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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 251 251 274
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.025% 0.068% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.089% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £52,500 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -6.49%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
OWASP
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6222 5621 6663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.74% 76.96% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5014 4726 5650
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

OWASP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

OWASP Salary Trend in the East of England

OWASP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Bedfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Essex - 1 £55,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) MCTS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) IPv4
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) RAD
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MCSA

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) IPv4
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) RAD
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) ATDD
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Lumesse