The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
UK
Rank 660 694 820
Rank change year-on-year +34 +126  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 205 259 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 154 225 84
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52%  

OWASP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75370 91581 93969
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.10% 88.56% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 61980 75773 76024
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing OWASP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in the UK

OWASP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OWASP in the UK

OWASP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for OWASP in the UK

OWASP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 199 £55,000 +4.76% 28
London +53 87 £57,500 -8.00% 16
South East +54 50 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Berkshire +49 20 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Yorkshire +21 19 £41,000 -3.52% 1
Hampshire +36 15 £60,000 +9.09%
West Midlands +35 14 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West -18 11 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bracknell - 11 £52,500 -
South West +24 10 £60,000 -14.28% 2
Farnborough - 10 £60,000 -
Manchester -31 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England +20 8 £65,000 -18.75% 3
North Yorkshire +14 8 £40,000 +18.51%
Solihull - 8 £43,750 -
West Yorkshire +22 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Kent +15 7 £60,000 +14.28%
Leeds +9 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Scotland +29 6 £50,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 6 £50,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £52,500 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £52,500 - 1
Surrey +35 5 £50,000 +25.00%
City of London +27 5 £67,500 +3.84% 3
Tunbridge Wells +7 5 £60,000 +14.28%
Oxfordshire +3 5 £55,000 -
Dorset - 5 £60,000 -
Altrincham - 5 £45,000 -
Bournemouth - 5 £60,000 -
Eastbourne - 5 £60,000 -

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 with a requirement for OWASP.

1 196 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (35.27%) SQL
3 141 (32.71%) Windows
4 114 (26.45%) Linux
5 110 (25.52%) Scrum
6 109 (25.29%) Firewall
7 102 (23.67%) Java
8 100 (23.20%) Information Security
9 98 (22.74%) .NET
10 96 (22.27%) Continuous Integration
11 95 (22.04%) PCI DSS
12 94 (21.81%) JavaScript
13 93 (21.58%) C#
14 90 (20.88%) Finance
15 88 (20.42%) Microsoft
16 87 (20.19%) Penetration Testing
17 83 (19.26%) CISSP
18 81 (18.79%) Python
19 80 (18.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 79 (18.33%) TDD
21 77 (17.87%) HTML
22 76 (17.63%) Unix
23 73 (16.94%) Ruby
24 72 (16.71%) DevOps
25 71 (16.47%) Git (software)
26 69 (16.01%) MVC
26 69 (16.01%) Jenkins
27 66 (15.31%) CISM
28 65 (15.08%) Oracle
29 63 (14.62%) Vulnerability Assessment

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills 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 59 (13.69%) WebLogic
2 56 (12.99%) IIS
3 51 (11.83%) WebSphere
4 43 (9.98%) OpenStack
5 37 (8.58%) Apache
6 33 (7.66%) Tomcat
6 33 (7.66%) Umbraco
7 30 (6.96%) CloudStack
7 30 (6.96%) JBoss
8 29 (6.73%) CMS
9 25 (5.80%) SharePoint
10 16 (3.71%) Commerce Server
11 14 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (2.09%) Apache Solr
12 9 (2.09%) EPiServer
12 9 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (1.86%) IBM Notes
14 7 (1.62%) Confluence
15 4 (0.93%) Apache Spark
16 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) SAP Hybris
1 4 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.98%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (6.26%) Office 365
4 16 (3.71%) GitHub
5 10 (2.32%) SaaS
6 4 (0.93%) Datadog
7 3 (0.70%) IaaS
7 3 (0.70%) PaaS
8 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.23%) Akamai
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) Fastly
9 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.23%) Heroku
9 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 109 (25.29%) Firewall
2 39 (9.05%) Network Security
3 32 (7.42%) SSL
3 32 (7.42%) TCP/IP
4 31 (7.19%) HTTP
5 29 (6.73%) LAN
6 27 (6.26%) DNS
6 27 (6.26%) Internet
7 26 (6.03%) WAN
8 19 (4.41%) SSH
9 16 (3.71%) SMTP
10 15 (3.48%) BGP
10 15 (3.48%) BIG-IP
10 15 (3.48%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (3.48%) DMVPN
10 15 (3.48%) NX-OS
10 15 (3.48%) OSPF
10 15 (3.48%) VLAN
10 15 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (3.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.50%) MySQL
3 27 (6.26%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.34%) NoSQL
5 19 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (4.18%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.78%) MariaDB
7 12 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.16%) ZAP BI
10 4 (0.93%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.46%) Flink
12 2 (0.46%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.23%) Big Data
13 1 (0.23%) Endeca
13 1 (0.23%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 71 (16.47%) Git (software)
2 69 (16.01%) Jenkins
3 39 (9.05%) Visual Studio
4 34 (7.89%) JIRA
5 33 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (6.96%) JMeter
7 29 (6.73%) Cucumber
8 27 (6.26%) Subversion
9 25 (5.80%) TeamCity
10 23 (5.34%) Selenium
11 18 (4.18%) Gatling
12 17 (3.94%) Burp Suite
13 16 (3.71%) SpecFlow
14 14 (3.25%) Maven
15 13 (3.02%) NuGet
15 13 (3.02%) SoapUI
16 12 (2.78%) Metasploit
17 10 (2.32%) Fiddler
18 9 (2.09%) Appium
19 8 (1.86%) Spock
General
1 90 (20.88%) Finance
2 53 (12.30%) Retail
3 25 (5.80%) Banking
3 25 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.64%) Marketing
5 15 (3.48%) Legal
6 8 (1.86%) French Language
6 8 (1.86%) German Language
6 8 (1.86%) Portuguese Language
6 8 (1.86%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.16%) Games
7 5 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.93%) Electronics
9 3 (0.70%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (24.36%) Developer
2 71 (16.47%) Analyst
3 58 (13.46%) Security Analyst
4 44 (10.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (8.12%) Architect
5 35 (8.12%) Security Engineer
6 33 (7.66%) .NET Developer
7 30 (6.96%) Security Manager
8 29 (6.73%) C# Developer
8 29 (6.73%) Tester
9 27 (6.26%) Senior Developer
10 26 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (5.80%) Principal Security Analyst
12 24 (5.57%) Java Developer
13 22 (5.10%) Security Architect
14 21 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 19 (4.41%) Cisco Engineer
15 19 (4.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 19 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
16 17 (3.94%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (22.74%) .NET
2 77 (17.87%) HTML
3 60 (13.92%) CSS
4 53 (12.30%) ASP.NET
5 51 (11.83%) HTML5
6 49 (11.37%) Web Services
7 48 (11.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 47 (10.90%) .NET Framework
9 45 (10.44%) jQuery
10 44 (10.21%) REST
11 34 (7.89%) CSS3
11 34 (7.89%) Entity Framework
11 34 (7.89%) JSON
12 32 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (6.73%) AngularJS
14 28 (6.50%) WCF
15 24 (5.57%) .NET Core
16 22 (5.10%) RESTful
17 20 (4.64%) ASP.NET Core
18 18 (4.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.12%) User Experience
2 33 (7.66%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.26%) Management Information System
4 26 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.80%) PKI
6 23 (5.34%) Clustering
7 22 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (4.87%) Security Operations Centre
9 19 (4.41%) W3C
10 14 (3.25%) Fintech
11 13 (3.02%) Data Centre
12 11 (2.55%) iPad
13 10 (2.32%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (1.86%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.62%) BYOD
15 7 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 6 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
16 6 (1.39%) PMI
17 5 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 141 (32.71%) Windows
2 114 (26.45%) Linux
3 76 (17.63%) Unix
4 22 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (3.71%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.78%) Kali Linux
7 11 (2.55%) Android
8 8 (1.86%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.86%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.86%) Windows NT
8 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (1.62%) Solaris
10 4 (0.93%) AIX
10 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.46%) KNOPPIX
12 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (25.52%) Scrum
3 100 (23.20%) Information Security
4 96 (22.27%) Continuous Integration
5 87 (20.19%) Penetration Testing
6 79 (18.33%) TDD
7 72 (16.71%) DevOps
8 69 (16.01%) MVC
9 63 (14.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 59 (13.69%) Security Testing
11 55 (12.76%) ITIL
12 53 (12.30%) SIEM
13 52 (12.06%) Configuration Management
14 51 (11.83%) Unit Testing
15 50 (11.60%) Cybersecurity
16 49 (11.37%) E-Commerce
17 47 (10.90%) OO
18 43 (9.98%) BDD
19 41 (9.51%) Vulnerability Management
20 39 (9.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 152 (35.27%) SQL
2 102 (23.67%) Java
3 94 (21.81%) JavaScript
4 93 (21.58%) C#
5 81 (18.79%) Python
6 73 (16.94%) Ruby
7 51 (11.83%) Bash Shell
8 30 (6.96%) Shell Script
9 26 (6.03%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.71%) VB
11 14 (3.25%) C++
11 14 (3.25%) Perl
11 14 (3.25%) PHP
12 13 (3.02%) C
13 8 (1.86%) Apple Swift
13 8 (1.86%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.62%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.16%) Groovy
15 5 (1.16%) VBA
16 4 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 83 (19.26%) CISSP
2 66 (15.31%) CISM
3 55 (12.76%) CISA
4 50 (11.60%) Degree
5 48 (11.14%) GIAC
6 45 (10.44%) CEH
7 25 (5.80%) SANS
8 23 (5.34%) CompTIA Security+
8 23 (5.34%) Security+ Certification
9 20 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (4.64%) OSCP
10 19 (4.41%) GSEC
10 19 (4.41%) Security Cleared
11 18 (4.18%) ISACA
12 13 (3.02%) CCNA
12 13 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (2.78%) CREST Certified
14 11 (2.55%) ISEB
14 11 (2.55%) MCSE
15 9 (2.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (22.04%) PCI DSS
2 80 (18.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (4.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (3.48%) COBIT
4 15 (3.48%) ISO27002
5 11 (2.55%) QA
6 9 (2.09%) GDPR
7 7 (1.62%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 6 (1.39%) SLA
9 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.70%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.46%) FISMA
11 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.23%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.23%) RMADS
11 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 45 (10.44%) vSphere
2 30 (6.96%) Xen
2 30 (6.96%) XenServer
3 29 (6.73%) Active Directory
4 20 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (3.02%) Docker
6 10 (2.32%) OpenSSH
7 8 (1.86%) Samba
8 5 (1.16%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.23%) KVM
9 1 (0.23%) Varnish
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
1 46 (10.67%) Puppet
2 33 (7.66%) Ansible
3 30 (6.96%) Tivoli
4 29 (6.73%) Cobbler
5 23 (5.34%) Nessus
6 22 (5.10%) Nmap
7 21 (4.87%) Terraform
8 18 (4.18%) Nagios
8 18 (4.18%) Salt
9 15 (3.48%) vMotion
10 11 (2.55%) Graphite
10 11 (2.55%) Kibana
10 11 (2.55%) logstash
11 8 (1.86%) OpenVAS
12 5 (1.16%) Core Impact
12 5 (1.16%) HP Fortify
12 5 (1.16%) Packer
13 4 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 88 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 65 (15.08%) Oracle
3 38 (8.82%) VMware
4 37 (8.58%) Cisco
5 29 (6.73%) EnterpriseDB
6 28 (6.50%) Red Hat
7 24 (5.57%) Splunk
8 22 (5.10%) Sun
9 21 (4.87%) IBM
10 19 (4.41%) F5
10 19 (4.41%) SAP
11 16 (3.71%) CheckPoint
12 14 (3.25%) Blue Coat
13 12 (2.78%) AppDynamics
14 11 (2.55%) Qualys
15 9 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (1.86%) Coverity
16 8 (1.86%) Dell KACE
16 8 (1.86%) Lotus
16 8 (1.86%) Novell
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
onezeero.
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + strongpackag
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Empiric.com
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
MaxAd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
MaxAd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: plus eligible for performance related bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Charles Taylor InsureTech Limited
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Montash Limited
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago