Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 430 459 592
Rank change year-on-year +29 +133 +33
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 119 131 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.43% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 75 123 51
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +27.78%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £76,500 £75,000
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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26767 30310 37262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.47% 87.42% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22046 25151 30804
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing OWASP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in the South East

OWASP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for OWASP in the South East

OWASP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OWASP in the South East

OWASP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley +7 49 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Surrey +27 37 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Berkshire +39 24 £58,750 +6.82% 3
Oxfordshire -15 16 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire +4 13 £56,250 -6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 9 £52,500 +31.25%
Kent +16 6 £38,750 -35.42%
West Sussex +1 6 £50,000 -25.93%
East Sussex -9 2 £50,000 -20.32%
Middlesex +13 1 - -
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 63 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (34.45%) CISSP
3 40 (33.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (32.77%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (32.77%) Information Security
5 36 (30.25%) JavaScript
6 32 (26.89%) HTML
7 30 (25.21%) Web Development
7 30 (25.21%) Security Testing
8 29 (24.37%) Web Services
8 29 (24.37%) CISM
8 29 (24.37%) Finance
8 29 (24.37%) CEH
9 28 (23.53%) .NET
10 24 (20.17%) Degree
11 23 (19.33%) PHP
12 22 (18.49%) CSS
12 22 (18.49%) Risk Assessment
12 22 (18.49%) Ethical Hacking
12 22 (18.49%) Network Security
13 21 (17.65%) Ajax
13 21 (17.65%) Risk Management
13 21 (17.65%) Windows
14 19 (15.97%) SQL Server
14 19 (15.97%) Java
14 19 (15.97%) Scrum
14 19 (15.97%) Driving Licence
15 18 (15.13%) TDD
15 18 (15.13%) TCP/IP
15 18 (15.13%) Linux

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (8.40%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.72%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.20%) nginx
4 3 (2.52%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.61%) SaaS
3 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.20%) GitHub
5 3 (2.52%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.52%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.84%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.49%) Network Security
2 18 (15.13%) TCP/IP
3 13 (10.92%) Firewall
4 5 (4.20%) Internet
5 4 (3.36%) CTI
5 4 (3.36%) HTTP
6 2 (1.68%) BGP
6 2 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.68%) IPsec
6 2 (1.68%) Junos
6 2 (1.68%) LDAP
6 2 (1.68%) OpenVPN
6 2 (1.68%) OSPF
6 2 (1.68%) SSH
6 2 (1.68%) SSL
6 2 (1.68%) VLAN
7 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (9.24%) MySQL
4 9 (7.56%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.72%) MariaDB
5 8 (6.72%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.84%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Jenkins
1 8 (6.72%) Metasploit
2 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.36%) JUnit
3 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.36%) WiX
4 3 (2.52%) gulp
4 3 (2.52%) JIRA
4 3 (2.52%) Protractor
4 3 (2.52%) Subversion
5 2 (1.68%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.68%) Grunt
5 2 (1.68%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.68%) Mocha
5 2 (1.68%) PostCSS
6 1 (0.84%) AppScan
6 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (24.37%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.20%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Legal
4 3 (2.52%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.52%) Automotive
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
5 1 (0.84%) Electronics
5 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (18.49%) Consultant
1 22 (18.49%) Security Consultant
2 19 (15.97%) Tester
3 18 (15.13%) Penetration Tester
4 17 (14.29%) Developer
5 14 (11.76%) Applications Engineer
6 12 (10.08%) Security Penetration Tester
6 12 (10.08%) Security Tester
7 11 (9.24%) Information Security Consultant
8 10 (8.40%) Analyst
8 10 (8.40%) Security Analyst
9 8 (6.72%) Architect
9 8 (6.72%) Security Architect
9 8 (6.72%) Security Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) Web Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Security Specialist
10 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.88%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.89%) HTML
2 29 (24.37%) Web Services
3 28 (23.53%) .NET
4 22 (18.49%) CSS
5 21 (17.65%) Ajax
6 18 (15.13%) HTML5
7 13 (10.92%) RESTful
8 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
8 12 (10.08%) XML
9 10 (8.40%) jQuery
9 10 (8.40%) JSON
10 9 (7.56%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.56%) REST
11 7 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (5.88%) WebRTC
11 7 (5.88%) WebSockets
11 7 (5.88%) WinForms
12 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (3.36%) SAML
13 4 (3.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Driving Licence
2 15 (12.61%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.40%) User Experience
4 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.04%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.52%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (2.52%) Life Science
6 3 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.65%) Windows
2 18 (15.13%) Linux
3 13 (10.92%) Unix
4 6 (5.04%) Android
4 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.52%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.68%) CentOS
7 1 (0.84%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.77%) Information Security
2 39 (32.77%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (25.21%) Security Testing
3 30 (25.21%) Web Development
4 22 (18.49%) Ethical Hacking
4 22 (18.49%) Risk Assessment
5 21 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 19 (15.97%) Scrum
7 18 (15.13%) Security Architecture
7 18 (15.13%) TDD
8 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (13.45%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (12.61%) CRAMM
10 15 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (12.61%) Waterfall
11 14 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (11.76%) Time Management
12 12 (10.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.25%) JavaScript
2 23 (19.33%) PHP
3 19 (15.97%) Java
4 14 (11.76%) Ruby
5 12 (10.08%) SQL
5 12 (10.08%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.40%) Python
7 9 (7.56%) C#
7 9 (7.56%) C++
7 9 (7.56%) Perl
8 6 (5.04%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.20%) C
10 3 (2.52%) Scala
11 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (34.45%) CISSP
2 29 (24.37%) CEH
2 29 (24.37%) CISM
3 24 (20.17%) Degree
4 12 (10.08%) OSCP
5 9 (7.56%) SANS
5 9 (7.56%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.72%) CHECK Team Member
6 8 (6.72%) CREST Certified
6 8 (6.72%) Cyber Scheme
6 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.88%) CCNP
7 7 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.20%) Tigerscheme
9 4 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (3.36%) GWAPT
10 3 (2.52%) CHECK Team Leader
10 3 (2.52%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.68%) CGEIT
11 2 (1.68%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (33.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 15 (12.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 11 (9.24%) PCI DSS
5 6 (5.04%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (4.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (2.52%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 2 (1.68%) GDPR
8 2 (1.68%) WAI
9 1 (0.84%) COBIT
9 1 (0.84%) IASME
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.72%) Nessus
2 4 (3.36%) WebInspect
3 3 (2.52%) Kibana
3 3 (2.52%) logstash
3 3 (2.52%) Nmap
4 1 (0.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (6.72%) VMware
2 7 (5.88%) Cisco
2 7 (5.88%) Juniper
3 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.20%) Qualys
5 4 (3.36%) HP
5 4 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.52%) Google
7 1 (0.84%) IBM
7 1 (0.84%) Jaspersoft