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

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
UK
Rank 640 744 857
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +113
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 209 195 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.20% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.22% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 166 147 71
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -22.72%

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
74379 87644 90527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.14% 87.68% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61268 72885 74721
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +98 204 £60,000 +20.00% 25
London +74 96 £60,000 +9.09% 10
South East +68 39 £60,000 +26.31% 4
West Midlands +14 19 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South West +21 15 £60,000 -14.28% 5
Hampshire - 15 £60,000 - 1
Yorkshire +23 12 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East of England +30 11 £57,500 -9.09% 3
Kent +17 10 £60,000 +23.07%
Southampton - 10 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 10 £60,000 -
North West -24 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Bristol +8 8 £57,250 -18.21% 5
City of London +12 7 £67,500 +14.89%
Manchester -27 7 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Berkshire +55 6 £65,000 +10.63% 2
West Yorkshire +21 6 £50,000 +17.64%
Leeds +15 6 £50,000 +17.64%
Bournemouth - 6 £60,000 -
Eastbourne - 6 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £40,000 -
Dorset - 6 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 6 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire +18 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Suffolk +7 5 £57,500 +23.65%
East Midlands +5 5 £53,000 -18.46%
Solihull - 5 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 5 £33,000 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire -8 4 £53,000 -21.48%

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 219 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (33.27%) SQL
3 162 (32.66%) Windows
4 155 (31.25%) Information Security
5 150 (30.24%) Linux
6 128 (25.81%) Penetration Testing
7 127 (25.60%) PCI DSS
8 118 (23.79%) Java
9 117 (23.59%) Firewall
10 116 (23.39%) Scrum
11 110 (22.18%) .NET
12 108 (21.77%) Python
13 104 (20.97%) Microsoft
14 102 (20.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 99 (19.96%) Finance
15 99 (19.96%) CISSP
16 93 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
17 91 (18.35%) JavaScript
18 88 (17.74%) Ruby
19 85 (17.14%) Oracle
19 85 (17.14%) Unix
20 84 (16.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 84 (16.94%) DevOps
21 78 (15.73%) CEH
21 78 (15.73%) C#
22 77 (15.52%) Bash Shell
23 75 (15.12%) Git (software)
24 74 (14.92%) WebSphere
24 74 (14.92%) HTML
24 74 (14.92%) Configuration Management

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 74 (14.92%) WebSphere
2 67 (13.51%) WebLogic
3 55 (11.09%) OpenStack
4 51 (10.28%) CloudStack
5 50 (10.08%) JBoss
6 38 (7.66%) Apache
7 36 (7.26%) IIS
8 31 (6.25%) Tomcat
8 31 (6.25%) Umbraco
9 28 (5.65%) CMS
10 21 (4.23%) WebSphere Application Server
11 16 (3.23%) Commerce Server
11 16 (3.23%) SharePoint
12 15 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (2.22%) Apache Solr
14 9 (1.81%) EPiServer CMS
14 9 (1.81%) nginx
15 5 (1.01%) Confluence
16 4 (0.81%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.60%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.40%) InDesign
3 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.60%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.40%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 65 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.83%) Office 365
4 14 (2.82%) GitHub
5 9 (1.81%) SaaS
6 4 (0.81%) Datadog
7 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.40%) Akamai
8 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.40%) Fastly
8 2 (0.40%) Heroku
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (23.59%) Firewall
2 44 (8.87%) Network Security
3 35 (7.06%) HTTP
4 29 (5.85%) Internet
5 27 (5.44%) TCP/IP
6 18 (3.63%) SSL
6 18 (3.63%) Wireless
7 15 (3.02%) DNS
7 15 (3.02%) SSH
8 13 (2.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (2.22%) LAN
9 11 (2.22%) WAN
10 9 (1.81%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.41%) Intranet
12 6 (1.21%) IPsec
12 6 (1.21%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.81%) SAN
14 3 (0.60%) SMTP
14 3 (0.60%) VLAN
14 3 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.07%) MySQL
3 28 (5.65%) Relational Database
4 26 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (3.43%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.02%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.21%) OLAP
9 6 (1.21%) OLTP
9 6 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.81%) DB2
10 4 (0.81%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.60%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.40%) Flink
12 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.40%) ZAP BI
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 75 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 68 (13.71%) Jenkins
3 33 (6.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (6.25%) JIRA
5 30 (6.05%) Maven
6 28 (5.65%) Subversion
7 27 (5.44%) Visual Studio
8 24 (4.84%) TeamCity
9 23 (4.64%) Cucumber
10 19 (3.83%) Burp Suite
11 18 (3.63%) Metasploit
12 17 (3.43%) JMeter
13 16 (3.23%) SpecFlow
14 12 (2.42%) Selenium
15 11 (2.22%) Gatling
16 9 (1.81%) NuGet
17 7 (1.41%) Fiddler
17 7 (1.41%) SoapUI
18 6 (1.21%) Mercurial
18 6 (1.21%) Paros
General
1 99 (19.96%) Finance
2 68 (13.71%) Retail
3 36 (7.26%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.84%) Banking
5 22 (4.44%) Marketing
6 15 (3.02%) Legal
7 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.21%) Law
9 5 (1.01%) Electronics
10 4 (0.81%) French Language
10 4 (0.81%) German Language
10 4 (0.81%) Portuguese Language
10 4 (0.81%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.40%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (20.16%) Analyst
2 91 (18.35%) Developer
2 91 (18.35%) Security Analyst
3 64 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 42 (8.47%) Tester
5 33 (6.65%) Architect
6 32 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 31 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
7 31 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 31 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 28 (5.65%) Principal Security Analyst
9 27 (5.44%) Security Engineer
9 27 (5.44%) Senior Security Analyst
10 26 (5.24%) Security Manager
10 26 (5.24%) Security Specialist
11 25 (5.04%) Consultant
12 23 (4.64%) IT Analyst
12 23 (4.64%) IT Security Analyst
13 22 (4.44%) Security Consultant
14 21 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (22.18%) .NET
2 74 (14.92%) HTML
3 70 (14.11%) Web Services
4 58 (11.69%) CSS
5 47 (9.48%) ASP.NET
5 47 (9.48%) HTML5
6 46 (9.27%) JSON
6 46 (9.27%) REST
7 42 (8.47%) jQuery
8 39 (7.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 36 (7.26%) .NET Framework
10 35 (7.06%) CSS3
11 29 (5.85%) Entity Framework
12 28 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (5.65%) XML
13 27 (5.44%) AngularJS
13 27 (5.44%) WCF
14 25 (5.04%) LAMP
15 23 (4.64%) Spring
16 21 (4.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (13.31%) Management Information System
2 33 (6.65%) Cryptography
3 32 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.65%) PKI
5 25 (5.04%) Clustering
6 22 (4.44%) User Experience
7 21 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (4.03%) W3C
9 18 (3.63%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
11 14 (2.82%) Data Centre
12 12 (2.42%) Mobile App
13 11 (2.22%) Mainframe
14 10 (2.02%) iPad
15 8 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 8 (1.61%) Fintech
15 8 (1.61%) Physics
15 8 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 162 (32.66%) Windows
2 150 (30.24%) Linux
3 85 (17.14%) Unix
4 27 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (3.63%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.82%) Kali Linux
7 10 (2.02%) Android
8 9 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (1.81%) Solaris
9 7 (1.41%) AIX
10 6 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.81%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.81%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.81%) zOS
12 3 (0.60%) CentOS
12 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.40%) Debian
13 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (31.25%) Information Security
3 128 (25.81%) Penetration Testing
4 116 (23.39%) Scrum
5 93 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 84 (16.94%) DevOps
6 84 (16.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 74 (14.92%) Configuration Management
8 73 (14.72%) ITIL
9 70 (14.11%) MVC
9 70 (14.11%) TDD
10 68 (13.71%) SIEM
11 64 (12.90%) E-Commerce
12 60 (12.10%) SDLC
13 51 (10.28%) Cybersecurity
13 51 (10.28%) DSDM
13 51 (10.28%) RUP
14 48 (9.68%) Security Testing
15 47 (9.48%) Secure Coding
15 47 (9.48%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (33.27%) SQL
2 118 (23.79%) Java
3 108 (21.77%) Python
4 91 (18.35%) JavaScript
5 88 (17.74%) Ruby
6 78 (15.73%) C#
7 77 (15.52%) Bash Shell
8 57 (11.49%) Shell Script
9 29 (5.85%) C
10 26 (5.24%) C++
11 24 (4.84%) Perl
12 22 (4.44%) PHP
13 18 (3.63%) PowerShell
14 16 (3.23%) VB
15 12 (2.42%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.81%) Scala
17 7 (1.41%) Go
17 7 (1.41%) Objective-C
18 5 (1.01%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 99 (19.96%) CISSP
2 78 (15.73%) CEH
3 71 (14.31%) CISM
4 65 (13.10%) CISA
5 60 (12.10%) GIAC
6 50 (10.08%) Degree
7 38 (7.66%) OSCP
8 37 (7.46%) SANS
9 35 (7.06%) GSEC
10 30 (6.05%) Security Cleared
11 27 (5.44%) ISACA
12 22 (4.44%) CREST Certified
13 18 (3.63%) CompTIA Security+
13 18 (3.63%) GPEN
13 18 (3.63%) Security+ Certification
14 12 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (2.02%) SSCP
16 9 (1.81%) ISEB
17 8 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (25.60%) PCI DSS
2 102 (20.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (4.23%) COBIT
4 12 (2.42%) QA
5 8 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.61%) SLA
6 6 (1.21%) ISO27002
7 5 (1.01%) GDPR
8 4 (0.81%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.20%) FISMA
10 1 (0.20%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.20%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.20%) RMADS
10 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 62 (12.50%) vSphere
2 51 (10.28%) Xen
2 51 (10.28%) XenServer
3 18 (3.63%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.63%) Docker
4 10 (2.02%) OpenSSH
4 10 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.81%) Samba
6 2 (0.40%) Varnish
7 1 (0.20%) NFS
7 1 (0.20%) Snort
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 66 (13.31%) Opscode Chef
1 66 (13.31%) Puppet
2 51 (10.28%) Cobbler
2 51 (10.28%) Tivoli
3 49 (9.88%) Nessus
4 38 (7.66%) Nmap
5 37 (7.46%) Ansible
6 26 (5.24%) Salt
7 24 (4.84%) Terraform
8 18 (3.63%) OpenVAS
9 17 (3.43%) Nagios
10 12 (2.42%) Graphite
11 11 (2.22%) Kibana
11 11 (2.22%) logstash
11 11 (2.22%) vMotion
12 10 (2.02%) HP Fortify
13 5 (1.01%) Kubernetes
14 4 (0.81%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 4 (0.81%) Core Impact
15 3 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 104 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 85 (17.14%) Oracle
3 51 (10.28%) EnterpriseDB
4 30 (6.05%) Red Hat
5 24 (4.84%) Qualys
5 24 (4.84%) Splunk
6 23 (4.64%) SAP
7 22 (4.44%) Cisco
7 22 (4.44%) VMware
8 20 (4.03%) IBM
9 18 (3.63%) Coverity
10 11 (2.22%) AppDynamics
10 11 (2.22%) Sun
11 10 (2.02%) EPiServer
12 7 (1.41%) Juniper
13 6 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.01%) New Relic
15 4 (0.81%) ArcSight
15 4 (0.81%) Dell KACE
15 4 (0.81%) Nokia
London
Adeptis Group
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cloudscope
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10-15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Excellent !
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Savant Recruitment
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Aquila Heywood
Posted: 17 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
UK
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
East London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 17 days ago