Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Secure Code Development
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 709 730 817
Rank change year-on-year +21 +87 +40
Permanent jobs citing Secure Coding 126 98 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 89 77 66
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.33% +27.66%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £49,375
90th Percentile £84,000 £85,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -5.26%

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 64,008 63,184 77,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.35% 90.50% 89.75%
Number of salaries quoted 52,543 53,446 65,511
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,000
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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 -11 31 £70,000 - 4
North London - 5 - - 1
West London +20 4 £60,000 - 1
Secure Coding
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Secure Coding 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 Secure Coding.

1 57 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 41 (32.54%) SQL
4 39 (30.95%) Java
5 38 (30.16%) Scrum
5 38 (30.16%) Git (software)
6 37 (29.37%) Test Automation
6 37 (29.37%) Unit Testing
6 37 (29.37%) PHP
7 36 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 35 (27.78%) Finance
9 33 (26.19%) .NET
10 30 (23.81%) MySQL
10 30 (23.81%) C#
11 29 (23.02%) Mobile App
12 28 (22.22%) MVC
13 27 (21.43%) SQL Server
13 27 (21.43%) Analytics
13 27 (21.43%) PHP 7
14 26 (20.63%) T-SQL
14 26 (20.63%) Information Security
15 25 (19.84%) CISSP
16 24 (19.05%) jQuery
17 23 (18.25%) OOD
17 23 (18.25%) OO
18 22 (17.46%) CMS
18 22 (17.46%) Web Development
18 22 (17.46%) WordPress
19 21 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
19 21 (16.67%) CISM

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 22 (17.46%) CMS
1 22 (17.46%) WordPress
2 5 (3.97%) Apache
2 5 (3.97%) nginx
3 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.32%) GitHub
3 10 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.14%) Cloudflare
5 8 (6.35%) SaaS
6 2 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.59%) Office 365
6 2 (1.59%) Serverless
7 1 (0.79%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.79%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) Network Security
2 10 (7.94%) HTTP
3 8 (6.35%) Firewall
4 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.38%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.38%) IPsec
5 3 (2.38%) SSL
6 2 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.81%) MySQL
2 27 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 20 (15.87%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.35%) Big Data
5 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.59%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.79%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 38 (30.16%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.73%) JIRA
4 9 (7.14%) Metasploit
5 5 (3.97%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.97%) MSBuild
5 5 (3.97%) PHPUnit
5 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (3.17%) Ant
6 4 (3.17%) AppScan
6 4 (3.17%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.17%) Maven
6 4 (3.17%) Selenium
6 4 (3.17%) Subversion
7 3 (2.38%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.59%) GitLab
8 2 (1.59%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.59%) Mocha
8 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (27.78%) Finance
2 18 (14.29%) Banking
3 17 (13.49%) Retail
4 10 (7.94%) Legal
5 6 (4.76%) Marketing
6 5 (3.97%) Retail Banking
7 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.38%) Games
9 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.79%) Electronics
10 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (51.59%) Developer
2 32 (25.40%) PHP Developer
3 29 (23.02%) Senior Developer
4 21 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 15 (11.90%) .NET Software Engineer
5 15 (11.90%) C# Software Engineer
5 15 (11.90%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Architect
6 11 (8.73%) Security Architect
7 10 (7.94%) Security Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Security Officer
10 7 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Senior PHP Web Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.56%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Security Manager
11 6 (4.76%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.19%) .NET
2 24 (19.05%) jQuery
3 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET
4 16 (12.70%) HTML
5 13 (10.32%) CSS
6 12 (9.52%) REST
7 10 (7.94%) JSON
7 10 (7.94%) XML
8 9 (7.14%) Symfony
9 8 (6.35%) React
9 8 (6.35%) RESTful
10 7 (5.56%) Gherkin
10 7 (5.56%) HTML5
11 6 (4.76%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.76%) CSS3
11 6 (4.76%) Java EE
11 6 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (3.97%) LAMP
12 5 (3.97%) Spring
12 5 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.94%) Fintech
3 9 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.35%) Data Structures
5 7 (5.56%) PKI
6 5 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.97%) Virtual Team
7 4 (3.17%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.79%) BYOD
10 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.79%) Online Games
10 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.87%) Linux
1 20 (15.87%) Windows
2 13 (10.32%) Unix
3 6 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.16%) Scrum
3 37 (29.37%) Test Automation
3 37 (29.37%) Unit Testing
4 28 (22.22%) MVC
5 27 (21.43%) Analytics
6 26 (20.63%) Information Security
7 23 (18.25%) OO
7 23 (18.25%) OOD
8 22 (17.46%) Web Development
9 21 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 21 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
10 20 (15.87%) Software Engineering
11 19 (15.08%) Kanban
12 15 (11.90%) E-Commerce
12 15 (11.90%) Security Architecture
13 14 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (10.32%) DevOps
14 13 (10.32%) Microservices
15 11 (8.73%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 56 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 41 (32.54%) SQL
3 39 (30.95%) Java
4 37 (29.37%) PHP
5 30 (23.81%) C#
6 27 (21.43%) PHP 7
7 26 (20.63%) T-SQL
8 14 (11.11%) C
9 12 (9.52%) C++
10 8 (6.35%) Python
11 6 (4.76%) Ruby
12 5 (3.97%) PHP 5
13 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.38%) Apple Swift
14 3 (2.38%) Objective-C
14 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.59%) ES6
15 2 (1.59%) GraphQL
15 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (19.84%) CISSP
2 21 (16.67%) CISM
3 16 (12.70%) Degree
4 13 (10.32%) SANS
5 8 (6.35%) CEH
5 8 (6.35%) CISA
6 6 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (4.76%) CSSLP
6 6 (4.76%) GIAC
6 6 (4.76%) SSCP
7 4 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.17%) GWAPT
8 2 (1.59%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.59%) CRISC
8 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) GSSP-JAVA
8 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.79%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.11%) QA
2 11 (8.73%) PCI DSS
3 9 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.97%) COBIT
5 1 (0.79%) GDPR
5 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (9.52%) Docker
2 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) Nessus
2 5 (3.97%) Ansible
2 5 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.97%) Puppet
2 5 (3.97%) Salt
2 5 (3.97%) Terraform
3 1 (0.79%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 36 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.49%) WorldPay
3 9 (7.14%) Radware
4 7 (5.56%) Oracle
5 5 (3.97%) Tableau
6 4 (3.17%) IBM
7 3 (2.38%) Apple
7 3 (2.38%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.59%) Openreach
8 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.59%) Zend
9 1 (0.79%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.79%) F5
9 1 (0.79%) HP
9 1 (0.79%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.79%) Perfecto Mobile
9 1 (0.79%) Qualys
9 1 (0.79%) SAP
9 1 (0.79%) Sonatype
9 1 (0.79%) Splunk