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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 116 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 4
Median salary £90,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
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
1479 1869 2099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.09% 83.81% 83.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1487 1410
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £67,500
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 30 September 2016.

OWASP Salary Histogram in Reading

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) SAML
2 5 (62.50%) OAuth
2 5 (62.50%) Portfolio Management
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) SANS
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Secure Coding
3 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Nessus
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) Qualys
5 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
6 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (12.50%) OpenVAS
6 1 (12.50%) KNOPPIX
6 1 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Security Operations

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 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Application Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
2 1 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) OAuth
1 5 (62.50%) SAML
1 5 (62.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) KNOPPIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Portfolio Management
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Secure Coding
3 4 (50.00%) Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SANS
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CEH
3 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) GIAC
3 1 (12.50%) GSEC
3 1 (12.50%) OSCP
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nessus
2 1 (12.50%) Core Impact
2 1 (12.50%) Nmap
2 1 (12.50%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Qualys
2 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 1 (12.50%) Coverity
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk