Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 664 765
Rank change year-on-year +59 +101 +83
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 230 193 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 195 173 116
London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +15.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £80,000 £78,125
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69206 68595 79293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.60% 90.64% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 53267 59094 66809
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in London

OWASP
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for OWASP in London

OWASP
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for OWASP in London

OWASP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -13 24 £67,500 +8.00% 6
East London 0 7 £55,000 -46.34% 1
West London +12 6 £60,000 +14.29%
North London - 1 £72,500 -
South London - 1 £90,000 -
OWASP
England

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 London region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 88 (38.26%) Java
2 83 (36.09%) Information Security
2 83 (36.09%) Penetration Testing
3 82 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (33.04%) Finance
4 76 (33.04%) Python
5 75 (32.61%) JavaScript
6 65 (28.26%) Open Source
7 64 (27.83%) C#
8 62 (26.96%) Amazon AWS
9 58 (25.22%) DevOps
10 57 (24.78%) Firewall
11 51 (22.17%) Security Testing
12 50 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 49 (21.30%) Cybersecurity
14 47 (20.43%) Jenkins
15 46 (20.00%) HTML
16 45 (19.57%) Microsoft
17 44 (19.13%) .NET
18 43 (18.70%) CISSP
19 42 (18.26%) SQL
19 42 (18.26%) Opscode Chef
19 42 (18.26%) Security Architecture
19 42 (18.26%) Puppet
20 41 (17.83%) Git (software)
20 41 (17.83%) Ansible
20 41 (17.83%) Windows
21 37 (16.09%) Linux
21 37 (16.09%) Shell Script
21 37 (16.09%) WebSphere

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 37 (16.09%) WebSphere
2 26 (11.30%) Tomcat
3 24 (10.43%) nginx
4 20 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (4.35%) IIS
6 9 (3.91%) Apache
7 7 (3.04%) CloudStack
7 7 (3.04%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.61%) JBoss
8 6 (2.61%) Umbraco
8 6 (2.61%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.17%) CMS
10 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.43%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.43%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 62 (26.96%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (11.30%) npm
3 21 (9.13%) PaaS
4 16 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (4.35%) SaaS
6 5 (2.17%) GitHub
7 4 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.74%) Office 365
8 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.87%) Heroku
8 2 (0.87%) IaaS
9 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (24.78%) Firewall
2 33 (14.35%) Network Security
3 21 (9.13%) TCP/IP
4 20 (8.70%) Wireless
5 17 (7.39%) DNS
6 11 (4.78%) DHCP
6 11 (4.78%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (3.91%) Multicast
8 8 (3.48%) Internet
8 8 (3.48%) LDAP
9 5 (2.17%) LAN
9 5 (2.17%) VoIP
9 5 (2.17%) WAN
10 4 (1.74%) tcpdump
10 4 (1.74%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.30%) HTTP
12 2 (0.87%) SSL
13 1 (0.43%) VPN
13 1 (0.43%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.26%) MySQL
3 14 (6.09%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.30%) Big Data
5 3 (1.30%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.87%) DB2
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (20.43%) Jenkins
2 41 (17.83%) Git (software)
3 28 (12.17%) JUnit
4 27 (11.74%) gulp
5 26 (11.30%) Gradle
5 26 (11.30%) Maven
6 20 (8.70%) CircleCI
6 20 (8.70%) IBM UrbanCode
6 20 (8.70%) TeamCity
6 20 (8.70%) Travis CI
7 19 (8.26%) Burp Suite
7 19 (8.26%) Jasmine
8 17 (7.39%) AppScan
9 13 (5.65%) Metasploit
9 13 (5.65%) Subversion
10 12 (5.22%) Paros
11 10 (4.35%) Visual Studio
12 9 (3.91%) Cucumber
13 8 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.61%) Selenium
General
1 76 (33.04%) Finance
2 23 (10.00%) Retail
3 11 (4.78%) Legal
3 11 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.48%) Banking
5 5 (2.17%) Automotive
5 5 (2.17%) Billing
5 5 (2.17%) Games
6 4 (1.74%) Back Office
7 3 (1.30%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Electronics
8 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (13.91%) Developer
2 31 (13.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (13.48%) Penetration Tester
2 31 (13.48%) Tester
3 28 (12.17%) Consultant
4 27 (11.74%) Security Manager
5 23 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 17 (7.39%) Application Security Specialist
6 17 (7.39%) Applications Specialist
6 17 (7.39%) Security Specialist
7 16 (6.96%) Analyst
8 14 (6.09%) Information Analyst
8 14 (6.09%) Information Security Analyst
8 14 (6.09%) Security Analyst
9 13 (5.65%) Architect
10 12 (5.22%) Security Architect
11 11 (4.78%) Information Security Consultant
12 10 (4.35%) Digital Transformation
12 10 (4.35%) Security Engineer
12 10 (4.35%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.00%) HTML
2 44 (19.13%) .NET
3 34 (14.78%) CSS
4 21 (9.13%) AngularJS
5 20 (8.70%) XML
6 19 (8.26%) HTML5
7 17 (7.39%) REST
8 15 (6.52%) CSS3
9 12 (5.22%) ASP.NET
9 12 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (5.22%) jQuery
9 12 (5.22%) OAuth
10 11 (4.78%) Node.js
10 11 (4.78%) Sass
11 10 (4.35%) .NET Framework
11 10 (4.35%) CGI
11 10 (4.35%) OAuth2
11 10 (4.35%) React
12 9 (3.91%) JSON
12 9 (3.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.22%) Mobile App
2 20 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.26%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.35%) BYOD
4 10 (4.35%) Cyber Attack
5 9 (3.91%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.48%) Fintech
6 8 (3.48%) FMCG
7 7 (3.04%) Cyber Defence
7 7 (3.04%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.17%) iPad
10 4 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.74%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.87%) User Experience
12 2 (0.87%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.83%) Windows
2 37 (16.09%) Linux
3 34 (14.78%) Android
3 34 (14.78%) Apple iOS
4 25 (10.87%) Unix
5 10 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.91%) Windows Server
7 8 (3.48%) Kali Linux
8 7 (3.04%) CentOS
9 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.43%) KNOPPIX
12 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (36.09%) Information Security
1 83 (36.09%) Penetration Testing
2 82 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (28.26%) Open Source
4 58 (25.22%) DevOps
5 51 (22.17%) Security Testing
6 49 (21.30%) Cybersecurity
7 42 (18.26%) Security Architecture
8 37 (16.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 31 (13.48%) Scrum
10 26 (11.30%) Software Delivery
11 22 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (9.57%) Social Engineering
11 22 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
13 19 (8.26%) Data Protection
13 19 (8.26%) MVC
14 18 (7.83%) Risk Assessment
15 16 (6.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (38.26%) Java
2 76 (33.04%) Python
3 75 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 64 (27.83%) C#
5 42 (18.26%) SQL
6 37 (16.09%) Shell Script
7 34 (14.78%) C++
8 29 (12.61%) Groovy
8 29 (12.61%) Ruby
9 17 (7.39%) C
9 17 (7.39%) Perl
10 15 (6.52%) Scala
11 11 (4.78%) PHP
12 9 (3.91%) Bash Shell
13 7 (3.04%) PowerShell
13 7 (3.04%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.17%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.17%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.74%) VB
16 3 (1.30%) ES6
Qualifications
1 43 (18.70%) CISSP
2 29 (12.61%) CEH
3 25 (10.87%) CISM
3 25 (10.87%) Degree
4 24 (10.43%) SANS
5 22 (9.57%) CREST Certified
6 20 (8.70%) OSCP
7 15 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (5.65%) CISA
8 13 (5.65%) OSCE
9 12 (5.22%) GPEN
10 7 (3.04%) CHECK Team Leader
10 7 (3.04%) GXPN
11 6 (2.61%) GIAC
11 6 (2.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 5 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (2.17%) GCIH
12 5 (2.17%) GWAPT
13 4 (1.74%) CRISC
13 4 (1.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (13.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 30 (13.04%) PCI DSS
4 19 (8.26%) GDPR
5 9 (3.91%) SAS 70
6 5 (2.17%) COBIT
6 5 (2.17%) QA
7 3 (1.30%) BS25999
7 3 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.43%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.43%) PMO
8 1 (0.43%) PSD2
System Software
1 26 (11.30%) Virtual Machines
2 21 (9.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.04%) Docker
3 7 (3.04%) vSphere
3 7 (3.04%) Xen
3 7 (3.04%) XenServer
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (18.26%) Opscode Chef
1 42 (18.26%) Puppet
2 41 (17.83%) Ansible
3 24 (10.43%) Nessus
4 23 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 15 (6.52%) Nmap
6 14 (6.09%) Cobbler
6 14 (6.09%) Terraform
6 14 (6.09%) Tivoli
7 9 (3.91%) WebInspect
8 5 (2.17%) HP Fortify
9 4 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.74%) Salt
10 3 (1.30%) Core Impact
11 1 (0.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 45 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.83%) Oracle
3 17 (7.39%) IBM
3 17 (7.39%) Red Hat
4 9 (3.91%) Apple
5 8 (3.48%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.61%) EnterpriseDB
6 6 (2.61%) McAfee
6 6 (2.61%) Symantec
7 5 (2.17%) HP
7 5 (2.17%) Qualys
8 2 (0.87%) Forcepoint
8 2 (0.87%) Google
8 2 (0.87%) LogLogic
9 1 (0.43%) Citrix
9 1 (0.43%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.43%) SAP
9 1 (0.43%) Splunk
9 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.43%) VMware