The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £49,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
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
1520 1625 1302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.91% 83.85% 81.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1294 1036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

OWASP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JNI
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) OSCP
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS