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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 238 - 207
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 9 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% - 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £60,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 - £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 - £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
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
5155 5089 4168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.33% 82.49% 82.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4322 4127 3566
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,175
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Bristol - 3 £60,000 - 3
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £60,000 -
Devon - 1 £32,500 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Cyber Security
3 10 (52.63%) PCI DSS
4 7 (36.84%) CISSP
4 7 (36.84%) Internet
4 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Information Assurance
5 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
5 6 (31.58%) Internet of Things
5 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (31.58%) BYOD
5 6 (31.58%) Benchmarking
5 6 (31.58%) CISA
5 6 (31.58%) CISM
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (31.58%) COBIT
5 6 (31.58%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (21.05%) ITSM
7 4 (21.05%) BCP
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Service Management
7 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
7 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity Planning

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) SSH
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Hudson
1 2 (10.53%) FindBugs
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Security Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
5 3 (15.79%) Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (5.26%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Application Security Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) Ajax
2 2 (10.53%) Dojo
2 2 (10.53%) Spring Security
2 2 (10.53%) DWR
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) Struts2
2 2 (10.53%) JSP
2 2 (10.53%) Struts
2 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (31.58%) Internet of Things
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (31.58%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Cyber Security
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
3 6 (31.58%) Information Assurance
3 6 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Benchmarking
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
5 4 (21.05%) BCP
5 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (21.05%) ITSM
5 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Code Coverage
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) CISA
2 6 (31.58%) CISM
3 2 (10.53%) CEH
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) OSCP
4 1 (5.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) PCI DSS
2 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (31.58%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
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