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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 95 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.20% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £55,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +48.64%
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
801 739 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.07% 84.17% 73.79%
Number of salaries quoted 645 645 523
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,725 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 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 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) French Language
1 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Nutch
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) Laravel
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Symfony
2 2 (40.00%) Zend
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) CSS

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (40.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (60.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Compliance Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) Nutch
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
1 2 (40.00%) Laravel
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
1 2 (40.00%) Symfony
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Zend
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