Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 293 318 334
Rank change year-on-year +25 +16 -13
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 38 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 12
South West median annual salary £58,500 £47,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.16% -15.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £42,375 £42,500 £46,625
90th Percentile £72,847 £51,750 £72,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.61% +9.52%

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 9,219 9,581 9,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.40% 92.39% 92.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7,263 7,895 7,925
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 -2 29 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Bristol +22 9 £58,500 +30.00% 1
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 33 (86.84%) NIST
2 26 (68.42%) DevSecOps
2 26 (68.42%) Linux
2 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (63.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 24 (63.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 22 (57.89%) AWS
5 21 (55.26%) Internet of Things
5 21 (55.26%) Internet
6 20 (52.63%) Scrum
6 20 (52.63%) Security Testing
6 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
7 19 (50.00%) Security Operations
8 18 (47.37%) Continuous Deployment
8 18 (47.37%) Risk Assessment
9 17 (44.74%) Data Privacy
9 17 (44.74%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (39.47%) Project Delivery
11 14 (36.84%) Security Architecture
12 7 (18.42%) Windows
13 6 (15.79%) Python
13 6 (15.79%) Information Security
13 6 (15.79%) Firewall
13 6 (15.79%) SIEM
13 6 (15.79%) Threat Intelligence
14 5 (13.16%) Task Automation
14 5 (13.16%) Cyber Assurance
14 5 (13.16%) Event Correlation

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:

Cloud Services
1 22 (57.89%) AWS
2 3 (7.89%) SaaS
3 2 (5.26%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) Intrusion Detection
2 21 (55.26%) Internet
3 6 (15.79%) Firewall
4 5 (13.16%) Sourcefire
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) JUnit
2 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Trac
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Security Engineer
2 14 (36.84%) Architect
2 14 (36.84%) Security Architect
3 13 (34.21%) IoT Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Chief Information Security Officer
7 2 (5.26%) Chief Information Officer
7 2 (5.26%) Chief Security Officer
7 2 (5.26%) CIO
7 2 (5.26%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Security Officer
8 1 (2.63%) DevSecOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) RESTful
1 2 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Internet of Things
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) CentOS
3 2 (5.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (68.42%) DevSecOps
1 26 (68.42%) Penetration Testing
2 24 (63.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (52.63%) Scrum
3 20 (52.63%) Security Testing
4 19 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 19 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 18 (47.37%) Continuous Deployment
5 18 (47.37%) Risk Assessment
6 17 (44.74%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (44.74%) Data Privacy
7 15 (39.47%) Project Delivery
8 14 (36.84%) Security Architecture
9 6 (15.79%) Information Security
9 6 (15.79%) SIEM
9 6 (15.79%) Threat Intelligence
10 5 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (13.16%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Python
2 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.53%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) CEH
1 5 (13.16%) CISSP
1 5 (13.16%) SANS
2 4 (10.53%) CHFI
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) CISM
4 1 (2.63%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.63%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (86.84%) NIST
2 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
1 5 (13.16%) LogRhythm
1 5 (13.16%) Splunk
2 4 (10.53%) Forcepoint
3 2 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight