The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 - - 58
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
OWASP
North East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
512 412 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 81.79% 81.75% 75.35%
Number of salaries quoted 366 359 315
Average salary £37,250 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 Tyne and Wear

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

OWASP
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

OWASP Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) Google
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) Django
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) Guice
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 6 (100.00%) Line Management
1 6 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Ajax
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) Django
1 6 (100.00%) Guice
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) HTML5
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) CSS3
1 6 (100.00%) Play Framework
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Line Management
1 6 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Web Design
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle