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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
UK
Rank 657 700 836
Rank change year-on-year +43 +136  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 205 258 130
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 154 224 83
Median salary £55,000 £51,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.31% -2.38%  
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 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
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 26 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 26 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 +55 199 £55,000 +4.76% 30
London +55 86 £57,500 -6.12% 14
South East +45 50 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Berkshire +44 20 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Yorkshire +15 19 £41,000 -3.52% 3
Hampshire +45 15 £60,000 +9.09%
West Midlands +42 15 £43,750 -12.50% 2
North West -20 11 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Bracknell - 11 £52,500 -
South West +21 10 £60,000 -14.28% 3
Farnborough - 10 £60,000 -
Manchester -26 9 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Solihull - 9 £42,500 -
North Yorkshire +16 8 £40,000 +18.51%
East of England +14 8 £65,000 -18.75% 3
West Yorkshire +15 7 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Kent +9 7 £60,000 +14.28%
Leeds +8 7 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Scotland +37 6 £50,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £52,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 6 £50,000 - 1
Sheffield - 6 £52,500 - 1
Surrey +33 5 £50,000 +25.00%
City of London +23 5 £67,500 +3.84% 3
Tunbridge Wells +8 5 £60,000 +14.28%
Oxfordshire 0 5 £55,000 -
Dorset - 5 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £60,000 -
Southampton - 5 £60,000 -
Eastbourne - 5 £60,000 -

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 198 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (35.33%) SQL
3 140 (32.33%) Windows
4 114 (26.33%) Linux
5 111 (25.64%) Scrum
6 109 (25.17%) Firewall
7 105 (24.25%) Java
8 101 (23.33%) Information Security
9 98 (22.63%) .NET
10 96 (22.17%) JavaScript
10 96 (22.17%) Continuous Integration
11 95 (21.94%) PCI DSS
12 93 (21.48%) C#
13 90 (20.79%) Finance
14 88 (20.32%) Penetration Testing
15 87 (20.09%) Microsoft
16 83 (19.17%) CISSP
17 81 (18.71%) Python
17 81 (18.71%) TDD
18 80 (18.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 79 (18.24%) HTML
20 76 (17.55%) Unix
21 73 (16.86%) Ruby
22 72 (16.63%) Git (software)
22 72 (16.63%) MVC
22 72 (16.63%) DevOps
23 70 (16.17%) Jenkins
24 67 (15.47%) CISM
25 65 (15.01%) Oracle
26 64 (14.78%) 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 58 (13.39%) WebLogic
2 55 (12.70%) IIS
3 51 (11.78%) WebSphere
4 43 (9.93%) OpenStack
5 38 (8.78%) Apache
6 34 (7.85%) Tomcat
7 33 (7.62%) Umbraco
8 30 (6.93%) CloudStack
8 30 (6.93%) JBoss
9 29 (6.70%) CMS
10 24 (5.54%) SharePoint
11 16 (3.70%) Commerce Server
12 14 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (2.31%) Apache Solr
14 9 (2.08%) EPiServer
14 9 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (1.85%) IBM Notes
16 7 (1.62%) Confluence
17 4 (0.92%) Apache Spark
18 3 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) SAP Hybris
1 4 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (6.24%) Office 365
4 17 (3.93%) GitHub
5 10 (2.31%) SaaS
6 4 (0.92%) Datadog
7 3 (0.69%) IaaS
7 3 (0.69%) 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 (25.17%) Firewall
2 38 (8.78%) Network Security
3 31 (7.16%) HTTP
3 31 (7.16%) SSL
3 31 (7.16%) TCP/IP
4 28 (6.47%) LAN
5 26 (6.00%) DNS
5 26 (6.00%) Internet
6 25 (5.77%) WAN
7 19 (4.39%) SSH
8 15 (3.46%) SMTP
9 14 (3.23%) BGP
9 14 (3.23%) BIG-IP
9 14 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (3.23%) DMVPN
9 14 (3.23%) NX-OS
9 14 (3.23%) OSPF
9 14 (3.23%) VLAN
9 14 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (3.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.16%) MySQL
3 27 (6.24%) Relational Database
4 23 (5.31%) NoSQL
5 19 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (4.16%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.77%) MariaDB
7 12 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.15%) ZAP BI
10 4 (0.92%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.69%) 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 72 (16.63%) Git (software)
2 70 (16.17%) Jenkins
3 39 (9.01%) Visual Studio
4 36 (8.31%) JIRA
5 33 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (6.93%) JMeter
7 29 (6.70%) Cucumber
8 27 (6.24%) Subversion
9 25 (5.77%) TeamCity
10 23 (5.31%) Selenium
11 18 (4.16%) Gatling
12 17 (3.93%) Burp Suite
12 17 (3.93%) Maven
13 16 (3.70%) SpecFlow
14 13 (3.00%) NuGet
14 13 (3.00%) SoapUI
15 12 (2.77%) Metasploit
16 10 (2.31%) Fiddler
17 9 (2.08%) Appium
18 8 (1.85%) Bitbucket
General
1 90 (20.79%) Finance
2 53 (12.24%) Retail
3 26 (6.00%) Banking
3 26 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.62%) Marketing
5 15 (3.46%) Legal
6 8 (1.85%) French Language
6 8 (1.85%) German Language
6 8 (1.85%) Portuguese Language
6 8 (1.85%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.15%) Games
7 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.92%) Electronics
9 3 (0.69%) 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
1 108 (24.94%) Developer
2 71 (16.40%) Analyst
3 58 (13.39%) Security Analyst
4 44 (10.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 34 (7.85%) Architect
5 34 (7.85%) Security Engineer
6 33 (7.62%) .NET Developer
7 31 (7.16%) Security Manager
8 29 (6.70%) C# Developer
8 29 (6.70%) Senior Developer
8 29 (6.70%) Tester
9 27 (6.24%) Java Developer
10 26 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (5.77%) Principal Security Analyst
12 21 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 21 (4.85%) Security Architect
13 19 (4.39%) Cisco Engineer
13 19 (4.39%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 19 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (3.93%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (22.63%) .NET
2 79 (18.24%) HTML
3 60 (13.86%) CSS
4 53 (12.24%) ASP.NET
5 51 (11.78%) HTML5
6 50 (11.55%) Web Services
7 48 (11.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 47 (10.85%) .NET Framework
9 46 (10.62%) REST
10 45 (10.39%) jQuery
11 35 (8.08%) JSON
12 34 (7.85%) CSS3
12 34 (7.85%) Entity Framework
13 32 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (6.70%) AngularJS
15 28 (6.47%) WCF
16 24 (5.54%) .NET Core
17 22 (5.08%) RESTful
18 20 (4.62%) ASP.NET Core
19 19 (4.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.08%) User Experience
2 33 (7.62%) Computer Science
3 28 (6.47%) Management Information System
4 26 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.77%) PKI
6 23 (5.31%) Clustering
7 22 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (4.62%) Security Operations Centre
9 19 (4.39%) W3C
10 14 (3.23%) Fintech
11 13 (3.00%) Data Centre
12 11 (2.54%) iPad
13 10 (2.31%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (1.85%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.62%) BYOD
16 6 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
16 6 (1.39%) PMI
17 5 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 140 (32.33%) Windows
2 114 (26.33%) Linux
3 76 (17.55%) Unix
4 22 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 12 (2.77%) Kali Linux
7 11 (2.54%) Android
8 8 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.85%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.85%) Windows NT
8 8 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (1.62%) Solaris
10 4 (0.92%) AIX
10 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.46%) KNOPPIX
12 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (25.64%) Scrum
3 101 (23.33%) Information Security
4 96 (22.17%) Continuous Integration
5 88 (20.32%) Penetration Testing
6 81 (18.71%) TDD
7 72 (16.63%) DevOps
7 72 (16.63%) MVC
8 64 (14.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 59 (13.63%) Security Testing
10 54 (12.47%) ITIL
10 54 (12.47%) SIEM
11 52 (12.01%) Configuration Management
11 52 (12.01%) Unit Testing
12 51 (11.78%) Cybersecurity
13 50 (11.55%) E-Commerce
14 47 (10.85%) OO
15 43 (9.93%) BDD
16 40 (9.24%) Vulnerability Management
17 39 (9.01%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 153 (35.33%) SQL
2 105 (24.25%) Java
3 96 (22.17%) JavaScript
4 93 (21.48%) C#
5 81 (18.71%) Python
6 73 (16.86%) Ruby
7 51 (11.78%) Bash Shell
8 31 (7.16%) Shell Script
9 26 (6.00%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.70%) VB
11 14 (3.23%) C++
11 14 (3.23%) Perl
11 14 (3.23%) PHP
12 13 (3.00%) C
13 8 (1.85%) Apple Swift
13 8 (1.85%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.62%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.15%) Groovy
15 5 (1.15%) VBA
16 4 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 83 (19.17%) CISSP
2 67 (15.47%) CISM
3 56 (12.93%) CISA
4 50 (11.55%) Degree
5 48 (11.09%) GIAC
6 45 (10.39%) CEH
7 25 (5.77%) SANS
8 23 (5.31%) CompTIA Security+
8 23 (5.31%) Security+ Certification
9 20 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (4.62%) OSCP
10 19 (4.39%) GSEC
10 19 (4.39%) Security Cleared
11 18 (4.16%) ISACA
12 13 (3.00%) CCNA
12 13 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (2.77%) CREST Certified
14 11 (2.54%) ISEB
14 11 (2.54%) MCSE
15 9 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (21.94%) PCI DSS
2 80 (18.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (3.46%) COBIT
5 14 (3.23%) ISO27002
6 11 (2.54%) QA
7 9 (2.08%) GDPR
8 7 (1.62%) SLA
8 7 (1.62%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 3 (0.69%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.69%) 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 (10.39%) vSphere
2 30 (6.93%) Xen
2 30 (6.93%) XenServer
3 29 (6.70%) Active Directory
4 20 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (3.46%) Docker
6 10 (2.31%) OpenSSH
7 8 (1.85%) Samba
8 5 (1.15%) 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 (10.62%) Opscode Chef
1 46 (10.62%) Puppet
2 33 (7.62%) Ansible
3 30 (6.93%) Tivoli
4 29 (6.70%) Cobbler
5 23 (5.31%) Nessus
6 22 (5.08%) Nmap
7 21 (4.85%) Terraform
8 18 (4.16%) Nagios
8 18 (4.16%) Salt
9 15 (3.46%) vMotion
10 11 (2.54%) Graphite
10 11 (2.54%) Kibana
10 11 (2.54%) logstash
11 8 (1.85%) OpenVAS
12 5 (1.15%) Core Impact
12 5 (1.15%) HP Fortify
12 5 (1.15%) Packer
13 4 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 87 (20.09%) Microsoft
2 65 (15.01%) Oracle
3 38 (8.78%) VMware
4 36 (8.31%) Cisco
5 29 (6.70%) EnterpriseDB
6 28 (6.47%) Red Hat
7 24 (5.54%) Splunk
8 21 (4.85%) IBM
8 21 (4.85%) Sun
9 19 (4.39%) SAP
10 18 (4.16%) F5
11 15 (3.46%) CheckPoint
12 13 (3.00%) Blue Coat
13 12 (2.77%) AppDynamics
14 11 (2.54%) Qualys
15 9 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (1.85%) Coverity
16 8 (1.85%) Dell KACE
16 8 (1.85%) Lotus
16 8 (1.85%) Novell
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
MaxAd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
MaxAd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum c£50k + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Charles Taylor InsureTech Limited
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash Limited
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 27 days ago