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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 628 776 873
Rank change year-on-year
+148 +97
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 285 191 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.17% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 266 159 94
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,900 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%

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
83876 95652 97563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.52% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69767 79052 78125
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 £30,500
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +156 279 £55,000 +4.76% 31
London +84 104 £65,000 +18.18% 13
South East +75 67 £55,000 +4.76% 9
South West +18 28 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East of England +24 23 £75,000 +138.09% 1
North West +8 21 £42,500 +32.81% 2
City of London +60 20 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Oxfordshire +17 20 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Manchester +9 20 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Yorkshire +43 17 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Berkshire +43 15 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Cambridgeshire +26 14 £80,000 -
Cambridge +20 14 £80,000 -
Leeds +41 13 £42,500 +30.76% 1
West Yorkshire +29 13 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Hampshire +20 13 £60,000 +14.28%
Wiltshire +13 13 £55,000 -
East Sussex - 10 £62,750 -
East Midlands +12 9 £50,000 +35.13% 1
West Midlands -25 8 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Cornwall - 8 £50,000 -
Camborne - 8 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +19 7 £47,500 +53.22% 1
Bristol +8 7 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Lincoln - 7 £50,000 -
Reading - 7 £90,000 -
Lincolnshire - 7 £50,000 -
Surrey +30 5 £42,500 -41.37%
Warwickshire - 5 £37,500 -
Watford - 5 £47,500 -

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 255 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (36.06%) Linux
3 183 (32.50%) Windows
4 182 (32.33%) Information Security
5 181 (32.15%) SQL
6 174 (30.91%) Penetration Testing
7 162 (28.77%) Java
8 149 (26.47%) Python
9 146 (25.93%) .NET
10 132 (23.45%) Microsoft
11 131 (23.27%) Scrum
12 130 (23.09%) Firewall
13 125 (22.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 124 (22.02%) Unix
15 122 (21.67%) Oracle
16 117 (20.78%) Bash Shell
17 115 (20.43%) PCI DSS
18 114 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
19 113 (20.07%) CEH
20 112 (19.89%) CISSP
21 111 (19.72%) Ruby
22 103 (18.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 101 (17.94%) DevOps
24 98 (17.41%) WebLogic
25 92 (16.34%) ITIL
26 90 (15.99%) Finance
26 90 (15.99%) WebSphere
27 88 (15.63%) Security Testing
28 87 (15.45%) Git (software)
29 85 (15.10%) Amazon AWS

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 98 (17.41%) WebLogic
2 90 (15.99%) WebSphere
3 77 (13.68%) JBoss
3 77 (13.68%) OpenStack
4 76 (13.50%) CloudStack
5 66 (11.72%) Apache
6 39 (6.93%) Tomcat
7 26 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 23 (4.09%) nginx
9 21 (3.73%) SharePoint
10 14 (2.49%) IIS
11 13 (2.31%) Umbraco
12 10 (1.78%) MS Exchange
13 8 (1.42%) CMS
14 6 (1.07%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.71%) Drupal
16 4 (0.71%) SAS
16 4 (0.71%) Tornado
16 4 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.53%) MS Office
2 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.36%) InDesign
3 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.36%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 85 (15.10%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (4.44%) SaaS
3 10 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.60%) IaaS
4 9 (1.60%) PaaS
5 8 (1.42%) GitHub
6 3 (0.53%) Office 365
7 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.18%) Force.com
8 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 130 (23.09%) Firewall
2 50 (8.88%) HTTP
3 47 (8.35%) Internet
4 44 (7.82%) TCP/IP
5 38 (6.75%) Network Security
6 31 (5.51%) DNS
7 24 (4.26%) Wireless
8 22 (3.91%) SSL
9 15 (2.66%) LAN
10 12 (2.13%) HTTPS
11 8 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (1.24%) WAN
13 5 (0.89%) Intranet
13 5 (0.89%) IPsec
14 4 (0.71%) SAN
15 2 (0.36%) MPLS
15 2 (0.36%) VLAN
15 2 (0.36%) VPN
16 1 (0.18%) SSH
16 1 (0.18%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (12.61%) MySQL
2 46 (8.17%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.66%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.42%) OLAP
8 8 (1.42%) OLTP
8 8 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.07%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.71%) DB2
11 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 87 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 62 (11.01%) Jenkins
3 46 (8.17%) Subversion
4 31 (5.51%) Burp Suite
5 29 (5.15%) TeamCity
6 27 (4.80%) Selenium
7 25 (4.44%) Metasploit
8 24 (4.26%) JIRA
9 18 (3.20%) Maven
10 13 (2.31%) Cucumber
10 13 (2.31%) JMeter
10 13 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (1.95%) Hudson
12 9 (1.60%) JUnit
12 9 (1.60%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.24%) ReSharper
13 7 (1.24%) Spock
14 6 (1.07%) Appium
14 6 (1.07%) SonarQube
14 6 (1.07%) SpecFlow
General
1 90 (15.99%) Finance
2 54 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 36 (6.39%) Retail
4 14 (2.49%) Marketing
5 10 (1.78%) Legal
6 9 (1.60%) Law
7 8 (1.42%) Banking
8 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.71%) Back Office
9 4 (0.71%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (0.71%) Electronics
9 4 (0.71%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) French Language
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) German Language
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 104 (18.47%) Analyst
2 93 (16.52%) Security Analyst
3 85 (15.10%) Architect
4 83 (14.74%) Developer
5 79 (14.03%) Tester
6 76 (13.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 69 (12.26%) Penetration Tester
8 40 (7.10%) Security Specialist
9 38 (6.75%) Information Analyst
9 38 (6.75%) Information Security Analyst
9 38 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
10 36 (6.39%) Security Architect
11 32 (5.68%) Senior Developer
12 30 (5.33%) Consultant
13 29 (5.15%) Security Tester
14 27 (4.80%) Security Consultant
15 26 (4.62%) Java Developer
15 26 (4.62%) Security Engineer
16 24 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
17 23 (4.09%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (25.93%) .NET
2 82 (14.56%) HTML
3 69 (12.26%) Web Services
4 59 (10.48%) LAMP
5 57 (10.12%) CSS
6 54 (9.59%) XML
7 51 (9.06%) HTML5
8 49 (8.70%) ASP.NET
9 39 (6.93%) jQuery
10 37 (6.57%) AngularJS
11 35 (6.22%) J2EE
11 35 (6.22%) JSON
11 35 (6.22%) REST
12 32 (5.68%) CSS3
13 27 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (4.26%) Spring
15 22 (3.91%) LEMP Stack
15 22 (3.91%) RESTful
16 21 (3.73%) Node.js
17 20 (3.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.26%) Management Information System
2 50 (8.88%) Mobile App
3 34 (6.04%) Embedded Systems
4 30 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.09%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.55%) Data Protection Act
7 19 (3.37%) Clustering
8 16 (2.84%) PKI
9 15 (2.66%) Cryptography
10 13 (2.31%) Fintech
11 10 (1.78%) BYOD
11 10 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (1.78%) iPad
12 8 (1.42%) Cybercrime
13 7 (1.24%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.24%) User Experience
14 6 (1.07%) Statistics
15 5 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 4 (0.71%) Data Centre
16 4 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 203 (36.06%) Linux
2 183 (32.50%) Windows
3 124 (22.02%) Unix
4 28 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (4.80%) Android
6 24 (4.26%) Apple iOS
7 22 (3.91%) Solaris
8 20 (3.55%) Oracle Linux
9 13 (2.31%) Kali Linux
9 13 (2.31%) Windows Server
10 8 (1.42%) CentOS
11 5 (0.89%) AIX
12 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.71%) zOS
13 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.36%) Debian
15 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (32.33%) Information Security
3 174 (30.91%) Penetration Testing
4 131 (23.27%) Scrum
5 114 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (18.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 101 (17.94%) DevOps
8 92 (16.34%) ITIL
9 88 (15.63%) Security Testing
10 82 (14.56%) Configuration Management
11 81 (14.39%) SDLC
12 76 (13.50%) DSDM
12 76 (13.50%) RUP
13 59 (10.48%) Secure Coding
13 59 (10.48%) Vulnerability Management
14 58 (10.30%) TDD
15 56 (9.95%) MVC
15 56 (9.95%) Risk Management
16 47 (8.35%) Cybersecurity
16 47 (8.35%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 181 (32.15%) SQL
2 162 (28.77%) Java
3 149 (26.47%) Python
4 117 (20.78%) Bash Shell
5 111 (19.72%) Ruby
6 81 (14.39%) Shell Script
7 74 (13.14%) JavaScript
8 66 (11.72%) C#
9 56 (9.95%) PHP
10 55 (9.77%) Perl
11 54 (9.59%) C
12 46 (8.17%) C++
13 26 (4.62%) Objective-C
13 26 (4.62%) PowerShell
14 17 (3.02%) Apple Swift
14 17 (3.02%) T-SQL
15 16 (2.84%) VB
16 12 (2.13%) Scala
17 9 (1.60%) Go
18 7 (1.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 113 (20.07%) CEH
2 112 (19.89%) CISSP
3 79 (14.03%) CISM
4 65 (11.55%) Degree
5 63 (11.19%) OSCP
6 58 (10.30%) GIAC
7 57 (10.12%) SANS
8 48 (8.53%) Security Cleared
9 46 (8.17%) CISA
10 42 (7.46%) CREST Certified
11 32 (5.68%) GPEN
12 27 (4.80%) DV Cleared
13 21 (3.73%) GSEC
14 13 (2.31%) ISACA
15 10 (1.78%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (1.78%) Security+ Certification
16 8 (1.42%) CRISC
16 8 (1.42%) ISEB
16 8 (1.42%) SC Cleared
17 7 (1.24%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (22.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (20.43%) PCI DSS
3 28 (4.97%) COBIT
4 24 (4.26%) QA
5 6 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.71%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.36%) SLA
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.18%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.18%) RMADS
8 1 (0.18%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 78 (13.85%) vSphere
2 76 (13.50%) Xen
2 76 (13.50%) XenServer
3 18 (3.20%) Active Directory
4 13 (2.31%) Docker
5 9 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.89%) Varnish
7 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.36%) NFS
9 1 (0.18%) Samba
9 1 (0.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 82 (14.56%) Opscode Chef
1 82 (14.56%) Puppet
2 79 (14.03%) Nessus
3 76 (13.50%) Cobbler
3 76 (13.50%) Tivoli
4 55 (9.77%) Nmap
5 37 (6.57%) OpenVAS
6 29 (5.15%) Ansible
7 26 (4.62%) HP Fortify
7 26 (4.62%) Terraform
8 22 (3.91%) Salt
9 10 (1.78%) AirWatch
10 7 (1.24%) WebInspect
11 3 (0.53%) TeamSite
12 2 (0.36%) vMotion
13 1 (0.18%) Core Impact
13 1 (0.18%) cPanel
13 1 (0.18%) Graphite
13 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 132 (23.45%) Microsoft
2 122 (21.67%) Oracle
3 76 (13.50%) EnterpriseDB
4 49 (8.70%) Qualys
5 34 (6.04%) Coverity
6 27 (4.80%) Red Hat
7 20 (3.55%) Juniper
7 20 (3.55%) Sun
8 17 (3.02%) Cisco
9 16 (2.84%) CA
10 13 (2.31%) SAP
11 12 (2.13%) HP
12 10 (1.78%) Forcepoint
12 10 (1.78%) Fortinet
12 10 (1.78%) Nokia
12 10 (1.78%) Sourcefire
12 10 (1.78%) Symantec
12 10 (1.78%) Varonis
13 8 (1.42%) Veracode
14 7 (1.24%) Splunk
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 75,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + 2500 benifits - Flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus,Pension, Life, 25 days hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
UK
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Salary: + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
East Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £65,000 per annum + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 17 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + up to 10% six monthly bonus + bene
Posted: 17 days ago