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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 95 140 141
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +1
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%

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
1029 1809 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.55% 87.94% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 774 1446 1372
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 February 2017.

OWASP Salary Histogram in Reading

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) SAML
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) OAuth
3 5 (45.45%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 5 (45.45%) SANS
4 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Secure Coding
4 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
4 4 (36.36%) F5
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 4 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) SSL
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Unix

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 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Security Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Application Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
2 1 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) OAuth
1 5 (45.45%) SAML
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Secure Coding
4 4 (36.36%) Security Management
4 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
6 1 (9.09%) SIEM
6 1 (9.09%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SANS
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) CREST Certified
3 1 (9.09%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
1 4 (36.36%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
2 1 (9.09%) Qualys
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk