Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 316 317
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 +27
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 23 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.20% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 35
South West median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% - -8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,000 £46,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £71,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +1.38%

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 9,431 9,215 9,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.18% 91.46% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7,683 7,597 8,210
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Wiltshire -1 12 £47,500 - 1
Bristol +12 6 £53,750 -10.42% 4
Devon - 4 £50,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (56.52%) Information Security
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 10 (43.48%) CISSP
2 10 (43.48%) SANS
3 9 (39.13%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) CISM
3 9 (39.13%) CESG
3 9 (39.13%) PKI
3 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
3 9 (39.13%) Security Architecture
4 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 8 (34.78%) MySQL
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) C#
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
5 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
5 6 (26.09%) SDLC
6 5 (21.74%) RESTful
6 5 (21.74%) SaaS
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 5 (21.74%) Python
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) MVC

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 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) PaaS
4 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
1 3 (13.04%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (13.04%) SSL
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.04%) OLTP
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (13.04%) ReSharper
3 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.35%) webpack
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
1 5 (21.74%) Security Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.04%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) RESTful
4 4 (17.39%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) JSON
5 3 (13.04%) LINQ
5 3 (13.04%) MDX
5 3 (13.04%) Ninject
5 3 (13.04%) OAuth
5 3 (13.04%) OAuth2
5 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 2 (8.70%) LAMP
6 2 (8.70%) Node.js
7 1 (4.35%) XSD
7 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) CESG
1 9 (39.13%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) Grid Computing
2 3 (13.04%) Social Media
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Information Security
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Information Assurance
3 9 (39.13%) Security Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) SDLC
5 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
7 3 (13.04%) SIEM
7 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.70%) API Design
8 2 (8.70%) API Development
8 2 (8.70%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (8.70%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) C
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) ES6
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) CISSP
1 10 (43.48%) SANS
2 9 (39.13%) CESG Certified Professional
2 9 (39.13%) CISM
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) MCITP
3 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.04%) RHCE
3 3 (13.04%) RHCSA
4 1 (4.35%) ECSA
4 1 (4.35%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Fujitsu
3 2 (8.70%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk