Period
to 21 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 476 596 611
Rank change year-on-year +120 +15 +36
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 222 202 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 162 145 178
London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £44,000 £44,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +6.19% -1.74%

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 47,387 58,116 65,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.29% 92.71% 93.55%
Number of salaries quoted 38,000 46,918 53,939
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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 +70 78 £49,500 -45.75% 20
West London +6 3 £65,000 -22.16% 7
East London +13 2 £79,500 +31.40%
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, IT jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 122 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (41.44%) Finance
3 83 (37.39%) Information Security
4 81 (36.49%) C#
5 75 (33.78%) DevOps
6 70 (31.53%) .NET
7 64 (28.83%) SQL Server
8 63 (28.38%) JavaScript
9 61 (27.48%) Secure Coding
10 58 (26.13%) Microsoft
10 58 (26.13%) AWS
11 56 (25.23%) Cybersecurity
12 55 (24.77%) Azure
13 54 (24.32%) Scrum
13 54 (24.32%) SDLC
14 52 (23.42%) ASP.NET
15 51 (22.97%) REST
16 50 (22.52%) SOAP
16 50 (22.52%) JSON
17 49 (22.07%) XML
18 47 (21.17%) Web Services
18 47 (21.17%) Git (software)
19 45 (20.27%) Penetration Testing
20 44 (19.82%) .NET Framework
20 44 (19.82%) Threat Modelling
21 43 (19.37%) DevSecOps
22 41 (18.47%) Visual Studio
23 36 (16.22%) CISSP
23 36 (16.22%) Firewall
23 36 (16.22%) MVC

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 33 (14.86%) EPiServer
2 13 (5.86%) CMS
3 8 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.15%) IIS
5 4 (1.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.35%) Confluence
7 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 58 (26.13%) AWS
2 55 (24.77%) Azure
3 21 (9.46%) SaaS
4 17 (7.66%) Office 365
5 16 (7.21%) PaaS
6 15 (6.76%) IaaS
7 10 (4.50%) GCP
8 9 (4.05%) Akamai
9 5 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.25%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.25%) Serverless
10 4 (1.80%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (1.80%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.90%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon Cognito
12 1 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.22%) Firewall
2 34 (15.32%) Internet
3 10 (4.50%) HTTP
4 9 (4.05%) PPP
5 8 (3.60%) DNS
5 8 (3.60%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.70%) IPsec
6 6 (2.70%) VPN
7 3 (1.35%) SSL
8 2 (0.90%) Network Security
8 2 (0.90%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.45%) MPLS
9 1 (0.45%) WAN
9 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (28.83%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.95%) Big Data
4 8 (3.60%) MySQL
5 6 (2.70%) Apache Hive
5 6 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.25%) Data Lake
6 5 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.80%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.90%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.45%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.45%) HBase
10 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.45%) Redis
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (21.17%) Git (software)
2 41 (18.47%) Visual Studio
3 18 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.86%) Selenium
5 11 (4.95%) GitLab
6 10 (4.50%) JIRA
7 8 (3.60%) NUnit
8 5 (2.25%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.80%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.80%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.80%) JUnit
9 4 (1.80%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.80%) Metasploit
9 4 (1.80%) Mockito
9 4 (1.80%) Protractor
9 4 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.35%) Snyk
10 3 (1.35%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 92 (41.44%) Finance
2 27 (12.16%) Retail
3 26 (11.71%) Banking
4 12 (5.41%) Legal
5 8 (3.60%) Retail Finance
6 5 (2.25%) Back Office
6 5 (2.25%) Marketing
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (29.73%) Security Engineer
2 63 (28.38%) Developer
3 53 (23.87%) C# Developer
4 49 (22.07%) .NET Developer
4 49 (22.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (15.77%) Applications Engineer
6 27 (12.16%) Senior Developer
7 23 (10.36%) Senior C# Developer
8 20 (9.01%) Senior .NET Developer
8 20 (9.01%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 17 (7.66%) Senior Security Engineer
10 16 (7.21%) Architect
11 15 (6.76%) Penetration Tester
11 15 (6.76%) Tester
12 14 (6.31%) Security Architect
13 12 (5.41%) Analyst
13 12 (5.41%) Security Analyst
14 11 (4.95%) Sales Engineer
15 10 (4.50%) DevSecOps Engineer
16 8 (3.60%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (31.53%) .NET
2 52 (23.42%) ASP.NET
3 51 (22.97%) REST
4 50 (22.52%) JSON
4 50 (22.52%) SOAP
5 49 (22.07%) XML
6 47 (21.17%) Web Services
7 44 (19.82%) .NET Framework
8 34 (15.32%) HTML
9 33 (14.86%) XSLT
10 29 (13.06%) Spring
11 28 (12.61%) CSS
12 15 (6.76%) HTML5
13 14 (6.31%) .NET Core
13 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET Core
14 11 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (4.50%) OAuth
15 10 (4.50%) React
15 10 (4.50%) RESTful
16 9 (4.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 17 (7.66%) Public Cloud
1 17 (7.66%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.60%) PKI
4 6 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.25%) Grid Computing
5 5 (2.25%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (2.25%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.25%) Renewable Energy
5 5 (2.25%) Smart Home
6 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.35%) User Experience
8 2 (0.90%) BYOD
8 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) Social Media
9 1 (0.45%) Bitcoin
9 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.11%) Linux
1 18 (8.11%) Windows
2 14 (6.31%) Windows 10
3 13 (5.86%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.15%) Unix
6 6 (2.70%) Android
6 6 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.70%) Mac OS
7 5 (2.25%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.35%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (37.39%) Information Security
3 75 (33.78%) DevOps
4 61 (27.48%) Secure Coding
5 56 (25.23%) Cybersecurity
6 54 (24.32%) Scrum
6 54 (24.32%) SDLC
7 45 (20.27%) Penetration Testing
8 44 (19.82%) Threat Modelling
9 43 (19.37%) DevSecOps
10 36 (16.22%) MVC
11 35 (15.77%) Fintech
12 34 (15.32%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (15.32%) Security Testing
13 32 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (14.41%) Test Automation
14 31 (13.96%) Microservices
14 31 (13.96%) Vulnerability Management
15 29 (13.06%) User Stories
16 28 (12.61%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 81 (36.49%) C#
2 63 (28.38%) JavaScript
3 34 (15.32%) Java
4 33 (14.86%) XPath
5 31 (13.96%) SQL
6 30 (13.51%) Python
7 22 (9.91%) PowerShell
8 14 (6.31%) Bash Shell
9 12 (5.41%) Go
10 9 (4.05%) C++
10 9 (4.05%) Ruby
11 5 (2.25%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.80%) C
12 4 (1.80%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.35%) Scala
14 2 (0.90%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.90%) Clojure
14 2 (0.90%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (16.22%) CISSP
2 25 (11.26%) CEH
3 22 (9.91%) SANS
4 20 (9.01%) CISM
5 18 (8.11%) CREST Certified
6 16 (7.21%) OSCP
7 13 (5.86%) CISA
8 11 (4.95%) OSCE
9 9 (4.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 9 (4.05%) CCSP
9 9 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (3.15%) CSSLP
10 7 (3.15%) GWAPT
10 7 (3.15%) GXPN
11 6 (2.70%) CEPT
11 6 (2.70%) Degree
11 6 (2.70%) EC-Council LPT
12 5 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (2.25%) OSWP
13 3 (1.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 34 (15.32%) NIST
2 30 (13.51%) QA
3 28 (12.61%) GDPR
4 13 (5.86%) PCI DSS
5 11 (4.95%) FISMA
5 11 (4.95%) HIPAA
5 11 (4.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (4.05%) NCSC
7 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (14.41%) Docker
2 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (10.36%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.50%) Terraform
3 7 (3.15%) Nessus
4 6 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
4 6 (2.70%) Oozie
5 5 (2.25%) HAProxy
5 5 (2.25%) Nmap
6 4 (1.80%) Ansible
7 3 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.35%) Mesos
7 3 (1.35%) Rancher
7 3 (1.35%) Sysdig
8 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.90%) Puppet
9 1 (0.45%) Istio
9 1 (0.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 58 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.31%) WorldPay
3 13 (5.86%) CA
4 10 (4.50%) VMware
5 8 (3.60%) Cisco
6 7 (3.15%) FIS
7 6 (2.70%) Cloudera
7 6 (2.70%) Hortonworks
8 5 (2.25%) Adobe
9 4 (1.80%) Qualys
10 3 (1.35%) Acunetix
10 3 (1.35%) Netsparker
10 3 (1.35%) Veracode
11 2 (0.90%) Black Duck
11 2 (0.90%) Coverity
11 2 (0.90%) Facebook
11 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.90%) Twitter
12 1 (0.45%) McAfee
12 1 (0.45%) Symantec