The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 87 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.21% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £52,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +21.95%
OWASP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
789 766 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.97% 84.45% 77.70%
Number of salaries quoted 616 664 570
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

OWASP
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Southampton region.

OWASP Salary Trend in Southampton

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) Symfony
1 2 (66.67%) Zend
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Nutch
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) Laravel
1 2 (66.67%) Sass
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) Symfony
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Nutch
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) Laravel
1 2 (66.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Zend