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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank - 205 215
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 0 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.14% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
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
5047 4153 4331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.15% 81.62% 75.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4125 3572 3805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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