The first table below looks at the demand for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 129 125
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 0 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.47% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.69% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 15
Average salary - £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.14% -6.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1825 1441 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.12% 67.49% 72.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1103 1472
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
OWASP
Berkshire

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
1 2 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Nessus
1 2 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT