The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 235 207 215
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +8
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.077% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.095% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £66,250 £45,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.22% -37.93%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £51,599 £37,798
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +36.51%
OWASP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4927 4231 4043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.34% 81.52% 78.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4120 3552 3568
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OWASP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the South West region.

OWASP Salary Trend in the South West

OWASP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

OWASP Salary Histogram in the South West

OWASP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 2 £66,250 - 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) CISMP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Security Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CISMP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago