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

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 699 651 825
Rank change year-on-year -48 +174  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 173 279 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.29% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 137 241 125
Median salary £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% -1.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 79039 86328 97439
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63711 72121 79644
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -52 172 £55,000 +1.85% 31
London -11 80 £75,000 +25.00% 17
South East +28 38 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Oxfordshire +14 15 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Yorkshire 0 13 £48,750 +14.70% 4
South West +5 10 £58,750 -12.96%
Berkshire +34 9 £50,000 -
West Midlands +16 9 £50,000 -
East of England -5 9 £47,500 -38.70%
East Midlands +19 7 £33,500 -25.55% 1
City of London +9 7 £50,000 -25.92% 6
Hertfordshire -1 7 £47,500 +26.66%
St Albans - 7 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £33,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +2 6 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Sheffield -6 6 £51,250 +46.42% 1
Leeds -8 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South Yorkshire -9 6 £51,250 +46.42% 2
Bristol -18 6 £60,000 -11.11%
North West -56 6 £42,000 -1.17% 1
Birmingham +11 5 £50,000 -23.07%
Oxford +10 5 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +12 4 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Coventry 0 4 - -
Manchester -38 4 £24,000 -43.52%
Nottingham - 4 £71,250 - 1
Hampshire +12 3 £60,000 -4.00% 1
West Sussex +3 3 - -
Worthing - 3 - -
Farnborough - 3 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 191 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (37.47%) SQL
3 117 (30.87%) Java
4 116 (30.61%) Scrum
5 114 (30.08%) Windows
6 99 (26.12%) Linux
7 97 (25.59%) Continuous Integration
8 96 (25.33%) JavaScript
8 96 (25.33%) Information Security
9 94 (24.80%) Finance
10 88 (23.22%) Python
11 86 (22.69%) .NET
12 85 (22.43%) DevOps
13 81 (21.37%) HTML
13 81 (21.37%) Microsoft
13 81 (21.37%) Firewall
14 79 (20.84%) C#
15 77 (20.32%) Git (software)
15 77 (20.32%) Jenkins
16 74 (19.53%) Unix
17 73 (19.26%) CISSP
18 72 (19.00%) Penetration Testing
18 72 (19.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 69 (18.21%) Ruby
20 67 (17.68%) TDD
21 66 (17.41%) CSS
22 65 (17.15%) Security Testing
23 62 (16.36%) Test Automation
24 59 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
24 59 (15.57%) Oracle

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 47 (12.40%) WebLogic
2 38 (10.03%) OpenStack
3 37 (9.76%) WebSphere
4 36 (9.50%) Tomcat
5 34 (8.97%) IIS
6 32 (8.44%) Apache
7 27 (7.12%) JBoss
8 25 (6.60%) CloudStack
9 24 (6.33%) CMS
10 21 (5.54%) SharePoint
11 16 (4.22%) Umbraco
12 9 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (2.37%) nginx
13 8 (2.11%) Sitefinity
14 7 (1.85%) Confluence
14 7 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (1.85%) Kentico
14 7 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (1.06%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 59 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.28%) SaaS
4 17 (4.49%) Office 365
5 12 (3.17%) GitHub
5 12 (3.17%) PaaS
6 3 (0.79%) IaaS
6 3 (0.79%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.26%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (21.37%) Firewall
2 58 (15.30%) Network Security
3 34 (8.97%) TCP/IP
4 33 (8.71%) Internet
5 26 (6.86%) SSL
6 24 (6.33%) DNS
6 24 (6.33%) LAN
7 23 (6.07%) HTTP
8 21 (5.54%) WAN
9 18 (4.75%) SMTP
10 17 (4.49%) BGP
10 17 (4.49%) BIG-IP
10 17 (4.49%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (4.49%) DMVPN
10 17 (4.49%) NX-OS
10 17 (4.49%) OSPF
10 17 (4.49%) VLAN
10 17 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (3.17%) Wireshark
12 8 (2.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.12%) MySQL
3 20 (5.28%) MongoDB
4 18 (4.75%) NoSQL
5 16 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.69%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.43%) MariaDB
8 11 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.11%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.06%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.06%) Looker
12 4 (1.06%) ZAP BI
13 3 (0.79%) Big Data
13 3 (0.79%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.53%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
15 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 77 (20.32%) Git (software)
1 77 (20.32%) Jenkins
2 40 (10.55%) Subversion
3 32 (8.44%) Visual Studio
4 30 (7.92%) TeamCity
5 24 (6.33%) JIRA
5 24 (6.33%) Selenium
6 22 (5.80%) gulp
6 22 (5.80%) JMeter
6 22 (5.80%) Metasploit
7 21 (5.54%) Burp Suite
7 21 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (4.22%) NuGet
9 14 (3.69%) Cucumber
10 13 (3.43%) Fiddler
10 13 (3.43%) Gatling
10 13 (3.43%) JUnit
11 10 (2.64%) Hudson
11 10 (2.64%) Maven
11 10 (2.64%) Spock
General
1 94 (24.80%) Finance
2 22 (5.80%) Retail
3 20 (5.28%) Banking
4 14 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.43%) Legal
6 10 (2.64%) Marketing
7 6 (1.58%) Games
8 5 (1.32%) Back Office
8 5 (1.32%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.06%) Digital Economy
9 4 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.06%) French Language
9 4 (1.06%) German Language
9 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.06%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (1.06%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.79%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.53%) Automotive
11 2 (0.53%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 100 (26.39%) Developer
2 44 (11.61%) Analyst
3 38 (10.03%) .NET Developer
4 37 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (9.23%) C# Developer
6 32 (8.44%) Architect
6 32 (8.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 31 (8.18%) Senior Developer
8 30 (7.92%) Security Analyst
8 30 (7.92%) Security Engineer
8 30 (7.92%) Tester
9 26 (6.86%) Security Manager
10 25 (6.60%) Consultant
10 25 (6.60%) Java Developer
11 24 (6.33%) Security Architect
11 24 (6.33%) Security Consultant
12 23 (6.07%) ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (6.07%) Penetration Tester
13 22 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 19 (5.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (22.69%) .NET
2 81 (21.37%) HTML
3 66 (17.41%) CSS
4 53 (13.98%) ASP.NET
5 48 (12.66%) Web Services
6 47 (12.40%) HTML5
6 47 (12.40%) REST
7 42 (11.08%) jQuery
8 38 (10.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 35 (9.23%) .NET Framework
9 35 (9.23%) AngularJS
10 33 (8.71%) JSON
11 29 (7.65%) SOAP
11 29 (7.65%) XML
12 28 (7.39%) CSS3
13 27 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (5.28%) RESTful
15 17 (4.49%) Entity Framework
16 15 (3.96%) Ajax
17 14 (3.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.03%) Mobile App
2 36 (9.50%) Computer Science
2 36 (9.50%) User Experience
3 25 (6.60%) Management Information System
4 24 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (5.28%) Security Operations Centre
6 14 (3.69%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.90%) Fintech
8 10 (2.64%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.64%) PKI
9 9 (2.37%) Clustering
10 8 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
11 7 (1.85%) W3C
12 6 (1.58%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.58%) iPad
13 5 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 114 (30.08%) Windows
2 99 (26.12%) Linux
3 74 (19.53%) Unix
4 30 (7.92%) Android
4 30 (7.92%) Apple iOS
5 24 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (4.75%) Windows Server
7 13 (3.43%) Kali Linux
8 5 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (1.32%) Solaris
8 5 (1.32%) VMS
9 4 (1.06%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.06%) Windows NT
9 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (30.61%) Scrum
3 97 (25.59%) Continuous Integration
4 96 (25.33%) Information Security
5 85 (22.43%) DevOps
6 72 (19.00%) Penetration Testing
7 67 (17.68%) TDD
8 65 (17.15%) Security Testing
9 62 (16.36%) Test Automation
10 53 (13.98%) BDD
11 52 (13.72%) MVC
11 52 (13.72%) Web Development
12 51 (13.46%) Cybersecurity
13 47 (12.40%) Unit Testing
14 46 (12.14%) ITIL
15 42 (11.08%) SDLC
16 38 (10.03%) Security Architecture
17 37 (9.76%) Configuration Management
17 37 (9.76%) Mentoring
18 36 (9.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 142 (37.47%) SQL
2 117 (30.87%) Java
3 96 (25.33%) JavaScript
4 88 (23.22%) Python
5 79 (20.84%) C#
6 69 (18.21%) Ruby
7 35 (9.23%) Bash Shell
7 35 (9.23%) Shell Script
8 22 (5.80%) Perl
9 19 (5.01%) PHP
9 19 (5.01%) PowerShell
10 17 (4.49%) C
10 17 (4.49%) C++
11 14 (3.69%) Apple Swift
11 14 (3.69%) Objective-C
11 14 (3.69%) T-SQL
12 13 (3.43%) Groovy
12 13 (3.43%) Scala
13 8 (2.11%) VB
14 7 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (19.26%) CISSP
2 55 (14.51%) Degree
3 52 (13.72%) CEH
4 46 (12.14%) OSCP
5 40 (10.55%) CISM
6 30 (7.92%) CREST Certified
7 25 (6.60%) CISA
7 25 (6.60%) Security Cleared
8 21 (5.54%) GIAC
9 18 (4.75%) SC Cleared
10 16 (4.22%) CHECK Team Member
10 16 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (4.22%) SANS
10 16 (4.22%) Tigerscheme
11 15 (3.96%) Cyber Scheme
12 12 (3.17%) OSCE
13 11 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (2.90%) CLAS
13 11 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (2.64%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (19.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (14.78%) PCI DSS
3 20 (5.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 19 (5.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (3.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (3.69%) GDPR
6 13 (3.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 9 (2.37%) ISO 9001
7 9 (2.37%) QA
8 6 (1.58%) NIST 800
9 5 (1.32%) COBIT
9 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (1.06%) PA-DSS
11 3 (0.79%) Web Application Security Consortium
12 2 (0.53%) FISMA
12 2 (0.53%) WAI
13 1 (0.26%) RMADS
13 1 (0.26%) SAS 70
System Software
1 32 (8.44%) vSphere
2 25 (6.60%) Xen
2 25 (6.60%) XenServer
3 19 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 19 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.43%) Docker
5 9 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.58%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.06%) Samba
7 4 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.79%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 46 (12.14%) Puppet
2 43 (11.35%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (9.76%) Nessus
4 36 (9.50%) Ansible
5 25 (6.60%) Tivoli
6 24 (6.33%) Cobbler
6 24 (6.33%) Terraform
7 13 (3.43%) Nmap
8 10 (2.64%) Kubernetes
9 9 (2.37%) Salt
10 8 (2.11%) HP Fortify
11 7 (1.85%) vCenter Server
11 7 (1.85%) vMotion
12 6 (1.58%) Nagios
13 5 (1.32%) Defensics
13 5 (1.32%) OpenVAS
13 5 (1.32%) Packer
14 3 (0.79%) Graphite
14 3 (0.79%) Kibana
14 3 (0.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 81 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 59 (15.57%) Oracle
3 29 (7.65%) Red Hat
4 26 (6.86%) VMware
5 25 (6.60%) Cisco
6 24 (6.33%) EnterpriseDB
7 22 (5.80%) Sun
8 21 (5.54%) F5
9 18 (4.75%) CheckPoint
10 16 (4.22%) Blue Coat
11 12 (3.17%) Google
12 9 (2.37%) Splunk
13 8 (2.11%) HP
13 8 (2.11%) IBM
14 7 (1.85%) SAP
15 5 (1.32%) AppDynamics
15 5 (1.32%) Aquila
15 5 (1.32%) Coverity
15 5 (1.32%) Qualys
15 5 (1.32%) Sitecore
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: 2 days ago
Horley, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Remote working
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,915 to £47,300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Metapack
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £250 to £350 per day - 6 months
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bonus, bens
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cloudscope
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
aap3
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lambeth, London
Aim Hire Jobs
Salary: Excellent salaryand benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Talent Point
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, certification
Posted: 14 days ago