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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 675 680 825
Rank change year-on-year +5 +145  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 187 285 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.31% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 140 258 105
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £37,500 £42,392
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,300 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

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 77188 92199 96461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.35% 88.76% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63463 76569 77919
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 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -2 183 £52,500 - 17
London +13 79 £57,500 -11.53% 7
South East +56 50 £52,500 - 3
Berkshire +37 23 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Yorkshire +18 17 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Hampshire +26 13 £60,000 +6.66%
East of England +3 13 £47,500 -40.62%
Farnborough - 12 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire +26 8 £46,250 -11.90%
North West -29 8 £38,000 -10.58% 1
Bracknell - 8 £52,500 -
Leeds +15 7 £32,500 -23.52% 1
West Yorkshire +3 7 £32,500 -23.52% 1
West Midlands +13 6 £45,000 -14.28% 2
South West +11 6 £57,500 -14.81% 1
Oxfordshire +9 6 £35,000 -36.36%
St Albans - 6 £47,500 -
Surrey +39 5 £50,000 +17.64%
North Yorkshire +17 5 £40,000 +18.51% 1
City of London +15 5 £67,500 - 2
East Midlands +3 5 £33,500 -32.32%
Manchester -38 5 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £33,500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £52,500 - 1
Sheffield - 5 £52,500 - 1
Reading +20 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Scotland +13 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Edinburgh - 4 £52,500 -
Woking - 4 - -
Kent +12 3 £47,500 -9.52%

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 202 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (36.57%) SQL
3 122 (31.20%) Windows
4 119 (30.43%) Scrum
5 106 (27.11%) JavaScript
6 102 (26.09%) C#
7 99 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
8 97 (24.81%) .NET
9 96 (24.55%) Java
10 90 (23.02%) Linux
11 88 (22.51%) HTML
12 87 (22.25%) Information Security
13 85 (21.74%) TDD
14 84 (21.48%) Finance
15 83 (21.23%) Git (software)
16 81 (20.72%) Microsoft
17 79 (20.20%) Firewall
18 78 (19.95%) PCI DSS
19 75 (19.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 75 (19.18%) DevOps
20 74 (18.93%) Python
21 72 (18.41%) CISSP
21 72 (18.41%) Jenkins
22 70 (17.90%) Penetration Testing
22 70 (17.90%) Ruby
23 69 (17.65%) CSS
23 69 (17.65%) MVC
24 66 (16.88%) ASP.NET
24 66 (16.88%) Unix
25 63 (16.11%) Security Testing

OWASP
Co-occurring 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 49 (12.53%) IIS
2 45 (11.51%) WebLogic
3 39 (9.97%) OpenStack
4 36 (9.21%) WebSphere
5 35 (8.95%) CMS
6 32 (8.18%) Apache
7 29 (7.42%) Umbraco
8 28 (7.16%) Tomcat
9 23 (5.88%) CloudStack
10 22 (5.63%) SharePoint
11 21 (5.37%) JBoss
12 14 (3.58%) Commerce Server
13 12 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (2.05%) Confluence
15 7 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (1.53%) EPiServer
16 6 (1.53%) Kentico
16 6 (1.53%) Sitefinity
17 5 (1.28%) Apache Solr
18 4 (1.02%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) SAP Hybris
1 4 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.12%) Office 365
4 16 (4.09%) GitHub
5 13 (3.32%) SaaS
6 4 (1.02%) Datadog
7 3 (0.77%) IaaS
7 3 (0.77%) PaaS
8 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.26%) Akamai
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.26%) Fastly
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.26%) Heroku
9 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (20.20%) Firewall
2 40 (10.23%) Network Security
3 31 (7.93%) TCP/IP
4 30 (7.67%) SSL
5 28 (7.16%) Internet
6 27 (6.91%) HTTP
7 25 (6.39%) LAN
8 24 (6.14%) DNS
9 22 (5.63%) WAN
10 18 (4.60%) SMTP
11 17 (4.35%) BGP
11 17 (4.35%) BIG-IP
11 17 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (4.35%) DMVPN
11 17 (4.35%) NX-OS
11 17 (4.35%) OSPF
11 17 (4.35%) VLAN
11 17 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (3.84%) SSH
13 13 (3.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.91%) MySQL
3 26 (6.65%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 23 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (3.84%) MariaDB
6 12 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.28%) ZAP BI
9 4 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.02%) SQLPlus
10 3 (0.77%) Big Data
10 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.51%) Flink
11 2 (0.51%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.26%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 83 (21.23%) Git (software)
2 72 (18.41%) Jenkins
3 43 (11.00%) Visual Studio
4 34 (8.70%) JIRA
5 33 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (8.18%) Subversion
7 30 (7.67%) JMeter
8 28 (7.16%) Cucumber
8 28 (7.16%) TeamCity
9 25 (6.39%) Selenium
10 18 (4.60%) NuGet
11 17 (4.35%) Gatling
12 15 (3.84%) Burp Suite
12 15 (3.84%) SpecFlow
13 14 (3.58%) SoapUI
14 11 (2.81%) Metasploit
15 10 (2.56%) Appium
15 10 (2.56%) Fiddler
15 10 (2.56%) Maven
16 9 (2.30%) Spock
General
1 84 (21.48%) Finance
2 39 (9.97%) Retail
3 24 (6.14%) Banking
4 18 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.35%) Marketing
6 15 (3.84%) Legal
7 5 (1.28%) Games
7 5 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.02%) Electronics
8 4 (1.02%) French Language
8 4 (1.02%) German Language
8 4 (1.02%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (1.02%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.77%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (28.13%) Developer
2 62 (15.86%) Analyst
3 44 (11.25%) Security Analyst
4 40 (10.23%) .NET Developer
5 36 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 35 (8.95%) C# Developer
7 34 (8.70%) Security Engineer
7 34 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 32 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (7.67%) Architect
10 27 (6.91%) Security Manager
11 25 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 24 (6.14%) Security Architect
13 21 (5.37%) Java Developer
14 20 (5.12%) ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (5.12%) Cisco Engineer
14 20 (5.12%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 20 (5.12%) Tester
15 18 (4.60%) Network Engineer
15 18 (4.60%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (24.81%) .NET
2 88 (22.51%) HTML
3 69 (17.65%) CSS
4 66 (16.88%) ASP.NET
5 55 (14.07%) HTML5
6 52 (13.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 51 (13.04%) .NET Framework
7 51 (13.04%) REST
7 51 (13.04%) Web Services
8 50 (12.79%) jQuery
9 39 (9.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (9.97%) JSON
10 35 (8.95%) CSS3
11 34 (8.70%) AngularJS
12 31 (7.93%) Entity Framework
13 26 (6.65%) WCF
14 23 (5.88%) SOAP
15 22 (5.63%) RESTful
15 22 (5.63%) XML
16 19 (4.86%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.49%) User Experience
2 35 (8.95%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 20 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (4.60%) Clustering
6 18 (4.60%) W3C
7 13 (3.32%) PKI
8 12 (3.07%) Data Centre
8 12 (3.07%) Fintech
8 12 (3.07%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (2.30%) iPad
11 8 (2.05%) BYOD
11 8 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.53%) PMI
13 5 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 122 (31.20%) Windows
2 90 (23.02%) Linux
3 66 (16.88%) Unix
4 23 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (4.86%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.81%) Android
6 11 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.81%) Kali Linux
7 4 (1.02%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.02%) Solaris
7 4 (1.02%) VMS
7 4 (1.02%) Windows NT
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) AIX
8 2 (0.51%) KNOPPIX
9 1 (0.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (51.66%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (30.43%) Scrum
3 99 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
4 87 (22.25%) Information Security
5 85 (21.74%) TDD
6 75 (19.18%) DevOps
7 70 (17.90%) Penetration Testing
8 69 (17.65%) MVC
9 63 (16.11%) Security Testing
10 55 (14.07%) Unit Testing
11 53 (13.55%) BDD
12 48 (12.28%) OO
13 47 (12.02%) Web Development
14 46 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
14 46 (11.76%) ITIL
15 44 (11.25%) Configuration Management
16 43 (11.00%) E-Commerce
16 43 (11.00%) SDLC
16 43 (11.00%) SIEM
16 43 (11.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 143 (36.57%) SQL
2 106 (27.11%) JavaScript
3 102 (26.09%) C#
4 96 (24.55%) Java
5 74 (18.93%) Python
6 70 (17.90%) Ruby
7 35 (8.95%) Bash Shell
8 22 (5.63%) Shell Script
9 19 (4.86%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.58%) Perl
10 14 (3.58%) PHP
11 13 (3.32%) C
11 13 (3.32%) C++
11 13 (3.32%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.56%) Apple Swift
12 10 (2.56%) Objective-C
13 9 (2.30%) VB
14 5 (1.28%) Groovy
14 5 (1.28%) VBA
15 4 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (18.41%) CISSP
2 61 (15.60%) Degree
3 57 (14.58%) CISM
4 42 (10.74%) CISA
5 41 (10.49%) CEH
6 36 (9.21%) GIAC
7 22 (5.63%) OSCP
8 21 (5.37%) SANS
9 17 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
9 17 (4.35%) Security Cleared
9 17 (4.35%) Security+ Certification
10 16 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (3.32%) ISEB
11 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (2.56%) CREST Certified
12 10 (2.56%) ISTQB
13 9 (2.30%) CCNA
13 9 (2.30%) GSEC
13 9 (2.30%) ISACA
14 7 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (19.95%) PCI DSS
2 75 (19.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (5.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (4.35%) ISO27002
5 13 (3.32%) QA
6 12 (3.07%) COBIT
7 10 (2.56%) GDPR
8 7 (1.79%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 4 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (1.02%) ISO 9001
9 4 (1.02%) PA-DSS
9 4 (1.02%) SLA
10 2 (0.51%) FISMA
11 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (7.93%) vSphere
2 23 (5.88%) Xen
2 23 (5.88%) XenServer
3 21 (5.37%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.32%) Docker
5 10 (2.56%) OpenSSH
6 6 (1.53%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.02%) Samba
8 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.26%) KVM
8 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (9.97%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (9.97%) Puppet
2 33 (8.44%) Ansible
3 23 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 22 (5.63%) Cobbler
4 22 (5.63%) Terraform
5 18 (4.60%) Nessus
6 17 (4.35%) Nagios
7 16 (4.09%) Nmap
7 16 (4.09%) Salt
8 11 (2.81%) Graphite
9 10 (2.56%) Kibana
9 10 (2.56%) logstash
10 8 (2.05%) vCenter Server
10 8 (2.05%) vMotion
11 6 (1.53%) Defensics
11 6 (1.53%) OpenVAS
12 5 (1.28%) HP Fortify
12 5 (1.28%) Packer
13 4 (1.02%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 81 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.55%) Oracle
3 34 (8.70%) VMware
4 30 (7.67%) Cisco
5 27 (6.91%) Red Hat
6 22 (5.63%) EnterpriseDB
7 21 (5.37%) F5
7 21 (5.37%) Sun
8 19 (4.86%) IBM
8 19 (4.86%) Splunk
9 18 (4.60%) CheckPoint
10 16 (4.09%) Blue Coat
10 16 (4.09%) SAP
11 12 (3.07%) AppDynamics
12 9 (2.30%) Google
13 6 (1.53%) Codenomicon
13 6 (1.53%) Coverity
13 6 (1.53%) New Relic
13 6 (1.53%) Qualys
14 5 (1.28%) Sitecore
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 13 days ago