The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - - 69
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -19.50%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
664 540 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 81.67% 82.82% 71.72%
Number of salaries quoted 485 467 446
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

OWASP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

OWASP Salary Trend in the North East

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) Google
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) Django
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) Guice
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Line Management
1 6 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) Django
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) Guice
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Line Management
1 6 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle