The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 143 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.043% - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% - 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Average salary £50,000 - £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1888 1808 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.45% 76.84% 68.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1281 1165
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) OSCP
2 3 (75.00%) OSCE
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CEH
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) OSCP
1 3 (75.00%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 21 days ago