Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 301 336
Rank change year-on-year -14 +35 -
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 17 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.17% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.37% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 7
South West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,625 £46,250 £41,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £71,250 £71,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

OWASP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9123 9688 10550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.49% 88.85% 88.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7501 8063 8879
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,600
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing OWASP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP 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 in the South West.

Salary trend for OWASP in the South West

OWASP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in the South West over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for OWASP in the South West

OWASP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the South West region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +5 11 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Bristol -26 6 £60,000 -11.11% 1
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 South West region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Ruby
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (52.94%) HTML5
3 8 (47.06%) OpenStack
3 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) Web Development
4 7 (41.18%) MySQL
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
4 7 (41.18%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
5 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (35.29%) MariaDB
5 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Extreme Programming
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) User Experience

OWASP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.76%) CloudStack
2 2 (11.76%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
1 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) MariaDB
2 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) Burp Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) GitLab
3 1 (5.88%) Gradle
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) JMeter
3 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Python Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Ruby Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
1 9 (52.94%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) CSS3
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (11.76%) D3.js
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js
4 2 (11.76%) Raphaël
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) Sass
4 2 (11.76%) SVG
4 2 (11.76%) WebSockets
4 2 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (11.76%) XSD
4 2 (11.76%) XSLT
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) User Experience
2 4 (23.53%) CESG
2 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (52.94%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Web Development
3 7 (41.18%) BDD
3 7 (41.18%) Security Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Extreme Programming
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (11.76%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.76%) Microservices
7 2 (11.76%) Physics
7 2 (11.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) Ruby
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) ECMAScript
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (23.53%) CISSP
1 4 (23.53%) SANS
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (5.88%) CREST Certified
4 1 (5.88%) OSCE
4 1 (5.88%) OSCP
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) RMADS
2 2 (11.76%) WCAG
3 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Xen
2 2 (11.76%) XenServer
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Ansible
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Terraform
2 2 (11.76%) Cobbler
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Capita
3 2 (11.76%) EnterpriseDB
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Google