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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 137 132 128
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 3 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.090% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.12% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £55,000 £68,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £55,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +48.64%
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
1909 1736 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.62% 78.48% 73.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1304 1191
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Imperva
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) FTP
2 5 (62.50%) HTTP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) SSL
2 5 (62.50%) Tcl
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) SaaS
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) CEH
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) OSCP
4 2 (25.00%) OSCE

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (37.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) FTP
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Consultant
1 7 (87.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) C
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Tcl
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CEH
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) OSCP
1 2 (25.00%) OSCE
2 1 (12.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Imperva
1 5 (62.50%) F5
Reading
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £4000000 per annum + annual bonus
Posted: 16 days ago