The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 180 172 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 11 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £42,250 £33,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.06% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3420 2886 3047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.97% 78.28% 81.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2834 2444 2667
Average salary £40,000 £39,800 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

OWASP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

OWASP Salary Trend in Manchester

OWASP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

OWASP Salary Histogram in Manchester

OWASP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 5 £39,500 -
Oldham -5 1 - -
OWASP
North West

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
2 13 (81.25%) CSS
2 13 (81.25%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
2 13 (81.25%) Web Services
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) .NET Framework
2 13 (81.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 13 (81.25%) Line Management
3 10 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 10 (62.50%) Coaching
3 10 (62.50%) LINQ to SQL
3 10 (62.50%) REST
3 10 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 10 (62.50%) SpecFlow
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Marketing
3 10 (62.50%) Billing
3 10 (62.50%) TDD
3 10 (62.50%) Pair Programming
3 10 (62.50%) Refactoring
3 10 (62.50%) Selenium
3 10 (62.50%) WCF

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) SpecFlow
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
1 10 (62.50%) MSTest
2 8 (50.00%) NUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Marketing
2 10 (62.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 2 (12.50%) IT Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Security Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
1 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
1 13 (81.25%) CSS
1 13 (81.25%) HTML
1 13 (81.25%) Web Services
1 13 (81.25%) .NET Framework
1 13 (81.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (62.50%) LINQ to SQL
2 10 (62.50%) REST
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (62.50%) WCF
2 10 (62.50%) LINQ
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (62.50%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) Ajax
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
3 3 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) EMV
1 3 (18.75%) W3C
1 3 (18.75%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) Line Management
2 10 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 10 (62.50%) Coaching
2 10 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) Pair Programming
2 10 (62.50%) Refactoring
2 10 (62.50%) Time Management
2 10 (62.50%) BDD
2 10 (62.50%) OOD
2 10 (62.50%) UML
2 10 (62.50%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (31.25%) MCP
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
2 3 (18.75%) OSCP
2 3 (18.75%) OSCE
3 2 (12.50%) MCSD
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Capita
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