Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England > South West
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 295 333
Rank change year-on-year +78 +38 -19
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 29 28 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.50% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 15
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -25.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,625 £36,200
90th Percentile £65,250 £60,475 £62,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +8.11% +0.91%

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 5,316 8,958 9,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.98% 91.83% 92.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,291 6,972 8,176
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing OWASP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OWASP in the South West.

Salary trend for OWASP in the South West

OWASP
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing OWASP in the South West over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

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 26 May 2020. 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 +37 12 £59,250 +31.67%
Bristol +48 8 £48,750 -16.67% 1
Somerset - 7 £37,500 -
Devon - 2 £42,500 -
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 18 (62.07%) CISSP
2 17 (58.62%) Information Security
3 16 (55.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (51.72%) CISM
5 10 (34.48%) Data Privacy
6 9 (31.03%) SIEM
6 9 (31.03%) Security Testing
6 9 (31.03%) PCI DSS
6 9 (31.03%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (27.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (27.59%) Internal Audit
7 8 (27.59%) Decision-Making
7 8 (27.59%) NCSC
7 8 (27.59%) Public Sector
7 8 (27.59%) Capita
7 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (27.59%) Workflow
7 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
8 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
8 7 (24.14%) Nmap
8 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
8 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
8 7 (24.14%) Wireshark
8 7 (24.14%) Metasploit
8 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (24.14%) Red Team
9 6 (20.69%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (20.69%) Burp Suite
9 6 (20.69%) JIRA
9 6 (20.69%) ISMS

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 2 (6.90%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Azure
2 4 (13.79%) AWS
3 2 (6.90%) IaaS
3 2 (6.90%) OpenShift
3 2 (6.90%) PaaS
3 2 (6.90%) SaaS
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Wireshark
2 6 (20.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Metasploit
2 6 (20.69%) Burp Suite
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) Appium
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) JMeter
4 2 (6.90%) Postman
4 2 (6.90%) webpack
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (27.59%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Security Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Information Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) IT Manager
4 4 (13.79%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Security Officer
5 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Security Officer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) REST
1 3 (10.34%) Vue.js
2 2 (6.90%) React
2 2 (6.90%) Sass
2 2 (6.90%) Vuex
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.45%) GraphQL
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) OAuth
3 1 (3.45%) OpenID
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.69%) CESG
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) Data Privacy
3 9 (31.03%) Security Testing
3 9 (31.03%) SIEM
4 8 (27.59%) Decision-Making
4 8 (27.59%) Internal Audit
4 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
4 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (27.59%) Workflow
5 7 (24.14%) Red Team
5 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (20.69%) Information Security Management
6 6 (20.69%) ISMS
6 6 (20.69%) Security Management
7 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.79%) Line Management
9 3 (10.34%) API Development
9 3 (10.34%) Mobile Development
9 3 (10.34%) Threat Modelling
9 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) CISSP
2 15 (51.72%) CISM
3 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (10.34%) CEH
6 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CCNA
7 1 (3.45%) CCSA
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (3.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (55.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (31.03%) Cyber Essentials
2 9 (31.03%) PCI DSS
3 8 (27.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (27.59%) NCSC
4 1 (3.45%) GDPR
4 1 (3.45%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Nmap
2 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.45%) CASB
3 1 (3.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Capita
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com