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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 231 234
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 10 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 5
Median salary £58,750 £67,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.96% +31.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £53,600
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

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 4722 4566 5212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.30% 88.42% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3889 3827 4363
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Bristol -18 6 £60,000 -11.11%
Dorset - 2 £55,000 -
Somerset -7 1 £50,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security
3 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Python
3 7 (35.00%) SDLC
4 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (30.00%) CISSP
4 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) Unix
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Subversion
4 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) CISA
5 5 (25.00%) CISM
5 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (25.00%) JBoss
5 5 (25.00%) RUP
5 5 (25.00%) DSDM
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle

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 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (25.00%) CloudStack
2 5 (25.00%) JBoss
2 5 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.00%) ATG Dynamo
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) NFC
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 5 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Burp Suite
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) LAMP
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Contactless
1 2 (10.00%) EMV
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (35.00%) SDLC
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (25.00%) DevOps
5 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (25.00%) DSDM
5 5 (25.00%) IT Audit
5 5 (25.00%) RUP
6 3 (15.00%) Build Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Python
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) CISA
2 5 (25.00%) CISM
2 5 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CEH
3 2 (10.00%) SANS
4 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.00%) CHFI
4 1 (5.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) OSCE
4 1 (5.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (25.00%) COBIT
3 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) vSphere
1 5 (25.00%) Xen
1 5 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
1 5 (25.00%) Cobbler
1 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
1 5 (25.00%) Terraform
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (15.00%) Salt
3 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) ATG
2 1 (5.00%) SAP