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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 194 175 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.070% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £40,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -12.43%
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
3533 3051 3319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.99% 79.72% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3023 2578 2973
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 November 2014.

OWASP Salary Histogram in Manchester

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) CSS
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
2 11 (73.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 11 (73.33%) Line Management
3 8 (53.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (53.33%) Coaching
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (53.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 8 (53.33%) REST
3 8 (53.33%) BDD
3 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
3 8 (53.33%) SpecFlow
3 8 (53.33%) Time Management
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (53.33%) MSTest
3 8 (53.33%) Refactoring
3 8 (53.33%) Selenium
3 8 (53.33%) WCF
3 8 (53.33%) LINQ

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) NUnit
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
1 8 (53.33%) MSTest
1 8 (53.33%) SpecFlow
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Billing
2 8 (53.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
1 11 (73.33%) CSS
1 11 (73.33%) Web Services
1 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
1 11 (73.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (53.33%) LINQ to SQL
2 8 (53.33%) REST
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (53.33%) LINQ
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (53.33%) WCF
2 8 (53.33%) SOAP
3 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) Ajax
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) EMV
1 3 (20.00%) W3C
1 3 (20.00%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (73.33%) Line Management
2 8 (53.33%) Mentoring
2 8 (53.33%) Coaching
2 8 (53.33%) TDD
2 8 (53.33%) Pair Programming
2 8 (53.33%) UML
2 8 (53.33%) OO
2 8 (53.33%) OOD
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Refactoring
2 8 (53.33%) Time Management
2 8 (53.33%) BDD
2 8 (53.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) OSCP
1 4 (26.67%) OSCE
2 3 (20.00%) MCP
2 3 (20.00%) MCSE
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Capita