The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 209 210
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.019% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.024% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Average salary - £37,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4938 4147 4285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.29% 79.49% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4016 3557 3787
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
OWASP
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) AppDetective
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) MooTools
3 1 (25.00%) Mule
3 1 (25.00%) Castor
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (25.00%) EasyMock
3 1 (25.00%) ICEfaces
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) FindBugs
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (25.00%) Mule
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (25.00%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (25.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (25.00%) EasyMock
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) FindBugs
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Checkstyle
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) MooTools
1 1 (25.00%) Castor
1 1 (25.00%) JPA
1 1 (25.00%) ICEfaces
1 1 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (25.00%) JSF
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) Java SE
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) JSTL
1 1 (25.00%) Dojo
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Axis
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) EJB
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) ATDD
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) AppDetective
2 1 (25.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle