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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 235 - 214
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% - 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £51,500 - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,500 £39,300
% change year-on-year
+35.80% +3.05%
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
4893 5036 4207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.07% 82.56% 80.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4079 4090 3702
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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 - 5 £51,500 - 2
Devon - 1 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 - 1
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 9 (69.23%) Information Security
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
3 6 (46.15%) BYOD
3 6 (46.15%) Internet of Things
3 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 6 (46.15%) CISA
3 6 (46.15%) CISM
3 6 (46.15%) Internet
3 6 (46.15%) Benchmarking
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
3 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
3 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
3 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (46.15%) COBIT
3 6 (46.15%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
5 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) BCP
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) ITSM
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Service Management
5 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) SSH
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Hudson
1 2 (15.38%) FindBugs
2 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
1 8 (61.54%) Security Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Trainer
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) Dojo
2 2 (15.38%) Spring Security
2 2 (15.38%) DWR
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) Struts2
2 2 (15.38%) JSP
2 2 (15.38%) Struts
2 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) LAMP
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (46.15%) Internet of Things
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (46.15%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Cyber Security
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (46.15%) Data Protection
3 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
3 6 (46.15%) Benchmarking
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
5 4 (30.77%) BCP
5 4 (30.77%) Service Management
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) ITSM
5 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
6 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) CISSP
3 6 (46.15%) CISA
3 6 (46.15%) CISM
4 3 (23.08%) CEH
5 2 (15.38%) CISMP
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) OSCP
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (46.15%) COBIT
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nessus
1 1 (7.69%) CORE IMPACT
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - £80k
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 10 days ago