The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 122 148 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.043% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.051% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +28.04%
OWASP
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1550 1967 1927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 89.44% 83.95% 81.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1242 1362 1358
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

OWASP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

OWASP Salary Trend in Reading

OWASP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

OWASP Salary Histogram in Reading

OWASP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 8 (100.00%) Nessus
1 8 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 8 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (87.50%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (87.50%) 802.1X
2 7 (87.50%) Burp Suite
2 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) Nmap
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Juniper
2 7 (87.50%) Nokia
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) KNOPPIX

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Metasploit
2 7 (87.50%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 8 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CREST Certified
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Nessus
2 7 (87.50%) Nmap
3 1 (12.50%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) Fortinet
1 7 (87.50%) Juniper
1 7 (87.50%) Nokia