Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England > South West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 318 315
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 +31
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 21 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.21% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 38
South West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £46,000 £43,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £67,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

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 9,306 9,298 9,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.65% 91.26% 91.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,389 7,657 8,131
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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
Bristol +13 10 £55,000 -8.33%
Wiltshire -13 9 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Gloucestershire +11 1 - - 2
Devon - 1 £50,500 -
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 10 (47.62%) CISSP
1 10 (47.62%) SANS
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Information Security
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
4 7 (33.33%) CESG
4 7 (33.33%) CISM
4 7 (33.33%) PKI
4 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 7 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 7 (33.33%) SIEM
4 7 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
5 6 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) SOAP
5 6 (28.57%) SSL
5 6 (28.57%) HTTP
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) MySQL
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Google

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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (23.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
1 6 (28.57%) HTTP
1 6 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
1 6 (28.57%) SSL
2 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) OLTP
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (9.52%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) AppScan
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Metasploit
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Security Compliance Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead PHP Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Officer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) SOAP
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 4 (19.05%) RESTful
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) LAMP
5 2 (9.52%) LINQ
5 2 (9.52%) Ninject
5 2 (9.52%) OAuth
5 2 (9.52%) OAuth2
5 2 (9.52%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) MDX
6 1 (4.76%) Node.js
6 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) CESG
1 7 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Grid Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Information Security
2 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 7 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 7 (33.33%) SIEM
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
3 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 5 (23.81%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (23.81%) SDLC
4 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) API Design
7 2 (9.52%) API Development
7 2 (9.52%) Cyber Assurance
7 2 (9.52%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (23.81%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) CISSP
1 10 (47.62%) SANS
2 7 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) CEH
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CHFI
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ECSA
4 1 (4.76%) GWAPT
4 1 (4.76%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) RHCE
4 1 (4.76%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
1 1 (4.76%) Nexpose
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Google
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Splunk
3 3 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) Fujitsu
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Qualys