Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 308 391
Rank change year-on-year +3 +83 +69
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 17 42 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.40% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 17 36 14
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -13.79% +7.41%
10th Percentile £53,750 £40,000 £47,875
90th Percentile £100,000 £75,625 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.04% -9.26%

OWASP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9247 10392 15168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.08% 89.44% 89.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8347 9474 13149
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OWASP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in the City of London

OWASP
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP in the City of London.

Salary trend for OWASP in the City of London

OWASP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OWASP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 9 (52.94%) Finance
1 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) Unix
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 7 (41.18%) Ruby
4 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
4 6 (35.29%) Security Architecture
4 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (35.29%) Information Security
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) C++
5 5 (29.41%) MySQL
5 5 (29.41%) Apache
5 5 (29.41%) LAMP
5 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) AppScan
6 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
6 4 (23.53%) Android

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) CloudStack
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) JBoss
2 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
2 4 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) AppScan
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
2 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
3 3 (17.65%) Burp Suite
3 3 (17.65%) Metasploit
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.88%) Grunt
4 1 (5.88%) gulp
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
2 3 (17.65%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Lead Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Application Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) LAMP
3 4 (23.53%) J2EE
3 4 (23.53%) OAuth
3 4 (23.53%) OAuth2
3 4 (23.53%) SAML
4 3 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) JSP
5 2 (11.76%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) XSL
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) Laravel
6 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
1 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Unix
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Android
3 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security
2 6 (35.29%) Security Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Auto-Scaling
4 4 (23.53%) Build Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (23.53%) DSDM
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Mobile Development
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (23.53%) RUP
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Presales
5 3 (17.65%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) Ruby
3 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 3 (17.65%) C
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
7 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
7 2 (11.76%) VB
7 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.88%) PHP
8 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CHECK Team Leader
1 3 (17.65%) CISM
1 3 (17.65%) CREST Certified
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
1 3 (17.65%) GPEN
1 3 (17.65%) GXPN
1 3 (17.65%) Master's Degree
1 3 (17.65%) OSCE
1 3 (17.65%) OSCP
1 3 (17.65%) SANS
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 3 (17.65%) BS25999
2 3 (17.65%) COBIT
2 3 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) vSphere
1 4 (23.53%) Xen
1 4 (23.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
1 4 (23.53%) Cobbler
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Salt
1 4 (23.53%) Terraform
1 4 (23.53%) Tivoli
2 3 (17.65%) Nessus
2 3 (17.65%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Apple
2 4 (23.53%) EnterpriseDB
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Xamarin