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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 248 241 235
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.033% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.039% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £70,000 £66,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% +55.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £53,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-20.93% -2.27%
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
5019 5189 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.53% 86.48% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4360 3903
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 12 February 2016. 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 +6 3 - - 1
Bristol - 3 £70,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Apache
4 5 (31.25%) OOP
4 5 (31.25%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) W3C
4 5 (31.25%) Internet
4 5 (31.25%) SOA
4 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
4 5 (31.25%) Legal
4 5 (31.25%) Validation
4 5 (31.25%) Military
4 5 (31.25%) CESG
4 5 (31.25%) MODAF
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) Velocity
4 5 (31.25%) JSP 440
4 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) CloudStack
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (31.25%) IaaS
1 5 (31.25%) PaaS
1 5 (31.25%) SaaS
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
1 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (31.25%) Aerospace
1 5 (31.25%) Legal
1 5 (31.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Team Leader
1 5 (31.25%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Information Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Information Assurance Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Velocity
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CESG
1 5 (31.25%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (31.25%) W3C
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 8 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (31.25%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Microservices
3 5 (31.25%) MODAF
3 5 (31.25%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) OOP
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) Security Operations
3 5 (31.25%) SOA
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
1 3 (18.75%) Python
1 3 (18.75%) Ruby
1 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CHECK Team Leader
1 5 (31.25%) CHECK Team Member
1 5 (31.25%) CLAS
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) CCDP
2 3 (18.75%) CISA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CISM
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) GPG13
2 5 (31.25%) ISO22301
2 5 (31.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
1 3 (18.75%) Xen
1 3 (18.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Ansible
1 3 (18.75%) Cobbler
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) Salt
1 3 (18.75%) Terraform
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits + Shift allowance
Posted: 27 days ago