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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / South West
Rank 221 245 244
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 10 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.20% 0.17% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.19% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 5
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +47.36%  
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4541 5210 5315
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.15% 88.74% 87.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3743 4261 4424
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 5 £60,000 -
Bristol -2 3 £47,000 -32.85%
Wiltshire - 2 £55,000 -
OWASP
England

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 11 (52.38%) CISSP
1 11 (52.38%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (52.38%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (47.62%) CISA
3 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 9 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (42.86%) Information Security
4 8 (38.10%) Security+ Certification
4 8 (38.10%) CISM
4 8 (38.10%) Python
4 8 (38.10%) COBIT
4 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (38.10%) SDLC
4 8 (38.10%) CompTIA Security+
4 8 (38.10%) IT Audit
5 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) Subversion
7 4 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (19.05%) CEH
7 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
7 4 (19.05%) Ruby
7 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 4 (19.05%) LAMP
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) C#

OWASP
Top Related 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 4 (19.05%) CloudStack
1 4 (19.05%) JBoss
1 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
1 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
1 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Electronics
2 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Security Tester
2 3 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Information Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) LAMP
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (52.38%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (42.86%) Information Security
2 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (38.10%) IT Audit
3 8 (38.10%) SDLC
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Build Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps
5 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (19.05%) DSDM
5 4 (19.05%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (19.05%) RUP
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Python
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) Ruby
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CISSP
2 10 (47.62%) CISA
3 8 (38.10%) CISM
3 8 (38.10%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (38.10%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (19.05%) CEH
5 3 (14.29%) SANS
6 1 (4.76%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (38.10%) COBIT
3 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
1 4 (19.05%) Xen
1 4 (19.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
1 4 (19.05%) Cobbler
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
1 4 (19.05%) Salt
1 4 (19.05%) Terraform
1 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) EnterpriseDB
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
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Salary: Competitive salary
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