The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 107 134 140
Rank change year-on-year +27 +6  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.32% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.41% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52%  

OWASP is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1036 1715 2050
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.21% 88.17% 86.68%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1378 1347
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing OWASP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Reading

OWASP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for OWASP in Reading

OWASP
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Nessus
3 1 (20.00%) KNOPPIX
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) Core Impact
3 1 (20.00%) iPad
3 1 (20.00%) Metasploit

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Ajax
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Core Impact
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (80.00%) F5