Period
to 20 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 325 317
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 +22
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 19 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.15% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 27
South West median annual salary £47,500 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.56% -6.25% +16.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,625 £45,000
90th Percentile £51,750 £72,250 £72,750
England median annual salary £56,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.74% +9.52% -3.89%

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 9,548 9,499 9,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.92% 92.09% 89.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7,874 7,868 8,169
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,588 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 August 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 August 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 +2 10 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Bristol -1 4 £45,000 -25.00%
Devon - 4 £50,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
OWASP
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) Web Services
3 7 (36.84%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) CISSP
3 7 (36.84%) CISM
3 7 (36.84%) CESG
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) PKI
3 7 (36.84%) Information Assurance
3 7 (36.84%) Security Architecture
3 7 (36.84%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (36.84%) SANS
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) MySQL
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) XSD
5 4 (21.05%) XSLT
5 4 (21.05%) C
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) SVG
5 4 (21.05%) WCAG
5 4 (21.05%) Web Development
5 4 (21.05%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) PaaS
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) OLTP
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) webpack
2 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (15.79%) ReSharper
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Development Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Security Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Web Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
2 3 (15.79%) DBA
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) CSS
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
3 4 (21.05%) CSS3
3 4 (21.05%) D3.js
3 4 (21.05%) Node.js
3 4 (21.05%) Raphaël
3 4 (21.05%) Sass
3 4 (21.05%) SVG
3 4 (21.05%) XSD
3 4 (21.05%) XSLT
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) LINQ
4 3 (15.79%) MDX
4 3 (15.79%) Ninject
4 3 (15.79%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) CESG
1 7 (36.84%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) Grid Computing
2 3 (15.79%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Information Assurance
2 7 (36.84%) Security Architecture
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Functional Programming
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Web Development
3 4 (21.05%) Wireframes
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Microservices
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) ES6
2 4 (21.05%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) TypeScript
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CESG Certified Professional
1 7 (36.84%) CISM
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
1 7 (36.84%) SANS
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) RHCE
2 3 (15.79%) RHCSA
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ECSA
4 1 (5.26%) GWAPT
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
3 2 (10.53%) IBM