The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 220 208 220
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 3 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.051% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Average salary £62,500 £67,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +42.10%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
OWASP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4589 4299 4280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.61% 76.33% 76.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3058 3215 3522
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

OWASP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

OWASP Salary Trend in Berkshire

OWASP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 3 £62,500 -21.87%
OWASP
South East

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) SaaS
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) Tcl
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 3 (42.86%) QA

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hazelcast
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) AppScan
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) JPA
4 1 (14.29%) Ehcache
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) Tcl
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) CSSLP
1 3 (42.86%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) F5
1 3 (42.86%) Imperva
2 1 (14.29%) SAP