLC
24 77 (14.81%) ITIL
24 77 (14.81%) WebSphere
25 76 (14.62%) Git (software)

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 80 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 77 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 61 (11.73%) OpenStack
4 60 (11.54%) CloudStack
4 60 (11.54%) JBoss
5 52 (10.00%) Apache
6 35 (6.73%) Tomcat
7 29 (5.58%) IIS
8 23 (4.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 22 (4.23%) CMS
9 22 (4.23%) Umbraco
10 19 (3.65%) nginx
11 12 (2.31%) SharePoint
12 11 (2.12%) Apache Solr
12 11 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (1.73%) Commerce Server
14 8 (1.54%) EPiServer CMS
15 4 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.77%) SAS
15 4 (0.77%) Tornado
Applications
1 25 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.38%) InDesign
2 2 (0.38%) MS Office
2 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.58%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.38%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 74 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.50%) Office 365
4 11 (2.12%) SaaS
5 9 (1.73%) GitHub
6 6 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.38%) Heroku
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.19%) Datadog
9 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 124 (23.85%) Firewall
2 41 (7.88%) HTTP
3 40 (7.69%) Network Security
4 34 (6.54%) Internet
5 31 (5.96%) TCP/IP
6 24 (4.62%) SSL
7 23 (4.42%) Wireless
8 21 (4.04%) DNS
9 12 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (2.12%) HTTPS
11 9 (1.73%) LAN
11 9 (1.73%) SSH
11 9 (1.73%) WAN
12 8 (1.54%) Intranet
13 6 (1.15%) IPsec
14 4 (0.77%) SAN
15 3 (0.58%) VPN
16 2 (0.38%) MPLS
16 2 (0.38%) VLAN
17 1 (0.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.12%) MySQL
2 51 (9.81%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.88%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.31%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.54%) OLAP
9 8 (1.54%) OLTP
10 7 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.77%) DB2
12 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.19%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.19%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 76 (14.62%) Git (software)
2 48 (9.23%) Jenkins
3 29 (5.58%) Subversion
4 27 (5.19%) Maven
5 24 (4.62%) JIRA
5 24 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (4.42%) Metasploit
6 23 (4.42%) TeamCity
7 20 (3.85%) Burp Suite
8 17 (3.27%) Visual Studio
9 15 (2.88%) Cucumber
10 14 (2.69%) JMeter
11 12 (2.31%) Selenium
12 11 (2.12%) Gatling
12 11 (2.12%) SpecFlow
13 8 (1.54%) NuGet
14 5 (0.96%) Appium
14 5 (0.96%) Grunt
14 5 (0.96%) Mockito
14 5 (0.96%) SonarQube
General
1 93 (17.88%) Finance
2 58 (11.15%) Retail
3 51 (9.81%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.46%) Banking
4 18 (3.46%) Marketing
5 8 (1.54%) Law
6 7 (1.35%) Legal
7 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.77%) Back Office
8 4 (0.77%) Electronics
8 4 (0.77%) French Language
8 4 (0.77%) German Language
8 4 (0.77%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (0.77%) Publishing
8 4 (0.77%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 106 (20.38%) Analyst
2 97 (18.65%) Security Analyst
3 78 (15.00%) Developer
4 64 (12.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 53 (10.19%) Tester
6 47 (9.04%) Architect
7 46 (8.85%) Penetration Tester
8 34 (6.54%) Security Manager
9 31 (5.96%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (5.77%) Information Analyst
10 30 (5.77%) Information Security Analyst
11 29 (5.58%) Security Specialist
11 29 (5.58%) Senior Analyst
12 28 (5.38%) Security Engineer
12 28 (5.38%) Senior Security Analyst
13 27 (5.19%) Consultant
13 27 (5.19%) Senior Developer
14 26 (5.00%) Java Developer
15 24 (4.62%) Security Consultant
16 22 (4.23%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (22.50%) .NET
2 74 (14.23%) Web Services
3 70 (13.46%) HTML
4 51 (9.81%) CSS
5 45 (8.65%) LAMP
6 41 (7.88%) XML
7 39 (7.50%) HTML5
8 37 (7.12%) ASP.NET
9 36 (6.92%) JSON
10 33 (6.35%) jQuery
11 32 (6.15%) REST
12 28 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (5.38%) CSS3
13 26 (5.00%) .NET Framework
13 26 (5.00%) AngularJS
13 26 (5.00%) J2EE
14 24 (4.62%) Spring
15 22 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (4.23%) Hibernate
15 22 (4.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.27%) Management Information System
2 32 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.96%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.38%) Cryptography
4 28 (5.38%) Embedded Systems
5 27 (5.19%) PKI
6 22 (4.23%) Clustering
7 21 (4.04%) Mobile App
8 19 (3.65%) Data Protection Act
9 18 (3.46%) User Experience
10 15 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (2.69%) W3C
12 12 (2.31%) iPad
13 11 (2.12%) Mainframe
14 10 (1.92%) Cybercrime
14 10 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (1.92%) Data Centre
15 8 (1.54%) BYOD
15 8 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 8 (1.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 185 (35.58%) Linux
2 175 (33.65%) Windows
3 97 (18.65%) Unix
4 25 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (2.88%) Solaris
6 14 (2.69%) Oracle Linux
6 14 (2.69%) Windows Server
7 13 (2.50%) Kali Linux
8 10 (1.92%) Android
9 8 (1.54%) AIX
9 8 (1.54%) CentOS
10 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.15%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.77%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.77%) zOS
13 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (41.92%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (34.04%) Information Security
3 154 (29.62%) Penetration Testing
4 114 (21.92%) Scrum
5 98 (18.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 87 (16.73%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (15.38%) SDLC
8 77 (14.81%) ITIL
9 76 (14.62%) DevOps
10 72 (13.85%) Configuration Management
11 66 (12.69%) Vulnerability Management
12 63 (12.12%) SIEM
13 62 (11.92%) E-Commerce
13 62 (11.92%) TDD
14 61 (11.73%) MVC
15 60 (11.54%) DSDM
15 60 (11.54%) RUP
16 56 (10.77%) Cybersecurity
17 50 (9.62%) Secure Coding
18 46 (8.85%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 158 (30.38%) SQL
2 132 (25.38%) Java
3 131 (25.19%) Python
4 96 (18.46%) Bash Shell
5 95 (18.27%) Ruby
6 84 (16.15%) JavaScript
7 66 (12.69%) Shell Script
8 65 (12.50%) C#
9 45 (8.65%) C
10 44 (8.46%) Perl
11 39 (7.50%) C++
12 36 (6.92%) PHP
13 21 (4.04%) PowerShell
14 19 (3.65%) VB
15 11 (2.12%) Scala
16 10 (1.92%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.35%) Go
17 7 (1.35%) Objective-C
18 6 (1.15%) VB.NET
19 2 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 111 (21.35%) CISSP
2 91 (17.50%) CEH
3 81 (15.58%) CISM
4 65 (12.50%) CISA
5 63 (12.12%) GIAC
6 51 (9.81%) OSCP
7 47 (9.04%) Degree
8 45 (8.65%) Security Cleared
9 41 (7.88%) SANS
10 35 (6.73%) GSEC
11 33 (6.35%) CREST Certified
12 31 (5.96%) GPEN
13 27 (5.19%) ISACA
14 20 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
14 20 (3.85%) Security+ Certification
15 19 (3.65%) DV Cleared
16 11 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (2.12%) SSCP
17 10 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (22.31%) PCI DSS
2 111 (21.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (6.15%) COBIT
4 18 (3.46%) QA
5 8 (1.54%) SLA
6 6 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.77%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.19%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.19%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.19%) RMADS
9 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 71 (13.65%) vSphere
2 60 (11.54%) Xen
2 60 (11.54%) XenServer
3 12 (2.31%) Docker
4 11 (2.12%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.96%) OpenSSH
5 5 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.77%) Samba
7 2 (0.38%) NFS
7 2 (0.38%) Varnish
8 1 (0.19%) Snort
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 70 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
1 70 (13.46%) Puppet
2 67 (12.88%) Nessus
3 60 (11.54%) Cobbler
3 60 (11.54%) Tivoli
4 51 (9.81%) Nmap
5 31 (5.96%) Ansible
5 31 (5.96%) OpenVAS
6 23 (4.42%) Salt
7 22 (4.23%) Terraform
8 11 (2.12%) HP Fortify
8 11 (2.12%) vMotion
9 7 (1.35%) Graphite
9 7 (1.35%) Nagios
10 6 (1.15%) Kibana
10 6 (1.15%) logstash
11 5 (0.96%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.77%) Core Impact
13 3 (0.58%) TeamSite
14 2 (0.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 117 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 95 (18.27%) Oracle
3 60 (11.54%) EnterpriseDB
4 39 (7.50%) Qualys
5 28 (5.38%) Coverity
6 26 (5.00%) Cisco
7 25 (4.81%) Red Hat
8 18 (3.46%) SAP
8 18 (3.46%) Splunk
9 16 (3.08%) VMware
10 14 (2.69%) Sun
11 11 (2.12%) CA
11 11 (2.12%) IBM
11 11 (2.12%) Juniper
12 9 (1.73%) EPiServer
13 6 (1.15%) Forcepoint
13 6 (1.15%) Fortinet
13 6 (1.15%) Nokia
13 6 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.15%) Symantec
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Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
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onezeero.
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
SKYSCAPE Cloud Services
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool, UK
QVC
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
UK
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: competitive
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