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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 129 130 127
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 3 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.36% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £62,500 £80,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +68.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -19.00%
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
1895 1686 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.51% 74.40% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1308 1321 1262
Average salary £51,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.95% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Tcl
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Imperva
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) F5

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Tcl
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Imperva
1 3 (100.00%) F5