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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 208 218 207
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 16 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 8
Average salary £63,750 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.37% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £34,500 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £55,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +48.64%
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
4467 4243 3976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.87% 78.60% 76.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3291 3057 3112
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

OWASP Salary Histogram 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 27 February 2015. 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
Maidenhead - 11 £80,000 - 3
Reading -5 3 £55,000 -20.00% 2
Newbury +2 2 £56,250 +50.00%
Slough +3 1 £60,000 +65.51%
OWASP
South East

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) Java
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) C++
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) Cyber Security
5 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 7 (33.33%) SIEM
5 7 (33.33%) Network Security
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) C
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Blog
6 6 (28.57%) Information Security
6 6 (28.57%) Python
6 6 (28.57%) PHP
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) C#
7 5 (23.81%) Tcl
7 5 (23.81%) FTP
7 5 (23.81%) HTTP
7 5 (23.81%) DNS
7 5 (23.81%) SSL
7 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
7 5 (23.81%) UNIX
7 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
7 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
1 7 (33.33%) Network Security
2 5 (23.81%) FTP
2 5 (23.81%) HTTP
2 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) Hazelcast
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
1 7 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Research Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Web Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Security Researcher
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) JPA
2 2 (9.52%) Ehcache
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
2 2 (9.52%) HTML5
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XHTML
2 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Blog
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Cyber Security
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) SIEM
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security
4 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) C++
3 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) C
4 6 (28.57%) Python
4 6 (28.57%) PHP
5 5 (23.81%) Tcl
5 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
5 5 (23.81%) C#
6 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.52%) Perl
8 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) CEH
5 2 (9.52%) CISSP
5 2 (9.52%) OSCP
5 2 (9.52%) OSCE
6 1 (4.76%) VCP4
6 1 (4.76%) CISA
6 1 (4.76%) GCIA
6 1 (4.76%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Imperva
1 5 (23.81%) F5
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