Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England > London
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 333 543 654
Rank change year-on-year +210 +111 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 141 203 188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 127 120 134
Median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -10.34%
10th Percentile £48,150 £46,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £100,500 £110,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 18,494 51,875 63,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.32% 93.12% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15,231 41,754 51,053
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in London

OWASP
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OWASP in London.

Salary trend for OWASP in London

OWASP
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing OWASP in London over the 6 months to 26 September 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 26 September 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 +162 46 £70,000 +16.67% 11
West London +72 6 £87,500 +45.83% 4
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 75 (53.19%) Finance
2 56 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (38.30%) Java
4 51 (36.17%) Docker
5 49 (34.75%) DevOps
6 48 (34.04%) Web Services
7 45 (31.91%) Information Security
8 40 (28.37%) JavaScript
9 38 (26.95%) .NET
10 36 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
11 35 (24.82%) SDLC
11 35 (24.82%) CSS
12 34 (24.11%) AWS
12 34 (24.11%) DevSecOps
13 33 (23.40%) Azure
13 33 (23.40%) Microsoft
14 31 (21.99%) HTML
14 31 (21.99%) Scrum
14 31 (21.99%) Kubernetes
15 30 (21.28%) Threat Modelling
16 29 (20.57%) NIST
16 29 (20.57%) Python
17 28 (19.86%) HTML5
17 28 (19.86%) Penetration Testing
18 27 (19.15%) CSS3
18 27 (19.15%) Git (software)
18 27 (19.15%) Analytics
19 26 (18.44%) Mobile App
19 26 (18.44%) TDD
20 25 (17.73%) Software Engineering

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 5 (3.55%) EPiServer
2 4 (2.84%) Confluence
3 2 (1.42%) CMS
3 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.71%) Appian
Business Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Distributed Ledger
1 9 (6.38%) R3 Corda
1 9 (6.38%) Siebel CRM
2 5 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (24.11%) AWS
2 33 (23.40%) Azure
3 17 (12.06%) GCP
3 17 (12.06%) npm
4 9 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (6.38%) iPaaS
5 8 (5.67%) SaaS
6 6 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (3.55%) Apigee
7 5 (3.55%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (3.55%) Serverless
8 4 (2.84%) IaaS
8 4 (2.84%) PaaS
9 3 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.13%) Office 365
10 1 (0.71%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.71%) GitHub
10 1 (0.71%) NuGet
10 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.77%) Firewall
2 9 (6.38%) Wireless
3 8 (5.67%) Kerberos
3 8 (5.67%) Network Security
4 6 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.55%) X.509
6 4 (2.84%) Internet
7 2 (1.42%) HTTP
7 2 (1.42%) VPN
8 1 (0.71%) DNS
8 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.71%) WAN
8 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.38%) Siebel EIM
4 3 (2.13%) Blockchain
4 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.42%) DB2
5 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 23 (16.31%) webpack
3 18 (12.77%) Jenkins
4 17 (12.06%) Grunt
5 16 (11.35%) Bower
6 12 (8.51%) IntelliJ
7 7 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.55%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.55%) Cypress.io
8 5 (3.55%) ESLint
9 4 (2.84%) JIRA
9 4 (2.84%) Selenium
9 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.13%) GitLab
10 3 (2.13%) Gradle
10 3 (2.13%) JMeter
10 3 (2.13%) Snyk
11 2 (1.42%) Burp Suite
11 2 (1.42%) gulp
11 2 (1.42%) Protractor
General
1 75 (53.19%) Finance
2 15 (10.64%) Retail
3 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.55%) Banking
4 5 (3.55%) Electronics
4 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.55%) Marketing
4 5 (3.55%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.84%) Legal
6 3 (2.13%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (26.24%) Security Engineer
2 28 (19.86%) Developer
3 14 (9.93%) Software Engineer
4 12 (8.51%) Applications Engineer
5 11 (7.80%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Consultant
7 8 (5.67%) Security Consultant
7 8 (5.67%) Senior Security Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.55%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.55%) Applications Specialist
10 5 (3.55%) Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Penetration Tester
10 5 (3.55%) Security Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Security Specialist
10 5 (3.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (34.04%) Web Services
2 38 (26.95%) .NET
3 35 (24.82%) CSS
4 31 (21.99%) HTML
5 28 (19.86%) HTML5
6 27 (19.15%) CSS3
7 22 (15.60%) REST
8 20 (14.18%) AngularJS
9 19 (13.48%) Sass
10 18 (12.77%) .NET Framework
10 18 (12.77%) SOAP
11 17 (12.06%) LESS
12 16 (11.35%) OAuth
13 15 (10.64%) React
14 14 (9.93%) Highcharts JS
15 13 (9.22%) Node.js
16 11 (7.80%) JSON
16 11 (7.80%) SAML
17 10 (7.09%) Spring Boot
18 7 (4.96%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Mobile App
2 14 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.67%) PKI
3 8 (5.67%) User Experience
4 7 (4.96%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.84%) Cyberattack
5 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.42%) FMCG
6 2 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.42%) PMI
6 2 (1.42%) W3C
7 1 (0.71%) CESG
7 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.13%) Android
1 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.71%) Linux
2 1 (0.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.72%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.75%) DevOps
3 45 (31.91%) Information Security
4 36 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (24.82%) SDLC
6 34 (24.11%) DevSecOps
7 31 (21.99%) Scrum
8 30 (21.28%) Threat Modelling
9 28 (19.86%) Penetration Testing
10 27 (19.15%) Analytics
11 26 (18.44%) TDD
12 25 (17.73%) Software Engineering
13 24 (17.02%) Fintech
14 18 (12.77%) Open Source
14 18 (12.77%) Security Testing
15 16 (11.35%) Microservices
16 15 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (9.93%) API Integration
17 14 (9.93%) Software Architecture
17 14 (9.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.30%) Java
2 40 (28.37%) JavaScript
3 29 (20.57%) Python
4 18 (12.77%) C#
4 18 (12.77%) SQL
5 12 (8.51%) C++
6 9 (6.38%) Kotlin
7 8 (5.67%) Go
8 6 (4.26%) C
9 5 (3.55%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.55%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.84%) XPath
11 3 (2.13%) Apex Code
11 3 (2.13%) ES6
11 3 (2.13%) Ruby
12 2 (1.42%) ES7
12 2 (1.42%) PHP
13 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (16.31%) CISSP
2 18 (12.77%) Degree
3 14 (9.93%) CSSLP
4 13 (9.22%) CISM
5 7 (4.96%) SANS
6 6 (4.26%) OSCP
7 4 (2.84%) CEH
7 4 (2.84%) CREST Certified
7 4 (2.84%) GPEN
7 4 (2.84%) OSCE
8 3 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (2.13%) CCSP
8 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.42%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.71%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.71%) CISA
10 1 (0.71%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.71%) MCP
10 1 (0.71%) OSWP
10 1 (0.71%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (20.57%) NIST
2 10 (7.09%) GDPR
3 8 (5.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.84%) QA
5 3 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (2.13%) NIST 800
5 3 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (36.17%) Docker
2 11 (7.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (21.99%) Kubernetes
2 21 (14.89%) Terraform
3 6 (4.26%) CSIRT
4 5 (3.55%) Istio
4 5 (3.55%) Rancher
5 3 (2.13%) Ansible
5 3 (2.13%) HP Fortify
5 3 (2.13%) Nessus
5 3 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.71%) CASB
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.71%) Nmap
Vendors
1 33 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.09%) Google
3 9 (6.38%) Siebel
4 5 (3.55%) SAP
5 4 (2.84%) Qualys
6 3 (2.13%) Black Duck
6 3 (2.13%) HP
6 3 (2.13%) Ping Identity
6 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.13%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.13%) Splunk
6 3 (2.13%) Veracode
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco
7 1 (0.71%) CrowdStrike
7 1 (0.71%) F5
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle
7 1 (0.71%) OutSystems
7 1 (0.71%) Palo Alto