The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 123 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.26% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.09%
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 Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1325 1303 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.94% 83.90% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 1015 1385
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

OWASP
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

OWASP Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

OWASP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 17 (100.00%) C
1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Python
1 17 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 17 (100.00%) GIAC
1 17 (100.00%) Nessus
1 17 (100.00%) CEH
1 17 (100.00%) Nmap
1 17 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 17 (100.00%) Qualys
1 17 (100.00%) OSCP
1 17 (100.00%) OpenVAS
2 16 (94.12%) CREST Certified
2 16 (94.12%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (94.12%) DV Cleared
2 16 (94.12%) Security Cleared
2 16 (94.12%) Coverity
2 16 (94.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) GPEN
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 17 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Tester
2 12 (70.59%) Security Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Product Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (94.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C
1 17 (100.00%) C++
1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) CEH
1 17 (100.00%) GIAC
1 17 (100.00%) OSCP
2 16 (94.12%) CREST Certified
2 16 (94.12%) DV Cleared
2 16 (94.12%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) GPEN
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) Nessus
1 17 (100.00%) Nmap
1 17 (100.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Qualys
2 16 (94.12%) Coverity