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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / South West
Rank 212 233 242
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +9
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 15 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.30% 0.11% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.12% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 1
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -22.72%

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
4378 4962 5279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 88.32% 88.89% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3579 4179 4432
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 8 £57,250 -18.21% 5
Dorset - 6 £60,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 22 (53.66%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (51.22%) CISSP
3 20 (48.78%) CISA
3 20 (48.78%) Vulnerability Management
3 20 (48.78%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (46.34%) Web Services
5 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (41.46%) PCI DSS
6 16 (39.02%) SQL
6 16 (39.02%) Risk Management
7 14 (34.15%) Change Management
7 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
7 14 (34.15%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (34.15%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (34.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 14 (34.15%) SANS
8 13 (31.71%) Network Architecture
8 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
8 13 (31.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (29.27%) Information Security
10 11 (26.83%) Python
11 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
12 9 (21.95%) ITIL
12 9 (21.95%) Nessus
12 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
13 8 (19.51%) Xen
13 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (19.51%) TeamCity

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.51%) CloudStack
1 8 (19.51%) JBoss
1 8 (19.51%) OpenStack
1 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
1 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
1 8 (19.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.88%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 22 (53.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) MongoDB
2 6 (14.63%) MySQL
2 6 (14.63%) NoSQL
2 6 (14.63%) OLAP
2 6 (14.63%) OLTP
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
1 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
1 8 (19.51%) Subversion
1 8 (19.51%) TeamCity
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.32%) Electronics
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Security Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (29.27%) Senior Security Analyst
4 11 (26.83%) IT Analyst
4 11 (26.83%) IT Security Analyst
4 11 (26.83%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) DBA
7 5 (12.20%) Administrator
7 5 (12.20%) Senior DBA
8 3 (7.32%) Security Tester
8 3 (7.32%) Tester
9 2 (4.88%) Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.44%) Information Architect
10 1 (2.44%) Security Specialist
10 1 (2.44%) SQL DBA
10 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) Web Services
2 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) LAMP
3 6 (14.63%) JSON
3 6 (14.63%) MDX
3 6 (14.63%) REST
3 6 (14.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
1 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (19.51%) Unix
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Penetration Testing
1 20 (48.78%) Vulnerability Management
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (39.02%) Risk Management
4 14 (34.15%) Change Management
4 14 (34.15%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (34.15%) Risk Assessment
4 14 (34.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 13 (31.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
5 13 (31.71%) Network Architecture
6 12 (29.27%) Information Security
7 9 (21.95%) ITIL
8 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
8 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (19.51%) DevOps
8 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (19.51%) DSDM
8 8 (19.51%) RUP
8 8 (19.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) Python
3 8 (19.51%) Bash Shell
3 8 (19.51%) Ruby
3 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
4 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) C#
6 3 (7.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) CISSP
2 20 (48.78%) CISA
3 14 (34.15%) SANS
4 6 (14.63%) CISM
4 6 (14.63%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (14.63%) Degree
4 6 (14.63%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (7.32%) CEH
6 1 (2.44%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (41.46%) PCI DSS
2 9 (21.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (14.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) vSphere
1 8 (19.51%) Xen
1 8 (19.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Nessus
2 8 (19.51%) Ansible
2 8 (19.51%) Cobbler
2 8 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (19.51%) Puppet
2 8 (19.51%) Salt
2 8 (19.51%) Terraform
2 8 (19.51%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) EnterpriseDB
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
4 2 (4.88%) Cognos
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