The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 97 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.085% 0.059% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.100% 0.067% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £55,000 £43,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.43% -
UK excluding London median salary £51,750 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
OWASP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1003 1488 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.65% 88.26% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1264 1366
Median salary £39,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing OWASP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

OWASP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Cheshire region.

OWASP Salary Trend in Cheshire

OWASP
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) JNI
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP
2 1 (33.33%) OSCE
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) C#

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Application Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 1 (33.33%) OSCE
2 1 (33.33%) OSCP