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

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 714 635 842
Rank change year-on-year -79 +207  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 174 296 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.34% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 134 259 105
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £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 78583 87574 93973
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.10% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 64203 72922 76269
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 26 May 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 May 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 -54 170 £52,500 - 27
London -6 83 £65,000 +8.33% 13
South East +26 36 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Yorkshire -1 15 £41,000 -3.52% 2
Oxfordshire +11 13 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Berkshire +36 11 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South West -8 9 £55,000 -18.51%
East of England -11 9 £47,500 -40.62% 3
Hampshire +10 8 £60,000 -7.69%
North West -41 8 £31,000 -27.05% 3
Farnborough - 8 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire +7 7 £47,500 +26.66% 2
St Albans - 7 £47,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -1 6 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Leeds -2 6 £41,250 -2.94% 1
West Midlands +17 5 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +7 5 £33,500 -32.32%
City of London -8 5 £50,000 -25.92% 4
Nottinghamshire - 5 £33,500 -
Scotland +13 4 £52,500 +5.00%
York +12 4 £41,000 +7.54%
North Yorkshire +3 4 £41,000 +7.54% 1
Sheffield -8 4 £61,250 +28.94%
Bristol -9 4 £58,750 -12.96%
South Yorkshire -14 4 £61,250 +28.94%
Manchester -41 4 £47,000 +10.58% 1
Cheshire - 4 £31,000 -
Mansfield - 4 £33,500 -
Edinburgh - 4 £52,500 -
Coventry -1 3 - -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 197 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (38.44%) SQL
3 122 (31.69%) Scrum
4 115 (29.87%) Windows
5 106 (27.53%) JavaScript
6 102 (26.49%) Java
7 99 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
8 96 (24.94%) C#
9 94 (24.42%) .NET
10 93 (24.16%) Finance
11 89 (23.12%) HTML
12 87 (22.60%) Information Security
13 85 (22.08%) DevOps
14 84 (21.82%) Linux
15 81 (21.04%) Microsoft
16 79 (20.52%) TDD
17 78 (20.26%) Python
18 77 (20.00%) Git (software)
19 76 (19.74%) Firewall
20 74 (19.22%) Jenkins
21 72 (18.70%) CSS
21 72 (18.70%) PCI DSS
21 72 (18.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 71 (18.44%) CISSP
23 70 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
24 67 (17.40%) Unix
25 66 (17.14%) ASP.NET
26 65 (16.88%) Test Automation
27 64 (16.62%) MVC
28 62 (16.10%) 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 43 (11.17%) WebLogic
2 41 (10.65%) IIS
3 39 (10.13%) OpenStack
4 35 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 32 (8.31%) Apache
6 31 (8.05%) CMS
6 31 (8.05%) Tomcat
7 25 (6.49%) Umbraco
8 23 (5.97%) CloudStack
9 22 (5.71%) JBoss
10 21 (5.45%) SharePoint
11 10 (2.60%) Commerce Server
11 10 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (2.08%) Confluence
12 8 (2.08%) Sitefinity
13 7 (1.82%) Kentico
14 5 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (1.04%) Apache Spark
15 4 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
15 4 (1.04%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 50 (12.99%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.68%) SaaS
4 17 (4.42%) Office 365
5 16 (4.16%) GitHub
6 7 (1.82%) PaaS
7 4 (1.04%) Datadog
8 3 (0.78%) IaaS
8 3 (0.78%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.26%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (19.74%) Firewall
2 50 (12.99%) Network Security
3 31 (8.05%) TCP/IP
4 29 (7.53%) Internet
5 27 (7.01%) SSL
6 24 (6.23%) HTTP
6 24 (6.23%) LAN
7 23 (5.97%) DNS
8 21 (5.45%) WAN
9 18 (4.68%) SMTP
10 17 (4.42%) BGP
10 17 (4.42%) BIG-IP
10 17 (4.42%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (4.42%) DMVPN
10 17 (4.42%) NX-OS
10 17 (4.42%) OSPF
10 17 (4.42%) VLAN
10 17 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (3.38%) Wireshark
12 12 (3.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.01%) MySQL
3 25 (6.49%) NoSQL
4 22 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 21 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (4.68%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.90%) MariaDB
8 12 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.56%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.30%) ZAP BI
11 4 (1.04%) SQLPlus
12 3 (0.78%) Big Data
12 3 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.52%) Flink
13 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.52%) Looker
13 2 (0.52%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 77 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 74 (19.22%) Jenkins
3 41 (10.65%) Visual Studio
4 35 (9.09%) Subversion
5 31 (8.05%) JIRA
6 29 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (7.27%) Selenium
7 28 (7.27%) TeamCity
8 24 (6.23%) JMeter
9 21 (5.45%) Cucumber
10 18 (4.68%) Metasploit
11 17 (4.42%) NuGet
12 16 (4.16%) Burp Suite
13 14 (3.64%) Gatling
13 14 (3.64%) gulp
14 12 (3.12%) Fiddler
14 12 (3.12%) Hudson
14 12 (3.12%) Spock
15 11 (2.86%) SoapUI
15 11 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 93 (24.16%) Finance
2 29 (7.53%) Retail
3 23 (5.97%) Banking
4 17 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.16%) Legal
6 14 (3.64%) Marketing
7 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.30%) Back Office
8 5 (1.30%) Games
8 5 (1.30%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.04%) Electronics
9 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.04%) French Language
9 4 (1.04%) German Language
9 4 (1.04%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (1.04%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (28.57%) Developer
2 50 (12.99%) Analyst
3 41 (10.65%) .NET Developer
4 37 (9.61%) C# Developer
5 36 (9.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 36 (9.35%) Senior Developer
6 35 (9.09%) Security Analyst
7 34 (8.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (8.31%) Architect
9 30 (7.79%) Security Engineer
10 28 (7.27%) Security Manager
11 26 (6.75%) Tester
12 25 (6.49%) Java Developer
12 25 (6.49%) Security Architect
13 24 (6.23%) ASP.NET Developer
13 24 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 20 (5.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (4.94%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 19 (4.94%) Consultant
15 19 (4.94%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (24.42%) .NET
2 89 (23.12%) HTML
3 72 (18.70%) CSS
4 66 (17.14%) ASP.NET
5 54 (14.03%) HTML5
6 53 (13.77%) REST
6 53 (13.77%) Web Services
7 51 (13.25%) jQuery
8 49 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 46 (11.95%) .NET Framework
10 40 (10.39%) JSON
11 39 (10.13%) AngularJS
12 38 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (8.83%) CSS3
14 30 (7.79%) SOAP
15 26 (6.75%) XML
16 24 (6.23%) Entity Framework
17 21 (5.45%) RESTful
17 21 (5.45%) WCF
18 14 (3.64%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.13%) User Experience
2 37 (9.61%) Computer Science
3 29 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.23%) Mobile App
5 23 (5.97%) Management Information System
6 20 (5.19%) Security Operations Centre
7 15 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (3.64%) Clustering
9 13 (3.38%) W3C
10 12 (3.12%) Fintech
11 11 (2.86%) Data Centre
11 11 (2.86%) Driving Licence
11 11 (2.86%) PKI
12 8 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.56%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
13 6 (1.56%) iPad
13 6 (1.56%) PMI
14 5 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 115 (29.87%) Windows
2 84 (21.82%) Linux
3 67 (17.40%) Unix
4 23 (5.97%) Android
4 23 (5.97%) Apple iOS
5 22 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (5.45%) Windows Server
7 12 (3.12%) Kali Linux
8 5 (1.30%) VMS
9 4 (1.04%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.04%) Solaris
9 4 (1.04%) Windows NT
9 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.52%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (31.69%) Scrum
3 99 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
4 87 (22.60%) Information Security
5 85 (22.08%) DevOps
6 79 (20.52%) TDD
7 70 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
8 65 (16.88%) Test Automation
9 64 (16.62%) MVC
10 62 (16.10%) Security Testing
11 61 (15.84%) BDD
12 56 (14.55%) Unit Testing
13 49 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
13 49 (12.73%) Web Development
14 45 (11.69%) ITIL
15 43 (11.17%) OO
15 43 (11.17%) SDLC
16 40 (10.39%) Configuration Management
17 39 (10.13%) SIEM
18 37 (9.61%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (38.44%) SQL
2 106 (27.53%) JavaScript
3 102 (26.49%) Java
4 96 (24.94%) C#
5 78 (20.26%) Python
6 62 (16.10%) Ruby
7 34 (8.83%) Bash Shell
8 26 (6.75%) Shell Script
9 19 (4.94%) PowerShell
10 17 (4.42%) C++
10 17 (4.42%) T-SQL
11 16 (4.16%) Apple Swift
11 16 (4.16%) Objective-C
11 16 (4.16%) Perl
12 15 (3.90%) C
12 15 (3.90%) PHP
13 9 (2.34%) Groovy
14 8 (2.08%) VB
15 5 (1.30%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (18.44%) CISSP
2 60 (15.58%) Degree
3 49 (12.73%) CEH
4 47 (12.21%) CISM
5 37 (9.61%) OSCP
6 35 (9.09%) CISA
7 30 (7.79%) GIAC
8 23 (5.97%) Security Cleared
9 21 (5.45%) CREST Certified
9 21 (5.45%) SANS
10 15 (3.90%) Master's Degree
11 14 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
11 14 (3.64%) Security+ Certification
11 14 (3.64%) Tigerscheme
12 13 (3.38%) SC Cleared
13 12 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (2.86%) CHECK Team Member
14 11 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (2.60%) Cyber Scheme
16 9 (2.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (18.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 72 (18.70%) PCI DSS
2 19 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (4.42%) ISO27002
4 11 (2.86%) GDPR
5 10 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (2.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (2.34%) COBIT
6 9 (2.34%) QA
7 6 (1.56%) ISO 9001
8 5 (1.30%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 4 (1.04%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.52%) FISMA
10 2 (0.52%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.26%) RMADS
11 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (7.79%) vSphere
2 23 (5.97%) Xen
2 23 (5.97%) XenServer
3 21 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (4.94%) Active Directory
5 15 (3.90%) Docker
6 7 (1.82%) OpenSSH
7 6 (1.56%) ProxySG
8 4 (1.04%) Samba
8 4 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 41 (10.65%) Puppet
2 40 (10.39%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (8.57%) Ansible
4 32 (8.31%) Nessus
5 23 (5.97%) Tivoli
6 22 (5.71%) Cobbler
6 22 (5.71%) Terraform
7 15 (3.90%) Nmap
8 14 (3.64%) Nagios
9 11 (2.86%) Salt
10 9 (2.34%) HP Fortify
11 8 (2.08%) Kubernetes
12 7 (1.82%) Graphite
12 7 (1.82%) Kibana
12 7 (1.82%) logstash
12 7 (1.82%) vCenter Server
12 7 (1.82%) vMotion
13 6 (1.56%) Defensics
13 6 (1.56%) OpenVAS
14 5 (1.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 81 (21.04%) Microsoft
2 55 (14.29%) Oracle
3 31 (8.05%) VMware
4 27 (7.01%) Cisco
4 27 (7.01%) Red Hat
5 22 (5.71%) EnterpriseDB
6 21 (5.45%) F5
6 21 (5.45%) Sun
7 18 (4.68%) CheckPoint
8 16 (4.16%) Blue Coat
9 15 (3.90%) IBM
10 13 (3.38%) SAP
10 13 (3.38%) Splunk
11 10 (2.60%) Google
12 9 (2.34%) AppDynamics
13 6 (1.56%) Codenomicon
13 6 (1.56%) Coverity
13 6 (1.56%) HP
13 6 (1.56%) New Relic
13 6 (1.56%) Qualys
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Arrows Group
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £32500 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Flex Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
MaxAd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Babylon
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
Dell
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Babylon
Posted: Yesterday
United Kingdom
Dell
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Excellent salary + variable + benefi
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digicentric
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Reed Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,915 to £47,300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Peopleworks
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus + Share Options +
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
*Willmott Dixon Holdings Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Merseyside
Experian
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago