Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Secure Coding skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Secure Coding over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Code Development
England > London
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 699 760 839
Rank change year-on-year +61 +79 +38
Permanent jobs citing Secure Coding 147 83 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.12% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 118 65 59
London median annual salary £63,750 £65,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% +5.69% -1.60%
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,450 £49,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £89,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +10.00% +8.11% -2.63%

Secure Coding 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 67925 67571 78447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.67% 90.62% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 52789 57901 66423
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £89,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Secure Coding
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Secure Coding in London

Secure Coding
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Secure Coding in London

Secure Coding
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Secure Coding in London over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Secure Coding in London

Secure Coding
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Secure Coding within the London region over the 6 months to 12 December 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 +48 40 £60,000 - 3
North London - 5 - -
West London - 4 £48,000 - 1
Secure Coding
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Secure Coding 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 Secure Coding.

1 60 (40.82%) Finance
2 52 (35.37%) JavaScript
3 50 (34.01%) Git (software)
4 49 (33.33%) Java
5 45 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (29.25%) SQL
7 40 (27.21%) Linux
8 36 (24.49%) Information Security
8 36 (24.49%) Penetration Testing
9 34 (23.13%) MySQL
9 34 (23.13%) PHP
10 33 (22.45%) Microsoft
11 31 (21.09%) HTML
12 30 (20.41%) CISSP
13 29 (19.73%) NoSQL
14 28 (19.05%) CSS
15 27 (18.37%) SQL Server
15 27 (18.37%) Unix
16 26 (17.69%) C++
16 26 (17.69%) Test Automation
17 25 (17.01%) Unit Testing
18 23 (15.65%) Web Development
18 23 (15.65%) XML
19 22 (14.97%) JSON
19 22 (14.97%) Apple iOS
19 22 (14.97%) Mobile App
19 22 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
20 21 (14.29%) Analytics
20 21 (14.29%) Software Engineering
20 21 (14.29%) Active Directory

Secure Coding
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 19 (12.93%) CMS
2 14 (9.52%) WordPress
3 11 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.44%) Apache
5 4 (2.72%) IIS
5 4 (2.72%) JBoss
5 4 (2.72%) nginx
6 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.68%) Drupal
7 1 (0.68%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.40%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.48%) SaaS
4 9 (6.12%) Cloudflare
5 6 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.08%) Office 365
6 4 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.04%) GitHub
7 3 (2.04%) PaaS
8 2 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.36%) Serverless
9 1 (0.68%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.68%) IaaS
9 1 (0.68%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.93%) Network Security
2 16 (10.88%) HTTP
3 14 (9.52%) Firewall
4 11 (7.48%) SSL
5 8 (5.44%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.76%) SSH
6 7 (4.76%) VoIP
7 6 (4.08%) IPsec
8 5 (3.40%) HTTPS
8 5 (3.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.72%) LDAP
10 1 (0.68%) DMZ
10 1 (0.68%) Internet
10 1 (0.68%) LAN
10 1 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.13%) MySQL
2 29 (19.73%) NoSQL
3 27 (18.37%) SQL Server
4 13 (8.84%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (6.80%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.40%) Big Data
7 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.04%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.36%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.68%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 50 (34.01%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.24%) JIRA
3 10 (6.80%) Ant
3 10 (6.80%) Maven
4 9 (6.12%) Metasploit
4 9 (6.12%) PHPUnit
5 8 (5.44%) AppScan
6 7 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.40%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (3.40%) Subversion
8 4 (2.72%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.72%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.72%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.04%) Selenium
10 2 (1.36%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.36%) Mocha
10 2 (1.36%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.36%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (40.82%) Finance
2 18 (12.24%) Banking
3 13 (8.84%) Retail
4 12 (8.16%) Marketing
5 7 (4.76%) Legal
5 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.72%) Military
7 2 (1.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (47.62%) Developer
2 28 (19.05%) PHP Developer
3 23 (15.65%) Senior Developer
4 19 (12.93%) Security Engineer
5 14 (9.52%) Analyst
5 14 (9.52%) Security Manager
6 13 (8.84%) Security Analyst
6 13 (8.84%) Senior PHP Developer
7 12 (8.16%) PHP Web Developer
7 12 (8.16%) Security Officer
7 12 (8.16%) Web Developer
8 10 (6.80%) IT Analyst
8 10 (6.80%) IT Security Analyst
8 10 (6.80%) IT Security Officer
9 9 (6.12%) iOS Developer
10 7 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Senior iOS Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
10 7 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.09%) HTML
2 28 (19.05%) CSS
3 23 (15.65%) XML
4 22 (14.97%) JSON
5 19 (12.93%) RESTful
6 18 (12.24%) jQuery
7 16 (10.88%) .NET
8 14 (9.52%) OAuth
8 14 (9.52%) SAML
8 14 (9.52%) Web Services
9 13 (8.84%) React
9 13 (8.84%) Symfony
10 12 (8.16%) J2EE
10 12 (8.16%) Node.js
11 9 (6.12%) Ajax
11 9 (6.12%) Behat
11 9 (6.12%) HTML5
11 9 (6.12%) REST
12 7 (4.76%) Sass
12 7 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (14.97%) Mobile App
2 16 (10.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (10.20%) PKI
4 14 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 11 (7.48%) Algorithms
5 11 (7.48%) Data Structures
6 10 (6.80%) Fintech
6 10 (6.80%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (3.40%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.68%) BYOD
11 1 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.21%) Linux
2 27 (18.37%) Unix
3 22 (14.97%) Apple iOS
4 17 (11.56%) Android
4 17 (11.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.49%) Information Security
2 36 (24.49%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (17.69%) Test Automation
4 25 (17.01%) Unit Testing
5 23 (15.65%) Web Development
6 21 (14.29%) Analytics
6 21 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 20 (13.61%) MVC
8 19 (12.93%) Mentoring
9 18 (12.24%) SIEM
10 17 (11.56%) Security Operations
11 16 (10.88%) DDoS Mitigation
11 16 (10.88%) Kalman Filter
11 16 (10.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 15 (10.20%) Scrum
13 14 (9.52%) OWASP
13 14 (9.52%) SDLC
13 14 (9.52%) Security Architecture
14 13 (8.84%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.37%) JavaScript
2 49 (33.33%) Java
3 43 (29.25%) SQL
4 34 (23.13%) PHP
5 26 (17.69%) C++
6 20 (13.61%) C#
7 18 (12.24%) PHP 7
8 17 (11.56%) Objective-C
9 15 (10.20%) Python
10 14 (9.52%) Bash Shell
11 11 (7.48%) Ruby
12 10 (6.80%) Apple Swift
12 10 (6.80%) Shell Script
13 9 (6.12%) T-SQL
14 8 (5.44%) C
15 7 (4.76%) PowerShell
16 5 (3.40%) Groovy
17 4 (2.72%) PHP 5
17 4 (2.72%) VB
17 4 (2.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (20.41%) CISSP
2 19 (12.93%) CISM
3 18 (12.24%) Degree
4 10 (6.80%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.08%) CEH
5 6 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (4.08%) SANS
6 4 (2.72%) GCIH
6 4 (2.72%) GSEC
6 4 (2.72%) Master's Degree
7 3 (2.04%) CREST Certified
7 3 (2.04%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.36%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (1.36%) CISA
8 2 (1.36%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.36%) CSSLP
8 2 (1.36%) GIAC
8 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.36%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (1.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.16%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.48%) COBIT
4 5 (3.40%) QA
5 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.68%) GDPR
7 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 21 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.80%) Docker
3 6 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (6.80%) Nessus
2 6 (4.08%) Puppet
3 5 (3.40%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.72%) Ansible
4 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.72%) Salt
4 4 (2.72%) Terraform
5 1 (0.68%) logstash
Vendors
1 33 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.16%) Apple
3 9 (6.12%) Radware
4 8 (5.44%) IBM
5 7 (4.76%) Oracle
6 6 (4.08%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.08%) Cisco
6 6 (4.08%) Palo Alto
6 6 (4.08%) VMware
7 5 (3.40%) AppSense
7 5 (3.40%) Brocade
7 5 (3.40%) CyberArk
7 5 (3.40%) Fortinet
7 5 (3.40%) LogRhythm
7 5 (3.40%) Tableau
7 5 (3.40%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.36%) Openreach
8 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.36%) Zend
9 1 (0.68%) AlienVault